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'''Mr. Potato Head''' was a daily comic strip based on [[Toys/MrPotatoHead the toy of the same name]], created by Jim Davis of ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' and ''ComicStrip/USAcres'' fame as well as Brett Koth.

The strip ran from July 16, 2001 to June 22, 2003 and dealt with the daily life of Mr. Potato Head, his wife Mrs. Potato Head and their children Julienne and Chip.
* BrattyTeenageDaughter: Julienne is Mr. Potato Head's adolescent daughter and is frequently shown to be petulant and disobedient.
* CompanyCrossReferences: The Halloween strip for 2002 shows Mr. Potato Head attempting to go trick-or-treating with his son Chip while dressed as Garfield.
* CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon: Julienne once threatened to wrap her brother Chip in tinfoil and take him to the beach.
* CutShort: Unlike Davis' other ended strips ''U.S. Acres'' and ''Gnorm Gnat'', ''Mr. Potato Head'' did not get a big send-off and abruptly concluded with a strip where Mr. Potato Head was mocked by a fly he was attempting to swat.
* EdibleThemeNaming: Julienne is named after Julienne fries, while Chip's name is a clear play on potato chips.
* TheGhost: Several strips have Chip converse on the phone with his friend Mikey, who never physically appears nor is heard talking.
* HappilyMarried: It is rather apparent that Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head are in a healthy relationship. A fair number of strips feature the couple making out or saying sentimental things to one another.
* SiblingRivalry: Julienne and Chip are always getting on each other's nerves.

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