Yes, it's a twist on the 1969 film starring Suzanne Pleshette and Charlie Cartwright "If it's Tuesday, this must be Belgium," about a group of American tourists zipping through Europe on a bus tour with barely time to see anything.
Fast-forward to the 20th Century when comic strips took on a life of their own, became animated, went from 2D to 3D, discovered marketing, morphed into a mega industry, and started raking in millions of dollars.
Looking back it was the ultimate adventure -- that of an intrepid reporter who seemed to have no boss, no office, no deadlines. He was always exploring a story but never had to turn one in, let alone blog or tweet.
With Spielberg and Jackson putting the finishing touches to the new stop-motion animation of The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, now is a great time to discover all things Tintin in Brussels.