Link: Comic 66
Title: Rupert hits the town - part 11
Date: April 18, 2005
Summary: Beaver and Steve are almost saved from doom... almost.
Number of panels: 10
Beaver and Steve are poised for certain death under a large shoe. NYEM NYEM - A panda chews them closer to death.
Steve: "Beaver! What are we going to do? We're doomed!"
Beaver: "Now Steve, I'm sure everything will turn out ok as long as we stay positive!"
Steve: "Please stop scaring me"
Emotibot arrives to save the day!
Beaver: "See... Positive!"
Steve: "I'm 'positive' you should shut up."
Emotibot: "Informal non-gender specific greetings! What events are occurring? Emotibot followed the Shoe Goblin. Do you require rescue?"
UNTIE! Emotibot responds to Beaver's requests.
Beaver: "Yes! Untie us! Quickly!"
Emotibot: "Emotibot will be happy to complete this function! Running system diagnostic... Status = 'Giddy with joy'!"
PFOOF! Steve's 'Conscience' appears.
Steve's Conscience GRRR!'s.
Steve's Conscience: "Psst! Hey kid, why don't you press those buttons. I bet something cool will happen."
Steve: "A-Are you my conscience?"
Steve's Conscience contemplates his response.
Steve's Conscience: "Yeah kid, sure I'm your conscience. Now just press the buttons."
Steve: "You're the best conscience ever!"
Steve reaches for a button on Emotibot.
Emotibot: "Emotibot will have you out of here in approximately 1.2 jiffys!"
PRESS! Beaver's foot hits the "Apathy" button on Emotibot.
INDIFFERENCE - Apathy takes over Emotibot.
Emotibot: "Meh, I'll do it later"
Beaver: "Huh? What happened?"
Steve: "Um... computer virus?"
- Emotibot's other three buttons in this strip say "Lust", "Glib" and "Maudlin".