Over the Hedge by T Lewis and Michael Fry

Over the Hedge


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  1. Ira Nayman

    Ira Nayman said, 9 months ago

    Pedro Almodavar may have beaten you to it.

  2. nc715

    nc715 GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @Paul Smith


  3. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, 9 months ago

    It wasn’t a catapult, but the “B” Ark of the Golgafrinchams of “Restaurant at the End of the Universe” was the solution of Golgafrincham to get rid of their idiots.
    Naturally, they became the ancestors of the human race in the Hitchhikers Guide series…

  4. Peabody-Martini

    Peabody-Martini said, 9 months ago

    There’s the second act. When the catapult gets put back to use solving the music issue.

  5. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, 9 months ago

    How about a science fiction movie where body armour actually protects the wearer?
    Or crewmembers on a spaceship about to go into battle … putting on spacesuits in case of a hull breach.

  6. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    Or a horror movie where the empty-headed Blond does NOT go up the stairs so she can be trapped by the monster/deranged killer/vampire/whatever.
    Or a disaster movie taking place in Des Moines, Iowa?
    Or a superhero movie where the hero is sent a bill for the Billions of $$ damage his battle with the villain causes in the city?

  7. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, 9 months ago

    wish the hunger games was a little bit shorter.

  8. david_42

    david_42 said, 9 months ago

    @Paul Smith

    As long as the dancers are young, energetic, and the choreography is well done. “Cats” is a good example.

  9. Sharuniboy

    Sharuniboy GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    I’m reminded of a Sci-Fi story – can’t remember the name, however- wherein a flack-hack (advertising “genius”) from the past finds himself resurrected from cryogenic sleep, in a world of those who have Ph.Ds. in such as “Comic Book Reading”. Seems as if the world of that era is actually run by the few remaining intelligent folks, who decide to use the flack-hack’s “genius” to move the rest – by way of old rockets, and the like – to the “new world” of “ham trees” and “instant success”, etc.

    A rather bleak – but also accurate – take on the state of the world, as it may well be, after the dumbing down efforts of today’s “conservatives”, Right-wingnut/reactionary/regressive/religious nut-cultists, and Tea Potty whackos, manage to take over full control. Real zinger of an ending, too!

  10. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    The trouble with fantasizing about getting rid of idiots is the same as the trouble with speaking of “the surplus population”: You yourself may not be on the right side of the equation.

  11. Black4dder

    Black4dder said, 9 months ago


    “If you’re so smart, you tell us what colour to make the wheel!”

  12. Boots at the Boar

    Boots at the Boar GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    The problem with getting rid of all the stupid people is that everyone is stupid in many areas of life. What if the IQ test is comprised of pop trivia and movie quotes or extreme environment survival skills or 18th century french poetry or social etiquette and interaction?

  13. danketaz

    danketaz GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @Paul Smith

    Not eve to ‘Dancing By Myself’?

  14. cwg

    cwg said, 9 months ago


    Come on, that was an excellent comment.

  15. sarah walsman

    sarah walsman said, 9 months ago

    Ah, why’d they switch positions between cells 2 and 3? They trade places….Besides, this idea of stupid people into the sun is very much like several of the Pearls Before Swine theories proposed by Rat. There’s the Box O’ Morons, where all stupid people are in a box, or the Isle O’ Stupid People, where all stupid people are pushed off a cliff, only to trampoline onto a deserted Island.

    P.S.- There could be a sequel. The Stupid People could be saved by an alien race, who comes to worship them as gods. Then, years later, the stupid people/alien offspring would return to Earth, armed with advanced alien technology…In order to take their revenge on the planet that exiled them…

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