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No. 3043: Actually Showing the Punchline

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Actually Showing the Punchline

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=3043

Strip by: MichaelSar

Jon: You know that nagging feeling, Garfield?
Jon: Like when you can't remember if you did something or not?
Jon: I wonder if I forgot to close the door.
{He did, as evidenced by the various animals that are standing in their kitchen}
Garfield: I don't know. Let's ask the goat.

The author writes:

Simply having Garfield point out that there's a goat in the living room is funny enough, I suppose, but it doesn't make for a very visually interesting comic strip. Thus...

In hindsight, I guess this is maybe a tad too similar to this actual Garfield strip, but hey...

[[Original strip: 2017-03-21, with help from 1995-12-31 (the goat), 2001-05-06 (the bear), 2001-04-23 (the rooster who may or may not be Roy from U.S. Acres), 2013-01-30 (the turtle), 2008-04-04 (the porcupine whose name happens to be "Ed"), 2013-11-20 (the plump little chipmunk), 1982-02-28 (the snake), and finally 1989-01-01 (the elephant whose name happens to be "Simba").]]

Original strips: 1982-02-28, 1987-08-25, 1989-01-01, 1995-12-31, 2001-04-23, 2001-05-06, 2008-04-04, 2013-01-30, 2013-11-20, 2017-03-21.