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Rick cleans up nicely, though I think of fried chicken because of that suit.
Fancy Sword-canes may be the gentleman's weapon, but what about a sword-walker?
This could have turned out very differently if you had used cane-swords.
One way to avoid these little arguments and protect one's sword-cane is to be abysmally ignorant about popular culture. I have no idea whether The Prisoner and Space: 1999 were movies, TV shows, or radio dramas, let alone which one was better. I do prefer the elegant simplicity of the faceless sword-cane on the right, but there's no need to argue about it.
I hereby request more appearances of Civilized Rick and Scott. The internet needs this.
Rick - Is that a TROLL!
Sir, I salute you.
Swords made out of sword-cane are far superior to the crap they make out of corn these days.
Oh, me and my associates always settle our quarrels in this manner!
Is the top on Ric's cane the idol from the Temple of Doom?
Why is gentleman (or perhaps Colonel) Rick visiting gentleman Scott in his bedroom?
Well, The Prisoner is the superior series. Period. And I say that in comparison to pretty much every other series ever.
"Infinitely" superior? No. "Vastly", I'll give you. Space: 1999 had cool ship designs, in fact the only TV-scifi ship designs other than some in Babylon 5 that actually have propellant tanks, but it also had a premise the average eighth-grader would laugh at. The Prisoner, whatever else you can say about it, at least isn't stupid.
I know this is why I own a sword-cane.
Is it just me or does Scott's sword-cane look hospital issue.
Mint juleps all around.
At first they both looked stylish and posh but by the end Scott just looked like a 70 year old not so gentlemanly man. Intentional or not that's what really got me this time.
This is why I love Basic Instructions!!! Brilliant!
Agreed, kind sir! Might I interest you in a mohito?
Scott's mocking tone in panel one seems to imply that he actually **insinuated** that Rick is a fool.
The degree of subtlety (from least to most subtle) is insinuated < implied < intimated (even though implied is neutral). Scott wasn't terribly subtle or neutral in panel one.
Great, more trolls on the internet. Thanks Scott.
Love me some smoking jacket.
Scott, what are you doing? You let Rick win. You're going to give him an identity crisis.
Space: 1999 was dire. The ridiculous premise of the space-faring moon, the weak plots, the never-ending supply of Eagle Transporters (at least one blew up every week), the incompetent leadership, a shapeshifter (FFS!), a love interest between two thick dorks, outfits to die-in-shame for.
I was 10 when it came out and I knew then it was dreadful.
The puppets in Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet far outclassed the muppets in Space: 1999.
Compulsive viewing though.
Probably the best way to describe - and remember - Space: 1999:
Message from Moonbase Alpha