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Incurious George and the Political Debate ?
October 2, 2004 8:10 AM   Subscribe

Curious George and the high tension power line : A cartoon story in 9 parts, on how a cute little monkey out of his depth gets turned into a stuffed ashtray holder.
posted by troutfishing (15 comments total)

 
One of the joys of having one's child grow into a teenager is getting to forward stuff like this to them and knowing that they have inherited Dad's sick sense of humor.

thanks, troutfishing.
posted by Danf at 8:25 AM on October 2, 2004


heh ... make sure that you visit the main page and check out the other rather sick stories he's written ... i'm especially fond of henry's red balloon
posted by pyramid termite at 9:19 AM on October 2, 2004


MadTV did a Curious George cartoon a few years back.
A a claymation thingy. fairly funny, and a little disturbing.
posted by Trik at 9:21 AM on October 2, 2004


I agree that Henry's Red Balloon is splendid. Horton Hires A Whore, despite a very promising title, was not as good.
posted by delapohl at 10:05 AM on October 2, 2004


Did anyone else notice where Curious George is spending the afterlife?
posted by konolia at 10:50 AM on October 2, 2004


Did anyone else notice where Curious George is spending the afterlife?
Mount St. Helens?
posted by substrate at 10:53 AM on October 2, 2004


A little lower altitude than that...was he that bad a monkey?
posted by konolia at 12:28 PM on October 2, 2004


MadTV did a Curious George cartoon a few years back.
A a claymation thingy. fairly funny, and a little disturbing.


Was that the 'Furious' George skit?
posted by juiceCake at 12:49 PM on October 2, 2004


konolia - probably not, but if the cartoonist had placed George in heaven flying around with little wings the cartoon might have lost a bit of it's black humored oomph.
posted by troutfishing at 1:11 PM on October 2, 2004


Hells bells, troutfishing. A couple of days ago, you had me musing all day about the great fissure of division between creationism and evolution - now I won't be able to sleep tonight worrying about this poor monkey. It's all too much...
posted by apocalypse miaow at 4:25 PM on October 2, 2004


Was that the 'Furious' George skit?

Well, at one point he went from being curious to furious...
posted by Trik at 7:28 PM on October 2, 2004


Pretty good as a public service announcement: Reading this as a child's bedtime story will teach them never to climb high-tension wires ... and traumatize them for life.
posted by Shane at 7:48 PM on October 2, 2004


was anyone else listening to MPR a couple weeks ago when some elderly women called in and stated that if she knew what she knew now about "george"... and it was possible, she would have shot her TV and hopefully that would have been the end of "george" ?
posted by specialk420 at 10:53 PM on October 2, 2004


Eh. This could have been really funny if someone had been able to draw it in the style of the original. The lousy drawing tips you off from the get-go (even if you haven't come from this thread) that it's going to be some cheap shot at the story.
posted by soyjoy at 10:25 AM on October 3, 2004


soyjoy - The artist's actual talent aside, I suspect there's a vicious flock of potential copyright lawsuits circling around a more faithful rendition.

apocalypse miaow - monkeys 'R us™
posted by troutfishing at 3:41 AM on October 4, 2004


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