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Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for August 02, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY  over 2 years ago

    Mom would like to roll Calvin into a dip right now.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  over 2 years ago

    Why was Calvin even roller skating and holding a pitcher of lemonade at the same time in the first place?

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    Watcher  over 2 years ago

    Because they are kids and they are learning, trial and error.

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    Jesy Bertz Premium Member over 2 years ago

    “Way to go, Einstein.”

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    retrocool  over 2 years ago

    I was hoping for another ‘booty call’, and we get his mother.

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    nosirrom  over 2 years ago

    The same way some men think they know everything but are still so dumb (stupid}

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    The Reader Premium Member over 2 years ago

    At least he understood the gravity of the situation.

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    dave1960  over 2 years ago

    There be book learning and there be practical learning (Exactly why I wrote this as a hill billy, I have no idea)

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    bluram  over 2 years ago

    They teach it at the the School Of Calvin.

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    codycab  over 2 years ago

    Why are you cleaning the mess, mom?

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    su43dipta  over 2 years ago

    I suspect Calvin spent an hour reading about Gravity and the theory of relativity, after making that mess, so he could get out of the ‘sticky’ situation by sounding smart! And he did!

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    JohnFarson19  over 2 years ago

    That was my daughter in a nutshell. Kid got straight A’s. Ask her if she set the table for dinner and she would get a look on her face like she just had two lobotomies.

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    Calvinist1966  over 2 years ago

    Mom’s last line reminds me of a Roadrunner comic that I read in the 1970s. In the comics, the Roadrunner spoke in rhyme as well as saying “Beep! Beep!”

    “No thing I’ll never know about our chum

    How can he be so smart and yet so dumb!"

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    Doug Taylor Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Calvin must have been watching a rerun of Carl Sagan’s “COSMOS”

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    sonnygreen  over 2 years ago

    Don’t blame the kid; he’s a product of his parents upbringing.

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    Troglodyte  over 2 years ago

    …and it all falls into place!

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    gary812abc  over 2 years ago

    You’re cleaning up his mess… Who’s the dumb one?

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    MichaelHelwig  over 2 years ago

    Despite that clear explanation of gravity, Calvin apparently does not know where the mop is kept.

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    Frannie L  Premium Member over 2 years ago

    It’s Rule #1 of Childhood.

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    gantech  over 2 years ago

    Calvin has learned the art of framing.

    From the movie Robin Hood: Men in Tights:

    Prince John: [shouts] I knew it! I knew it would be bad news. Wait, I have an idea. Maybe if you tell me the bad news in a good way, it wouldn’t sound so bad.

    Sheriff of Rottingham: [thinking] The bad news in a good way. Yes, I can do that. The bad news in a good way. Well, here it goes.

    [hysterically]

    Sheriff of Rottingham: W-wait till you hear this! I just saw Robin of Locksley, he’s back from the crusades.

    [laughs]

    Sheriff of Rottingham: You know, he just beat the crap out of me and my men.

    [laughs]

    Sheriff of Rottingham: He hates you and he loves your brother, Richard!

    [laughs]

    Sheriff of Rottingham: And…

    [laughs]

    Sheriff of Rottingham: … he wants to see you hanged!

    [laughs]

    Sheriff of Rottingham: We, we’re in a lot of trouble!

    [laughs and snorts loudly]

    Prince John: [furious] What, are you crazy? Why are you laughing? This is terrible news!

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    tripwire45  over 2 years ago

    How can she be a Mom and not know this?

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    Mockers  over 2 years ago

    When I was 8 I broke my arm. Roller skating while reading a comic book. Interrupted my Mom’s dinner party. Sigh.

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    Earnestly Frank  over 2 years ago

    Because there is a difference between knowledge and intelligence.

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    Snoots  over 2 years ago

    They learn it from their parents. Only their parent make bigger messes.

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    Andrew Sleeth Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Because they’ve learned from their parents, who are dumber still.

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    Back to Big Mike  over 2 years ago

    Being clumsy isn’t “dumb”, but trying to weasel out by using the space/time continum excuse just may be.

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    namelocdet  over 2 years ago

    Calvin is rather smart. Look who is cleaning up the mess. :-)

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    fix-n-fly  over 2 years ago

    Mom, Mom, Mom – grab Calvin by the ear and show him how to use the mop to clean up the mess he has made. Then show him how to make lemonade to replace what he has spilled. Finally, tell him the next time he wants to roller skate, do it outside.

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    jpayne4040  over 2 years ago

    It’s not just kids.

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    oakie817  over 2 years ago

    wish he’d come back and at least do a Sunday strip

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    hagarthehorrible  over 2 years ago

    Children are realsmart. Parents should understand this. Specially whe you are parent of Calvin.

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    janbear30  over 2 years ago

    That’s what she said.

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