"What You Read is What You Get" is the eighth episode of Bonkers, though it is actually the 57th in chronological order.
Bonkers constantly reads the papers when what he reads happen. At the National Trash the boss and her typewriter Hilde abduct Bonkers. Hilde turns against her boss when she realizes what she types are lies. Bonkers wakes up to find all this never happened.
- The title is a pun on the phrase "What you see is what you get".
- Launchpad McQuack makes a cameo in The National Trash.