History ComicStrip / TheFarSide

21st Nov '17 11:31:10 AM kklove689
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Larson pointed out in the commentary for a strip that showed a mosquito husband returning home to his wife and quipping "I must have infected half the city with malaria!" that he got letters from irritated biologists informing him it's the ''female'' mosquito that bites. Larson's response...

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Larson pointed out in the commentary for a strip that showed a mosquito husband returning home to his wife and quipping "I must have infected spread malaria across half the city with malaria!" country!" that he got letters from irritated biologists informing him it's the ''female'' mosquito that bites. Larson's response...
16th Nov '17 6:59:34 AM Some_Person
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* AcmeProducts: The company A-1 is shown to make a variety of products (Masks, life rafts, [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers inflatable cows]] etc.) within the Far Side universe.
14th Nov '17 9:13:21 AM wittylibrarian
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* ParanoiaFuel: But what if a duck ''really is watching you?''
25th Oct '17 11:12:07 PM Lanes17B
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* CatDogDichotomy: Many strips feature the conflict between cats and dogs as the punch line.
25th Oct '17 11:00:11 PM Lanes17B
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* FromBadToWorse: One strip features a man drifting on an rubber life boat in the middle of the ocean, and watching a news report on a portable TV. The newscaster then mentions that the company has recalled that particular type of raft because a defect in the production causes it to gradually lose air, and eventually sink in a manner of days.
25th Oct '17 1:50:02 PM ironballs16
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** In another strip, the owners of a poodle open the door to a cellar where the poodle with a crazed expression on its face is building a giant robot poodle. The caption reads: "And down here we keep Fluffy. We're afraid he may have gone mad."

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** In another strip, the owners of a poodle open the door to a cellar where the poodle with a crazed expression on its face is building a giant robot poodle. The caption reads: "And down here we keep Fluffy. We're afraid he may have [[MadScientist gone mad.mad]]."
15th Oct '17 9:49:24 AM falcon2484
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* SomewhereAnEntomologistIsCrying: In ''The Prehistory of The Far Side,'' Larson writes that he "''really'' heard it" from readers when he published a cartoon depicting a male mosquito coming home from work after a hard day of sucking blood and spreading disease[[note]]It's the female mosquitoes who do the bloodsucking, not the males[[/note]]. "Of course," Larson japes, "it's perfectly acceptable to these people that mosquitoes live in houses, have jobs, wear clothes, etc."
23rd Sep '17 8:53:48 PM PlasmaTalon
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* SkewedPriorities: A fisherman's reaction to seeing several nuclear blasts going off in the distance? "I'll tell you what it means Norm. No size restrictions and screw the limit!"
9th Aug '17 1:26:00 PM Gitman
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* StealthPun: In the GanglandDriveBy entry above, the victims were "rubbed out".
8th Aug '17 7:50:42 PM BobTanaka
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* ButWhatAboutTheAstronauts: The sight of world-wide nuclear war prompts one astronaut to ask his fellow, "Well, what about this, Mr. 'We-Won't-Have-Time-for-Board-Games-in-Space'?"



* WhatAboutTheAstronauts: "Well, what about this, Mr. 'We-Won't-Have-Time-for-Board-Games-in-Space'?"
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