dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote in binky_betsy,

Thursday, 5 March 2015

In today's strip, Elly witlessly sabotages John's attempt to reassure Phil that his career is in good hands.

(Strip Number 4578, Original Publication Date, 6 March 1986)

Panel 1: When Elly asks John where the resin kit is, he sets up the punchline by telling her to check the lab fridge.

Panel 2: After she leaves the room, John tells Phil that he is in good hands.

Panel 3: He boasts about how they're an up-to-date, professionally run clinic.

Panel 4: Phil's eyes bug out when Elly asks if the resin kit's next to the cola and the cheese sandwiches.

Summary: I wonder if Lynn ever realized that she made a fairly good case for saying that Elly doesn't belong in the labor force. Hmm. Given the mess where she was too stupid to understand Old Lady Walsh saying that she couldn't afford to pay her to her whining about how the bookstore was starting to own her, I doubt it.

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