Darby Conley

American cartoonist

Darby Conley (born June 15, 1970) is an American cartoonist and author of the comic-strip Get Fuzzy.


  • There are two kinds of cartoonists in the world today-those who started out by ripping off The Far Side, and those who won't admit that they've ever ripped off The Far Side, probably because they're still doing it.
    • page V (preface), groovitude

Bucky KattEdit

  • Ethics are so annoying. I avoid them on principle.
    • strip from 15 Aug 2007
  • ahhhh... satchel, my boy, there's nothin' like a tuna smoothie on a hot summer day...
    • groovitude, page 163
  • A bad writer is just a good writer with writer's block.
    • Strip from November 18, 2006
  • Rob, you are so wrong, philosophers weep at the sound of your voice.
    • Sunday Strip circa 2003
  • thank you, o can opener, for this can which you are about to open. you are truly a beautiful can opener, and though I am not worthy of you, I love you.
    • groovitude, page 217
  • Is that drooling problem you have due to genetic inbreeding, or are you just really attracted to me?
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 96
  • You may think you're not pretty enough for me, but I bet I'm pretty enough for the both of us.
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 97
  • it is true that you may fool all the people some of the time, you can fool some of the people all the time, but you can not fool all of the people all the time... dogs, on the other hand, with them all you need to do is flick your wrist and they run off looking for some stupid tennis ball. (famous cat quotes)
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 114
  • friends... romans... countrymen... leave me alone. (famous cat quotes)
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 114
  • Two slugs slithered on a yellow wood, and sorry that i could not trample both, being one trampler. long i stood and looked them down as feirce as I could to where they sat in the undergrowth...

I will be telling this with a sigh somewhere sitting upon a fence: two slugs slithered on a yellow wood and I-- I ate the slug less trampled by, and that has made all the difference. (famous cat quotes)

    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 114
  • I regret that you have one pie to give for my tummy. (famous cat quotes)
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 115
  • Do not go gentle into that cold bath! (famous cat quotes)
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 130
  • Robert, after spending 48 hours with this fish, we have transcended the conventional "food to consumer" relationship. this fish is now my friend.
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 129
  • Ooh, get 'im off me, Satchel!
    • Looserpalooza, page one
  • You can wordify anything, if you just verb it.
    • LoserPalooza
  • You got anything to say to your filthy monkey gods before I food you?
    • LoserPalooza
  • I call this one "Ode to a Pigeon", Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, You Lookin' at me? YOU LOOKIN' AT ME?!
    • LozerPalooza

Satchel PoochEdit

  • This IS the line for the hydrant, right?
    • groovitude, page 235
  • Holy cow! You were totally right-- whipped cream ROCKS!
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 61
  • Oh-ho-ho-man. I could sit here and smell this pole all day, I kid you not.
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 124
  • Ohhh, your real name is 'Brad'?1 I only knew you by what Rob calls you around the house: 'big dumb #%$'.
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 124
  • Do I live here? and if not, will you still feed me?
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 125
  • Is that food? ..that looks like food... I think I'll taste it.
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 125
  • He's an FBI Bomb Dog!!! Do you know how cool that is?! That's the people equivalent of like if Paul Newman was a fire fighting, baby kissing rock square!
    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of fun, page 147
  • Now you listen to me, you little party-favor, I'm sick of your rotten little attitude! I let YOU beat me up and call me names because I consider you a friend, but I'm sure that if I wanted to, I could throw you around like a chew toy!
  • LoserPalooza, page 2

Rob WilcoEdit

  • oh bucky, you're so tiny, yet you're such a massive nutjob.
    • groovitude, page 196


Joe Doman: I mean, without that fang, he's like an upside down wedge-bot on battlebots. he's got nothin'...

Joe Doman: I tell ya, man, your cat is officially out of control. he really gives new meaning to the term "tempest in a teapot".


  • Bucky: "The last time I cooked you complained"

Rob: "Setting a bologna sandwitch on fire is not 'cooking' "

    • Groovitude, page 166
  • Bucky: "Hello, Caller, Do you have an interior decorating problem I can help you with?"

Caller: "uh... yeah, I have a spare cabinet door that I can't use, but I don't want to throw it away..." Bucky: "mm-hm, mm-hm. i would paint it gold, hammer some legs on it, and call it a coffee table." Caller: "I guess I could do that... it's got a busted hinge on it, though..." Bucky:"oh, broken hinges are VERY 'collectible' right now. paint it gold, hang it on the wall, and tell people how great it is before they can form their own opinion on it."

    • Groovitude, page 172
  • Rob: "Bucky Katt! you just broke every [[w:light bulb|light bulb] in the house! What are you going to do now?"

Bucky: "I'm going to Disney World!"

    • Groovitude, page 190
  • Rob: "So you're saying you're not gonna let a dead fish outsmart you."

Bucky: "Not if I can help it."

    • Groovitude, page 218
  • Rob: "I got 20 bucks that say you can't finish that."

Bucky: "Listen, I'm not intimidated by you OR your freakish talking money."

    • Bucky Katt's Big Book of Fun, page 15
  • Bucky: "So I was watching TV today, and there was the most stupidest show on."
    Rob: "You don't say. Offended you, did it?"
    Bucky: "Yes...Yes. 'Offended.' That's exactly what it did. It said we evolved from monkeys! Well, lemme tell ya something, Bucky Katt don't come from no monkey!"
    Rob: "No. No you don't. Cats actually come from a tiny, less developed, rat-like creature."
    Bucky: "Wha... Hu... Fe... Shu..."
    Satchel: "Ohhhh-ho-ho! Burn! Look out! Cat on fire! Uncle monkey's lookin' pretty good now, eh, Ratboy? Ha Ha Ha!"
    • Strip October 13, 2004

Satchel (licking himself)(paraphrased): Mmm, that tastes like gravy from breakfast. And that's from the trash bin yesterday.

Bucky: Ever get tired of being a dog?

    • Daily strip circa 2000

Joe Doman: I mean, without that fang, he's like an upside down wedge-bot on battlebots. He's got nothin' Rob Wilco: Good analogy dude!

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