July 28, 2014
#1400: D.B. Cooper
[[A stick person stands in front of a board with a bulleted list, using a pointer to indicate. The board reads:]]
Hijacked a plane in the 1970s. On landing, demanded money and parachutes. Jumped from plane mid-flight and was never found.
-Vanished mysteriously with large amount of money
-Ambiguous, possibly affected speaking style (“negotiable American currency”)
[[Again the stick person gestures towards a board behind him which reads:]
Wrote, directed, and starred in
, a film widely hailed as “The
of bad movies”.
-Appeared mysteriously with large amount of money
-Colleague says he’s much older than he claims.
-Ambiguous, possibly affected speaking style (“You are tearing me apart, Lisa!”)
[[An FBI sketch of Cooper appears side-by-side with a flickr photo by Al Pavangkana of Wiseau. The person is standing at the board, responding to someone in the audience, who is out of panel.]]
Audience member: This is the dumbest theory I’ve ever heard.
Stick figure: But it explains