dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote in binky_betsy,

Saturday, 28 June 2014

The arc ends with Mike having sold the chair he was sitting on for far less than it was worth.

(Strip Number 882, Original Publication Date, 29 June 1985)

Panel 1: Elly asks how the lemonade stand is going.

Panel 2: He tells her that he just made four dollars.

Panel 3: When she asks him if he got all that just from lemonade, he says that he didn't.

Panel 4: When he tells her that he sold the chair he was sitting on, it's her turn to get gobsmacked.

Summary: While I do kind of think that shock is justified just this once, I know that it's misdirected. Elly should be less concerned about retrieving her stuff and more about how stupid her kid is to think that that's a good deal. Ah, well. As we learn tomorrow, Mike was raised by grasping idiots who gave him the wrong idea about personal property.

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