717: Furtive

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...go go gadget video camera. Go go gadget cup.
Title text: ...go go gadget video camera. Go go gadget cup.


The person in the comic is Inspector Gadget from the animated series of the same name. Gadget was a cyborg detective that had access to a wide variety of gadgets which he would activate with the words "Go go gadget [insert item here]." The gadgets would usually spawn from his hat, such as his trademark personal helicopter ("go go gadget copter!"). One of the running gags of the series was that Gadget was completely clueless during his missions, and unbeknownst to him, relied heavily on the assistance of his niece Penny, her computer book, and her dog, Brain.

In this strip, Inspector Gadget (wearing his trademark hat and trench coat) looks around furtively and apparently moves away from the listener (or the camera pans out to reveal the empty environment) before saying the words "Go go gadget two lesbians doing it." The fantasy of lesbians having sex is a common turn-on for straight men. The command, given in the last panel of the comic, also serves to identify the person speaking. Identification along with the punchline is a common comedy trope.

In the title text, Gadget requests further gadgets: A video camera, to record the action, and a cup. The cup is probably a reference to the well-known, scatological pornographic video 2 Girls, 1 Cup, which was prominent at the time the comic was created.


[Inspector Gadget in a trench coat and hat stands mid-frame.]
[Gadget turns his head, looking to his right.]
[Gadget stands alone in a wide expanse.]
[Gadget finally speaks.]
Gadget: Go go gadget two lesbians doing it.

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Well, no, there is no mention of other stuff in the title, which is "Furtive". So, OK, thanks for helping out with the cultural refs but why this cartoon? Explain! [pretty please] (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I believe it is referring to how Gadget looks around for three frames. Definition #2 of Furtive from Wiktionary is "Exhibiting guilty or evasive secrecy". Tryc (talk) 17:58, 5 July 2013 (UTC)

"or else something to ejaculate into." no no no. It is 100% about 2 girls 1 cup. lol. It was prominent at the time the comic was created and has been referenced in other comics. 467: X Girls_Y_Cups (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Go go gadget cup. Davidy22[talk] 13:29, 18 February 2013 (UTC)

I may be naive, but I always thought the cup was protection from the girls when he brought out the camera. Anonymous 21:47, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

I don't know whether this is true of other countries, but in the UK trench coats of the type worn by Inspector Gadget are commonly linked to flashers and 'pervy old men'. That would certainly ring true with the rest of the comic. --Pudder (talk) 12:15, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

This detective also looks like the Google Incognito Tab. --ShortAccount (talk) 18:16, 28 June 2015 (UTC)