Strip by: D. Gates
Garfield: Snails are slow.
The author writes:
The original crammed a four-word phrase into three panels. Backfield improved it by substituting a three-word phrase. Then I thought to myself, "Is a four-panel punchline in a three-panel strip a problem... or an opportunity?"
[[Original strip: 2005-03-14.]]
Original strip: 2005-03-14.