321: Thighs

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Thighs
My thighs have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord?
Title text: My thighs have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord?

[edit] Explanation

In each panel Cueball sings a verse from a different song where he replaces the word "eye" with the word "thigh". First it is Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger", then Dean Martin's "That's Amore" and finally Van Morrison's "Brown Eyed Girl."

The comic shows how vastly different each song's meaning becomes when "eye" is replaced with "thigh." In the last panel Cueballs version makes Megan go "eww" and she asks him if he don't have a job he should be doing instead. The eww refers to the fact that the brown eyed girl turns into a brown thighed girl, and such colored thighs could be eminently possible via an act of poor defecation on oneself, hence the disgust reaction from Megan.

In the title it seems that Cueball continues with a reference to the first line of The Battle Hymn of the Republic, adding to the humorous effect, since typically thighs cannot see. But mainly it is a sexual joke playing on the double meaning of "coming".

In 1814: Color Pattern Randall makes his own version of "That's Amore", this time letting Megan sing it to Cueball.

[edit] Transcript

[Cueball is singing into a microphone he is holding while Megan sit in her office chair typing on her computer. Musical notes fly around Cueball.]
Cueball: It's the thigh of the tiger
[Cueball continues to singing titling his head upwards.]
Cueball: When the moon hits your thigh like a big pizza pie, that's amore.
[Cueball sings on now holding the microphone in both hands.]
Cueball: She's my brown-thighed girl.
Megan: Don't you have a job or something?
Megan: Also, Eww.


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Discussion

"Also, eww" implies that Megan has taken a scatological interpretation of "brown-thighed girl". JET73L (talk) 12:22, 19 January 2013 (UTC)

The song was originally "Brown-Skinned Girl", so the last panel is even funnier (albeit unintentionally). 108.162.219.187 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

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