He could easily tuck that television under his arm.
My question is, could his Dad have done the same thing 20 years ago around the time his son was born?
(yes, I am casting an aspersion).
Here is a 32" Sony Trinitron from 1994. I had one of these. Must have weighed 50-60 pounds, at least. Maybe more. One most certainly could not ride a skate board with it in your arms.
Today's Big Screen TV: Better quality, less expensive, fewer resources needed to build it, more efficient...oh, and MUCH easier to steal on your own...