Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for April 14, 2021

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    ImDaRealAni  6 months ago

    Graduated from Facebook university.

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 6 months ago

    Rat seems not to be a Freudian scholar.

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    BE THIS GUY  6 months ago

    Maybe Rat will help his patients see the humorous side of their troubles.

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    B UTTONS  6 months ago

    Rat is tweeting his patient sessions.

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    BasilBruce  6 months ago

    If nothing else, Rat will raise the self-esteem of all his patients. They’ll all leave thinking, “Boy, am I glad I’m not a rat!”

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  6 months ago

    Rat certainly ain’t gonna be like the Crane brothers Frasier and Niles when it comes to being a psychiatric therapist.

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    syzygy47  6 months ago

    Knowing Rat, I expected a psycho therapist.

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    Dirty Dragon  6 months ago

    Rat is worth every penny of the 5¢ comics psychiatrist fee.

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    ronaldspence  6 months ago

    He could almost be a TV therapist…

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    Zykoic  6 months ago

    It is the best medicine.

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    Major Matt Mason Premium Member 6 months ago

    I knew the labor market was tight, but…

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    Alexander the Good Enough  6 months ago

    Now please, give credit where it’s due. At least Rat had the decency(?) to ask…

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    Baarorso  6 months ago

    This is how therapy would be if the late “sultan of sarcasm” Don Rickles were a therapist.;-D

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    Sanspareil  6 months ago

    I hope Rat isn’t confused with TheRapist!

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    iggyman  6 months ago

    And the id is marching on, but the Rat can explain the superego while cutting down the patient’s ego!

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    AndreasMartin  6 months ago

    And suddenly, all his troubles seemed so small and insignificant.

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    rshive  6 months ago

    Does Dr. Noodle feel threatened somewhere?

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    MayCauseBurns  6 months ago

    Laughter is the best medicine, but maybe not in therapy.

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    Doug K  6 months ago

    This could work: If Rat gets a “Laugh” cue card, he might be able to get his patients to think he’s laughing with them instead of at them.

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    Wasa Bista  6 months ago

    Poor Neighbor Bob.

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    Breadboard  6 months ago

    Now all the patients may say my Doctor is a real “Rat” ….

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    James Wolfenstein  6 months ago

    I don’t see the problem. Laughter is the best medicine :D

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    Goat from PBS  6 months ago

    Worst. Therapist. Ever.

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    monya_43  6 months ago

    Another job that Rat is incompetent doing and will soon be unemployed again.

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    TSRaman  6 months ago

    Laughter is the best medicine!

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    MS72  6 months ago

    Today, Jane Lynch is playing the role of ‘Rat’.

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    Gameguy49 Premium Member 6 months ago

    “How did it make you feel when I laughed at you”?

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    Ellis97  6 months ago

    He is getting fired.

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    [Traveler]  6 months ago

    Trebek, I’ll have The Rapist for 100. That’s Therapist

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member 6 months ago

    Yeah, Rat has zero empathy

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    diskus Premium Member 6 months ago

    Shock therapy

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    Otis Rufus Driftwood  6 months ago

    On today’s episode of ‘People in the Wrong Jobs’ …

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    Mr. Snuffles  6 months ago

    This week of “Undercover Boss”

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    Carl Rennhack Premium Member 6 months ago

    Anyone who would go to Rat for therapy ought to have his or her head examined!

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    artegal  6 months ago

    Does it bother anyone else that “therapist” is one space removed from “the rapist?”

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    raybarb44  6 months ago

    First thing they teach at Counseling School is how not to laugh at the patient’s plight….

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    SheMc  6 months ago

    They do say laughing is a good therapy!!! Go for it Rat X

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    eolan59  6 months ago

    Real therapists wait until their client has paid and left before laughing.

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    Ukko wilko  6 months ago

    Well, laughter is supposed to be the best medicine…

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    Old Guy  6 months ago

    Go ahead, I’m going to laugh back at you.

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    jmcenanly  6 months ago

    Doctor Harlene Quinn was his thesis advisor

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    knight1192a  6 months ago

    It’s Rat. That means it’s not “sorta hard” to believe he’d be any good at, it’s impossible to believe he’d even be half ********************* at it.

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    Johnny on the Spot  6 months ago

    That’s what my therapist says right before he gives me my drink.

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    MartinPerry1  6 months ago

    This shows I’m a bad person like Rat, but when someone tells me they are depressed, I have to suppress telling them to just enjoy the feeling while they can. Can’t do that when you are dead.

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    JosephineBurns  6 months ago

    then there are the people who just don’t care about your problems

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    eddi_tbh  6 months ago

    Curing Rat’s boredom.

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    Hoosier Poet  6 months ago

    I once saw the word “therapist” divided in a sentence after the first three letters. Never can read the word properly now, it sorta sticks in the mind. It’s one of those things you can’t unsee. Maybe I need a therapist to get over it.

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    Sisyphos  6 months ago

    Rat’s harsh honesty could qualify, I suppose, as Shock Therapy. And if anyone is desperate enough to go to “Doctor” Rat for help, good luck!

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    WCraft Premium Member 6 months ago

    I want to say that every time I watch the National News anchors trying to convince me of something they’ve twisted to match their own ideology…

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    mail2jbl  6 months ago

    Rat is unfit to be a therapist, but he has what it takes to be the rapist.

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    einarbt  6 months ago

    Man on strange reddish thing with little legs: “As you wish, but later could we then please discuss my lack of self-esteem – please?”

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