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October 30, 2007

Pearls Before Pumpkins



  1. Depending on your feelings about PBS, it’s either an homage to or a blatant rip-off of Peanuts. Personally, it made me smile – even if I did roll my eyes a bit.

    Comment by Laurie Wylie — October 31, 2007 @ 12:53 am

  2. They’re just not looking.

    Comment by Charlene — October 31, 2007 @ 4:40 am

  3. Is this a CIDU?

    Every year on the Peanuts Halloween special, Linus waits in a pumpkin patch for the arrival of the mysterious “Great Pumpkin,” always in vain. Often, another Peanuts character is duped into waiting with Linus, and they are always disappointed. This year, Rat and Pig are waiting with Linus.

    Bill, I know you didn’t see the Matrix or 300, but I’m stunned if you’ve never seen the Peanuts Halloween special.

    Comment by Autumnal Harvest — October 31, 2007 @ 9:30 am

  4. One of the things I love about Pearls is the combination of innocence and cynicism. Usually it is Pig who represents innocence in the world and , as in this particular strip Rat who is the cynic. In this case Linus takes Pig’s place as the wide eyed innocent.

    A nice tribute to Charles Shultz, now if you will excuse me, I have a very sincere pumpkin patch to go sit in.

    Comment by Nicole — October 31, 2007 @ 10:45 am

  5. Today’s PBS strip is a drop-dead LOL one-check it out.

    Lio’s good too.

    Comment by John DiFool — October 31, 2007 @ 10:59 am

  6. Autumn, somebody sent me the comic as a CIDU and rather than see the obvious explanation, I went completely brain-dead and posted it as same.

    Comment by Cidu Bill — October 31, 2007 @ 1:16 pm

  7. And Bill, I thought you were just being festive and giving a shout-out of sorts to our dear, departed Charles Schulz.

    will you find out if the person who sent it to you hasn’t seen the special? if so, we need to find him or her and begin the indoctrination process 😉

    Comment by laterain — November 2, 2007 @ 7:23 am

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