Friday, March 28, 2008

Episode 397

Read the comic here.

Not really a season cliffhanger (that happened today over in S-Team), but still a good "tune in next week" bum-BUM-bum moment.

37 comments:

Geoffrey said...

Hmmm - I thought you said this wasn't a TARDIS? So suddenly Donut and Whiskey are taking an impromptu time-space voyage powered by chilli, and triggered by an Advent Calendar hairball. I wonder how much gas those red ones have in them? Does the Brick House have an auto-tracking facility?

And what happens to Friday's episode? I'm not familiar with US hlidays, but if it's a holiday, sure, take time off and give your two former beloved feline friends a properly guided departure into the mysterious unknowable feline afterlife.

Heck, even if it's not a holiday, do it anyway! You'll be glad you got it done.

Christopher Doyle said...

Geoffrey:
The Brick House does indeed now work like a TARDIS - if I counterdicted that in the blog somewhere, I misspoke. There are going to be differences, obviously (for example, the Doctor's TARDIS isn't powered by Space-Time Chili as far as I know), but in general it's a homage to (rip off of) the concept.

As a recap: When Whiskey and Co left the Advent Universe (just before it imploded) they entered the time stream - as shown in #372 and #373. They had yet to make a "landing" anywhere. Donut was planning on using Whiskey's Hair to direct them to Luka...wherever she might be. Obviously, that didn't work out as planned.

Not sure what you're asking about regrading Friday's (today's) episode. There's been five strips this week - just like always...

The Jakester said...

So, I guess that's the end of this episode. Right?

Christopher Doyle said...

Jakester:

That's the idea. (I'm going to have to find an alternate word for "episode", though, since I use that for the daily strip name.)

It'll be explained a bit more clearly in next week's strips.

The Jakester said...

BTW, How do you get the skull?

Geoffrey said...

Okay, I miscounted. My bad. Although I still think the whole time wasted introducing the hair could've been a bit better done.

I wonder what would happen if the hair's exit strategy goes horribly wrong, and Donut and Whiskey end up saving it from a predicament it created?

Anonymous said...

There's just no pleasing some people.

Nick said...

Chapter?

The Jakester said...

How do you do the skull!!!!!!!!!!!


:O

Christopher Doyle said...

Nick: Chapter is good. Thanks.

Jake: Dude, chill. I have no idea what skull you're talking about.

Christopher Doyle said...

Wait...are you freaking out about the skull-n-crossbones in the text? It's just a character in the diediedie font. (Linked to yesterday)

The Jakester said...

Yeah, I have diediedie downloaded, and I've been trying to find out how to do the skull/crossbones, Buuutttt, I can't. Who would have thought.

So what I am simply asking is "HOW DO YOU DO IT?"

BTW, I'm not 'Freaking out".

Jake Isola said...

I LOVE THE SKULL-n-CROSSBONES!!!!

Pirate-John said...

So, is *the pattern outside of the doors* suppossed to be the same thing as in 373 When the 1st Episode/Chapter of BH begins?

V-beetle said...

I Had a weird dream about this last night!I got a package that had a pictyre of a legoman with a classic lego smile head on it and when I opened it(all items were minifig scale)there was a brown 2 story victorian style house,a blue MEModels(Custom lego store-currently closed)VW Beetle,a Jimi Hendrix minifig,2 80's style lego cars,a lego jeep and a CLASSIC WHISKEY MINIFIG!!!I almost cried when I woke up and found out it wasn't real.
anyway,I wonder will this be the path to Luka?

Anonymous said...

V-beetle, if that's what you dream about then all I can say is that you must spend too much time around lego.
Sam.

dark whiskey said...

You not gona update the character chart are you chris because it's been WEEKS and it hasn't changed a bit.

dark whiskey said...

You not gona update the character chart are you chris because it's been WEEKS and it hasn't changed a bit.

dark whiskey said...

You not gona update the character chart are you chris because it's been WEEKS and it hasn't changed a bit.

dark whiskey said...

You not gona update the character chart are you chris because it's been WEEKS and it hasn't changed a bit.

dark whiskey said...

You not gona update the character chart are you chris because it's been WEEKS and it hasn't changed a bit.

dark whiskey said...

You not gona update the character chart are you chris because it's been WEEKS and it hasn't changed a bit.

Jakester said...

DUDE!!!! Stop saying "You not gona update the character chart are you chris because it's been WEEKS and it hasn't changed a bit."

Christopher Doyle said...

Wow. DW, either that's a brilliant bit of snark at another forum member or you've gone insane.

Pity I can't tell which.

Jan said...

When are you going to post the Reader's Mail answers?
I can't wait 'till then.

Maarten said...

When are you going to post the Reader's Mail answers?
I can't wait 'till then.

Oops, my name is not Jan.

Jakester said...

I am simply asking How do you type in the skull-n-crossbones?


And, Yes, I already have Diediedie downloaded.

Nick said...

Hey, Chris, why is comment moderation on? And if it was, why did you approve DW's spam?



Or is it on because of his spam?

Christopher Doyle said...

Jake: Use the charmap program to find the extra characters. To get the skull, Press and hold the alt key while typing 0205 on the keypad. Or just use charmap to cut-n-paste it. Which is what I did.

Christopher Doyle said...

Jan: Reader mail will be read in next week's episodes.

Jakester said...

Chris: Where do you get the "charmap"?

Christopher Doyle said...

Nick:

Some joker decided to try and post as me. That, in addition to the spamming of questions, made me turn on moderation. More work for me, but I'd rather not have my blog cluttered up by nonsense like that.

Jake: You may have heard of this thing called "Google"...

Charmap is a program that comes with Windows. You'll find it under the Accessories/System Tools folder on the start menu in XP for example.

Jakester said...

Thanks. That really Helped me out a lot.

dark whiskey said...

Sorry about that,I had to repeat it
because it wouldn't go the first, second,third,and fourth time

Doug7172 said...

If you get 10 buy me mizers, will you get the free shipping and minifig stands?

Christopher Doyle said...

Doug: Yes, the bonuses stack - at 5 you get both the stands AND free shipping, at 10 you get stands, free shipping, and the free mini.

a guy said...

Hey did the hair ball just flew out of the door?