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Severe lightning storm last night and TV not on surge supressor since I thought it was unplugged (cable box was but unfortunately TV was still connected). The unit will click "on" with remote but no picture and no further functionality with remote. Is TV repairable or beyond help?

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It's impossible to say without physically examining the equipment and testing it, there is no DIY option unless you're a competent electronics technician/tv repairer. Obviously, having this done costs money even if the answer is that the set is beyond repair.

You haven't stated the make and model of the tv, nor it's approximate age, but if it's more than five years old repairs may be completely uneconomical.

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