Bino jokes around with Tiger about his name, and Tiger plays along. However Tiger soon snaps and threatens to kill Bino and his family, forcing Marvin to restrain him. This comic marked the introduction of both Tiger and Marvin.
On Halloween, in a parody of It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Tiger, Marvin, Sasha and Grape all receive treats (a marble, a piece of flint and a bone); while Peanut, (wearing a ghost costume with too many holes, like Charlie Brown) receives a piece of chocolate.
Marvin comforts Tiger; who had just eaten all of the pizza Jerry bought for dinner. As Marvin goes to explain the situation, Tiger talks to his teddy bear Poom, telling him he eats when he is depressed, which is all the time.
Humans didn't come from monkeys, the lack of thumbs says everything.
Grape walks into the bathroom to get a tissue, however Earl is in the shower. Earl freaks out, but Grape assures him that she doesn't care about humans trying to hide their "weird furless bodies". Just as Grape is about to leave she decides to check to see if humans have thumbs on their feet, and Earl freaks out.
Bino and Sasha are both relaxing in at the park, and Bino asks Sasha if she's gotten over Fido. Sasha says she has, but then goes onto to wonder about Praying Mantises and their connections to Aliens. Bino then says that when he asked his question he thought that she was thinking about something relevant. Sasha then asks if he said something.
Jill aproaches Grape asking her if the sweater she found in the basement is her's. Grape freaks out and says no, but Jill thinks it is and forces her into it so that they can take pictures. Grape says that though she loves her mom, she will now have to plot her demise. Peanut shows up and is surprised that Grape has a sweater too.
Zach tells Marvin that Tiger scares him, but Marvin tells him that Tiger is just paranoid, and he'll lighten up eventually. Zach goes to talk to Tiger, and he responds with mechanical affection, thus scaring Zach even more.
Peanut draws a comic of Spot, featuring Professor Spot having dinner with Stripe. Stripe tells Prof. Spot about Spot (Superdog), and then goes on to say that she's not sure if she can choose between the two which one she truly likes. Peanut shows the comic to Sasha, but she thinks that the comic is referring to her relationship with both Bino and Fido.
He doesn't spend ALL his time hanging around this pet-height table.
Zach cautiously comes in, wondering if Tiger is there. Suddenly he is tapped on the back, scaring him and making him faint. Turns out it was Marvin, who tells the fainted rabbit that Jerry took Tiger to the park.
Peanut is watching Throwdown! with Bobby Flay on Food Network, who is going up against the champions of cold cereal. Bobby presents them a cereal with hot chunks of lobster and a chili mango sauce, which leaves the judges (and Peanut) visibly disgusted.
The K-9 Unit is investigating a footprint left in the sand, left by a kangaroo. Fido, in a true Lt. Horatio Caine (from CSI: Miami) fashion says that given the fact he was in a library, they're not looking for any kangaroo, they're looking for one that's for one that's an...eroodite.
And don't ever bring up the projects he hasn't started work on yet.
Grape is reading an issue of The Adventures of Spot, and asks Peanut why even though he yammers about it so much that there are only about five issues. Peanut explains that it's easier to think of ideas then actually execute them. Grape tells him that she writes stories sometimes, and she doesn't worry about execution. Peanut then says that he is trying to gain fans, and that he needs a properly executed story in order for people to like it. Grape says that she likes his stories, so he doesn't have to be self-conscious about it. Peanut then excitedly asks her if she would like to go over his supplementary material, to which she declines.
"Um, I don't have a VCR" "That's okay, I brought one of those over too. Just in case."
Joey is watching "Akira Sojo", to which Lester responds poorly. Joey is confused, and says he thought Lester liked it. Lester says he does love it, but it's the Dubbed version that's the problem and proceeds to show him the Subbed version, which is almost exactly the same.
Yes the pumpkin is falling over like ham. IT'S A CARTOON
Grape informs Peanut that it's time to carve the pumpkins for Halloween, and that they both get their own. Grape starts drawing the outlines of the face on the pumpkin with a marker, but then notices the odd cutting noises coming from Peanut's direction. She turns around to find that Peanut is "carving" his pumpkin like a Thanksgiving turkey. Grape face-palms and Peanut responds with classic naivety.
Making this comic, I noticed that Halloween night is going to be almost a full moon, so that worked out nicely
Grape and Max are out during Halloween dressed as Pridelands characters. Grape is explaining to Max why Peanut isn't there, saying that he went with Tarot to do something. While Grape is relaying the whole thing Max notices Tarot and Peanut flying by on a broom in the moonlight.
AKA Spot (Superdog) Saves Rick From Having To Do Art While Family Visits.
Aliens inexplicably decide to capture Santa Claus. Spot (Superdog) receives a distress call from Santa and arrives to save him. The aliens say that he is already too late as there are only 2 seconds until Christmas morning. Spot punches them all in the face and uses his super-speed to deliver all the presents within .0000000001 seconds, to which Santa responds with jealousy.
Tiger wakes up in his bed, stating "you know it's a Monday when you wake up and it's Tuesday." Marvin asks what he's complaining about: he doesn't have anywhere to go, he hates Thursdays and it's actually Wednesday. Tiger goes back to sleep.
In the future, they decide Tiddlywinks is boring. So instead, they play tiddlywinks…ON TRICYCLES.
In the "city of games," Spot (Superdog) enters a tiddlywinks tournament against a dog with green hair. Spot believes they came to play "Monster Cards," but the dog claims that was last year. Spot argues you can't market colored circles.
It’s only fun if it’s a challenge AND makes me feel powerful simultaneously! Why can’t you do that!?
Joey and his creepy friends are playing DnD. Lester complains about the numerous encounters and accuses Joey of not being fair. Joey clarifies this as everything is unfair unless things go exactly the way Lester wants. Joey fixes this so that the enemies are easy to defeat, but Lester claims that it's boring now.
If you like it then you shoulda hung a lampshade on it
Spo and Fido are watching TV together about kids with superpowers. Spo complains to a length about how they are able to handle complex situations despite being kids, before claiming you can't be right without being condescending.
Actually you’re going on a diet because you alone quadruple our food budget
Jerry tells Tiger that it's time that he go on a diet. Tiger tells Marvin to get the log book. Marvin explains that within the past week, Tiger has consumed 57,000 calories of junk food, slept 126 hours and watched TV for 31. Despite this, he has remained a consistent weight despite eating five times more than what he can possibly burn. Marvin remarks he should be scientifically studied, as he is simultaneously fascinating and disgusting.
By the way mom asked why she keeps finding claw marks on the ceiling fan
Peanut tries to awaken Grape from one of her naps by whispering. After it doesn't work, he resorts to yelling her name, causing her to leap off the couch onto the ceiling. Grape reminds him that she asked to be awoken gently but Peanut replies that it didn't work.
Also I was going to use it to pay for my stuff but okay
Max walks into a pet store asking for cat nip. The clerk reminds him that they aren't allowed to sell it to pets, but Max tries to bribe him with his friend Mr. Washington: a quarter. The clerk finds this so adorable he asks to see Max out back.
Peanut draws a comic of Spot being tied up and escaping using his incisors of steel. Reading the comic, Grape asks if Peanut meant canines of steel. Peanut ponders before coming to a realization and calling her a genius.
Keene, trying to set up a "bigger-than-Time-Square" set-up for New Year's is notified that the teamsters lost the most import piece. Karishad tries to make a pun about "dropping the ball" but Keene cuts him off.
In a sequel to Snax, Mr. Sandwich tells Peanut that the package isn't a treat; it's just some wet wipes. Peanut states that he's lied before, so Mr. Sandwich lets Peanut sniff it. After thoroughly inspecting the package with his nose, Peanut backs off.
Australian Rules Football is a combination of all sport, plus rugby again
Bruce and Roosevelt are snuggling together in their habitat. Bruce laments that sometimes he misses the outback, but he's happy in the zoo since he has Roosevelt, warmth, shelter and football; even if it is the sissy American version.
Everything I need to know I learned from Star Trek
Spot is on trial in a alien courtroom. As the aliens call for him to answer for his crimes, Spot objects that they failed to file an injunction. As the aliens argue over the matter, Peanut explains to Grape he wanted to expand his repertoire into "cerebral legal drama."
You can eat chocolate in heaven, but why would you want to when you have INFINI-chocolate?
The spirit of a dead puppy sits crying on the bank of the river (presumably he was drowned.) He is approached by Cerberus, who offers him a giant chocolate-chip cookie as they ascend to heaven. Bahamut asks why she takes on the role of the messenger; and she replies that in her old job she never got to work with children.
Karishad and Daryl are playing darts when Keene comes along. He remarsk that the game came with a lot of darts, but Karishad says they are from earlier, turning around to reveal a bunch are stuck in his back. Keene asks how he's still walking and Karishad asks if he's never played "Last Predator Standing" before.
Marvin states that's he's proud of Tiger for finally being able to find humor in his name. Marvin sets up a line by asking what's for breakfast, and Tiger, holding up a box of cereal, replies that "it's grrreat!" Later he is seen awake in his bed, completely unnerved.
The issue's title claims Spot will DIE (and many previous issues showcase Spot's various "deaths".) Spot investigates a distrubance at a bank, where a criminal, disguised as an old lady, sprays him with Spot remover. However, it merely turns him invisible. Reading the comic, Grape asks Peanut if he feels he's subconsciously mocking his own writing.
Karishad is seen with a tablet, looking confused. He then goes around the mansion touching various things, such as a vase, steam from a cooking pot, a newtwon's cradle (and eventually Daryl.) When Keene asks what he is doing, Karishad says the tablet told him to "touch anywhere to continue," intensely frustrating the ferret.
It's simple math: everything is exactly equivalent to everything else and there are no extraneous details worth worrying about
Spot is going over his movie ticket sales with an executive. Although the movie sold twenty million, the sales did not meet their expectations. According to the executive, the way to make money is to spend money, revealing he spent one billion dollars on Spot's movie. Spot then kills the executive. Grape asks Peanut if he thinks he's editorializing too much, but Peanut replies that's why people make comics.
As per usual, I felt like drawing some adorable kangaroos again
At the zoo, Roosevelt calls for Bruce; a kid is holding a knife wanting to do the "Crocodile" Dundee thing. He asks Bruce if he can handle it. Bruce walks over to the kid, before loudly calling for security, causing the kid to flee.
Fox you were supposed to be Luigi, now you're just naked
On Halloween, King (dressed as Mario) and Bailey (dressed as Princess Peach), come across Fox dressed like Karishad, and Karishad dressed like Fox. Fox says it was Karishad's idea, but Karishad interjects that it was his idea.
Spot doesn't always win because he's strong, but because he cares
Santa has tied up Spot to a deathtrap. Santa is angry that Spot as saved Christmas over and over again, making him look inadequate by comparison. Spot says he can stop saving Christmas, and the two embrace in a hug, although later Spot sets the North pole on fire. Peanut is worried that it'll come off as sacrilegious, but Grape tells him that's not what he should worry about.
Forty dollars?! There's a line between a tip and a bribe
A pizza man delivers to the Wolf House. "Four Finger Discount" Jack asks who ordered the "well marbled delivery guy" causing the delivery man to faint in terror. Jack states it was a joke, and the cubs ask if they still have to pay.
I'm not entirely positive this isn't already a Robot Chicken sketch
Tiger is dead asleep on the couch in front of the TV with a bowl of popcorn on his lap. The TV is playing a New Year's countdown special hosted by the creepy CGI recreation of Dick Clark, then the robot clone of Dick Clark, and finally the evil ghost of Dick Clark. Tiger eventually rolls off the couch, and continues sleeping nonetheless.
otter pop otter pop oh otter otter otter otter pop POP ba doon doon doon doon
Gambit and Tarmac are in the lake, lounging. Gambit mentions that he could lay around for a while, and Tarmac notes that that's all they've been doing, as the lake is frozen with them in it. Gambit replies he's trying to be positive about the situation.
Kevin in thought is like watching a shaken bottle of champagne with its cork about to pop. Sasha, on the other hand, is a dormant volcano
Sasha tells Kevin that she wants to a car shaped like a ketchup bottle and drive behind the weinermobile. Kevin agrees, but realizes that neither of them can drive since they don't have licenses. Sasha mentions their dog licenses, which Kevin thinks will allow them to drive cars shaped like dogs.
At Itsuki's college, two students sitting with him at lunch are talking about a Japanese show, and how weird Japan is. Itsuki argues that it's a comedy show, and just because something is foreign doesn't mean they do it on purpose. They mention they don't find it funny, just freaky, and asks Itsuki what he has for lunch. He replies it's a disappointment because of how hard it is to find squid eyes and bee larvae. The others run off in disgust.
Max comes by and gives Grapes a sandwich, asking her what the weirdest thing she ever ate was. As she takes a bite, she recounts having a mochaccino burrito, but she tells him it's dolphin (she'd rather not elaborate.) As Grape questions Max why he asked her this, Tarot ends up chasing Karishad after the latter talks with her and Peanut.
Falstaff is seen sitting on the side of the road with a big sign (BAB-E-LON GARDUNZ (NOT RABED)), after being relocated in Yes, Jessica, There Is An Opener Of Ways, trying to a hitchhike back to Babylon Gardens.
Karishad is dancing around, wearing two dozen radio tracking collars. Keene playfully asks if only one of those is enough to keep tabs on him. Karishad whimsically replies that Keene should be more worried where two dozen uncontrolled mountain lions are, causing Keene to flee.
Sec 1: I hereby swear that I have not been replaced by any of the following, or should you presuppose I have been replaced by a nega-version or bizarro version of myself, I not-swear the following:
Bruce and Roosevelt finally return home after being left behind in Australia. As they approach their habitat, Roosevelt, on the verge of tears, sadly laments that they missed the Christmas party, and Bruce tries to cheer him up. When they turn on the light, the two find their home lavishly decorated and stocked with an abundance of gifts and food, as well as a note from Keene. He insists he did all of it as an apology, as he knows what it's like to be left behind on Christmas too, and he hasn't been replaced by a doppelganger.
Pit is hosting a radio show special, WPIT COUNTDOWN TO A ROCKIN' NEW YEAR!, asking various pets what they want to see in the new year. Peanut is seen with a jealous Grape, telling him he wants to go on another romantic adventure with his girlfriend (and he can bring Grape and it'd still be romantic.) King just wants a little less excitement, given everythinghe's beenthrough the past year. Duchess merely wants total domination over the hearts and dogs in the city (she's still working on Bino), and Pit asks not to use the take.
Peanut once again wakes Grape up from one of her naps. Grape angrily says she told him not to wake her up for two hours. Peanut tells her that's why he woke her up; he forgot. Grape asks how long she was asleep, and Peanut replies it was only five minutes. Cut to Grape strangling Peanut, while Mr. Sandwich comments that they look cute when they 'play' together.
kevin hasn't figured out whether he's right-handed or left, so he uses both to go faster
Ralph berates Kevin for a report he "filed" out. He notes that he doesn't believe Kevin filled it out himself, as it was written in purple gel ink, there's glitter on the edges, it smells like perfume and there's a heart over the 'i' in his name. Ralph compares it to a report Kevin filed out last week, which is borderline illegible, before merely telling him to tell his girlfriend to use black ink next time. Fido tells Kevin to be glad Ralph didn't see the supervising officer was listed as "Mr. Grumpy Muzzle."
Join Spot (professor) next time in: Murder for Die-ner!
In The Case of the Missing Murder, Professor Spot accuses someone of committing murder, a murder so carefully crafted that not even he was aware a crime had been committed. Spot accuses Mr. Chester of being the murderer (who was disguised as the captain). One of the patrons asks if the captain was murdered, but Spot says the real captain is safe, which brings up the question of who was murdered. Spot pauses, before fleeing out the nearest window.
Keene calls for Miles on his lawn in the middle of dozens of plastic flamingos. Keene asks if it was Karishad's doing, saying he didn't authorize it. Miles replies that he did; Karishad came in the office and Keene gave him a "no" before he could ask the question. Keene guesses the question was "Do you mind if I cover the lawn in plastic flamingos?" Miles asks if he should stop the fox, but Keene says not to bother...and that they may break a record.
At Earl's auto-shop an old woman complains that Itsuki hadn't accepted her coupon for a free oil change. Earl promises to have a word with him. Itsuki defends himself; saying her car is an electric car, and therefore has no oil to change. Earl lets him in on a business secret: sometimes customers won't allow you to not waste their time, so when it happens he can put the car on the lift and watch TV in the break room. Itsuki states that's wrong, before asking if he would still get paid. Earl tells him to write it off as "customer service."
In Mouse World, all implements and tools are adorable. Also you risk being eaten a lot
Spo invites Squeak out, and they have drinks at a mouse restaurant (underneath a table). Spo makes a remark about getting stepped on, and Squeak replies he's a tease. Spo inquires Squeak about her relationship with Joey. Squeak tries to explain by asking Spo if he is into taller girls, but being shorter than most mice in general Spo isn't amused.
bino, a pioneer in stretching the definition of naked
Bino arrives at Duchess' place with all of his fur shaved off and wearing a hoodie. When Duchess questions him on this, he states that he sold his fur to some guy in a back alley so he could afford her present: a new case for her phone. Duchess uninterestedly gives him a ten dollar gift card for Pet Zone whilst saying the cover doesn't even fit her phone.
At the Milton residence, Duke asks Lana why they can't celebrate Christmas like a normal family. Lana tells him its because having billions of dollars makes it improbable, and what could they buy for the ferrets who have everything. Duke reveals he got her a tiger, who asks when lunch is.