Irregular Webcomic!

Archive     Cast     Forum     RSS     Books!     Poll Results     About     Search     Fan Art     Podcast     More Stuff     Random     Support on Patreon    
Updates: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; reruns all other days
<   No. 586   2004-09-03   >

Comic #586

1 {scene: a prison cell in Berlin}
1 Monty: So, dad. Pop is dead. And here we are, stuck in a cell in Berlin again, surrounded by the Nazi army.
2 Prof. Jones: Things aren't quite as bad as they seem, Junior.
3 Monty: Oh, you see some good news in all this?
4 Prof. Jones: I just remembered, I lent my hip flask to Sallah, not Pop. So it wasn't destroyed after all!

First (1) | Previous (585) | Next (587) || Latest Rerun (1568) | Latest New (3664)
First 5 | Previous 5 | Next 5 | Latest 5
Cliffhangers theme: First | Previous | Next | Latest || First 5 | Previous 5 | Next 5 | Latest 5
This strip's permanent URL: http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/586.html
Annotations off: turn on
Annotations on: turn off

As an astute reader pointed out after #565, Professor Jones was incorrect in saying that Pop Jones had his hip flask, as he'd actually lent it to Sallah way back in #508. So this strip reintegrates the continuity of the story.


2013-09-12 Rerun commentary: It's always good to have an absent-minded character. It makes these sorts of in-character explanations of continuity gaffes feasible.

What we have here is technically known (at least where "technically" refers to what TV Tropes calls it) as a Revision. It's a fix for a continuity error which is fully explained by later events without needing to reverse, change, or ignore what was previously considered to be an error. It basically acknowledges that there was an out-of-setting continuity error, but explains it within the fictional setting.

LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO Group of companies, which does not sponsor, authorise, or endorse this site.
This material is presented in accordance with the LEGO® Fair Play Guidelines.

Irregular Webcomic! | Darths & Droids | Planet of Hats | The Prisoner of Monty Hall
mezzacotta | Lightning Made of Owls | Square Root of Minus Garfield | The Dinosaur Whiteboard | iToons | Comments on a Postcard | Awkward Fumbles
Last Modified: Thursday, 12 September 2013; 03:17:17 PST.
© 2002-2017 Creative Commons License
This work is copyright and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported Licence by David Morgan-Mar. dmm@irregularwebcomic.net