Link: Comic 256
Translations: http://www.beaverandsteve.com/wiki/images/8/8f/Finnishflag.png Finnish, http://www.beaverandsteve.com/wiki/images/5/52/Frenchflag.png French, http://www.beaverandsteve.com/wiki/images/5/57/Polishflag.png Polish, http://www.beaverandsteve.com/wiki/images/0/04/Danishflag.png Danish, http://www.beaverandsteve.com/wiki/images/7/79/Italianflag.gif Italian
Title: GUEST STRIP! by Ty Halley
Date: January 26, 2007
Summary: Steve berates Beaver about his attitude to potted plants.
"Fin" style: Typed in Courier New.
Number of panels: 7
Beaver and Steve are in black and white. Beaver SHOW!s a flower in a pot to Steve.
Beaver: "Look Steve, I bought us a potted plant!"
Steve: "The horror!!"
Steve shows Beaver his AETP badge.
Steve: "You may not be aware of this Beaver but I'm a member of the AETP, that is: Animals for the Ethical Treatment of Plants. And I can not stand by and allow you to continue in this kind of behaviour on my watch."
Beaver and Steve STRUGGLE over control of the potted plant.
Beaver: "Hey, watch it there!"
Steve: "It's for your own moral good!"
Steve tosses the potted plant into the air.
Steve: "And there! Go free little flower, into the wild where you belong!"
Steve looks at the broken potted plant on the ground, with a knowing smile.
Steve looks more carefully at the broken potted plant on the ground, now uncertain.
Steve is aghast.
Steve: "Oh god! What have I done?"
The AETP is a reference to PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals: http://www.peta.org/