Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson for December 04, 2023

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    Da'Dad  6 months ago

    JJ has captured that moment that I believe every parent has either imagined or witnessed.

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    Rhetorical_Question   6 months ago

    Being normal is another word for boring?

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    SpacedInvader Premium Member 6 months ago

    Are we fixing to split into a new strip with just the kids and the parents as occasional characters?

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    tauyen  6 months ago

    while undergoing physiotherapy after bypass surgery one of the nurses told me that they like boring – sure beats having somebody wheeled out.

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    ScullyUFO  6 months ago

    In this context “normal” means “almost or completely conflict-free”.

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    Meg: All Seriousness Aside  6 months ago

    Or her dad.

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    JessieRandySmithJr.  6 months ago

    One of the best tv shows I’ve ever seen about being “normal” was an episode of “Spongebob Squarepants” called ’Not Normal".

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    shorzy  6 months ago

    Normal is NOT boring…hype is irritating. Self centeded-ness is damaging

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    Gina Carson  6 months ago

    My normal isn’t the same as someone else’s normal. That doesn’t mean it’s not okay for me.

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    Searcy9320  6 months ago

    I guess my Daughter In Laws and other people see me as “NORMAL!” But at times they witness “OFF THE WALL CRAZY!”

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    formathe  6 months ago

    No one has ever been able to clearly define ‘normal’ to me. that said I’m so far off normal that maybe I would never recognize it if it were in front of me.

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    JustPlainBob  6 months ago

    Okay, I think I’ve got it. This couple is Gus’s son and daughter in law. And someday I will learn their names.

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    Cozmik Cowboy  6 months ago

    Excuse me, Mr. Johnson? How long should I keep checking for the new, revamped page before giving up in despair?

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    billwog  6 months ago

    But it depends on your definition of normal. What was normal in our house wouldn’t have been normal in yours, and I can guarantee you our house was not boring. So, what’s normal?

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    Darryl Heine  6 months ago

    Could this strip turn into For Better or For Worse – The Other Side?

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    sobrown51  6 months ago

    All we readers know Arlo (lovable as he may be) can be “odd” so Mike doesn’t want him to think that is normal.

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    Spoonbone  6 months ago

    Girl: I met a new boy today. Friend: Oh? What’s he like? Girl: He’s normal. Friend: Oh, you are so lucky!

    Boy: I met a new girl today. Friend: Oh? What’s she like? Boy: She’s normal. Friend: Oh, what a bummer.

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    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  6 months ago

    One might say that Arlo is abnormally normal.

    (One should not say this but one might.)

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    jonesbeltone  6 months ago

    Meg thinks she wants to be a Janis; what she really wants is her guy (forgot his name!) to be Arlo.

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    StoicLion1973  6 months ago

    ML is such a great character. It’s obvious she adores her in-laws.

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    KEA  6 months ago

    for people of our generation (Arlo’s and mine) normal was NOT something one aspired to

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