Monday, August 18, 2008

Episode 498

Read the comic here.

Kent's broken in with "For Better or For Worse" news alerts in the past. With that strip "ending" (or going into reruns or hybrid-new or something) at the end of the month, I realized I was running out of time to snark on it.

So I wrote this whole arc where the gang gets lost on the way to the Frog Homeworld and ends up crashing and destroying the Lizanthony wedding - in the process adding Elizabeth Patterson to the cast as Whiskey's new love interest.

But then I thought better of it.

The "Whiskey as a fireman" is a one-day only joke. He'll be back in his normal outfit tomorrow.

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Blogger Geoffrey said...

Damn I was hoping there'd be something new in this strip. I gotta hope these robots are cool enough :P

August 18, 2008 7:49 AM  
Blogger Ian said...


August 18, 2008 9:46 AM  
Blogger Thomas said...

God, I hate the Lizanthony wedding. I don't understand why Johnston thinks that we really care about who does what for every little thinkg in the wedding. I especially hate this tidbit:

Person: You can trust your reception manager.
Ellie: Better than that, we can trust our caters!

Then they spend the rest of the strip talking about who's doing the catering. I mean, who actually talks like that?

August 18, 2008 9:47 AM  
Blogger TK1420 said...

I quit reading FBOFW when my hometown paper pulled it for having a gay character. Once it was gone, I didn't miss it and never picked it back up.

I enjoyed this strip for Whiskey's 'big hoses' joke.

August 18, 2008 1:34 PM  
Blogger Christopher Doyle said...

My FBoFW rants are a guilty pleasure - I'm glad the wraparound joke worked for you; it was the only way I could justify today's indulgence...

...other than the fact that I now need to re-script the next few weeks and wanted to get *something* out of the old plotline...

August 18, 2008 1:38 PM  
Blogger Uncle Servo said...

Why do I have this sneaking feeling that you've now got weddings on the brain with all the FBoFW talk -- and Curtis/Ted are gonna wind up married (or as Curtis would say, "hitched")?

August 19, 2008 9:08 AM  

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