121: Balloon

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Balloon
So I'm a bad person.
Title text: So I'm a bad person.

[edit] Explanation

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.

[edit] Transcript

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.]
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Discussion

From the wording of the comic, I think this is a reference to a film or a TV show. 120.148.234.14 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

72.193.171.120 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.72.193.171.120 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. --160.5.148.8 07:25, 24 October 2013 (UTC)

The balloon never goes inside in the movie The Red Balloon.-adamaustin (talk) 16:39, 13 November 2013 (UTC)
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