This Week in Milford

January 14, 2016

Do the 45

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Cherry Creek’s chippy play continues unabated (at least for now) and exposes the woodenness of the Lady Mudlarks’ power forward. It’s only a matter of moments before Mimi releases the Kenzie. Will young Tricky Dick the zebra (and he’s more Tricky Dick than Alan Mayne ever was) let her play too?

Sparse crowd for the Milford girls’ home opener. Where’s Ken Brown & co.? Cameo today by Sign Man Person who expresses his appreciation for motor racing legend Vic Elford.

Musical inspiration for today’s post title:

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11 Comments »

  1. Or the sign could be for former Michigan forward Rich Relford. He looked like Ned the wino in the Black Jesus episode of “Good Times”.

    Comment by Jive Turkey — January 14, 2016 @ 7:30 am

  2. JT, given the Michigan-centric aspects of this strip, I’ll give you that one.

    Comment by teenchy — January 14, 2016 @ 7:55 am

  3. What sort of appendage has Mimi sprouted in panel 3?

    Comment by Dood — January 14, 2016 @ 8:24 am

  4. Today we learn that a thrown elbow, perfectly placed just below the sternum, can explode an eye.

    Also, I only come here for the Ned the wino references, and I knew that some day my patience would be rewarded.

    Comment by billytheskink — January 14, 2016 @ 8:45 am

  5. I’ll be happy if we get about four weeks of hard fouls by Cherry Creek followed by Kenzie cleaning house, leaving a trail of bodies in her wake. Curtain! Time for baseball season!

    Comment by John S. Walters — January 14, 2016 @ 10:48 am

  6. The sound WUD! is especially promising, as it’s the same one that appeared when Herk the Mauler took out the punk in the sub shop with an elbow to the head.

    Comment by vaganova — January 14, 2016 @ 10:53 am

  7. Yep, Ned the wino, SCTV and Bobby Bittman, they’re all here. I’m still waiting for Chongo references from the “Treasure Island” series . “Uh oh! CHONGO!!”

    Comment by Jive Turkey — January 14, 2016 @ 11:14 am

  8. Oops, I mean “Danger Island”.

    Comment by Jive Turkey — January 14, 2016 @ 11:23 am

  9. … the xiphisternum bone connects to the… eye bone. Who knew?

    and in P3:
    Milford Rules? Milford Cares? Milford Ogres?
    No, it’s: Milford Babes!

    Comment by g2design — January 14, 2016 @ 11:41 am

  10. metacomment for TWIM editorial staff: I will be unavailable to post this coming Monday. Hopefully, one o’ y’all can sub in and deal out some WUD-snark!

    Seems like I should be up on Ned the Wino, but I have no recollection of him, despite my years as a devoted viewer of Good Times. Maybe that episode advised “parental discretion” and my parents exercised it.

    Comment by nedryerson — January 15, 2016 @ 12:13 pm

  11. […] P2? Score’s not gonna matter for much longer once the elbows start flying. Thursday’s observation by billytheskink is spot on, as an elbow to the midsection causes Exploding Eye Syndrome. What kind […]

    Pingback by Kenzie Lays the Smack! Down | This Week in Milford — January 16, 2016 @ 10:42 am


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