I laughed out loud for a good 20 seconds. Thank you...I really needed that laugh. Stockholm Syndrome...pure comedy.
The "stolkholm syndrome" bit cracked me up.
Great comic, keep up the good work.
Hahaha...stockholm syndrome...that's good!
Why is it I never want to watch Beauty and the Beast with my girlfriend now?
I mean, side from the obvious reasons.
Cool Disney movies to watch:Hercules:Zero To Hero, Aladdin, The Lion King, any Pixar movie EXCEPT Cars,Uncool Disney Movies to avoid or you'll be tagged gay: Beauty And The Beast, The Littlest Mermaid, The Hunchback Of Notredame, Pocohantas, Treasure Planet, BoltBorderline:Mulan, Meet The Robinsons, Mater and The Ghost LightA Pixar movie that a lot of people watched but, let's face it, was a crappy remake of that Michael J. Fox movie, Doc Hollywood:CarsPixar movie that's cool but makes you cry at end and people think you're gay, anyway, EVEN THOUGH THEY BAWLED THEIR EYES OUT,TOO!:WALL-E
Now you need to write a comic about how to read a comic you are told you will find funny ;)
Bwahahaha, yes, Stockholm Syndrome. Best destruction of a timeless classic ever.
Hmm. "How to destroy a timeless classic?"
The second panel expression cracked me up.
Why does your wife's trouser leg keep going up and down?
Most animated movies have lost their luster to me . . . my family watched them all the time when I was younger, so i know almost all of them by heart. It's sad, and I just can't take it anymore. You go ahead and watch what you want to, but not Disney while I'M around.
If you're looking for good animated films, you can't miss with Hayao Miyazaki.
"Any analogy breaks down if you push it too far." outstanding.
Yes, Stockholm Syndrome. This is what makes Beast the second best Disney character behind Genie from Aladdin
Yay!! A "Basic Instructions" about one of my favorite movies! ^_^
ARRGGGHH!!!! It's not "Littlest", it's "Little" as in "The Little Mermaid"! Yes, I love that movie, so what if I'm gay? Best animated flick that was TOTALLY dissed at Oscar time was "Monsters, Inc." And I think the reason Kirby-oh loves Aladdin's Genie has more to do with Robin Williams than Disney's creation of the character. My vote for best Disney character is Ursula, the witch (octopus) from "The Little Mermaid". BTW, I'm not a "Tronnie".
I enjoyed the part where the wife mentions falling in love with "the foul hairy monster."....hehe....good times... ^_^
I think Stitch is one of the best characters for Disney....However, I was watching a Christmas Story last night with my parents and it comes to the part where the parade comes on and you see Mickey Mouse being attacked by the Alice In Wonderland creatures...there's a reason why! =D
okay...if the Beast is related to the Stockholm Syndrome then Genie from Aladin is?Wall-E i think is one of the best animated movies. Almost like one of those silent movies. Where the main actors doesnt have to speak to get their points across.
also cried when watching Hercules when Megan died.
Lets not forget the bucket list. That movie really touched something inside of me. Kind of makes you think about your own life. The directions, the past mistakes, the future. Life after death. If there is no such thing as afterlife i'd be pissed off.
How about a BI topic on how to handle own death. That would probably be hilarious.
seriously, Beauty and the Beast has been my fave fairy tale forever, BECAUSE Belle falls in love with a foul hairy beast and her love causes him to become the prince he is deep inside..."I really identify with Belle" hahahaha! :/
I really wish you'd give her glasses back.
For Stockholm Syndrome movie night, I suggest adding, "Tie me up, tie me down" by Pedro Almodovar. Awesome flick, and almost every woman has had a relationship like that. I KNOW my wife has...
I'm not big on Disney, really. Now Peanuts, THERE are some good classics!
A good BI to do: "How to Cope with Family You Hate"
Bahahaha! I was just watching Beauty and the Beast today XD thank you for your... INSIGHT~ hurhurhur.....
hayao miyazaki sure....but then, i seriously doubt quality animation was the main topic here. i think this strip could just as easily have applied to um, i dunno...hm, movies i've refused to watch on principle that people i know and love have told me i would love...top gun, forest gump...sorry, but i'm going to now tell everyone that they really NEED to see Eraserhead and Tetsuo's The Iron Man...those are timeless classics that you'll absolutely LOVE!
I once saw the christmas beast movie (with step-mother, really) and the villian was a great big pipeorgan stuck to the wall. i still don't understand why the giant piano wanted to kill belle.
woops. Dave Berry really hated The Wizard of Oz, or at least the premise that the good witch of the north (not the phrase he used) manipulated dorothy into eliminating the wicked witch of the west.
Your wife looks like she has some of the comfiest pants known to man.
my friend Kira knows all these things about disney movies . . .trust me, you don't want to know . .
I'm sorry, but I can't let anyone dis Mulan, even with faint praise. It has one of the best villains ever to grace an animated screen. That guy was awesome. Also, starting avalanches with gunpowder to drown an enemy army in snow? Mulan was ICE cold, baby.
"How many people does it take to deliver a message?"
(I own that one on DVD- It's the best movie I'd be too embarrased to recommend to anyone else.)
It was mainly because the Pipeorgan (Forte)'s deprssing and moody music was ignored by the Prince while they were all still human. But when the curse happened the Beast liked to listen to the moody music- and so Forte was actually appreciated, and became the only person who didn't want to become human again. Apparantly the best way to stop the curse from being broken included killing her (So remember to treat your Maestros with respect lest they decide to murder your future dating prospects!)
I prefer the "beast with two backs" movies myself...
Least some common sense left
Well, of course the analogy broke down. You aren't hairy, after all :P
No one has fire for hands in 'The Beauty and the Beast'. Lumière is a candelabra, therefore he has candles for hands which are sometimes lit. But the fire is not his hands.
hahhaa)) coll thanks
Aww, you called your wife the world's prettiest nerd. How sweet :) Also, her haircut is making me want to cut mine short again...
I recently discovered your comic and I'm slowly working my way through the archives. You sir, are hilarious. Thanks for brightening my day(s)!
The Iron Giant is a good animated movie if you want to cry your own eyes out.UP is an amazing Pixar movie, but then again, the phrase "amazing Pixar movie" is kind of a redundancy, isn't it?
Oh, I love Beauty and the Beast! It's not because of the story itself, though, I just totally love Lumiére.
I think my favorite part about these last 2 comics are, despite the little insults your wife delivers to you, in these she actually admits that she loves you. I think that is awesome.