Peanuts by Charles Schulz

Peanuts

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  1. somebodyshort

    somebodyshort said, 10 months ago

    YES

  2. MayKitten

    MayKitten GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    My pediatrician thought I was her grandson. (Actually I was.)

  3. Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper)

    Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper) said, 10 months ago

    I mostly remember the shots I’d get at school…I hated it because you had to pretend you were brave, when all you wanted to do was either scream or cry…

  4. prasrinivara

    prasrinivara GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    I do remember having to get a measles shot — even evidence of having had the measles was not enough to get exemption.

  5. Aaron Saltzer

    Aaron Saltzer said, 10 months ago

    He should be glad it’s not Lucy who’s giving him the shot. Haha

  6. K.C. Fahel

    K.C. Fahel said, 10 months ago

    I have to make an appointment for my older daughter’s annual physical. This year it’s going to include a tetanus shot. She’s terrified of needles, and I can’t even give her the “oh, but it will only be a little pinch…not hurt at all” speech because tetanus shots H-U-R-T!!!

  7. Cooncat

    Cooncat said, 10 months ago

    When my dad would be taking us for vaccinations, he would tell us that the doc was going to use a needle that was over a foot long (holding his hands apart) and that the needle was square. If we weren’t intimidated just going to get the shot, my dad would try to liven things up. The only one of us who would cry at getting a shot was my younger brother.

  8. corpcasselbury

    corpcasselbury said, 10 months ago

    The thing is, bad as they are, inoculations are essential for children (and they can help adults, too). And what’s worse, getting the shots or risking getting the diseases?

  9. dheine1971

    dheine1971 GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Yep, as I promised, we are now starting the 1967 Peanuts episodes.

  10. Jaddis

    Jaddis said, 10 months ago

    Back then each vaccination had its own shot or series of shots. Now they combine a lot of different things into just a few.

  11. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, 10 months ago

    @corpcasselbury

    The thing is, bad as they are, inoculations are essential for children (and they can help adults, too). And what’s worse, getting the shots or risking getting the diseases?

    Good point (no pun intended). It’s worth a little discomfort to prevent far greater problems later.

  12. Tim Thayer

    Tim Thayer GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    How’s he going to get measles watching TV?

  13. Old Timer

    Old Timer GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    I wish they had had shots when I was growing up, those viruses are not fun!

  14. dflak

    dflak said, 10 months ago

    Children are not pin cushions; they are walking, sneezing, drolling, touching petri dishes. But I like them anyway :)


    In the hands of a good nurse, if you don’t look (I still can’t look) you probably won’t even know it happened until you are told you can roll down your sleeve.

  15. OldestandWisest

    OldestandWisest said, 10 months ago

    Fortunately for me, I’m completely impervious to pain—except my own.

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