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Calvin and Hobbes

10 Times 'Calvin and Hobbes' Was Smarter Than Everybody Else

Bill Waterson gets us.

Bill Waterson's Calvin and Hobbes has survived the test of time. Though it hasn't been in syndication since 1995, it's found success in its own right. The internet loves it. Between amazing cosplay pictures and inspiring philosophical debates, Waterson's creation has found its eternal home online.

 

But it's easy to get lost in the iconography and forget Calvin and Hobbes' roots. So take a trip down memory lane or down future-memory lane with some of Waterson's finest moments.

 

1. Dear Santa...

 

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2. Inception!

 

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3. Calvin, the god...

 

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4. The art of war.

 

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5. Calvin's first cigarette.

 

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6. Tortellini is gross!

 

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7. Read a book.

 

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8. Words fail me, too.

 

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9. When there's a kid in the theater, but from the parent's perspective...

 

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10. Morning of the living clothes!

 

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