History ComicStrip / FoxTrot

18th Aug '17 10:08:11 AM Twentington
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Another example: Andy is going through the bills, horrified by the heating bill, the telephone bill, the cable bill... Then Paige walks in in a bikini, telling her that she's got her friends on a conference call if they can go to some TV-sponsored event. The next panel has Peter, Paige and Jason in heavy winter clothes watching the rabbit ear antenna'd TV, with Jason holding up a telegraph telling Paige shes has a message as Peter angrily demands to know what Paige told their mom.

to:

** Another example: Andy is going through the bills, horrified by the heating bill, the telephone bill, the cable bill... Then Paige walks in in a bikini, telling her that she's got her friends on a conference call if they can go to some TV-sponsored event. The next panel has Peter, Paige and Jason in heavy winter clothes watching the rabbit ear antenna'd TV, with Jason holding up a telegraph telling Paige shes she has a message as Peter angrily demands to know what Paige told their mom.



** Played with another time, where Andy chastised Jason for using the word "crap." After he said "but it's a dice game," Andy told him "that's ''craps''." His response fell into LoopholeAbuse territory: "Craps. The stupid ''[[TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' is a rerun."

to:

** Played with another time, where Andy chastised Jason for using the word "crap." After he said "but it's a dice game," Andy told him "that's ''craps''." His response fell into LoopholeAbuse territory: "Craps. The stupid ''[[TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' ''Simpsons'' is a rerun."



** Also parodied in [[http://www.foxtrot.com/comics/2011-12-25-5d33de3d.gif this strip]].



* RubeGoldbergDevice: Jason has frequently designed them: one to illuminate a halo over his head to convince SantaClaus that Jason was behaving; and another to light the grill.

to:

* RubeGoldbergDevice: Jason has frequently designed them: one to illuminate a halo over his head to convince SantaClaus Santa Claus that Jason was behaving; and another to light the grill.



** Also a rare domestic example in the Roger Housesitting arc where, after flooding the house (namely due to incompetence on Roger's part involving the Dishwasher), and turning it into a swamp as a result of trying to drain the water, he mentions that they need to flee the border before Andy gets home.

to:

** Also a rare domestic example in the Roger Housesitting housesitting arc where, after flooding the house (namely due to incompetence on Roger's part involving the Dishwasher), dishwasher), and turning it into a swamp as a result of trying to drain the water, he mentions that they need to flee the border before Andy gets home.
18th Aug '17 10:03:09 AM Twentington
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Paige enjoys a band called [[Music/TheBackstreetBoys The Back]][[Music/{{NSYNC}} sync Boys]]. Like the BrandX example, also averted about half the time.

to:

** Paige enjoys a band called [[Music/TheBackstreetBoys [[Music/BackstreetBoys The Back]][[Music/{{NSYNC}} sync Boys]]. Like the BrandX example, also averted about half the time.
18th Aug '17 10:02:45 AM Twentington
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** In the aforementioned cookie-nightmare arc, Peter points out that he has it on authority that they'll be back to normal in the next strip. He calls it a "[[IncrediblyLamePun doughus]] [[DeusExMachina ex machina]]."

to:

** In the aforementioned cookie-nightmare arc, Peter points out that he has it on authority that they'll be back to normal in the next strip. He calls it a "[[IncrediblyLamePun "[[{{pun}} doughus]] [[DeusExMachina ex machina]]."



** [[http://www.gocomics.com/foxtrot/2002/11/03 Don't forget this strip!]].



-->'''Jason:''' A little thing called 'merchandising'. Ever hear of ''{{Garfield}}''?

to:

-->'''Jason:''' A little thing called 'merchandising'. Ever hear of ''{{Garfield}}''?''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}''?



* MonkeysOnATypewriter: Peter reasons that, if monkeys can randomly write ''{{Hamlet}}'', surely he can use a random number generator to write a book report about ''{{Hamlet}}''. When Paige laughs at the gibberish on one page, Peter comments that was his attempt at the essay.

to:

* MonkeysOnATypewriter: Peter reasons that, if monkeys can randomly write ''{{Hamlet}}'', ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'', surely he can use a random number generator to write a book report about ''{{Hamlet}}''.''Hamlet''. When Paige laughs at the gibberish on one page, Peter comments that was his attempt at the essay.



* NerdsSpeakKlingon:
** Jason, naturally. At a showing of a ''Franchise/StarTrek'' movie he cosplays as a Klingon and demands fresh ''[[AlienLunch gagh]]'' from the beleaguered movie worker. Another strip has him ask Peter to check whether he's memorized the Klingon-English dictionary.

to:

* NerdsSpeakKlingon:
**
NerdsSpeakKlingon: Jason, naturally. At a showing of a ''Franchise/StarTrek'' movie he cosplays as a Klingon and demands fresh ''[[AlienLunch gagh]]'' from the beleaguered movie worker. Another strip has him ask Peter to check whether he's memorized the Klingon-English dictionary.



** Paige enjoys a band called The Backsync Boys. Like the BrandX example, also averted about half the time.

to:

** Paige enjoys a band called [[Music/TheBackstreetBoys The Backsync Boys.Back]][[Music/{{NSYNC}} sync Boys]]. Like the BrandX example, also averted about half the time.



** A strip featured spoofs on a number of popular Webcomics, with Jason's comment that all his work "felt kinda derivative."

to:

** A strip featured spoofs on a number of popular Webcomics, webcomics, with Jason's comment that all his work "felt kinda derivative."
18th Aug '17 9:50:38 AM Twentington
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* HollywoodNewEngland:
** One strip had Peter and Jason deciding to adopt an exaggerated Boston accent while eating clam chowder, with Peter even saying "pahk the cah in the Hahvahd Yahd" in the throwaway panels. They stop upon threat of violence from Paige.

to:

* HollywoodNewEngland:
**
HollywoodNewEngland: One strip had Peter and Jason deciding to adopt an exaggerated Boston accent while eating clam chowder, with Peter even saying "pahk the cah in the Hahvahd Yahd" in the throwaway panels. They stop upon threat of violence from Paige.



* ICanExplain:
** Happens at least twice when Peter confesses to a transgression that he erroneously believes Andy already knows about:

to:

* ICanExplain:
**
ICanExplain: Happens at least twice when Peter confesses to a transgression that he erroneously believes Andy already knows about:
16th Aug '17 2:24:45 PM Twentington
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* {{Slurpasaur}}: Invoked in a 1988 strip, where Jason wants to shoot a dinosaur movie for science class, and his stand-in is Quincy with a fan taped to his back.
16th Aug '17 2:20:25 PM Twentington
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BreadEggsMilkSquick: A family-friendly example from a 1998 strip:

to:

* BreadEggsMilkSquick: BreadEggsMilkSquick:
** From an early vacation strip in Uncle Ralph's cabin:
-->'''Roger''': This place is great! Look what Ralph left us: beer in the fridge, trout in the freezer, wood in the fireplace, fishing tackle in the closet...
-->'''Andy''': ''Magazine/{{Playboy}}''s in the bathroom...
-->'''Roger''': [[DelayedReaction Playboys in the]] -- '''[[BigWhat WHAT?!]]'''
-->'''Peter''': [[IronicEcho This place is great!]]
**
A family-friendly example from a 1998 strip:
16th Aug '17 12:40:21 PM Twentington
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Bowdlerization}}: One strip featured Jason [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xdVIURsvvbY/SetkUirZXPI/AAAAAAAAA48/K8Gh1mgrl98/s1600-h/foxtrot1.png leaving a phone recording message for Satan Hotline]]. When it got reprinted in the book collection, [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xdVIURsvvbY/SetkUt0ttII/AAAAAAAAA5E/AOgslVc7lVk/s1600-h/foxtrot2.png it was changed to Jason singing the Root Beer song]].

to:

* {{Bowdlerization}}: One strip featured Jason [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xdVIURsvvbY/SetkUirZXPI/AAAAAAAAA48/K8Gh1mgrl98/s1600-h/foxtrot1.png leaving a phone recording message for Satan Hotline]]. When it got reprinted in the book collection, [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xdVIURsvvbY/SetkUt0ttII/AAAAAAAAA5E/AOgslVc7lVk/s1600-h/foxtrot2.png it was changed to Jason singing the Root Beer song]]."A Million Bottles of Beer"]].



** One 1989 strip had him singing "A Million Bottles of Beer" over the answering machine.

to:

** One 1989 strip had him singing "A Million Bottles of Beer" over the answering machine. (The original strip had him answering as the Satan Hotline.)
30th Jul '17 1:14:51 AM MisterBeeg
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[Bowdlerization]]: One strip featured Jason [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xdVIURsvvbY/SetkUirZXPI/AAAAAAAAA48/K8Gh1mgrl98/s1600-h/foxtrot1.png leaving a phone recording message for Satan Hotline]]. When it got reprinted in the book collection, [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xdVIURsvvbY/SetkUt0ttII/AAAAAAAAA5E/AOgslVc7lVk/s1600-h/foxtrot2.png it was changed to Jason singing the Root Beer song]].

to:

* [[Bowdlerization]]: {{Bowdlerization}}: One strip featured Jason [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xdVIURsvvbY/SetkUirZXPI/AAAAAAAAA48/K8Gh1mgrl98/s1600-h/foxtrot1.png leaving a phone recording message for Satan Hotline]]. When it got reprinted in the book collection, [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xdVIURsvvbY/SetkUt0ttII/AAAAAAAAA5E/AOgslVc7lVk/s1600-h/foxtrot2.png it was changed to Jason singing the Root Beer song]].
30th Jul '17 1:14:30 AM MisterBeeg
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* [[Bowdlerization]]: One strip featured Jason [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xdVIURsvvbY/SetkUirZXPI/AAAAAAAAA48/K8Gh1mgrl98/s1600-h/foxtrot1.png leaving a phone recording message for Satan Hotline]]. When it got reprinted in the book collection, [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xdVIURsvvbY/SetkUt0ttII/AAAAAAAAA5E/AOgslVc7lVk/s1600-h/foxtrot2.png it was changed to Jason singing the Root Beer song]].
28th Jul '17 11:29:14 PM MisterBeeg
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TheVoice: The strip has a few, including Miss Grinchley (Jason's original teacher, who had '''one''', and only one, physical appearance), Roger's boss J.K. Pembrook and Denise's parents.

to:

* TheVoice: The strip has a few, including Miss Grinchley (Jason's original teacher, who had '''one''', and only one, had '''two''' physical appearance), appearances), Roger's boss J.K. Pembrook and Denise's parents.
This list shows the last 10 events of 634. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=ComicStrip.FoxTrot