Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

Calvin and Hobbes

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  1. leftwingpatriot
  2. Susie Derkins D:

    Susie Derkins D: said, about 1 year ago

    The Spaggetii Song.

  3. spirit1942

    spirit1942 said, about 1 year ago

    Calvin attempts to correlate song with joy. Note the downward arc of the result, as if he were actually plotting hypothetical joy against time. Psychological impact will be evident when joy=zero (soon).
    Wait – no – surely @Hobbs will have a better explanation for this :)

  4. slug_queen

    slug_queen said, about 1 year ago

    For my kids, it was the ‘greasy, grimy, gopher guts’ song that would get them sent outside…

  5. TheSkulker

    TheSkulker GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Ahhhh, Songs from the golden age!!!

  6. Nate Lee

    Nate Lee said, about 1 year ago

    What I truly adore about this strip is that marvelous Audobon-style bird….. LOL!

  7. frugalnotcheap

    frugalnotcheap said, about 1 year ago

    @TheSkulker

    ;-)

  8. nosirrom

    nosirrom said, about 1 year ago

    Made me want to listen to the whole song. Here’s a cute version.

  9. jessegooddoggy

    jessegooddoggy said, about 1 year ago

    Love Song Sparrows, they are truly lovely.

  10. ebsan

    ebsan said, about 1 year ago

    Why? How?

  11. TXPAScot

    TXPAScot said, about 1 year ago

    And for my next number… “The Addams Family started…”

  12. Hobbes

    Hobbes GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago


    @spirit1942: Heh heh.

    :>)

  13. Hobbes

    Hobbes GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @spirit1942: Note that while Calvin’s pleasure is decreasing, his parents’ pleasure is increasing. It’s the fundamental principle of Conservation of Ecstasy.

  14. spirit1942

    spirit1942 said, about 1 year ago

    Conservation of Ecstasy?? Grasshopper has so much to learn from @Hobbes. Must clear mind of old beliefs

  15. packratjohn

    packratjohn said, about 1 year ago

    @slug_queen

    My daughter isn’t at all squeamish, but she drew the line when I tried to teach my grandson that song. Jeez, what are grandpas for???

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