(Fall 1953)

Dell, 1939 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Company Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
Bill Yates (credited) (editor); Edwin Kunz (credited) (art director); Adele Meyer (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at https://digitalcomicmuseum.com

The Gag's on Godfrey (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Edwin Kunz
Inks
Edwin Kunz
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Arthur Godfrey

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Script
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Pencils
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Inks
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't remember the name of the college I attended...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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Script
Frank Ridgeway (signed as Frank Ridgeway)
Pencils
Frank Ridgeway (signed as Frank Ridgeway)
Inks
Frank Ridgeway (signed as Frank Ridgeway)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We were printing the newspaper, just like any other day...
Genre
humor; domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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Reamer Keller (signed as Reamer Keller)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed as Reamer Keller)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed as Reamer Keller)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The timer? Well, it's no wonder I haven't been able to...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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Script
Bob Schroeter (signed as Bob Schroeter)
Pencils
Bob Schroeter (signed as Bob Schroeter)
Inks
Bob Schroeter (signed as Bob Schroeter)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say... about these films you sent over for our stag party...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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Script
Salo (signed as Salo)
Pencils
Salo (signed as Salo)
Inks
Salo (signed as Salo)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today I'm going to explain to you the meaning of that...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A preacher is going to explain a joke to his congregation.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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Script
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Pencils
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Inks
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't care if it just a newsreel - get someting else...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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Script
Bill Harrison (signed as BILL HARRISON)
Pencils
Bill Harrison (signed as BILL HARRISON)
Inks
Bill Harrison (signed as BILL HARRISON)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd lke to ask you to stay for dinner, Ralph, but you know...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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Script
Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus)
Pencils
Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus)
Inks
Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Comes one o'clock - win or lose - I'm leaving!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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Script
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Pencils
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Inks
George Wolfe (signed as George Wolfe)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your husband's lodge meeting?
Genre
humor

The Gag's on Godfrey (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack O'Brian
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Have You Seen One? (Table of Contents: 11)

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Script
Ernest Marquez (credited)
Pencils
Ernest Marquez (credited)
Inks
Ernest Marquez (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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Script
Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE)
Pencils
Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE)
Inks
Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every year about this time I get fed up with this game!
Genre
humor; sports
Keywords
golf

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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Script
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien)
Pencils
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien)
Inks
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You don't have to worry about what to cook for supper tonight, honey!
Genre
humor; domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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Script
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Pencils
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Inks
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Charles, there's something wrong with the washing machine.
Genre
humor; domestic

Cinema Selections (Table of Contents: 15)

Film Fun / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Action Speaks Louder Than / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Herbert Goldberg (signed as Herbert Goldberg); Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli); Bob Schroeter (signed as Bob Schroeter); Louis Priscilla (signed as Priscilla); John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Pencils
Herbert Goldberg (signed as Herbert Goldberg); Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli); Bob Schroeter (signed as Bob Schroeter); Louis Priscilla (signed as Priscilla); John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Inks
Herbert Goldberg (signed as Herbert Goldberg); Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli); Bob Schroeter (signed as Bob Schroeter); Louis Priscilla (signed as Priscilla); John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

5 silent cartoons.

[Children Waiting for Santa Claus] (Table of Contents: 17)

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Script
Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus)
Pencils
Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus)
Inks
Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A line of children waiting to see Santa Claus fantasize about what they'll ask for; one child fantasizes about removing Santa's false beard.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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Script
Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES)
Pencils
Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES)
Inks
Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just once I'd like to walk through here without someone...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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Script
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Pencils
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Inks
John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've found a way to save you 170 measly dollars a month.
Genre
humor

People in the News (Table of Contents: 20)

photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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Script
Bill Wenzel (signed as Bill Wenzel)
Pencils
Bill Wenzel (signed as Bill Wenzel)
Inks
Bill Wenzel (signed as Bill Wenzel)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Actually I'm a poor swimmer.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A lifeguard obtained his job through political connections.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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Script
Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine)
Pencils
Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine)
Inks
Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the matter - the ash tray too near the check?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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Script
? [as Lucas] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Lucas] (signed)
Inks
? [as Lucas] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They went thataway!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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Script
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Pencils
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Inks
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I still would like my fare instead of taking it out in trade.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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Script
Jim Whiting (signed as J. Whiting)
Pencils
Jim Whiting (signed as J. Whiting)
Inks
Jim Whiting (signed as J. Whiting)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Go down to the drug store, call me up, and keep talking!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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Script
Salo (signed as Salo)
Pencils
Salo (signed as Salo)
Inks
Salo (signed as Salo)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hedley! For the third and last time, I'm warning you...!
Genre
humor; domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Kid Stuff / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb); Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine); Dan Danglo (signed as Danglo); Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE); John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey); Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman)
Pencils
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb); Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine); Dan Danglo (signed as Danglo); Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE); John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey); Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman)
Inks
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb); Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine); Dan Danglo (signed as Danglo); Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE); John Dempsey (signed as John Dempsey); Al Kaufman (signed as Al Kaufman)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't want you to take my word for it...
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

6 cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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Script
Chas. Skiles (signed as Chas. Skiles)
Pencils
Chas. Skiles (signed as Chas. Skiles)
Inks
Chas. Skiles (signed as Chas. Skiles)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They had so many complaints about not having a...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bad dog, Bruno!
Genre
humor; domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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Script
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Pencils
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Inks
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
George was working in the garden all morning...
Genre
humor; domestic

The Martians Are Coming (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Fine (credited) (signed as Stan Fine)
Pencils
Stan Fine (credited) (signed as Stan Fine)
Inks
Stan Fine (credited) (signed as Stan Fine)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Al Ross (signed as Ross)
Pencils
Al Ross (signed as Ross)
Inks
Al Ross (signed as Ross)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What will they think of next!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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Script
Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine)
Pencils
Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine)
Inks
Stan Fine (signed as Stan Fine)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope you'll excuse Fred.
Genre
humor; domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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Script
Steve DuQuette (signed)
Pencils
Steve DuQuette (signed)
Inks
Steve DuQuette (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Feeling weak today, Mrs. Greely?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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Script
Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE)
Pencils
Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE)
Inks
Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This man that chased you - was he sober?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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Script
Corka (signed as Corka)
Pencils
Corka (signed as Corka)
Inks
Corka (signed as Corka)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop! There's been a horrible mistake!
Genre
humor

Domesticated Animals (Table of Contents: 37)

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Script
Rowland Wilson (signed as Rowland Wilson); Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE); Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb); Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi); Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien); Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus)
Pencils
Rowland Wilson (signed as Rowland Wilson); Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE); Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb); Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi); Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien); Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus)
Inks
Rowland Wilson (signed as Rowland Wilson); Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE); Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb); Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi); Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien); Jerry Marcus (signed as Jerry Marcus)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; domestic

Indexer Notes

6 cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maybe you'll get it next jump, dear.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

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Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If this chemical were to explode, I'd be blown through the roof...
Genre
humor

The Red Flag (Table of Contents: 40)

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Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

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Script
Mort Temes (signed as Temes)
Pencils
Mort Temes (signed as Temes)
Inks
Mort Temes (signed as Temes)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Frankly, Miss Collins, I think you're being very unreasonable...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
? [as Lucas] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Lucas] (signed)
Inks
? [as Lucas] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two on an island!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

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Script
Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES)
Pencils
Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES)
Inks
Robert Barnes (signed as BOB BARNES)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I promised my wife I'd stop drinking.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

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Script
Steve DuQuette (signed)
Pencils
Steve DuQuette (signed)
Inks
Steve DuQuette (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You seemed to have left your other job in quite a hurry!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

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Script
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)
Pencils
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)
Inks
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Feel how nice and warm it is - and while you're in there get the bill.
Genre
humor; domestic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

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Script
Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE)
Pencils
Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE)
Inks
Harry Mace (signed as HARRY MACE)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The owner is selling it because of ill health - a beam fell on his head!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

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Script
? [as WA Brown] (signed)
Pencils
? [as WA Brown] (signed)
Inks
? [as WA Brown] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll establish telepathic thought contact with them.
Genre
humor; science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

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Script
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Pencils
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Inks
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Com'n fellows, let me in!
Genre
humor; sports
Keywords
baseball

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

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Script
Irwin Caplan (signed as Irwin Caplan [cursive])
Pencils
Irwin Caplan (signed as Irwin Caplan [cursive])
Inks
Irwin Caplan (signed as Irwin Caplan [cursive])
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll order in the meantime, dear - what would you like?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

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Script
Nick Radicone (signed as Nick Radicone)
Pencils
Nick Radicone (signed as Nick Radicone)
Inks
Nick Radicone (signed as Nick Radicone)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would you please get me the scotch tape on the bench?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51)

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Script
Frank O'Neal (signed as Frank O'Neal)
Pencils
Frank O'Neal (signed as Frank O'Neal)
Inks
Frank O'Neal (signed as Frank O'Neal)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, whoever it was - she sure can run pretty fast for her age!
Genre
humor

[Tapping the Heat] (Table of Contents: 52)

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Script
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)
Pencils
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)
Inks
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)

Genre
humor; domestic
Synopsis
A man taps his heater to get it working. The heater falls apart.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

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Script
Syd Hoff (signed as hoff)
Pencils
Syd Hoff (signed as hoff)
Inks
Syd Hoff (signed as hoff)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I tell you, I hear one laughing.
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Gag's on Godfrey
  2. 1. ["I don't remember the name of the college I attended..."]
  3. 2. ["We were printing the newspaper, just like any other day..."]
  4. 3. ["The timer? Well, it's no wonder I haven't been able to..."]
  5. 4. ["Say... about these films you sent over for our stag party..."]
  6. 5. ["Today I'm going to explain to you the meaning of that..."]
  7. 6. ["I don't care if it just a newsreel - get someting else..."]
  8. 7. ["I'd lke to ask you to stay for dinner, Ralph, but you know..."]
  9. 8. ["Comes one o'clock - win or lose - I'm leaving!"]
  10. 9. ["Your husband's lodge meeting?"]
  11. 10. The Gag's on Godfrey
  12. 11. Have You Seen One?
  13. 12. ["Every year about this time I get fed up with this game!"]
  14. 13. ["You don't have to worry about what to cook for supper tonight, honey!"]
  15. 14. ["Charles, there's something wrong with the washing machine."]
  16. 15. Cinema Selections
    Film Fun
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Action Speaks Louder Than
  18. 17. [Children Waiting for Santa Claus]
  19. 18. ["Just once I'd like to walk through here without someone..."]
  20. 19. ["I've found a way to save you 170 measly dollars a month."]
  21. 20. People in the News
  22. 21. ["Actually I'm a poor swimmer."]
  23. 22. ["What's the matter - the ash tray too near the check?"]
  24. 23. ["They went thataway!"]
  25. 24. ["I still would like my fare instead of taking it out in trade."]
  26. 25. ["Go down to the drug store, call me up, and keep talking!"]
  27. 26. ["Hedley! For the third and last time, I'm warning you...!"]
  28. 27. ["I don't want you to take my word for it..."]
    Kid Stuff
  29. 28. ["They had so many complaints about not having a..."]
  30. 29. ["Bad dog, Bruno!"]
  31. 30. ["George was working in the garden all morning..."]
  32. 31. The Martians Are Coming
  33. 32. ["What will they think of next!"]
  34. 33. ["I hope you'll excuse Fred."]
  35. 34. ["Feeling weak today, Mrs. Greely?"]
  36. 35. ["This man that chased you - was he sober?"]
  37. 36. ["Stop! There's been a horrible mistake!"]
  38. 37. Domesticated Animals
  39. 38. ["Maybe you'll get it next jump, dear."]
  40. 39. ["If this chemical were to explode, I'd be blown through the roof..."]
  41. 40. The Red Flag
  42. 41. ["Frankly, Miss Collins, I think you're being very unreasonable..."]
  43. 42. ["Two on an island!"]
  44. 43. ["I promised my wife I'd stop drinking."]
  45. 44. ["You seemed to have left your other job in quite a hurry!"]
  46. 45. ["Feel how nice and warm it is - and while you're in there get the bill."]
  47. 46. ["The owner is selling it because of ill health - a beam fell on his head!"]
  48. 47. ["I'll establish telepathic thought contact with them."]
  49. 48. ["Com'n fellows, let me in!"]
  50. 49. ["I'll order in the meantime, dear - what would you like?"]
  51. 50. ["Would you please get me the scotch tape on the bench?"]
  52. 51. ["Well, whoever it was - she sure can run pretty fast for her age!"]
  53. 52. [Tapping the Heat]
  54. 53. ["I tell you, I hear one laughing."]
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