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The TV Screen is an invention made of cardboard by Calvin. It appeared in a single story arc (10/1 to 10/5/1990).

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Calvin made the TV Screen out of cardboard. It appears as a large cardboard panel with a big rectangular hole in it.


Calvin used the TV Screen twice in the story arc. The first time, it was a commercial for Chocolate Frosted Sugar Bombs. The second time it was a song about Calvin. The words are, "He's Ca-a-alvin! Amazing great Ca-a-alvin! Oh, he's the one that you'd like to meet! He's the one who just can't be beat! He Ca-a-alvin! La da ta da daaaaa!". Below are all the strips in the story arc.