Drawn by artist Dan Piraro, Bizarro is a single-panel cartoon strip that has been going since 1985 and has been published in over 360 newspapers and magazines.

One of the old-school cartoonists, Piraro has made the transition into web-based comics, a completely different ballgame where the competition is fierce and most artists struggle to make even a basic living from their craft.

Piraro is a prolific artist who aims to make a new comic every day, 365 days a year. Residing somewhere in Mexico with his beloved wife (who he refers to as his ‘Olive Oyl’), his takes on the absurdity and mindlessness of modern life are designed to make you think, as well as laugh.

According to his bio, his single panel gems are a “unique concoction of surrealistic imagery, social commentary, and witty plays on words. Indeed, if Salvador Dali, Garry Trudeau and Oscar Wilde had an illegitimate child, that child would be Dan Piraro.”

While he has produced thousands of comics with a variety of topics and themes, this list deals exclusively with therapy. Piraro often includes his ‘secret symbols’ in his comics too, the number he has included is indicated right above his signature. Look out for an eyeball (the Eyeball of Observation), a piece of pie (the Pie of Opportunity), a rabbit (the Bunny of Exuberance), an alien in a spaceship (the Flying Saucer of Possibility), the abbreviation "K2" (referring to his children Krelspeth and Krapuzar),  a crown (the Crown of Power), a stick of dynamite (the Dynamite of Unintended Consequences), a shoe (the Lost Loafer), an arrow (The Arrow of Vulnerability), a fish tail (The Fish of Humility) and an upside down bird (the Inverted Bird).

Can you find them all? Lay down on the couch, relax and scroll down below to check out some of Piraro’s classic comics, and don’t forget to upvote your favorites!

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Virgil Blue
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2 years ago

I suddenly laughed out loud. People were staring. Worth it.

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Ethan Hunter
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2 years ago

IT'S BRUCE!

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

Uh oh. Shrink is about to get shrunk.

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Ethan Hunter
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2 years ago

There's no elephant in this room...

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Ethan Hunter
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2 years ago

"And they keep saying, I FOUND HIM! whenever they see me."

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Pi...
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2 years ago

Yes! This NEEDS to be upvoted! Part of the reason why I couldn't go through my anxiety therapy was because the amount I was being charged caused me more anxiety.

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Pamela
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2 years ago

Reminds me of the family guy that was just on this Sunday

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

True shit.

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

He's very hurt because of that bitch.

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Jenger Spice
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2 years ago

There's a pie on the table just sittin there

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Virgil Blue
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2 years ago

Transspecies self identifying sheep needs society to just accept him as he is...

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Jordy Star
Community Member
2 years ago

they still arent

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Erin Mc Neese
Community Member
2 years ago

on second thought, i feel much better. okay thanks, byeeeeeeeeee(slowly fades away as he runs out)!

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stellermatt
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2 years ago

watch responsibly

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Yezid Puerto
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2 years ago

jajajajaja pretty accurate

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
2 years ago

So a ghost who is not ghosting you. Nice.

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JayMike
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2 years ago

Why is there always a cake or other weird prop on the scene?

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Eric Trahan
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2 years ago

ouch

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Pi...
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2 years ago

Demand royalties!

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Sonali Dahiwile
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2 years ago

Accurate

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

hahahaha.. good one

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stellermatt
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2 years ago

but my handwriting has got much, much worse

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Skure
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2 years ago

I would like that too

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Hans
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2 years ago

Braiiiiiiiinz!

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C.Marrero
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2 years ago

Tradition?

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Hans
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2 years ago

Not with shoes on the couch! Oh no!

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Valeria Ismerai Garcia
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2 years ago

me

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

"You'll understand once you've your own kids, Birdie"

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earringnut
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2 years ago

"vampire being eaten by a radioactive sheep"

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

At first I thought that's a photo

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C.Marrero
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2 years ago

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That's boring

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Pi...
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2 years ago

Took me a while to realise he was levitating. Some animation lines would've helped!

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Eric Trahan
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2 years ago

Dy-NO-Mite

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Dinetk
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2 years ago

I'm a therapist: I will use this to announce holidays 😃

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DE Ray
Community Member
2 years ago

Having been a mechanic for a while, I must say - several of the people who brought their car in would have benefited more from a session with a psychologist. Or as my then boss said, 'the only problem with that car is the loose nut behind the wheel'.

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Virgil Blue
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2 years ago

Nightmares of being planted? I think he's just nuts.

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BusLady
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2 years ago

Maybe Doc is Dad, like in the other comic.

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David White
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2 years ago

Awwwww

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alwright
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2 years ago

Since I stopped in mid air after running off that cliff...

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

ohhhh *shivers*

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

Hey Dogtor!

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Pi...
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2 years ago

Toast!

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MJ
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2 years ago

Personality #1 stealing the identity of personality #4 didn't make it any easier...

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BusLady
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2 years ago

Took me a moment

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alwright
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2 years ago

BWAHAHA XD I'm dead

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Pi...
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2 years ago

The wrong person is being analysed.

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Pi...
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2 years ago

Type cast.... ALWAYS type cast!

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Pi...
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2 years ago

Aw. Give him his guitar!

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alwright
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2 years ago

Don't think the lit stick of dynamite under the sofa is gonna help XD

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MJ
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2 years ago

Looks ugly on her, it'll look ugly on the couch...

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Kim Knight
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2 years ago

Now I want pie. And lit dynamite. And an eyeball. And a birdie with a hat. And...

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