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No. 2774: Ratings War Corrected

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Ratings War Corrected

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=2774

Strip by: KelpTheGreat

{Garfield is watching TV.}
TV: This is the all-pet network.
TV: Don't change the channel.
TV: We know where you live!
Garfield: The ratings war escalates.

The author writes:

The original 1992-02-04 strip really bugged me, because Garfield was thinking the dialogue to himself, while presumably it was the television that was saying it. Wouldn't it have made more sense to have the TV say it outright? Ergo, this strip, which fixes that. (I also fixed what I thought was a minor text error.)

I really wanted to edit the TV dialogue bubble into the 1992-02-04 strip, so that it would REALLY be fixed, but this proved impossible for my meager MS Paint skills. I instead elected to just take the dialogue and the essence of the joke and put that into another strip whose artwork seemed to fit well enough.

Happily, I think this version is even funnier because of the way the dialogue and art end up flowing. Win-win!

[[Original strips: 1992-02-04, 1992-02-03.]]

Original strips: 1992-02-03, 1992-02-04.