My second most favourite series from Calvin and Hobbes, where Dad teaches Calvin the wonders of science.
I always love this strip!
Dad’s know EVERYTHING. XD
ha ha – I love this strip. he should return!!
Absolutely true! And I remember when you actually carried out the last frame of comic strip #3. Now…let’s go build some crazy snowmen!
I have always been a fan of this strip…
Sounds like me explaining stuff to my kids when they were growing up…I don’t know how they got so screwed up…
Got the one about black and white photos and the world being black and white?
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You’re missing the one time Dad gets it right. He explains a fact about two points on a record and Calvin is scared out of his mind.
“Where does wind come from?”
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I’ve got to say, I have based some of my parenting from what I learned in C*H. Unfortunately, I’ve also taught my daughter to question things that don’t seem right. And she does, she definitely does.
I just remembered how I found your blog. I Googled “Calvin and Hobbes Bridge Load Limit”, this being my favorite C & H strip, and up popped your site. Lucky me! I pinned the strip to “Pinterest”, my newest favorite website, and that links me (and other folks who follow me on Pinterst) back to your site. Cool. I’m in California, BTW.
Ha, brilliant!! My favourite strip of all time.
Thanks, I’ve been looking for the B&W world strip for ages, and now not only did I find it here, you’ve collected strips from one of my favorite themes from C&H! Thank you!
– A dad maybe a bit too much like Calvin’s
All four of my sons grew up with Calvin and Hobbs. That explains everything.
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I had completely forgotten that Calvin’s dad was a total asshole!
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Confession time: when I was younger, I actually believed Calvin’s dad’s story about how the world used to be black-and-white.
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