(Strip Number 776, Original Publication Date, 31 December 1984)
Panel 1: Now that it's midnight, everyone sings Auld Lang Syne.
Panel 2: Elly takes Phil aside so she can ask him what his New Year's resolutions are,
Panel 3: He says that he won't tell her. She asks why not.
Panel 4: He looks as if he's seen a ghost when he says that if he tells her, she might make him keep them! The idea that she has that much power over him makes her smile in satisfaction.
Summary: This tells us that we're in for a Lynnsight in the key of how weak Alan is.