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Sides of screen greenish

My cat recently caused my tv to fall 5 feet to the ground, ever since on the sides of the screen, it has been green. Fixable? or should I just cut my losses and get a new one? Thanks

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Sorry to tell you, most likly when the set fell, it caused a screen inside the set called a shadow mask to shift and the only way to fix would be to replace the picture tube. you could try unplugging the set overnight then replug back in but its unlikly that will help but always worth a try.

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