(Strip Number 4744, Original Publication Date, 10 January 1987)
Panel 1: As they drink their soda, Lawrence plainitively asks Mike why life is so complicated and why things have to change.
Panel 2: Mike replies by saying that maybe, life is like a video game. First, you hafta go one way an'then BAM....you gotta go a diffrent way.
Panel 3: Maybe life is just one great big game.
Panel 4: Lawrence asks him how you're supposed to know if you've won.
Summary: Here's a hint....if you wind up having to sell teal and lavender flowers at cost for an ugly kitsch abomination wedding perpetrated by the vermin your mom makes you hang out with, you've lost. If you get to live out a crazy-ass revenge fantasy, a winner is you.