Explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
An unidentified narrator (Randall possibly) explains how he hoped a kid with a balloon in a restaurant would get caught in a ceiling fan and fly up towards it. This looks like it could cause serious injury to the child, hence the title text of how you're a bad person if this is what you sit in restaurants and imagine.
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- I watched the scene in the restaurant for a full fifteen minutes hoping this would happen:
- [A kid is holding balloon; Balloon gets caught in ceiling fan; Kid holds on and is pulled up.]
From the wording of the comic, I think this is a reference to a film or a TV show. 22.214.171.124 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)
126.96.36.199 00:40, 23 September 2013 (UTC) I thought it was a reference to a scene from the French Film, The Red Balloon, but I couldn't find a full movie where I could watch it for free without signing up for something. If there's a restaurant scene in that movie, that might be my guess.188.8.131.52 00:40, 23 September 2013 (UTC)
The title text could be a reference to the pilot episode of Firefly where Mal says, "I am a bad man" after tormented Simon for fun. --184.108.40.206 07:25, 24 October 2013 (UTC)
The balloon never goes inside in the movie The Red Balloon
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