dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote in binky_betsy,
dreadedcandiru2
dreadedcandiru2
binky_betsy

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

According to Lynn, Mike is a self-absorbed piece of crap who thinks that Elly should drop everything and cook for him because he will die being ungrateful and worthless. You'll get what I think in the summary.

(Strip Number 4881, Original Publication Date, 21 October 1987)

Panel 1: Elly tells a clearly reluctant Mike to get his own supper because he can see she's busy.

Panel 2: As by way of example, he could make himself a pot of Kraft Dinner.

Panel 3: As she reads the directions, she asks him what could possibly be simpler than that.

Panel 4: When he says 'watching HER do it', she's gobsmacked.

Summary: What we have in Mike is a gloomy nitwit who's pretty much a male Elly moaning that actual Elly hates him because she won't cook for him. The idea of helping out is seen as just part of the oppression. In any event, this starts something that never actually stops: wailing about how evil and cruel teenagers are to the victim parents that live in fear of them.
Subscribe

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024

    The one with the most distressing tonal shift EVAH!! Synopsis: Liz is at a food court watching local boys belch until she takes them to school.…

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024

    The one where John pulls April out of the water. Panel 1: John cannot quite reach April so Elly tells him to grab the branch April was holding n to…

  • Friday, 12 April 2024

    The one where the negligent idiots finally find April. Panel 1: Since April is not in her field of vision, Elly realizes that something is wrong.…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 32 comments

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024

    The one with the most distressing tonal shift EVAH!! Synopsis: Liz is at a food court watching local boys belch until she takes them to school.…

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024

    The one where John pulls April out of the water. Panel 1: John cannot quite reach April so Elly tells him to grab the branch April was holding n to…

  • Friday, 12 April 2024

    The one where the negligent idiots finally find April. Panel 1: Since April is not in her field of vision, Elly realizes that something is wrong.…