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Looking forward Scamper: It's interesting... I'm headed to college, hoping to be reunited with my family, and Ellie Sue's moving away from hers. / Scamper: This must be difficult for her. I wonder how she's taking it? / Ellie Sue: Boys boys boys boys...! / {{Strip# 0; Created: 11.05.07; Starring: Ellie Sue, Old Man Don, Scamper; Tagline: the first year}}
Goodbyes Scamper: Well, there's my ride. / Scamper: Carlotta, Missy, Wooter, Skip... I'm really gonna miss you guys. / Carlotta: Goodbye, Scamper. / Missy: Good luck. / Skip: I'll miss you. / Wooter: Y'all come back now, y'hear? / {{Strip# -1; Created: 12.08.07; Starring: Carlotta, Missy, Scamper, Skip, Wooter; Tagline: the first year}}
First day of school Scamper: Well, here I am at Luther College. / Scamper: I wonder if I'll be able to find any other squirrels here... / {{Strip# 1; Created: 08.24.01; Starring: Scamper; Tagline: the first year}}
A New Hope? J'lo: Greetings. This is J'Lo speaking. / J'lo: The following series of strips were written with no input from the actual author whatsoever. / J'lo: Be afraid. / {{Matt Nelson Guest Strip# mn001; Starring: J'lo; Tagline: the continuing adventures}}
Morning has broken [[Scamper sleeping]] / [[The sun rises]] / <<> / <> / {{Strip# mov01; Created: 10.18.07; Starring: Scamper; Tagline: the movie adaptation}}
Now make with the gifts! Rob: So how old are you now, Scamper? / Scamper: Oh, that's not important. / Trixie: That's right. What matters is that he found his way here to us. / Scamper: Yeah... / Scamper: So...presents? / Rob: What? / Scamper: You know, birthday presents? Didn't you bring any? / Trixie: I thought you said that wasn't important! / Scamper: I said my age wasn't important. Obviously, I couldn't have been talking about presents! / {{Strip# pp001; Created: 12.05.07; Starring: Rob, Scamper, Trixie; Tagline: the continuing adventures}}
Well, well, well Blob: Hey! This is my turf! Get lost or get hurt! / Stamper: Try anything, inky, and I'll stamp you into oblivion! / Rob: Whoa! Back off, big guy. Just welcoming you to the neighborhood... / {{Strip# sta01; Created: 03.19.08; Starring: Blob, Stamper; Tagline: a stamp pad's perspective}}
''A Softer World'' tribute Scamper: I could fly away. / Scamper: Leave this place, all of you, behind. / Scamper: But I don't know the way to the airport. / {{Strip# wc001; Created: 08.15.05; Starring, Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a tribute to webcomics}}
He can talk! Scamper: Well, I guess this is goodbye. So long, Tokrok. / Skip: Goodbye, Scamper. / Scamper: ! / / Skip: Tee-hee! / {{Strip# -2; Created: 11.05.07; Starring: Scamper, Skip, Tokrok; Tagline: the first year}}
Bird versus squirrel Rob: Hey! This is my turf! Get lost or get hurt! / Scamper: Try anything, red-breast, and I'll gnaw your little legs in half! / Rob: Whoa! Back off, nut-boy. Just welcoming you to the neighborhood... / {{Color Strip# 00002; Created 09.26.98; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
This doesn't seem so different... Scamper: Hey, Rob. What's new? / Rob: Not a great deal. You? / Scamper: I tried something other than a mocha today that the humans call 'white coffee'. It's speeding up my vital processes to a heretofore unimaginable rate. / Rob: And have we learned anything from this? / Scamper: For one thing, I can now say 'heretofore' with a straight face. / {{Matt Nelson Guest Strip# mn002; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: the continuing adventures}}
No need to be sarcastic [[Scamper falling]] / Rob: Hey, Scamper! What are you up to? / Scamper: Gee, I'm plummeting to my death. How about you, Rob? / Rob: Me? Oh, not much... / {{Strip# mov02; Created: 10.28.07; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: the movie adaptation}}
Date-of-origin anniversary greetings J'lo: Am I too late for the festivities? / Scamper: J'lo! / Scamper: You came all this way to wish me a happy birthday?! / J'lo: Indeed. / Scamper: You're kidding! / J'lo: I am not. In fact... / J'lo: I bear date-of-origin anniversary greetings from all of planet E'latin to its favored hero, Scamper. / Scamper: Wow. Really? / J'lo: No. / J'lo: That was kidding. / {{Strip# pp002; Created: 02.28.08; Starring: J'lo, Rob, Scamper, Trixie; Tagline: the continuing adventures}}
Would you look at the date? Blob: Look at the humans; just walking in and out of the same buildings all day long, day after day... / / Stamper: Man, I wish I had it that easy... / {{Strip# sta02; Created: 03.19.08; Starring: Blob, Stamper; Tagline: a stamp pad's perspective}}
''Alien Loves Predator'' tribute Rob: Scamper, the humans are holding a Frisbee game down by the library! Wanna go watch? / Scamper: Sure, okay. / Scamper: So, which team do you root for? / Rob: Oh, there are teams? I root for the Frisbee. One of these days he's going to get lucky and make his escape! / {{Color Strip# wc002; Created: 04.22.05; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a tribute to webcomics}}
Decision '98 Scamper: Guys, I...I've decided to leave. I'm going to try and find my family. / Scamper: I'm going to hitch a ride with Ellie Sue to Luther College. Supposedly, there's a lot of squirrels there. / Skip: Well...at least Henry will be happy... / {{Strip# -3; Created: 12.08.07; Starring: Carlotta, Missy, Scamper, Skip, Wooter; Tagline: the first year}}
Udder confusion Scamper: Missy? Hey, Missy, are you-- / Scamper: You're not Missy! / Cow: Er, no... / Cow: Well, hello there... / Missy: Hello yourself, handsome. / Missy: Wait--is that an udder? / {{Strip# -3.5; Created: 12.04.07; Starring: Cow, Missy, Scamper; Tagline: the first year}}
You have no idea how easy... Rob: Look at the humans; just walking in and out of the same buildings all day long, day after day... / / Scamper: Man, I wish I had it that easy... / {{Color Strip# 00003; Created: 09.25.98; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
It Came Out Of Nowhere! After having drunk the incredible 'white coffee', Scamper is granted speed greater than that of mortal squirrels! / And so, he speeds on his way, sure that somewhere, there are people in need! / Rob: So I'm thinking that this never happens to the Flash. / Scamper: Shut up! I never saw the stupid tree! / {{Matt Nelson Guest Strip# mn003; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: the continuing adventures}}
Timely aid Rob: Oh, say, do you need any help? / Scamper: Help? Well, gee, that'd be swell. / Rob: Okay, hold on just a sec-- / <> / {{Strip# mov03; Created: 08.13.08; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: the movie adaptation}}
It's April 1st Freshman: AIIEEE!!! / <> / / Blob: I warned you about sneaking up on freshmen like that. / Stamper: Shut up and snap my leg back into place. / {{Strip# sta03; Created: 03.19.08; Starring: Blob, Freshman, Stamper; Tagline: a stamp pad's perspective}}
''Dinosaur Comics'' tribute Scamper: Lately, I've been spending a lot of time thinking. / Scamper: No, it's true!! / Scamper: Every day is just a minor variation on the same theme. Nothing really ever changes. / Trixie: You sound like you just figured all this out. / Scamper: I did! / Scamper: There's got to be some way to break free of the tedium! / Rob: But how? / Rob: If your whole life is so scripted, how can you possibly change it? / Scamper: M-maybe if I was scripted to break free from the script? Would that work? Huh? / Rob: I think my head just imploded. / {{Color Strip# wc003; Created: 08.15.05; Starring: Rob, Scamper, Trixie; Tagline: a tribute to webcomics}}
Squirrels need squirrels Old Man Don: Are you getting excited for college, Ellie Sue? / Ellie Sue: I sure am, Grandpa! / Ellie Sue: I hear that on campus, there are squirrels everywhere! / Scamper: Squirrels. I miss squirrels. / {{Strip# -4; Created: 10.27.07; Starring: Ellie Sue, Old Man Don, Scamper; Tagline: the first year}}
Time to hit the weights Rob: Hey! Throw it over here! I'm open! I'm open! I'm o-- / [[Rob gets hit with Frisbee]] / Rob: SQUAAWK!! / Rob: Maybe I should learn the humans' language before trying Ultimate again... / Scamper: Maybe you should gain 150 pounds... / {{Color Strip# 00004; Created: 09.26.98; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Scamper: Hey, guys! Guess what! I got super speed from a human drink! So, got any wrongs need righting? / Scamper: Dastardly villains? Uhm.. Carrot blight? / Scamper: (sigh) / {{Matt Nelson Guest Strip# mn004; Starring: Ric, Scamper, Warren; Tagline: the continuing adventures}}
Assuming he can extricate himself Rob: Uh, Scamper...? / Rob: Are you okay? / Scamper: Oh, about ten times better than you're going to be in a minute. / {{Strip# mov04; Created: 10.20.08; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: the movie adaptation}}
You know what that means Stamper: Hey, Blob, what's up? / Blob: Man, this week's got me so stressed out! I've got so much stuff that needs to be done, it's not even funny! I just feel-- / Stamper: Whoa, whoa, whoa, hold on! Blob...you're an inkstain. / Blob: Thanks! Life makes so much more sense when you put it into perspective... / Stamper: Doesn't it, though? / {{Strip# sta04; Created: 03.19.08; Starring: Blob, Stamper; Tagline: a stamp pad's perspective}}
''Penny Arcade'' tribute Rob: I only said -- / Scamper: Listen, I'm right and you're wrong. That's the long and short of it. / Rob: But I -- / Scamper: If you've got a problem with that, you can just kiss THESE. / Rob: Your acorns? / Scamper: F### yeah. / {{Color Strip# wc004; Created: 08.17.05; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a tribute to webcomics}}
 
The big reveal Carlotta: Well, what do you think now? / Scamper: That should do the trick! / Wooter: Uh, folks...? / Wooter: That thing about the butcher's shop? I think I just dreamed it. / Scamper: WHAT?! / Wooter: Hey, lay off! I'm old and I get confused easily, you... ...whatever-your-name-is! / {{Strip# -5; Created: 11.25.07; Starring: Carlotta: Missy, Scamper, Skip, Wooter; Tagline: the first year}}
A warning unheeded Freshman: AIIEEE!!! / <> / / Rob: I warned you about sneaking up on freshmen like that. / Scamper: Shut up and snap my leg back into place. / {{Color Strip# 00005; Created: 09.25.98; Starring: Freshman, Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
The Worm Crawls In... Rob: Hey Scamper! I found a villain for you to fight! / Scamper: Really?? Where? / Rob: Follow me. / Rob: Ta-da! / Scamper: What?! This is just Wrigley! I can't fight him! I'm outta here! / Wrigley: What was that?! / <> / Wrigley: You are in deep kim chee, bird. / Rob: Ah heh heh heh... / {{Matt Nelson Guest Strip# mn005; Starring: Rob, Scamper, Wrigley; Tagline: the continuing adventures}}
Alternate-universe hijinks Blob: It's funny: the humans were eager to leave here in the spring, yet they seem even more excited now that they're back. / / Stamper: Do you think they missed us? / {{Striip# sta05; Created: 03.20.08; Starring: Blob, Stamper; Tagline: a stamp pad's perspective}}
''Spamusement'' tribute [[Scamper sees Trixie with a huge pile of acorns]] / Scamper: ! / {{Strip# wc005; Created: 04.20.06; Starring: Scamper, Trixie; Tagline: a tribute to webcomics}}
Problem-solving Henry: Ha! Stupid spider! Still trying to weave a message into your web? / Henry: Do you seriously think spinning webs will solve any of your problems? / Henry: I meant real problems! / {{Strip# -6; Created: 02.02.02; Starring: Carlotta, Henry; Tagline: the first year}}
I like to toy with their minds Scamper: Hey, Rob! You should've seen it: this morning, this girl tried to pet me. / Rob: What'd you do? / Scamper: I just sat there, cocked my cute little head, and looked up at her with my big black eyes as she crept closer and closer... / Scamper: Then, as she reached out her hand, I acted scared and ran away. / Rob: You're horrible. / Scamper: Yeah, I know. / {{Color Strip# 00006; Created: 09.26.98; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
One is plenty Trixie: Help help! / Scamper: That sounds like Trixie!! / Trixie: Scamper! Thank goodness-- / Scamper: JUMPIN' BAJEEMERS!!! / Trixie: HEY! / Walter: Wotta wimp. Oh well, I couldn't have eaten both of you. / {{Matt Nelson Guest Strip# mn006; Starring: Scamper, Trixie, Walter; Tagline: the continuing adventures}}
Starring your friends: [[Blob hanging around.]] / [[An apple falls on him.]] / <<*SPLAT!*>> / Stamper: congratulations, Newton! You've discovered gravity! / Blob: Just watch what you're doing, would you? / {{Strip# sta06; Created: 03.20.08; Starring: Blob, Stamper; Tagline: a stamp pad's perspective}}
''White Ninja Comics'' tribute Scamper: Rob, I command you to eat Wrigley! / Rob & Wrigley: WHAT? / Scamper: Birds eat worms. That's what birds do. / Scamper: And quite frankly, you've been doing a lousy job of being a bird. / Wrigley: And worms are supposed to be eaten by birds, is that it? / Scamper: Yes. And you've been a lousy worm. / {{Strip# wc006; Created: 08.16.05; Starring: Rob, Scamper, Wrigley; Tagline: a tribute to webcomics}}
''Bones!'' Carlotta: Well, I'm done! What do you think? / Skip: Does that say "Dont eet meet"? / Carlotta: Darnit, Skip, I'm a weaving spider, not a spelling bee! / {{Strip# -7; Created: 11.10.07; Starring: Carlotta, Missy, Scamper, Skip, Wooter; Tagline: the first year}}
An acquired taste Scamper: Man, I just can't see how you can eat those things. / <> / Scamper: That, um...didn't help any... / Rob: Sorry. / {{Color Strip# 00007; Created: 09.27.98; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
SQ: The Clip Show Rob: To celebrate the 9th anniversary of Scamper's Quest, we're taking a look back at some of our favorite comics. / Scamper: Yeah! / Scamper: My favorite strip is easily the one where Trixie kisses me. / Rob: I've always liked the ones where you're stuck in that tree! / Scamper: Hey! / Scamper: Well, I like the one where you get hit with the Frisbee! / Scamper: And hit on the head with an apple... / Scamper: And electrocuted! / {{Strip# bdy07 (Birthday 2007); Created: 07.08.07; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a squirrel's birthday}}
And A Sudden Wrap-Up... Scamper: Trixie! You're alive!! / Trixie: No thanks to you, you cretin. Ric and Warren had to save me. / Scamper: Really? / Trixie: Yeah. Well, some humans grabbed the snake. Said something about the science lab. / Walter: This plastic prison of theirs can't hold me forever, Scamper... Heh, heh, heh... / {{Matt Nelson Guest Strip# mn007; Starring: Scamper, Trixie, Walter; Tagline: the continuing adventures}}
Stamper and Blob [[Snowflake falling]] / [[Snowflake melting as it falls]] / Stamper: There goes the first snowflake of winter. / Blob: It was fun while it lasted... / {{Strip# sta07; Created: 03.20.08; Starring: Blob, Stamper; Tagline: a stamp pad's perspective}}
A plan is hatched Carlotta: I have an idea! Maybe if I write a message in my web, Old Man Don will think twice about taking Missy to the butcher! / Wooter: Wait...why does that sound so familiar? / Carlotta: Okay, so I had a distant aunt who did it first. It's still a good idea, right? / {{Strip# -8; Created: 10.27.07; Starring: Carlotta, Missy, Scamper, Skip, Wooter; Tagline: the first year}}
Squirrel playing possum Dan: Hey, Matt! That squirrel looks like it's dead! / Matt: Yeah, Dan! I wonder how long it's been lying there... / Dan: Ick! That bird's pecking at him! / Matt: Let's get out of here! / Scamper: Rob, you jerk! You never let me have any fun! / Rob: That wasn't fun? / {{Color Strip# 00008; Created: 09.28.98; Starring: Dan, Matt, Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
A New Hope! J'lo: We hope you have enjoyed the previous series of "Scamper's Quest" strips. / J'lo: Please be charitable. The guest author hasn't had an original thought in his pea brain since, quite possibly, 1976, the year of his birth. / J'lo: Thank you and good night. / {{Matt Nelson Guest Strip# mn008; Starring: J'lo; Tagline: the continuing adventures}}
Wow, talk about insensitive Carlotta: Wooter, is something wrong? You look upset! / Wooter: I just heard Old Man Don say he wuz gonna take Missy to th' butcher! / Carlotta: What?! / Missy: {gasp!} / Skip: Oh, no! / Scamper: Mmm...burgers! / Scamper: Oh, geez--! I'm so sorry! / {{Strip# -9; Created: 10.27.07; Starring: Carlotta, Missy, Scamper, Skip, Wooter; Tagline: the first year}}
Funny how the frame holds him in like that Rob: Scamper, I'd like you to meet my friend, Ric. / Scamper: What's the "Ric" short for? Richard? / / Scamper: Ah... "Ricochet." / {{Color Strip# 00009; Created: 09.29.98; Starring: Ric, Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
 
Dude. Harsh. Scamper: Hey, Wooter! What are you doing? / Wooter: Thinkin'. / Scamper: What'cha thinking about? / Wooter: I'm thinkin' how I can't get no thinkin' done with you standin' right there. / [[Scamper leaves]] / {{Strip# -10; Created: 01.15.07; Starring: Scamper, Wooter; Tagline: the first year}}
Bringing in the big guns Rob: That apple looks really good! Can I have a bite? / Scamper: No way, Rob! I'm not sharing this with anyone! / Rob: I've got two words that say you will. / Scamper: And those are...? / Trixie: Hi, Scamper! / Scamper: I hate you, Rob. / {{Color Strip# 00010; Created: 10.08.98; Starring: Rob, Scamper, Trixie; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
Sure, you say that NOW... Missy: So, now that Henry's out of your hair, have you learned anything from all of this? / Scamper: What, like bullies are just cowards at heart? / Scamper: Or, in order to beat a bully, you have to enlist the aid of a bigger bully? / Missy: Well... / Scamper: Mostly, I think I just learned that I could never be friends with a bird. / {{Strip# -11; Created: 01.22.07; Starring: Missy, Scamper; Tagline: the first year}}
Looks like someone needs a cold shower... Trixie: Hi, Scamper. My name's Trixie. / Scamper: So, my tree or your tree, baby? / <> / Scamper: I think I'm in love... / Rob: Actually, that's a mud puddle... / {{Color Strip# 00011; Created: 10.09.98; Starring: Rob, Scamper, Trixie; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
The big showdown The following noon... / Henry: Where is that squirrel? He should be here by now. / Henry: And why would he choose to meet behind the barn, anyway? Doesn't he know that's where that...cat...lives... / Henry: Uh, oh... / {{Strip# -12; Created: 10.07.07; Starring: Henry, Scamper, Toaster; Tagline: the first year}}
(Uncomfortable pause) Trixie: Hi, my name's Trixie! And you are...? / / Trixie: Oh, wait, let me guess... you're the new poster child for intelligent conversation, right? / {{Color Strip# 00012; Created: 10.09.98; Starring: Ric, Trixie; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
At least he can admit it Scamper: Listen up, Henry. We're going to settle this. Noon tomorrow, behind the barn. Unless you're chicken. / Henry: Oh, I am. / Scamper: Uh... / Henry: I'm the baddest, meanest chicken you'll ever meet. And I'll be seeing you tomorrow. / Henry: Unless you're chicken. / Scamper: I...I think I just might be. / {{Strip# -13; Created: 09.30.07; Starring: Henry, Scamper; Tagline: the first year}}
You came to the wrong person Trixie: Hi, Scamper. How are you? / Scamper: Awful. I stayed up all night playing in the cold with Rob, and now I feel sick... / Trixie: Well, go home and get some rest...and next time, be more sensible! / Scamper: I was kinda going for some sympathy, but, hey, whatever works... / {{Color Strip# 00013; Created: 10.19.98; Starring: Scamper, Trixie; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
Like we done back in the war Wooter: The key to winnin' any battle is to the fight to the enemy. / Wooter: Take aggressive action, make the first move. Keep yer foe off balance by goin' on th'offensive. / Scamper: Okay... / Scamper: So, you wanna fight me, you old codger? / Wooter: What? You? Pickin' a fight? Ah, ha ha! / {{Strip# -14; Created: 01.23.07; Starring: Scamper, Wooter; Tagline: the first year}}
Dumb and just-as-dumb Rob: Scamper, meet Ric's twin brother, Warren. / Scamper: They don't talk much. What, are they stupid? / Rob: Well, what they lack in conversation skills, they make up for in -- / <> / Rob: They're not the sharpest couple of knives in the drawer, no... / {{Color Strip# 00014; Created: 10.20.98; Starring: Ric, Rob, Scamper, Warren; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
 
Rather an argumentative fellow Henry: So, squirrel, you think you're in charge around here? / Scamper: No. / Henry: You think you're all that, do you? / Scamper: No. / Henry: Think you're so great? / Scamper: No! / Henry: Well, I'm telling you you're not. / Scamper: Fine. / Henry: How is that not clear?! / {{Strip# -15; Created: 01.22.07; Starring: Henry, Scamper; Tagline: the first year}}
But at least he's playing Trixie: Is Rob trying to play Ultimate again? / Scamper: Yeah. More than anything, he wants the humans to play with him. / <> / Yeah! I hit the bird! / 5 points! / Trixie: Oh, they're playing with him, all right. / <> / I got him again! / {{Color Strip# 00015; Created: 10.23.98; Starring: Scamper, Trixie; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
He's just a little frog! Scamper: Oh, boy. Here comes Henry. / Scamper: Okay, don't panic. Stand firm. He's just a big bully; you can face him. / Scamper: Skip! You've got to hide me!! / Skip: What? Where? How? / {{Strip# -16; Created: 01.22.07; Starring: Scamper, Skip; Tagline: the first year}}
Fall-out Trixie: I just think autumn is so beautiful; how the leaves change color, and fall to the ground in a cascade of reds, yellows and browns. It makes me feel so happy and content... / Scamper: Then you think about how it's all because everything's dying, and then it's just depressing. / Rob: You just don't know when to keep your big mouth shut, do you? / Scamper: Neither do you, apparently... / {{Color Strip# 00016; Created: 11.05.98; Starring: Rob, Scamper, Trixie; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
Today's science fact: rooster = chickens Scamper: Missy, should I be afraid of Henry? It's not that I am, it's just that he likes to harrass me so much, sometimes I think I should be. / Missy: Oh, Scamper, don't you worry about Henry; he's harmless. Just remember that underneath all that brag and bluster... / Missy: ...he's just a big chicken. / {{Strip# -17; Created: 04.22.06; Starring: Missy, Scamper; Tagline: the first year}}
One flake at a time [[A single snowflake falling]] / [[A blizzard!]] / Scamper: Ah, the first snowflake of winter... / Rob: ...and friends. / {{Color Strip# 00017; Created: 11.16.98; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
Suddenly, and without warning--! Henry: Ha! Stupid squirrel, eating dumb acorns! Don't you know that seeds are where it's at? / Scamper: What do you think acorns are, you big dumb dodo? / [[Scamper throws his acorn at Henry and runs away]] / {{Strip# -18; Created: 04.22.06; Starring: Henry, Scamper; Tagline: the first year}}
Blame the weatherman Scamper: What's up the weather here? Yesterday there's snow all over the place; today it's all gone! / Rob: Suffice it to say the weather here is pretty unpredict-- / [[A sudden blizzard!]] / Scamper: Did you say something? / Rob: Never mind... / {{Color Strip# 00018; Created: 11.16.98; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
I Googled ''lobster larva'' Scampi: Hi! What are you? / Lob: I'm a lobster! ...I think. / Scampi: Me too...probably. / Lob: It is kind of hard to tell at this stage. / {{Strip# -19; Created: 06.23.07; Starring: Lob, Scampi; Tagline: the first stage}}
Perspective is everything Scamper: Hey, Rob, what's up? / Rob: Man, this week's got me so stressed out! I've got so much stuff that needs to be done, it's not even funny! I just feel -- / Scamper: Whoa, whoa, whoa, hold on! Rob...you're a bird. / Rob: Thanks! Life makes so much more sense once you put it into perspective... / Scamper: Doesn't it, though? / {{Color Strip# 00019; Created: 03.15.99; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
 
Coming out Lob: Hi! Can you come out and play? / / <> / Scampi: I think I can! / {{Strip# -20; Created: 06.26.07; Starring: Lob, Scampi; Tagline: the first stage}}
Acorns versus worms Scamper: Okay, this whole "eating worms" thing is still beyond me. / Scamper: Take my acorns, for example: they're nutritious, filling, and unbelievably easy to procure. / Rob: Ah, rats! He escaped! / Scamper ...and if an acorn actually ran away from me, I'd be very worried... / {{Strip# 00020; Created: 03.15.99; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
History repeats itself Scampi: So long, suckers! / Scampi: "Stay close to the egg cluster," she says. Whatever. / / Scampi: Whoa, deja vu. / {{Strip# -21; Created: 06.20.07; Starring: Scampi; Tagline: the first stage}}
What an amazing accomplishment Scamper: There's nothing like looking at your life from a new perspective. / Scamper: You can look back and see what you've really accomplished. / Scamper: Like being the first squirrel to get his paw caught on a branch and dangle upside-down from a tree... / {{Color Strip# 00021; Created: 03.20.99; Starring: Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
Yep, still lazy Scamper: You should let me go. / Toaster: What? / Scamper: We'll have a chase. Food always tastes better when you're worked for it! / Toaster: Well, I could use the exercise. Tell you what: I'll give you a 5-second head start. GO!! / Toaster: 5...4...3... / Toaster: Zzzzzz... / {{Strip# -22; Created: 07.15.07; Starring: Scamper, Toaster; Tagline: the first year}}
Self-sufficiency Scamper: It's nice to know I can always count on my resourcefulness and quick-thinking to get out of tricky situations like these... / / Scamper: Help... / {{Color Strip# 00022; Created: 03.21.99; Starring: Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
Regarding Henry Toaster: You've met Henry, the rooster? Yeah, he's terrified of me. / Scamper: Really? / Toaster: I caught him a few years ago. Would've eaten like a king if it hadn't been for the Old Man. / Scamper: So, uh...you prefer legs or breasts? / Toaster: Actually, I'm more of a wing man. You? / Scamper: Oh, I think it's all gross. / {{Strip# -23; Created: 07.15.07; Starring: Scamper, Toaster; Tagline: the first year}}
A poor way to enlist help Scamper: Okay, so I'm stuck up here, and nobody's responding to my calls for help... / Scamper: Next time someone walks by, I'll just calmly and politely ask for their assistance. / Rob: Scamper! What the heck are you doing up there? / Scamper: Baking a cake, genius! What's it look like?! / {{Color Strip# 00023; Created: 03.21.99; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
How to serve squirrels Toaster: Who are you? What are you doing? Why are you here? / Scamper: Hey, what's with all the questions? / Toaster: I may eat my food raw... / Toaster: But I do enjoy grilling it first. / Scamper: Th-that's not funny. / {{Strip# -24; Created: 07.06.07; Starring: Scamper, Toaster; Tagline: the first year}}
Making light Rob: Trixie! Did you hear what happened to Scamper? / Trixie: No, what? / Rob: He caught his foot and got stuck in a tree! / Trixie: Oh, no! That's horrible! What's going to happen to him? / Scamper: Har, har! You guys are hilarious! Now get me down!! / {{Color Strip# 00024; Created: 03.24.99; Starring: Rob, Scamper, Trixie; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
 
Never bet against the housecat Scamper: Dumb cat. Even if you woke up, you're still too old and lazy-- / Scamper: --to even catch me! / Scamper: Erp! / Toaster: Wanna bet? / {{Strip# -25; Createad: 06.26.07; Starring: Scamper, Toaster; Tagline: the first year}}
'Empire Records' in-joke Trixie: It's Warren! Maybe he can help get Scamper down! / Rob: His name's not Warren. / Trixie: What? / Rob: This is Ric. / Trixie: I thought his name was Warren! / Scamper: Who cares?! / Trixie: I thought his name was Warren... / {{Color Strip# 00025; Created: 04.21.99; Starring: Ric, Rob, Scamper, Trixie; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
Scamper shows off Skip: Come on, Scamper, we don't want to be around when he wakes up. / [[Skip leaves.]] / [[Scamper considers.]] / Skip: SCAMPER!! / {{Strip# -26; Created: 05.22.07; Starring: Scamper, Skip, Toaster; Tagline: the first year}}
You did that on purpose and you know it Scamper: Rob, I'm getting kinda hungry. / Rob: Here, I'll toss you an acorn. / / Scamper: Rob, I hate you more than ever... / Rob: Um...whoops? / {{Color Strip# 00026; Created: 08.11.99; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
Plug it in, plug it in! Skip: This is Old Man Don's old cat, Toaster. / Skip: He earned that name because if you ever get too close to him, you're toast. / Skip: That's what they told me, anyway. / {{Strip# -27; Created: 05.19.07; Starring: Scamper, Skip, Toaster; Tagline: the first year}}
To do list: 1) Smolder. 2) Kill Rob. Scamper: Rob, the first thing I'm going to do when I get down is kill you! / Rob: Just because I've been teasing you? / Scamper: My God strike me down if I'm lying! / <> / Rob: Apparently, the first thing you're going to do is smolder... / {{Strip# 00027; Created: 08.11.99; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
They're cute when they sleep Scamper: You've never shown me what's behind the barn before, Skip... / Skip: I didn't think you'd want to-- / Scamper: Gah! You've got cats!! / Skip: You say that like it's a disease. / Scamper: More like an infestation. / {{Strip# -28; Created: 05.17.07; Starring: Scamper, Skip, Toaster; Tagline: the first year}}
Opposable issues Scamper: So, you want to explain to me how this Ultimate Frisbee game works? / Rob: Sure, it's easy. First, you pick up the frisbee and throw it... / Rob: ...ngh... / Scamper: First, you pick up the frisbee... / Rob: Maybe I'm missing something... / Scamper: Thumbs, perhaps? / {{Strip# 00028; Created: 08.20.99; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
Haven't you learned your lesson? Scamper: Hey, Skip! Wanna go exploring? / Skip: Scamper, don't you remember what happened the last time you wandered away from home? / Scamper: Yeah -- I made a bunch of new friends! You coming or not? / {{Strip# -29; Created: 09.05.05; Starring: Scamper, Skip; Tagline: the first year}}
Not likely Rob: It's funny: the humans were eager to leave here in the spring, yet they seem even more excited now that they're back. / / Scamper: Do you think they missed us? / {{Color Strip# 00029; Created: 08.20.99; Starring: Rob, Scamper; Tagline: a Luther squirrel's perspective}}
 

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