dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote in binky_betsy,
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Friday, 27 July 2018

Elly wouldn't be Elly if she didn't assume that Phil's wanting to give the kids a reminder of their day out is actually him getting back at her for something 'cause it's not to her taste.

(Original Version: Strip Number 5163, Dated 28 July 1989)

Panel 1: A short while later, we find Mike asking Elly if she's ready because he and Liz got a totally awesome surprise for her.

Panel 2: Said surprise is a rather ugly gold plaster owl Phil won as a prize at a carnival game that he said Elly could have. Its ugliness displeases Elly because it would be difficult for her to tell Phil to keep it.

Panel 3: Since Mike and Liz are kids, they don't know why Phil would give away an ever neat prize like that.

Panel 4: Elly looks at the ugly thing and surmises that Phil must be getting back at her for something or other.

Summary: The problem is that the kids could have won the thing and Elly would still have thought it was to get back at her for something. I blame a baked-in belief that everyone is out to get her.
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  • Thursday, 23 September 2021

    The one where Mike wants to put coins in Liz and Dawn's meter.

  • Wednesday, 22 September 2021

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    The one where Mike catches Liz and Dawn doing something he learned not to do when he was six for the first time. Synopsis: When Mike heads out for…