Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for June 17, 2016

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    BE THIS GUY  about 6 years ago

    “…and the restaurant will probably charge extra for that.”

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    rentier  about 6 years ago

    When I make holydays this year, there will be a 6 course meal for dinner. I think, that would be enough for Hobbes!!

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    Opus Croakus  about 6 years ago

    I thought it was because last time he ordered the most expensive bottle.

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    Chad Cheetah  about 6 years ago

    Perhaps the restaurant is a tiger-free establishment.

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member about 6 years ago

    Great explanation from Dad. Methinks he has done this before.

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    bjharrington77  about 6 years ago

    https://i.ytimg.com/vi/qWH42YKPnDI/hqdefault.jpg

    like this ?

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    Robert Allen  about 6 years ago

    Technically, according to Watterson, Hobbes is about the subjective nature of reality. In his world, only Calvin sees that Hobbes is alive (he does things that affect people without Calvin’s knowledge), but Calvin doesn’t seem to realize that no one else sees this. For that matter, the same goes for Hobbes.:The sad thing is that if Calvin and Hobbes were real, and people saw them the way others in the strip do, he’d eventually be committed. Think about it; if you saw a kid actually fighting with his stuffed animal, what would you do? If you couldn’t see that what he is reacting to is real, you’d think he is schizophrenic, and probably would want him on medication.

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    Doug Taylor Premium Member about 6 years ago

    I love dad’s cool demeanor in the third frame. Stopped Calvin in his tracks…hahaha

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    MeGoNow Premium Member about 6 years ago

    If they had any sense, they’d take the tiger and leave the kid.

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    maxpower44  about 6 years ago

    Hobbes; a cannibal and bozo the clown walk into a bar………………

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    maxpower44  about 6 years ago

    you forgot “a”

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    dflak  about 6 years ago

    Great answer, dad. simplest answers (although incorrect) are usually best. My mom always told me the reason I couldn’t go back in the water at the beach immediately after eating lunch was “because you’ll sink.”

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    neverenoughgold  about 6 years ago

    Father Knows Best without Lauren Chapin and Elinor Donahue…

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    davids.comments  about 6 years ago

    Who will have the greater adventure in this arc: Calvin and the wait-staff at the restaurant? Or Hobbes at home all alone?

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    Number Three  about 6 years ago

    It must be a family outing if they are taking Calvin with them.

    xxx

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    Susie Derkins :D  about 6 years ago

    Not like any other time he was allowed…?

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    bigcatbusiness  about 6 years ago

    The restaurant wouldn’t allow it either. It would be a great loss to them if Hobbes ate someone before they can bring the bill.

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    Charliegirl Premium Member about 6 years ago

    He’s adorable, isn’t he? lol

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    Not the Smartest Man On the Planet -- Maybe Close Premium Member about 6 years ago

    Dad and Mom are, sometimes, pretty cool.

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    Pthhht!  about 6 years ago

    The restaurant might be serving pancakes. I’m sure Milinealls won’t get this.

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    sandlotlover  over 5 years ago

    Neither can I!

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