Rat: What the... look! It's an alien spaceship. Pig: Oh my goodness! Aliens! What will they look like? How will we get along? Rat: I sense a clash of civilizations.
Hmm, an interesting thought!
Its exterior must be adapted for some purpose. Even if it’s only for a costume party at Alpha Centauri A-III (meaning it should’ve turned left at Proxima).
“Take me to your cooler!”
His name must be Al…. Al Cohol.
Rat’s about to cause an interplanetary incident.
I think they “can” get along, after a little cooling off period.
The beer will be all right, anyway, cos you can’t destroy beer, you can only borrow it.
The archives have arrived! If not all, at least most. Yay!
There ain’t no beer in heaven is a lie!
The pamphlet “To Serve Beer”…it’s a Bartender’s guide!
Actually, Archy Bunker said you can’t buy beer, you can only rent it. At any rate, I wouldn’t touch that one unless it’s plenty cold.
Remember L’il Abner’s lovable schmoos? Maybe the Beer-folk are like that, eager to be of service to thirsty folk anywhere. —Yeah, right. I’m afraid Rat is closer to the truth than I am, this time.
Looks like something is brewing here.
We should have known what was up when we saw Pig hopping in the first panel.
Just direct the others to land next to the nearest fraternity. They’ll take good care of them… ;)
And that spaceship looks a lot like a pizza.
“We come in pils(ner)!”
“We don’t know what happened, sir! Another of our scout ships has failed to return from that blue planet with all the CO2 in the atmosphere!”
Thanx and a tip of the hat to Rockit Brewster and the doughnut people.
@mjb515“You open this can of beer with the key of imagination…”Rod Serling
This is the first time I remember Rat beating around the busch.
Chill out, brew. Keep your heinie on coors and when you pass two XXs, you will see Milwaukee’s best, miller’s light……and in the end, you will be sadder, but wiser….☻
For once Rat makes sense.
This could be more disastrous than the version postulated by Gary Larson in the Far Side.
There won’t be so much of a clash—the aliens obviously have an active culture, even if it is yeast-based, but Rat has no culture at all. But he could be what ales them. Rat will never head off trouble—in fact he’s nearly foaming at the mouth.Those aliens better hop to it pretty quickly. I sense trouble brewing. They need to get their ships into a laager, or head bock home, or things could get bitter.
LOL LOL xxx
Actually, since it’s clear that these are living creatures, people might not be so eager to put their lips on ‘em and start sucking. In fact, there’s a chance that nobody will ever want to drink beer again; remember how the cigar craze died out after the Clinton scandal broke?
The Beer’s defense: hide for 30 minutes until warm and Rat won’t touch him.
Take me to your liter.
One of the funniest strips ever. Good job, Pastis.
This wasn’t where they intended to land. They missed their desired landing spot because they had on their beer goggles.
I think it would be funnier if in the second picture the beer can said fizzzzzzz
Rat must be high
The way you know that’s an alien spaceship is because in the first panel, Rat says, “Look! It’s an alien spaceship.”