History ComicStrip / TheFarSide

15th Apr '16 5:19:26 PM PaulA
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!!'''''The Far Side''''' has named the following tropes:

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!!'''''The !!''The Far Side''''' Side'' has named the following tropes:


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* SeadogPegLeg: In one cartoon, an old sailor is pointing at his peg leg and saying "Well, that's not such a bad story... But wait 'til you hear how I lost this!" to a man with a peg ''head''.
7th Apr '16 2:02:16 PM 8BrickMario
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* ScaryStitches: One cartoon parodies this by showing a GrannyClassic sewing together a [[FrankensteinsMonster monster]] with a sewing machine.
23rd Mar '16 1:06:54 PM PlasmaTalon
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* KarmaHoudini:
** The police stop a man whose been hitting people with a hammer, only to discover he actually has license to do it.
** A hunter gets away with entering and killing a deer in his home. Since the deer "was in season", as the officer who responds tells the wife.
23rd Feb '16 12:30:34 PM MasoTey
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* HornyVikings

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%%* HornyVikings
* HornyVikingsHostileHitchhiker: One strip has two women in a car looking at at a a one-eyed man with a HookHand and a sign that says "Anywhere". The caption is "Come on, Cynthia, where's your sense of adventure?"
18th Feb '16 11:28:35 PM DrFurball
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* OhCrap: The scientists at a carcinogen[[note]] Back when cancer was still somewhat poorly understood (AIDS was called "gay cancer") and considered a death sentence.[[/note]] research building have one of these reactions when they accidentally drop a sample out the window into an open city street.

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* OhCrap: The scientists at a carcinogen[[note]] Back when cancer was still somewhat poorly understood (AIDS was called "gay cancer") and considered a death sentence.[[/note]] pathology research building have one of these reactions when they accidentally drop a sample out the window into an open city street.
14th Feb '16 9:39:35 AM ryanasaurus0077
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* RunningGag: Larson put out a few strips involving [[RippedFromTheHeadlines obscene phonecalls]]. One was the ''Literature/ThreeLittlePigs'' with the wolf huffing and puffing on the other end, the second was a cow chewing cud, and [[RuleOfThree the third was]] an "obscene duckcall".

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* RunningGag: Larson put out a few strips involving [[RippedFromTheHeadlines obscene phonecalls]]. One was the ''Literature/ThreeLittlePigs'' Literature/ThreeLittlePigs with the wolf huffing and puffing on the other end, the second was a cow chewing cud, and [[RuleOfThree the third was]] an "obscene duckcall".
13th Feb '16 7:21:06 PM Adept
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* RunningGag: Larson put out a few strips involving [[RippedFromTheHeadlines obscene phonecalls]]. One was the ThreeLittlePigs with the wolf huffing and puffing on the other end, the second was a cow chewing cud, and [[RuleOfThree the third was]] an "obscene duckcall".

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* RunningGag: Larson put out a few strips involving [[RippedFromTheHeadlines obscene phonecalls]]. One was the ThreeLittlePigs ''Literature/ThreeLittlePigs'' with the wolf huffing and puffing on the other end, the second was a cow chewing cud, and [[RuleOfThree the third was]] an "obscene duckcall".
18th Jan '16 8:27:40 AM Josef5678
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As an additional note regarding the strip's presence on TVTropes: Due to [[Administrivia/AboutImagesAndCopyright our policies regarding copyright laws]], the vast majority of ''Far Side'' strips cannot be used for page images. Also, Mr. Larson has requested that his work not be displayed online.

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As an additional note regarding the strip's presence on TVTropes: Wiki/TVTropes: Due to [[Administrivia/AboutImagesAndCopyright our policies regarding copyright laws]], the vast majority of ''Far Side'' strips cannot be used for page images. Also, Mr. Larson has requested that his work not be displayed online.
9th Jan '16 12:46:02 PM Morgenthaler
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** CharlieParker's private Hell is a room in the traditional fire and brimstone Hell where nothing but New Age music is played.

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** CharlieParker's Music/CharlieParker's private Hell is a room in the traditional fire and brimstone Hell where nothing but New Age music is played.



** {{Jazz}} musician CharlieParker being forced to listen to New Age music for eternity.

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** {{Jazz}} musician CharlieParker Music/CharlieParker being forced to listen to New Age music for eternity.
27th Dec '15 7:08:38 AM Raptorslash
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* DumbDinos: Dinosaurs don't come across as particularly intelligent for the most part. In one cartoon a T. rex is shown to have poor grammar, and in another a group of dinosaurs are laughing at a mammal as it begins to snow.
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