Just an old man with an opinion, a website and stories to tell.
According to IMDb, the last line was “What do we do now?” But, your recollection of the quote was what I thought I remembered as well. That said, you win the internet today for remembering that excellent movie and applying it to this strip.
Ding. Ding. Ding. We have a winner!!!
I expect to be in the minority opinion here, but I’ve worked retail before and frankly think that Frank’s response was rude. The clerk doesn’t know if the shoes are for him or for a wife and/or child around the corner in the next aisle. It’s a logical question and Frank deserves the service he’s going to end up complaining about.
This is beyond sad and yet, like a car wreck, I can’t turn away.
oh, my gosh! I think you’re right about no mention of Luthor.
That was the first strip of this comic that I ever read and it made me a fan for life.
In context, this is one of the saddest strips I read in recent weeks…well done on the HAL reference.
I think Les just got Rick Sanchez’d.
You know…I don’t think Mr. Miller is telling us a story about Eddie at all…not at all.
I’m ashamed to say that my first thought that it was the other couple “christening” the room they’re in. I have no idea otherwise.