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Trivia / Zits

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  • What Could Have Been:
    • A live-action film version of the comic was planned in the early 00's, though news of that faded into obscurity.
    • Close to ten years into the strip's run, Jim Borgman proposed tackling heavier subject matter, such as STDs, premarital sex and drugs, to which Jerry Scott replied "I don't want to see the 6 o'clock news in the funny pages."
  • Write Who You Know:
    • Again, Richandamy, who are based on two of Jim Borgman's college friends. The "real" Richandamy are Happily Married with kids... who, one year, gave their parents a custom, signed picture of Richandamy for the holidays.
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    • Jerry Scott was fortunate enough not only to have a teenage son around the time of the strip's creation but to later gain three more teenagers in his second marriage.