(Strip Number 876, Original Publication Date, 22 June 1985)
Panel 1: We find ourselves watching Lizzie watching John stewing in his own juices.
Panel 2: He notices Lizzie sitting there and still frowns at her.
Panel 3: She asks Daddy if he wants a hug.
Panel 4: They hug and his cares vanish along with his foul mood.
Summary: This is what I call "A break in the gloom"; tune in Monday when Mike oppresses Elly by setting up a lemonade stand.