(Strip Number 426, Original Publication Date, 22 June 1983)
Panel 1: Having noticed that Lizzie is playing with a toy tea set that he's never seen before, Mike asks her where she got it. Lizzie uses the baby-talk Mommy wants her to use to tell him that Mommy bought it for her.
Panel 2: This leads Mike to ask MAAAAHH!!!!!!!! why she didn't also get him something.
Panel 3: MAAAAHHHH tells him that well, uh, Lizzie was at the plaza with her and, um, it was small and besides Mike gets an allowance and....
Panel 4: Since Mike is fairly dense, he actually does seem to need to have Lizzie tell him that Elly is trying to tell him that she didn't buy him anything.
Summary: We can probably look forward to a bunch of idiots crowing about Mike getting an allowance. Too bad that said idiots weren't listening to what fairest1 said about her mother. Crap, I just realized that a lot of them approve of what Great Big Jerk Mother did. After all, they approve of John calling his children barnyard animals and think that Mike is a good dad so they're not right in the head.