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Aug 04, 2009, 09:56 PM
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Best "Far Side" cartoon ever?


Either the one with Dumbo turning rogue in his later years, terrorizing the airlines, or the one viewed from inside the pet store - with a pirahana in a goldfish bowl and the cat with two wooden legs. Runners up:

Polar bears eating an igloo: "I just love these things! Crunchy on the outside and a chewy center!"

Bears at abandoned car, one holding a hubcap to his ear: "I can hear the traffic!"

Dissenting opinions?
Last edited by sarge; Aug 04, 2009 at 10:19 PM.
Aug 04, 2009, 09:59 PM
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I like the poison arrow frogs that brought down the explorer wearing the pith helmet

Or the dog couple sitting on the porch swing. The male dog is spraying a can of "dog breath" in his mouth.
Aug 04, 2009, 10:02 PM
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Being in the airline industry I've always been partial to the pilot asking the co-pilot, "What's that goat doing up in the clouds?"

Always loved the Far Side and Calvin and Hobbes, but I haven't checked out a comic strip for years...

Pete
Aug 04, 2009, 10:03 PM
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Best ever (IMHO) was the roach family in their car, pulling up to a Roach Motel. Kid roach tells dad, "be sure and find out if they have cable."
Aug 04, 2009, 10:08 PM
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Originally Posted by SchiessCo
Being in the airline industry I've always been partial to the pilot asking the co-pilot, "What's that goat doing up in the clouds?"

Always loved the Far Side and Calvin and Hobbes, but I haven't checked out a comic strip for years...

Pete
In my opinion, Calvin and Hobbes, Far Side, and Dilbert may be the three smartest humor strips of the past 25 years.

I tried searching for some of the other favorites listed in this thread - Google doesn't seem to work wll with context searching.
Aug 04, 2009, 10:20 PM
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The man on one little island and the chicken on the other about ten feet apart. The chicken says, " Yep, these are shark infested waters alright, hey there goes one now."
Aug 04, 2009, 10:20 PM
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Mom to son: "And another thing, I'm getting tired of people calling you Alexander the pretty good"


Pilot: "Oh my god! We're going to die! The engine warning light is on! Oh, wait, that's the intercom light..."

-Steve
Aug 04, 2009, 10:21 PM
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Pilot: "Oh my god! We're going to die! -Steve

Oh gee, I thout you were talking to me for a minute, had me worried.
Aug 04, 2009, 11:26 PM
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Researcher in lab coat is waddling vacant-eyed and zombie-like behind a mother duck and her string of ducklings. Caption reads: "When imprinting studies go awry".
Aug 04, 2009, 11:31 PM
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I like the one with the dog in the car, enthusiastically yelling to his dog friends out the window, about going to the vets to get tutored.
Aug 04, 2009, 11:53 PM
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the one that had me ROLLING was the one of a view inside a pet store...

A big glass tank labled "PYTHON" was broken open...

The snake lay on the floor with a LARGE LUMP in its belly from a big meal...

The register sits unattended... Next to it on a stand is a parrot squawking "Rawwwk Get it Off of me Rawwwwk Get it off of me!"
Aug 05, 2009, 12:00 AM
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In my opinion, Calvin and Hobbes, Far Side, and Dilbert may be the three smartest humor strips of the past 25 years.

Ditto!
Aug 05, 2009, 12:03 AM
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Originally Posted by SchiessCo
Always loved the Far Side and Calvin and Hobbes, but I haven't checked out a comic strip for years...

Pete
Sadly, neither have I. What is wrong with us, Pete?

I used to buy the Far Side calendar every year, thus enjoying at least one new one each day.
Aug 05, 2009, 12:06 AM
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Here's where I go to get my daily comic fix: http://comics.com/. Theye have a lot there, but unfortumately The Far Side isn't one of them. It's probably a Go Comics strip like Dilbert.

Mark
Aug 05, 2009, 12:21 AM
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