The Emergency Clown Nose is a simple device with a million-and-one potential uses. It's right there, ready for use, whenever you might need to call upon it's comedic powers.
Say your buddy's niece and nephew just showed up, and he needs a practical sight gag with which to keep them entertained while waiting for their parents to return? Emergency Clown Nose has him covered.
Or maybe your father-in-law has a tendency to make off-the-cuff judgments and observations that are a little too racist (or classist, or sexist, or ableist) for comfort. By pulling out his Emergency Clown Nose at just the right moment, he can couch his chicanery as some sort of humorous anachronism. Truly, is there anything this miracle of modern sculpted foam can't do?