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No. 366: If it ain't breaking, don't Netflix it

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If it ain't breaking, don't Netflix it

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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar, Andrew Coker

T-Rex: Breaking news!
T-Rex: A thing happened!
T-Rex: Back in 1997, and the inquiry into it has just got underway!
Utahraptor: That isn't news!
Utahraptor: It's news ABOUT news. Nobody cares any more.
T-Rex: Breaking news!
T-Rex: Apparently that wasn't news!

The author writes:

Inspired by a phone app that interrupted our lunch break by beeping to announce BREAKING NEWS!

We thought something had actually happened, until the owner of the offending phone read the bulletin and discovered that it was about the initiation of an inquiry into some event that happened years ago.