Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for August 14, 2011


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    margueritem  over 7 years ago

    Ya just can’t win, Mom…

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    ComicDetectiveDA  over 7 years ago

    Calvin’s mom really needs to learn to cook…or better yet, just let the dad do it. Or SOMETHING….!

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    Nabuquduriuzhur  over 7 years ago

    Ever notice that most moms in the comics can’t cook?

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    Knightman Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Send Dad to bed without his Supper.

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    adubman  over 7 years ago

    Like Son, Like Father! OY!!

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    pouncingtiger  over 7 years ago

    When Mom tries to please one child, the other is bothered.

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    donbarclay  over 7 years ago

    Love it when Mom beats Calvin at his own game!

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    Destiny23  over 7 years ago

    Stuffed peppers, yes, but, stuffed with WHAT?!?!

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    Stormy Weathers  over 7 years ago

    That what I miss about the draft. Military men learned to eat their food and shut up about it.

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    rentier Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Dad’s meal is well spoiled!

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    x_Tech Premium Member over 7 years ago

    As Mom always said “Can’t win fore losing” or something like that.

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    Phapada  over 7 years ago

    really I didn’t know Monkey heads be for ..

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    GROG Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Love this one. Very funny. But I get the feeling she can’t win no matter what she cooks.

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    runar Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Six of one, half a dozen of the father…

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    lewisbower  over 7 years ago

    No matter what Dad thinks, Mom, you beat Calvin. Way to go

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    Puddleglum2  over 7 years ago

    It takes one to know one!

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    Puddleglum2  over 7 years ago

    Dad should imagine that they are stuffed peppers, which they are. “Is Everybody Happy?” – Ted Lewis

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    Makso  over 7 years ago

    Monkey heads – with dad’s brain. Small enough.

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    jweb1510  over 7 years ago

    Yeah, Mom should’ve let Dad in on the trick first.

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    mrnathat  over 7 years ago

    I asked mom what she was eating once and she said “roach guts.” Turned out to be antipasta. (am i spelling that right?)

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    zipdryve  over 7 years ago

    I love the smell of stuffed peppers!

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    Arianne  over 7 years ago

    Pour it on, Dad. The more you gripe, the more Calvin eats. Our normally boisterous youngest son was feeling really miserable, so the pediatrician thought he could get a smile by saying, “I’m going to give you some medicine to make you feel better. Do you want the kind that tastes like fish guts, or bubblegum?” Of course, my little Calvin looked him straight in the eye, and deadpanned, “Fish guts.” The doc actually seemed a bit flustered for a sec. Can’t believe that’s the first time he got that response, but it did make the kid feel better.

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    mac47  over 7 years ago

    You can get one, but not the other.

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    BanjinTsuki  over 7 years ago

    Classic backfire

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    11256  over 7 years ago

    The dad is obviously not mature . . . and the dad can only cook frozen waffles and soup!

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    cleokaya  over 7 years ago

    Stop please…you are all making me hungry!

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    WickedCrazy  over 7 years ago

    My favorite Calvin and Hobbes.

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    Tineli  over 7 years ago

    Love this one very much!

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    Poollady  over 7 years ago

    Smart Mom, stupid Dad. She should tell ‘em next time she’s cooking Alligator brains.

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    Number Three  over 7 years ago

    Like Father Like Son.

    LOL xxx

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    Jay77  over 7 years ago

    Next time just settle for pizza with all the toppings…. can’t go wrong !

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    doc white  over 7 years ago

    monkey branes and raw peanuts, yum, monkey heads,i haven’t eaten.

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    ratlum  over 7 years ago

    Dad you may have scored points with Calvin,but a cold wind is starting to blow in your bedroom.

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    dahawk  over 7 years ago

    Our oldest son always smelled of the food on his fork before taking the first bite of anything on his plate. Now in his mid 40s and still does it. He would eat just about anything but always had to smell it first.

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    Gretchen's Mom  over 7 years ago

    You and me both!

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    Gretchen's Mom  over 7 years ago

    Mom doesn’t have a husband and one child . . . she’s a single mom with two ungrateful, whiny children!

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    yyyguy  over 7 years ago

    Mom’s who can’t cook are a staple of comics (and sitcoms, too) because it’s funnier and leads to more situations than if they do cook well. with kids involved, a lot of the time it is the food itself that creates the humour, rather than how well it is cooked.that said, this strip seems to be an example of turnabout being unfair play.

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    tegm  over 7 years ago

    yeah I love how they both complain but don’t bother to make dinner themselves.

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    Rodney99  over 7 years ago

    As they said to Indiana Jones; “Chilled Monkey Brains!”

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    Dberrymanal1  over 7 years ago

    Blondie can cook, that’s why she went into the catering business.

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    bmonk  over 7 years ago

    “We had an old rule when we were camping. The first person who complained about the food had to take over as cook.”+++++They did something like that in the Elenium—the person who asked first was cook that day. As I recall, it took them months to figure out the rule.And then, for three weeks, nobody asked whose turn it was to cook—so the knight who always “kept track” had to cook.

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    bmonk  over 7 years ago

    And, by the way, Dad, don’t ask about the rice in the pepper stuff- . . . monkey brains. She didn’t add any rice; those must be maggots.

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    mkbickham  over 7 years ago

    You can never please everyone.

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    garryg29  over 7 years ago

    I Love “Monkey Heads”!My Mom made the best!

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    coffeeturtle  over 7 years ago

    Reminds me of that scene in the Indiana Jones movie. Too Funny! :-)

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    falcon_370f  over 7 years ago

    How to tell Dad that they are stuffed peppers, and I just called them “monkey heads” to get Calvin to eat them. Reminds me of the time Dad told Calvin his disgusting looking food was a plate of toxic waste that would mutate him, and Calvin scarfed it down like Cookie Monster eating cookies. When finished he said, “Ahh, I can feel it working already.”

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    gofinsc  over 7 years ago

    June Cleaver could cook. Aunt Bee could cook anything except pickles.

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    khpage  over 7 years ago

    The rest of the monkeys were ground up and stuffed into the monkeypepperheads……

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    DerkinsVanPelt218  over 7 years ago

    I guess monkey brains became more popular than I thought after Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

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