Pickles by Brian Crane for September 28, 2022

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    allen@home  4 months ago

    Roscoe around, Earl you got to be quick.

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    MichaelAxelFleming  4 months ago

    Does the five second rule apply when I drop my sandwich in the cat box?

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    Ratkin  4 months ago

    Now I’m hungry.

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    Templo S.U.D.  4 months ago

    so close, eh, Roscoe?

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    yoey1957  4 months ago

    Due to supply chain issues some parts of the country are increasing the 5 second rule to 10 seconds.

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    C  4 months ago

    That’s how the cookie crumbles

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    enigmamz  4 months ago

    Opal, why? Don’t you mop the floor?

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    PraiseofFolly  4 months ago

    Dog thought: ((Once again I have to be satisfied with crumbs!))

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    akiprev04  4 months ago

    The rule which has been proved wrong.

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    iggyman  4 months ago

    Roscoe, you sometimes kill me! Funny!

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    iggyman  4 months ago

    Here it’s the 3 second rule!

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    iggyman  4 months ago

    Check out Roscoe’s anticipation! Aw the letdown!

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    Acworthless  4 months ago

    Any dog I’ve ever owned would have been on top of it as it hit the floor — or grabbed it on its way down!

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    JoeStoppinghem Premium Member 4 months ago

    Around our house, “Once on the floor. It is no more.”

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    Ichabod Ferguson  4 months ago

    As kids we used to “Kiss it up to god” to ‘cleanse’ candy we’d dropped on the floor and wanted to eat —but not in front of our parents.

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    patricev70  4 months ago

    Better not leave it to Roscoe if it was a chocolat chips cookie! Or raisins!

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    ANIMAL  4 months ago

    I subscribe to the ZERO second rule……. floors are NASTY..!!!!!!!!

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    rhpii  4 months ago

    Scientific analysis of the 5 second rule. One important conclusion, cookies are more likely to be picked up off the floor and eaten as compared to broccoli. I could have told them that without a Phd. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/what-does-science-say-about-five-second-rule-its-complicated-180960434/#:~:text=%E2%80%9CThe%20five%2Dsecond%20rule%20is,and%20gummy%20candy%20the%20least.

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    Redd Panda  4 months ago

    Pup must have arthritis, my old boy would have gobbled that, before it stopped moving.

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    rickmac1937 Premium Member 4 months ago

    Too slow Roscoe

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    walstib  4 months ago

    Crane is a master at depicting Roscoe’s facial expressions.

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    Comics are the first thing to read  4 months ago

    With our dogs, nothing lasted 5 seconds on the floor.

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    assrdood  4 months ago

    In certain rooms, the rules do not apply. And, in certain rooms, they are strictly enforced. Sorta like our government.

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    kaycstamper  4 months ago

    Looks like chocolate chip cookies, best NOT to let the dog have it!

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    CharlesBaker  4 months ago

    I doubt it would have even hit the floor at my house!

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    Ed The Red Premium Member 4 months ago

    No chocolate chip cookies for dogs. Sorry, Roscoe.

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    forusingyt  4 months ago

    Roscoe REWLS. Best character in the strip.

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    Detroit Dan Premium Member 4 months ago

    Our beast can’t count to five, so it would be gone by three or less…

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    Bookworm  4 months ago

    If my dog Max was still around, the 5-Second rule wouldn’t matter. A dropped cookie would never hit the floor.

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    JudithStocker  4 months ago

    As long as they’re not chocolate chip cookies then Roscoe could have them.

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    Zebrastripes  4 months ago

    Awwww, at least give him a bite. LOL

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    goboboyd  4 months ago

    Earl and Rosco can both be “Good Boys” by sharing and kissing the cook. Only Rosco get to use tongue. Pucker up Earl. Snuggles on the couch for all.

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    brian  4 months ago

    I love the 5 second rule. :-) You go, Earl!!!

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 4 months ago

    Yeah Roscoe….it’s a poor dogs life?

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    daleandkristen  4 months ago

    Wait. If said cookie fell onto, say, a cat vomit, would Earl still be munching it down even if he grabbed it up within the 5 seconds? Rosco has enough sense not to. I think, maybe he would though…

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    ComicsBinger Premium Member 4 months ago

    No five second rule in homes with sheddy cats.

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    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  4 months ago

    Takes me more than five seconds to get down there

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    Mary Sullivan Premium Member 4 months ago

    I’m surprised he had time to get it before Roscoe did. Most dogs I know are quicker than that.

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    zeexenon  4 months ago

    A young dog would have grabbed it in mid air and been gone.

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    dlaemmerhirt999  4 months ago

    “WHAT A jerk!” – Roscoe

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    Bill Hand  4 months ago

    With my dog, that cookie wouldn’t have had a chance to bounce, much less survive five seconds

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    heathcliff2  4 months ago

    Assuming Earl has a healthy immune system.

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    coffeeturtle  4 months ago

    There are only three types of people in the world….

    The Quick

    The Dead

    The cookie-less

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    Nobody_Important  4 months ago

    Hard to have a five second rule here when we have a two second dog!

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    kab2rb  4 months ago

    I assume not chocolate, for our dogs they be faster, unless mom is around then she reacts.

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    ramonmister28  4 months ago

    An old man who can beat a dog to food on a floor?

    Either call Guinness to get Earl in the book or take Roscoe to the Vet for a check-up.

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    w16521  4 months ago

    That’s an angry looking Roscoe in the last panel.

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    StevePappas  4 months ago

    Mythbusters busted that myth.

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    montylc2001  4 months ago

    With a dog and a cat in the house…the 5 second rule does not apply…unless you really like eating hair.

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    einarbt  4 months ago

    Common dog, you need to be quicker than that.

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