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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for May 02, 2021

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    BE THIS GUY  6 months ago

    This is not the joke you want to tell.

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    The One follower   6 months ago

    Funny

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    Rod Gonzalez  6 months ago

    Don’t apologize, Pastis.

    Rat deserves to look bad.

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 6 months ago

    That’s enough!

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    Bilan  6 months ago

    He’s a couple of days early for that joke.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 6 months ago

    Ouch!

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    PC200X  6 months ago

    Many times, I can predict the joke Pearls is going to make from the first or second panel. This was definitely not one of those times.

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    willispate  6 months ago

    Pastis you Bonebrain, Star Wars Tributes are not for another 2 days!

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    BasilBruce  6 months ago

    “Lemme ask, Rat”? Can Pig not tell the difference between Hugh and Rat, or is he expressing his opinion of Hugh?

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    Imagine  6 months ago

    This is not the pun you are looking for.

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    Warhaft  6 months ago

    Ow, my head.

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    ImDaRealAni  6 months ago

    Don’t know anything about Star Wars. Is “May the Fourth be With You” some sort of reference to the series? Also is Luke some character in Star Wars?

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    blunebottle  6 months ago

    I think I’m going to hurl.

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    Concretionist  6 months ago

    Ouch!

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    AndreasMartin  6 months ago

    As far as I know, this is the first time Stephan actually apologizes for this special kind of crime :-)

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    kraftjeff  6 months ago

    Steph calculator is bad at math

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    dadoctah  6 months ago

    “Four candles” reference in three…two…one….

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    Orcatime  6 months ago

    At least Pig didn’t go over with Jaycee, Joe the Fat One, Chris, Kirk and Patrick over at Justin’s Timber Lake asking when the party is going to be with Lance’s bass.

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    nosirrom  6 months ago

    Meh. This was kind of Borg-ing. ;-)

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    deojaideep  6 months ago

    Get that Baseball bat Rat!!

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    John Ruttner Premium Member 6 months ago

    Pastis, even for you that’s low, and that’s going some…

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    rshive  6 months ago

    Is his address 44? Or 444? or 4444? Or ….

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    mikeywilly  6 months ago

    Trouble is, you jabba too much and you hut to stop!

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    Breadboard  6 months ago

    Be glad Stephan did not use Princess Leia in some manner .

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    Caldonia  6 months ago

    It is a torturous path to that joke, though.

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    iggyman  6 months ago

    Ow, Ow, Ow!! Love it!

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    iggyman  6 months ago

    EWOK away from that pun!

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    wilhemenacooker  6 months ago

    offended you are? then off you must …

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    wrd2255  6 months ago

    That’s some JarJar-level bad, there.

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    MS72  6 months ago

    “These Are Not the Puns You Are Looking For"

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    Ellis97  6 months ago

    What did I tell you about puns?

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 6 months ago

    “I sense a disturbance in the Force… as if millions of comics readers cried out in horror…”

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    Jeffin Premium Member 6 months ago

    This gave me a Cinco feeling.

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    MikeM_inMD  6 months ago

    I did not see this one coming. Good job, Stephan. LLAP!

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    Zebrastripes  6 months ago

    Lmao!

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    Goat from PBS  6 months ago

    Perfect timing for Star Wars day!

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima  6 months ago

    Hugh’ve got to be kidding.

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    Bucinka  6 months ago

    Couldn’t save it ’til Tuesday, huh?

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    diskus Premium Member 6 months ago

    I would have so preffered a croc guard duck sighting

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 6 months ago

    AHA!

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    Reader  6 months ago

    Let’s give Pastis a Han for this one.

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    uniquename  6 months ago

    He’s looking for a little one. You know, a Petite Four.

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    Convicted Pedant  6 months ago

    Better late than ever….

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    Carl Rennhack Premium Member 6 months ago

    A Star Wars fan asked a friend what she thought of Han Solo. She replied, “I like Han Kuryakin more”!

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    ILK  6 months ago

    It’s never on the list of all time great movies but can you name any movie that has had more influence on society than Star Wars? Specifically A new hope? I know people will argue other episodes were better but if episode 4 had been a stinker none would have been made. TV shows, movies, literature and you name it all have references to it constantly over 40 years later. My grandson Lucas even has a build a bear that says “Luke, I am your grandfather” in my voice. Yes I know that’s not the actual line.

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    Pgalden1 Premium Member 6 months ago

    Awesome

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    raybarb44  6 months ago

    Ouch…..

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    Natarose  6 months ago

    So close.

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    WCraft Premium Member 6 months ago

    Rat, could I borrow your ball-bat? I’d like to hit myself in the head for reading today’s strip.

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    BenTechCode  6 months ago

    Honestly, Puns are the best part of Pearls IMO. Although the timing is a bit early, possibly because he knew most people in newspapers only read the Sunday comics, so he wanted this one to reach as many as possible.

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    zeexenon  6 months ago

    When I stretch a story that thin, it breaks like a 50-year old rubber band.

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    walstib  6 months ago

    Once someone gave my son some sort of Star Wars action figure that had a button to push for a recording: “Most impressive. But you are not a Jedi yet!” Heard that about a million times.

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    tripwire45  6 months ago

    Are you really left handed?

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    MichaelCody  6 months ago

    He’s really reaching; I’m really retching.

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    JPuzzleWhiz  6 months ago

    Today, we get a two-fer in the pun department! BONUS!

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    marilynnbyerly  6 months ago

    STAR TREK had a space shuttle name. That beats a day of the year that isn’t really on the calendar.

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    svfdhgbdr vreuf guegeuf  6 months ago

    Lovely pun, Comrade Pastis. However, the Glorious Leader misses the strips (both the pun-oriented and non-pun-oriented) when Rat killed you or tried to kill you. He found those to be hilarious, Comrade, so if you include those again, it would be most appreciated.

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    konjiki  6 months ago

    Hilarious, this is not…

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    Cute_Spitsy (Liker of Worthy Comments)  6 months ago

    These puns…

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    DCBakerEsq  6 months ago

    Dork Vader.

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    paullp Premium Member 6 months ago

    Oh, yes, almost forgot that Star Wars day is in two days. Thanks for the reminder!

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    LaughterIsJoyMuliplied  6 months ago

    Has to be one of Steph’s best / worst ever. Take your pick.

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    AndromedaMike  6 months ago

    Score!

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    cdgar  6 months ago

    Something smells bad.

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    jrbaskind  6 months ago

    Yay! Puns! My favorite form of silliness!

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    El Cobbo Grande  6 months ago

    Hahahahahaah…..luved it

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    El Cobbo Grande  6 months ago

    Pastis………Yo da man!

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    willie_mctell  6 months ago

    No like

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    knight1192a  6 months ago

    Too early for this pun. Should have been a Tuesday strip.

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    pamela welch Premium Member 6 months ago

    G R O A N — LOLOL

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    Sisyphos  6 months ago

    Aaargh! Cartoon-Boy has a way with puns, and I am tearing myself apart inside, not knowing whether to congratulate him or to join Rat in taking a baseball bat to his noggin! —The man’s a Genius, but I think an Evil Genius….

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    Rogue Symmetry  6 months ago

    We’re living in Darth times, indeed.

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    ronaldspence  6 months ago

    Love the effort…

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    AndreasMartin  6 months ago

    At least rat is definitely numbered one now.

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    GregBrady  6 months ago

    Reading comics like this helps me to appreciate the other comics even more.

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    Malph  6 months ago

    LOVE Stephan Pastis!

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    Me_Me  6 months ago

    may the fourth be with you

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    PBS1!  4 months ago

    I like the simplicity of this pun

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