Tour the Patterson Family House

Explore More:

This part of our site allows you to dig into our special features, side projects, and behind-the-scenes info!

Pro tip: if you're working on a school project about Lynn, this is the place to be. Most of your questions can be answered by reading this part of the site carefully.

Learn About Lynn and The Strip:

About Lynn, By Lynn

A short summary of Lynn's life and career, with illustrations and photos.

Lynn's Books

Our guide to Lynn's published works.

R and D

An in-depth look at how we made FBorFW® so true-to-life; this includes exclusive info on key FBorFW® storylines, what inspired them, and how we made them happen.

The Making Of

Learn about the process we used to produce FBorFW®. If you're interested in Lynn's drawing techniques, or our production process, don't miss this section!

Other Features:

The Animated Show

Learn about our 16-episode series of half-hour animated shows, which featured the Patterson family (with some live-action appearances by Lynn).

Canadianisms

Lynn and the strip are both Canadian; sometimes Canada-specific things appeared in the strip, and really confused our American readers. Here's a list, with explanations.

The Farley Foundation

Farley Foundation is a registered Ontario charity that assists low-income pet owners. Find out more about the Foundation here.

Tour the Patterson Home

Take a tour of the Pattersons' house in Milborough.

Imagining Mtigwaki

In 2004, Elizabeth Patterson moved to a First Nations community called Mtigwaki, in Northern Ontario, to teach at a small school. Find out how Lynn created Mtigwaki.

It's Ned Tanner

Ned was a little plastic toy who belonged to Mike and his college roommate, Weed. Ned took on a life of his own (not literally) as a popular almost-character, so we gave him a page on our site.