I have to say I’m really proud of this one. It took me far longer to complete than I wanted, but that dang Time-Turner was a pain. I realize that I’m assuming that almost everyone has either read or seen the third Harry Potter book/movie (my personal favorite) in which Hermione Granger is given the Time-Turner, essentially a time travel necklace, so she can attend multiple classes that occur at the same time. I figured Harry Potter has become fairly ubiquitous at this point, so why not throw in a reference. Plus it has to make sense to more people than the Bioshock reference a few months ago.
As always this comic has its foundations in reality as I frequently have students ask about poor Dr. Staff when enrolling for classes. Now that I think about it, there’s surely a Dr. Staff somewhere in the world (just checked and there is not currently a Dr. Staff at my school). I’m not sure if other schools have the Dr. Staff problem, but it’s a classic around here.