Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Episode 409

Read the comic here.

Time Travel: The best excuse ever to re-use sets I've already built.

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Blogger Maarten said...

"Lolz0rz" as the kids say.

April 15, 2008 8:46 AM  
Blogger Saber Lion said...

Time Travel, the worst way to tie up loose ends.

April 15, 2008 9:40 AM  
Blogger Christopher Doyle said...


I've always intended to use time travel to visit past strips - I was setting that up back as far as Episode 20.

But, strangely, this was never intended to be one of "those" spots in the storyline. The executives/Pat are described in the plot as leaving in the escape pods - hardly a loose end.

That I've decided to go back and complicate matters...well, if you've got a Time Machine you might as well use it...

April 15, 2008 9:47 AM  
Blogger Maarten said...

Hey Chris, can you make an animated landing for the BH?
I know you didn't want to make another, but you have teh skilz.
I have seen many, many BAAAAAAD tardises departing, and you are the only one I've seen so far making a good tardis-like animation of something dematerializing.

April 15, 2008 9:55 AM  
Blogger Christopher Doyle said...


Sorry, I really don't have time right now to animate anything. :-\

April 15, 2008 10:09 AM  
Anonymous mystrey said...

Let me guess,morphesis is coming back?

April 15, 2008 10:23 AM  
Blogger Christopher Doyle said...

mystrey: Not at the moment. He might in a future chapter, though.

April 15, 2008 10:37 AM  
Blogger Thomas said...

Correct me if i'm wrong, but Donut's plan sounds more like it would come out of Back to the Future II, not III. But maybe that's just me being picky.

April 15, 2008 11:17 AM  
Blogger Christopher Doyle said...


No, dang it, you're right. I had two and three switched in my head. I'll make a correction.

April 15, 2008 11:47 AM  
Blogger Maarten said...

For people who don't know Pat, I direct you here:

April 15, 2008 11:58 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Are we going to see the pineapple guy again?

April 15, 2008 3:12 PM  
Anonymous Papaya said...

Will the French Chef have his revenge?

April 15, 2008 5:27 PM  
Blogger Jake said...

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April 15, 2008 5:31 PM  
Blogger Jake said...

Wait, time travel? does that mean we have to go through ALL of the past episodes after the episode you are planning?Until Today's?

April 15, 2008 5:33 PM  
Blogger Geoffrey said...

Hmm if I know wishing and when you don't get what you wish for like I think I do, when they capture Pat O'Buttah, things will go horribly wrong.

There are granted wishes and not-granted wishes, and I reckon Pat's one of the latter, so Donut had better be prepared.

I've been without a PC since the monitor died Friday morning. Glad to see the Brick House cast is finally getting somewhere.

April 15, 2008 8:33 PM  
Anonymous doug7172 said...

Two Things

1) I am a mark for BTTF, but I am not seeing any coneections, or omages

2) I personally think Butter-Balls would be funnier,

Anyway great chapter so far!

April 15, 2008 9:44 PM  
Anonymous The Jinja Ninja said...

As far back as Episode 20, eh? Well, that means... the French restaurant... did we ever learn who set off the fireball?



April 16, 2008 5:50 PM  
Blogger Great escaper said...

i know who started the fire! i bet whisky after stealling butter travels back in time and starts the fire, chef then sees future whisky but thinks its present (past) whisky causing a paradox... Simple

cant you have a BTTF2 moment where there are 2 versions of a character?? no wait make it weirder and have whisky from distant future arrive too like on series 2 of RD

April 16, 2008 7:00 PM  

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