Irregular Webcomic!

Archive     Cast     Forum     RSS     Podcast     Poll Results     FAQ     Search     News     Facebook     Fan Art     More Stuff     Random
<   No. 1288   2006-08-06   >

Comic #1288

1 Terry: {sitting by Steve's hospital bed as Jane Goodall enters} Jane! You flew all the way from Africa just to see Steve?
2 Jane Goodall: I heard he might not pull through. As a professional animal researcher, I had to come and pay due respect.
3 Terry: That's the crocodile. Steve's going to be fine in a few days.
4 Jane Goodall: Oh. Um... Here. I brought a "get well" gift.
4 Terry: Champagne?

First (1) | Previous (1287) | Next (1289) || Latest Rerun (1045) | Latest New (3373)
First 5 | Previous 5 | Next 5 | Latest 5
Steve and Terry theme: First | Previous | Next | Latest || First 5 | Previous 5 | Next 5 | Latest 5
This strip's permanent URL:
Annotations off: turn on
Annotations on: turn off

In my recent meeting with Jane Goodall (recent as I write this, several weeks in the past) I unfortunately didn't have the time to query her on her opinions of Steve Irwin (who the Steve in the comic might perhaps be somewhat loosely based on, if you believe the unrestrained hearsay and rampant speculation of some readers).

It's difficult meeting celebrities and having enough time to do more than babble a few incoherent words of awestruck fannishness. I'm absolutely positive Dr Goodall would make a fascinating dinner companion and there would be no end of interesting topics to discuss, as I suspect would be the case with many other celebrities, but it just isn't ever going to happen to an average joe. And fair enough, really. These people are entitled to private lives and not to be approached by random strangers who think they might be interesting to talk to. That some celebrities do give up their time to meet and greet fans shows that yes, some of them really are nice people.

LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies, which does not sponsor, authorise, or endorse this site.
This material is presented in accordance with the LEGO® Fair Play Guidelines.

Irregular Webcomic! | Darths & Droids | Planet of Hats | mezzacotta | Lightning Made of Owls | Square Root of Minus Garfield | The Dinosaur Whiteboard | The Prisoner of Monty Hall | Comments on a Postcard | Awkward Fumbles
Last Modified: Sunday, 6 August 2006; 03:11:01 PST.
© 2002-2015 Creative Commons License
This work is copyright and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported Licence by David Morgan-Mar.
Hosted by: DreamHost