The television is my favorite character ever.
I thought Bino was.
Do not question Dissension.
Just look at his avatar, it’s like Cyclopes from X-Men if he was a furry
actually, it’s a squirrel/Cylon.
Warning- this comic may cause conflicting feelings on who is your favourite character. Also, spontaneous arm spasms may occour causing you to *accidentally* strangle your best friend’s annoying talking fish that is mounted on the wall. Ore side effects may be shooting me in the face with a bee bee gun. If you experience any of these, you are a gullible little dipstick. So, please, before you destroy anything else, get some help man. I mean come on? Spontaneous arm spasms causing accidental strangleings? How gullible can you get? Also, anger issues may occur from reading this comment. Please try and refrain from kicking me in the face.
Well said, Mettle.
I still say the Barn Cats. Moar Barn Catz pleez
But the barn cats are over there, and we’re over here.
Then we should move over there.
who says Aunt and Uncle Reuben (and their cats) can’t come down for a visit?
that has happened in at least one fanfic, I believe
My favorite character is everyone :3
Except King. He’s my favorite-favorite character.
And Bino… And Peanut, of course. And Max Fox is cool… And…
No, just make that everyone.
Fox, sorry :S
Every single medicine commercial, I swear.
The best ones are for depression!
“May cause thoughts of suicide.”
Yeah, no thanks.
Seems a bit counter-productive there chief!
Warning may cause the exact same medical issue as this product is advertised to prevent.
I’ve seen three of those kinds of products just last year.
On a serious note (just for a second, I promise), that one’s actually because it’s possible to be to be too depressed to work up the initiative to suicide. So once the anti-depressant picks you up just enough…
but it says “thoughts of suicide.” if what you’re saying were the case, the thoughts are already there, they just don’t go through with it.
I’ve had that. Also, the previous drug made my anxiety worse.
I’ve seen one commercial with and I quote this:
“side effects include… or even death. If you experience any of these please contact your doctor immediately.”
If you die how are you suppose to contact your doctor immediately?
haunt his dreams and tell him?
This is Rick!
THIS IS SPARTA!!!!!!!
I find that 90% of the time the side effects are the same or even worse than the disease.
…I see what you did there…
nothing beats Buckleys in my opinion.
I think these kinds of commercials started around 1998. XD
These commercials started when the FCC stopped commercials from listing off side effects quicker than the Micro Machines guy
Forinthatsleepofdeathwhatdreamsmaycome,*explode into fireball*
Anyone who gets that joke gets a cookie.
Yes that’s from Nostalgia Critic, I got it *giggles*
I got it… now WHERE’S MY COOKIE!?
You know, I’ve never seen that one. Do you have a link?
Rick got it for me. Cookie nao.
Until I read “soothing voice” I was so sure it was the quicker-than-micro-machines-guy effect
There’s also those ones that say absolutely nothing and just give a website, because if they made a claim to what it did in the commercial they’d have to list all the side effects that couldn’t be mentioned within thirty seconds.
I feel that pharmaceutical companies add more and more side effects on their information sheets to avoid trial. In the end, it seems that there are more people dying than cured by taking aspirin.
You bet it’s true! Everyone who took aspirin before 1896 is now dead!
and Everyone who comments on this comic will be dead by 2115
or 2012 depending on if you believe everything on the internet is fact XD
Leitrean, you mean not everthing on the webi is fact? I will have to report this to The Onion right away!
And no one yet has noticed that Aspirin wasn’t invented until 1897. I win!
Story of my life.
Exactly….what’s worse is that half the times now the medication’s sideeffects are worse than what theyre curing…oh it may help asthema, but it will KELL U!
having trouble breathing? this will make it so you don’t have to breathe.
I literally dropped my taco after reading that.
No Implosive Diarrhea?
Or explosive diarrhea?
I think just saying “diarrhea” covers both of those options.
Whatever you do, don’t look in the hallway closet until I say it’s all right to do so. *shudders*
Sir, you win.
Don’t forget verbal diarrhea.
It may cover both options but it would be more comforting to know which one you’re more likely to get a visit from.
yep.. and then you notice that you got both of them x3
lol I hate it when they do commercials and then repeat them over and over again like that.
Wait, Deja Vu? O_O *shot with a gummi bear*
I feel ya, IceKitsune.
Listening to the radio the other day, there was a commercial where it seemed like the writers had had a contest to see how many times they could say the phrase “unlimited talk and text” in the allotted time span. I turned it off and yelled at the radio just for fun
You, sir, just made my day.
thank you. I love making people’s days!
Ever seen commercials that immediately after it ends, it starts over?
Yea really! As if once isn’t enough…. -_-
yes, it’s very annoying! D:
Head-On, apply directly to the forehead!
Reminds me of myself and my radio.(I set it on an alarm)
Ah I see the *thump* sound was Grape slumping back down not a thump to the annoying sound box
when did Aperture Science get a pharmaceuticals division?
The boys in the lab tell me that this Proctlocotamine stuff us really dangerous. That is why you are going to test it!
can’t you just imagine Cave Johnson reading these lines?
Then he would say: If you buy Proctlocotamine I will get the boys down in the lab to give you a free Aperature science Crusher free if charge! What was that? Oh. The boys tell me that we cannot legally give the public Aperature Science brand Crushers. I’m the boss so I do what I want!
Heh, I can indeed.
Proctlocotamine: now with the taste of explosive lemons!
the bean-counters tell me im not supposed to tell you about the control group for Proctlocotamine, well you know what? forget them! i’ll talk about the control group if i want to!
Isn’t the way pharmaceutical companies name their medicines just wacky?!
Typholodicomatismadrils- For all your ills!
It won’t stop itching. I am already disappointed by this outcome.–
What you need….is more medication to counter that!
THIS……has got to be THEE most stupidest commercial EVER!!!!
But then again, it’s exactly true to real life! XDD
hail to the American pharmaceutical industry…
who said they were all american?
Hey, it’s like the medicines in my country!
It’s like medicine in everyone’s country
I agree from Germany!
Ditto in Colombia.
I also want to make sure, I am talking about Mexico… my dad almost dies, once.
Good to see grape is still enjoying herself.
Whooooo high five everybody! *high fives vladimar zharkov*
“yhea!” *gives thumbs up*
“Head on apply directly to the forehead.” now repeat that 10 or more times for the whole commercial.
also try new and improved Face paw. Face paw apply directly to the face, symptoms include redness of the face and pain.
well, I believe last time someone was demanding to see Grape. I guess they got their wish!
Rick, your television ad parodies are the best!
THAT WAS MEEEEEEE YEAH!!!!!!
Wow, Rick makes wishes come true?
I want a Lamborghini!!
ill give u a cavalier
Sorry, all I got is Ferraris
Will a Rolls Royce be okay, I have extra Delorians, any takers
GREAT SCOTT!! A Delorean?
Draven, we have to send you back to the future!!
But, Dragonbreath, there’s no road!
Hah, roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads!
you guys got it, heres a cookie for both of you *passes out cookies*
Thanks! nom nom ….got milk?
Here, now best drink up or you’ll end up like Mr Miller…
It’s OK, you’re safe in good old 1985, where a 10 megabyte hard disk costs 800 dollars and mobile phones were so big you had to leave them in your car.
Do you think Proctlocotamine would bring poor Mr Miller’s arms back?
I think it would make more grow just so he could lose those ones too
Only if it didn’t kill him 1st.
And of course a side effect of being used as this is a “slim” chance for lose of limb…
Simo post, I call jinx on Draven!
Let’s all take pills that cause more embarrassing and painful health issues than they help prevent to cover up our embarrassing and painful health issues.
there’s always more drugs to take care of the embarrassing and painful side effects.
that each have their own side effects, which you take MORE drugs to take care of and eventually you’re eating more pills than food.
insert Charlie Sheen joke that may or may not be removed by the mods.
rowdy ricky piper you’ve done it again *hangs rick griffins picture in the WWF hall of fame*
Roddy Roddy Piper is a wrestler who was put on the wall of fame so instead of Roddy Roddy Piper its Ricky Piper
i miss ecw *sad face*
I like wrestling ok i watch ecw alot…and i’ll use a baseball bat to get my point across to trolls…sometimes
How do you do that? I mean if you take a baseball bat to your computer I’d consider that a point for the trolls.
i do BYW and i hope one day to get in TNA and meet tommy dreamer……but for now my backyard is my wrestleing ring and my baseball bat is my only friend.
Gotta love it
u would make awsome commercials lol
aaaaahhhh the TV… well worth browsing netflix and watching the Naked Mile… which was predictable at best… personaly i like all the dietary supplements that all say either “Results not typical” or “Dramatization”
what you call alternative medicine that works?
The best alternative medicine is a bottle of ale x3
I second that
home-grown ones. I’d bet that a lot of herbs and other natural medicines are better than these silly artificial ones (here’s one for ya; if you get a burn on ya, run under cold water and press/sqeeze the inside of a slice of potato on the burn, my Dad says the potato starch is very effective.)
I’m in Arizona, so I was raised on using Aloe Vera plants for burns of any kind. The juice of that plant works like a charm.
When I burnt the palm of my hand (literally on fire embers) my grandmother made me run cold water over it (standard procedure) and then made me hold cold butter. The pain stopped within the hour, but I had a huge blister.
Even after it popped (and wearing special bandages) it didn’t scar at all.
Clearly, natural remedies are better for the body. They always have been. It’s better to drink clean water than any other beverage (even when you’re sick). Cranberries help when your kidneys are having trouble with toxicity. Even my nutrition teacher constantly said, “If you had to chose between supplements (bottled vitamins) and real food (not fast/artificial), take the Food. The fresher the better.”
Medicine! you win a cookie.
WITCHCRAFT! BURN THE WITCH!!!
What makes you think she is a witch?
it’s alternative medicine that works. it was a joke.
So was my reply, if you’d had gotten the reference. It ultimately would have involved weighing her against a duck.
I always feel so dumb when I fail to notice Holy Grail references. for making me feel dumb, I say “ni”.
She looks like one!
They dressed me up like this!
we did do the hat. and the nose.
But she’s still a witch! BURN HER!
The largest consumer of cartoon-centric networks are adults, usually adults with young children or young grandchildren.
Of note, I am both an adult and an adult with a young child. I watch cartoons during the day all the time, and I can attest that 3 of every 10 commercials or so are “side effects include” commercials.
I’m an adult who has no children, and I watch cartoons during the day.
Hi I’m 18!
Please tell me the “hi” part was because you were referencing Daisy
Hi I’m yehoshua!
Thanks to the 90’s, the golden age of awesome cartoons.
I don’t need Proctyonimi… ploctoronomous… practicli… that stuff. I take a combination of Alyurbase and Darnitol. If those don’t work, I take Doankumin.
I take Rickrol
why do you take that stuff? it’s addicting. Once you start, you can never give it up!
You, sir, have just won another cookie
Yay! I love cookies!
or let it down
And if you run around, it’ll hurt you.
WARNING may cause dizziness or imbalance, do not run around or operate heavy machinery while taking Rickrol
yeah, when all of these side effects came to light, all doctors but one stopped prescribing Rickrol.
you’ll never get this from any other guy, now.
Ignoring Skillz…Grape haz dem!
If real life commercials hung lampshades that hard, I would buy the product anyway.
Part of the reason I stopped watching television when I was 12.
Oh no!!! Grape has been woken up from her beauty sleep! Poor Grape :c
well at least for once it isn’t Peanut responsible for eaking her up x3
Go and get her!
oh i will (smacks head on monitor)
Because you just smacked your face into your MacBook?
Do you have QWERTYITIS? You need the new Apple iPad, with a virtual keyboard you never again have to suffer the embarrassment of keycaps impressed into your forehead! Side effects may include snobbery, walking into people, surgically erased fingerprints, angry birds, and high cellphone bills!
You sir, have won
iPad FTW!!! also,
not macbook dell
No wonder Grape was sleeping,a half hour with that commercial,even i would fall asleep.
Pretty much any commercial becomes incredibly annoying after spending X many years without watching TV. And the pharmaceutical ones are just mind-blowing in all the wrong ways.
tell me about it, I haven’t regularly watched TV since uni (when I didn’t have easy access to one anyway). It’s all internet for me!
Wait…there are still dino–I mean people who watch TV?!?
I watch TV all day while simultaneously being online.
Are you suffering from Toyota Previa? Or some other car that sounds like an embarrassing medical condition? Well, come down to the Oldsmobile dealer and get a brand new Alero! It sounds like something you take for sniffling and sneezing, that’s got to be good! Side effects may include crushing consumer debt, parking tickets, wearing hats, and driving in both lanes at once…
u could be a salesman good sir
Only ironically. When I tried that in real life I bombed. I couldn’t sell people stuff I didn’t think was the best deal for them.
Why (cough cough) yes!
You know I always find it funny that the side effects of pills is more than the helping effects
I find it funny when the list of side effects is longer than the symptoms it is trying to counter.
For further details see almost every other post above. =P
What’s worse is not that sometimes these show three times in the same half hour, but when they’ll show two or three times in a ROW. I’ve sat down to watch a show, and on the first commercial break, I got three copies of the same ad, then the show started again.
…applied directly to the forehead.
…applied directly to the forehead.
…applied directly to the forehead.
Vitameatavegamin – it ails what’s good for ya.
I think we’ve all seen these commercials, at least in the US.
You just can’t see him cause he is in mine!
Did you think Elvis could be in two refrigerators at the same time?
I DON’T THINK SO !!
Huh? The comment i answered vanished.
Nothing makes sense now.
I thought it made perfect sense.
SAY IT WITH ME!!!! ECW ECW ECW……
And people wonder why all medicine/treatment related advertisements are illegal where I live
whoa places like that exist?
Is… is Grape trying to yawn in a New England accent?
Buy 20 now!
And it’s so tasty too
you’ve got to say it like you mean it!
One disadvantage about USA, their advertisements, they just don’t know how to not be honest…
That’s just one of the many advantages of living in a country where everyone can sue anyone for anything.
The only ads that work are food ads. You see one and you get hungry….
HI! I’M BILLY MAYS AND I’M HERE TO TELL YOU ABOUT THIS AMAZING NEW MEDICINE! DO YOU BLEED PERFUSLY FROM EVERY ORAFICE IN YOU BODY?!?! DO YOU OFFEND EVERYONE IN A 10 MILE RADIUS WITH YOUR CIST THAT AUDIBLY POP WHEN YOU DO ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING!?!? WELL NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY OMGIDKWTFITIS!!!! ……sideeffectsincludediahreavomitinganalleakagepregnancyinmenfetalmutationsandspontaneouscombustion…BUT WAIT IF YOU CALL IN THE NEXT 5 MINUTES WE’LL DOUBLE IT FREE!!! ……justpayprocessandhandlingwhichisoutrageousandactuallyrippsyouoffandcoversthecostoftheproductsoactuallyit’snotfreeandonlylaterwhenyougetthebilldoyourealizeyouranidot…
You sir just won ten internets.
Yeah that spontanious combustion sucks…
Thats nothing compared to pregnancy in men… UGH NOT AGAIN!!!!!
pretty much sums it all up
See, my only quibble is that you didn’t give it a short, trademarkable name of meaningless but vaugely technical-sounding noises – Zydrex or Talcor or Opzac.
This. This is true.perhaps called it… PROTOCONE.
just call it “proctlo”
Stupidity. Apply directly to pharmaceutical companies…
Lol XD, this is great!
Yeah, those commercials (and companies and FDA) are just… bonkers. Ugh.
This is almost, though not quite, as amazing as the History Channel one.
I feel your pain Grape. Ever try and listen to something on the radio? Same effect.
I think everything that could have been said about this, has already been said, so I digress.
Why can’t white people take it?
The satirical medicine from the comic. The list of people who shouldn’t take it includes Caucasians.
Because the medicine’s main goal is to turn you white, and if white people took it, they would turn into sparkly vampires. How do you think the cullens got here.
XD so cute!
Haha, I hate those kinds of commercials! Like every time I see one, I’m thinking is there no other way for them to advertise medical prescriptions?
If you’re going to do something like this, you should at least try to exaggerate it a little bit XD
I did a research on the FDA, and bribes are rampant all through the FDA.
I was just talking about this with my bro! XD Those messages are all over the kiddy channels exactly as described…not that I watch the kiddy channels
I do, I can’t get through the day without my Spongebob.
As soon as I read this, I kept on thinking of “Mr. Diabeetus”
I’m surprised Grape’s getting through her nap during.
… wow, I’m hur durring at 2:50 AM
Oh boy if ALL the commercial would be like that. X)
BTW for some reason old Festus from New Vegas popped to mund while reading.
I felt the same way Grape did after 8 hours of video games at a friends house, nothing could possibly have bothered me at that point.
How to determine when someone is not breathing
Redness leading to a purple shade of color in the face.
I hope this has been useful to you.
Side Effects : Death
Handle with Care!
Cant forget all the medicines that after taking them for 5-10 years cause a more serious medical condition they just “Happen” to have come out with a drug for. At twice the price.
TOO MANY WORDS I DON’T UNDERSTAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
(Please no explanation please.)
“About a tenth of a percent of the population had the opposite reaction to the Pax. Their aggressor response increased beyond madness.”
This medicine definitely can cause huge amounts of embarrassing episodes. Thank you, random, uninformational commercials!
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