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Jurassic World
Hey guys! What's eating you? Ha ha ha it's me! Oh, what fun we have.
Title text: Hey guys! What's eating you? Ha ha ha it's me! Oh, what fun we have.

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This strip refers to Jurassic World, the new Jurassic Park movie. Megan doesn't feel that the T-Rex from the original movie can be improved upon, while White Hat insists they've created an even more terrifying, smarter T-Rex for this new movie. At one point White Hat says that for something "two decades old", art designers and modern computer graphics should be able to create something more convincing; Megan is about to object to the notion that T-Rex's are only 20 years old, setting up part of the punchline. In the final panel, White Hat introduces the new T-Rex, who is immediately recognizable as the T-Rex from Ryan North's Dinosaur Comics. The joke is that Dinosaur Comics's T-Rex is about as far from smart and scary as it is possible for a T-Rex to be (as suggested by the alt text).

Characters from Dinosaur Comics also appeared in strip #145.

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