(Strip Number 966, Original Publication Date, 25 October 1985)
Panel 1: We find ourselves at the Pattermanse watching Michael cutting a hole out of a piece of cardboard. As he does so, John asks him what he is doing.
Panel 2: Michael explains that he is going to be a disembodied head on a table for Halloween.
Panel 3: He puts the cardboard around his neck and asks John his opinion.
Panel 4: John thinks that the costume still needs work.
Summary: John needs to shut the Hell up and stop dumping on his son. Mike is trying something only to have some idiot parent pour cold water on him for no other reason than the fact that they can.