History ComicStrip / SamsStrip

3rd Feb '16 9:10:01 PM tenryufan
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* {{Cancellation}}

* OldShame: Dumas always hated how he drew the Assistant in the original run, and liked the ''Sam and Silo'' version much better.
16th Dec '15 4:49:05 PM nombretomado
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* MauveShirt: While most of the cameos were one-time apperances, [[KrazyKat Ignatz the Mouse]] and Happy Hooligan showed up so often that they both qualify as this.
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* MauveShirt: While most of the cameos were one-time apperances, [[KrazyKat appearances, [[ComicStrip/KrazyKat Ignatz the Mouse]] and Happy Hooligan showed up so often that they both qualify as this.
4th Jul '15 8:53:44 PM Adept
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'''Sam's Strip''' was a comic strip created by Mort Walker (of ''BeetleBailey'' fame) and Jerry Dumas. It originally ran from 1961 to 1963, but was later retooled and brought back in 1977 (more on that later).
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'''Sam's Strip''' was a comic strip created by Mort Walker (of ''BeetleBailey'' ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'' fame) and Jerry Dumas. It originally ran from 1961 to 1963, but was later retooled and brought back in 1977 (more on that later).

* CrossOver: Sam and Silo both in ''BeetleBailey'' as a pair of beggars. This was between the cancellation of ''Sam's Strip'' and the launch of ''Sam and Silo''.
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* CrossOver: Sam and Silo both in ''BeetleBailey'' ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'' as a pair of beggars. This was between the cancellation of ''Sam's Strip'' and the launch of ''Sam and Silo''.
1st Apr '12 4:24:27 PM MisterMyst
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Sadly, life imitated art. Although loved by cartoonists and comics aficionados, ''Sam's Strip'' was just ''too'' experimental to catch on with the general public. The series was cancelled after three years. In some ways, this was where the strip ended. In some ways, it wasn't. In 1977, Dumas and Walker relaunched the strip as ''Sam and Silo''. While it kept the two main characters, it abandoned the original concept. Sam and Silo were now a pair of bumbling police officers in a [[TheAndyGriffithShow Mayberry]]-like town. While this wasn't as imaginative or unique, it was far more popular; as of 2010, ''Sam and Silo'' is ''still'' being produced and published. Although the original incarnation is long gone, it's left enough of an impression on its readers to be remembered fondly and earn itself a page on this wiki (woo hoo!).
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Sadly, life imitated art. Although loved by cartoonists and comics aficionados, ''Sam's Strip'' was just ''too'' experimental to catch on with the general public. The public; the series was cancelled after three years. In some ways, this was where the strip ended. In ended; in some ways, it wasn't.''wasn't''. In 1977, Dumas and Walker relaunched the strip as ''Sam and Silo''. While it kept the two main characters, it abandoned the original concept. Sam and Silo were now a pair of bumbling police officers in a [[TheAndyGriffithShow Mayberry]]-like town. While this wasn't as imaginative or unique, it was far more popular; as of 2010, ''Sam and Silo'' is ''still'' being produced and published. Although the original incarnation is long gone, it's left enough of an impression on its readers to be remembered fondly and earn itself a page on this wiki (woo hoo!).
1st Apr '12 4:22:10 PM MisterMyst
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* DiscussedTrope: Let's just say that if a trope was used in the original version, there'd be a 50/50 chance that it would fall under this.
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* DiscussedTrope: Let's just say that if a trope was any tropes used in the original version, there'd be version would have at least a 50/50 chance that it would fall of falling under this.
1st Apr '12 4:20:54 PM MisterMyst
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* DiscussedTrope: Let's just say that if a trope was used in the original version, there'd be a 50/50 chance that it would fall under this.
27th Mar '12 9:50:05 PM MisterMyst
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27th Mar '12 9:46:13 PM MisterMyst
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* SymbolSwearing: Given the nature of ''Sam's Strip'', this was often lampshaded, but there were occasions where it was used and no lampshading was involved.
16th Mar '12 12:56:56 AM Kinswaous
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* [[NoRespectGuy No Respect Guys]]: Sam and Silo in their role as small town cops. Granted, they didn't get any respect in ''Sam's Strip'' either.
5th Dec '11 8:46:13 PM theweirdwarrior
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* TheUnseen: The Assistant's Wife; frequently discussed, never shows up.
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* TheUnseen: The Assistant's Wife; Wife is frequently discussed, but never shows up.up even once.
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