History ComicStrip / Doonesbury

27th Oct '16 4:14:00 PM bjkatcher1
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* MoralityChain: Bopsie to B.D.

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* MoralityChain: Bopsie Boopsie to B.D.
29th Sep '16 8:09:04 PM AnotherGuy
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* AGoodWayToDie: Andy Lippincott says this of listening to "[[Music/BeachBoys Pet Sounds]]" on CD, Dick Davenport after he photographs a rare bird.
24th Sep '16 5:56:36 PM nombretomado
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* AlienGeometries: DonaldTrump's hair, which [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed conveniently obscures his face]].

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* AlienGeometries: DonaldTrump's Creator/DonaldTrump's hair, which [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed conveniently obscures his face]].
30th Aug '16 7:36:06 PM PaulA
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* LongRunner: For those keeping count, Doonesbury is now into its ''eighth'' presidency. In addition, Mike is now married to a character who first appeared as an ''infant'' in strips from the early 1970s.
23rd Jun '16 3:13:01 AM gewunomox
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* MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels: In the strip's take on the 1985 USA for Africa "We Are The World" sessions (which it tied into the strip's universe by having Jimmy Thudpucker take part in), StevieWonder asks QuincyJones if they can sing "''milleloo shalanga''" during the fills after the chorus, explaining that it's a Swahili phrase he once heard. Jones asks the Ethiopian observer if it would be offensive to Ethiopians, and the observer says no, so they begin singing it. However the observer (outside the frame) adds "It's not a very nice thing to say about your own sister, though." This all [[TruthInTelevision actually happened]] up till the punchline. In reality, it was innocuous, but they chose not to sing it because Ethiopians don't speak Swahili.

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* MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels: In the strip's take on the 1985 USA for Africa "We Are The World" sessions (which it tied into the strip's universe by having Jimmy Thudpucker take part in), StevieWonder Music/StevieWonder asks QuincyJones Music/QuincyJones if they can sing "''milleloo shalanga''" during the fills after the chorus, explaining that it's a Swahili phrase he once heard. Jones asks the Ethiopian observer if it would be offensive to Ethiopians, and the observer says no, so they begin singing it. However the observer (outside the frame) adds "It's not a very nice thing to say about your own sister, though." This all [[TruthInTelevision actually happened]] up till the punchline. In reality, it was innocuous, but they chose not to sing it because Ethiopians don't speak Swahili.
5th Mar '16 2:35:45 AM Cindylover1969
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* ExplainExplainOhCrap: [[http://doonesbury.washingtonpost.com/strip/archive/2016/3/3 Duke in this strip]]. [[spoiler: En route to his zombification.]]
9th Dec '15 5:44:51 PM AnotherGuy
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* [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Uncle Duke Was A Zombie]]
15th Nov '15 11:35:20 AM nombretomado
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Despite the expanded scope of the series, the characters remained college students for about 13 years, with the only real change being the group moving off campus into a commune. This changed with a two year SeriesHiatus in 1983-1984; Garry Trudeau came up with the idea of doing a musical based upon the strip which centered around the graduation of the characters from college. After a brief run on Broadway, the strip returned, now moving in real time as the characters grew older, married, had kids, divorced, and died. The strip also became more biting with its political satire, with new characters like television reporter Roland Hedley (who was introduced prior to the hiatus) and surrealistic storylines like Hedley's tour of RonaldReagan's brain and Mr. Butts, a life-sized talking cigarette who shills for the tobacco industry.

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Despite the expanded scope of the series, the characters remained college students for about 13 years, with the only real change being the group moving off campus into a commune. This changed with a two year SeriesHiatus in 1983-1984; Garry Trudeau came up with the idea of doing a musical based upon the strip which centered around the graduation of the characters from college. After a brief run on Broadway, the strip returned, now moving in real time as the characters grew older, married, had kids, divorced, and died. The strip also became more biting with its political satire, with new characters like television reporter Roland Hedley (who was introduced prior to the hiatus) and surrealistic storylines like Hedley's tour of RonaldReagan's UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan's brain and Mr. Butts, a life-sized talking cigarette who shills for the tobacco industry.



** RonaldReagan: [[MaxHeadroom Ron Headrest]]

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** RonaldReagan: UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan: [[MaxHeadroom Ron Headrest]]
10th Nov '15 2:51:26 PM AnotherGuy
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* GayConservative: Chase Talbott III, Mark's radio co-host and former partner.


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* GayConservative: Chase Talbott III, Mark's radio co-host and former partner.
15th Oct '15 9:17:03 AM Menshevik
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** Even more jarring with Roz, whose ''entire characterization'' went from "soldier who revels in the attention she gets from men" to "lesbian soldier".

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** Even more jarring with Roz, whose ''entire characterization'' went from "soldier who revels in the attention she gets from men" to "lesbian soldier".soldier" after the ending of Don't Ask Don't Tell. Justified in that up until then she had a very good reason to hide her sexuality.
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