Brewster Rockit by Tim Rickard for January 24, 2023

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    FreihEitner Premium Member about 1 year ago

    It counts!

    And if he watches Sesame Street he can watch The Count count.

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    tudza Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Totally valid if he’s learning a foreign language ( like English? )

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    Bilan  about 1 year ago

    He’s squinting. Time for Brewster to get glasses.

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    Ratkin  about 1 year ago

    My wife and I use captioning for everything except the news (which is too out of sync with the speech). We’re old.

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    Izzy Moreno  about 1 year ago

    This isn’t a joke, this is actually very much worth it.

    There’s dozens of books coming out everyday, they’re crap.

    Captions or subtitles help with your reading speed. Watching a 20 minute show saves you from reading a 10 hour crap.

    Then you can use your faster reading skill to select and read something worthwhile in a couple of days.

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    Ermine Notyours  about 1 year ago

    I used to use the public library service Hoopla to watch videos. I watched one movie on my phone on the bus, but it was too quiet so I turned on the captions. I went back to my Chrome stick and now the captions were on permanently. If I toggled the caption option, I got two sets of captions on the screen, stacked on top of one another. I searched online for answers, and found that others have the same problem. The official answer from Hoopla: “That’s impossible.” I should have posted a screen grab of the double captions, but I gave up watching Hoopla instead.

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    [Traveler] Premium Member about 1 year ago

    That’s the only way I can watch movies

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    paulprobujr  about 1 year ago

    Missing panel 3: “Hunh? What’d you say?”

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    Csaw Backnforth  about 1 year ago

    I use the captions as well especially while watching British TV shows. Some accents are easier to understand than others and the captioning REALLY helps.

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    gantech  about 1 year ago

    Baby steps…baby steps. This is Brewster we’re talking about.

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    preacherman  about 1 year ago

    My NBC affiliate will have Spanish closed captions for Premiere League Soccer. I wish Telemundo had English captions for its futbol presentations.

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    mistercatworks  about 1 year ago

    Some folks get intoxicated and watch auto-generated captions. It’s like “word salad” from Gertrude Stein translated into Japanese and back again. :)

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    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  about 1 year ago

    Reading a hundred times as much. Would be even more if he intentionally checked.

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    Dapperdan61  Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Brewster is hard of hearing so he’ll read television more

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    Robert Miller Premium Member about 1 year ago

    I’ve been watching a lot of foreign films lately on Netflix…with the caption on so I can read it in English…

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    Scott S  about 1 year ago

    I used to have a teevee where you could set the captions to come on when you muted the volume.

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    eb110americana  about 1 year ago

    Closed captioning implies the the existence of “open captioning.”

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    bakana  about 1 year ago

    Brewster wants to experience every part of the show.

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    Frer Squirrel  about 1 year ago

    “Wonderful Life” by Stephen J. Gould. “The Feynman Lectures” by Richard Feynman. The Bible. The Catechism of The Catholic Church after the council of Trent, and then after Vatican II. “Time Scale” by Nigel Calder.

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