(Original Publication Date, 30 December 1990)
Panel 1: We start things off with Elly looking in her coat closet for something.
Panel 2: Since she cannot find what she's looking for, she scratches her head in confusion.
Panel 3: She looks for whatever she's looking for in John's closet because she might have left it there by mistake.
Panel 4: She looks at the coat rack in the hall and has no joy.
Panel 5: She even looks in Liz's closet.
Panel 6: She finally does what she should have done to start with when she unhinges her jaw and yells "ALL RIGHT!! — WHO TOOK MY MATERNITY COAT!!"
Panel 7: This produces the desired result of a sheepish looking Liz she can glare the truth out of.
Panel 8: As Elly stands there gasping in (oh-so-typical) baffled horror, Liz stifles a giggle because a laughing Mike has draped it over a snowmom.
Summary: This, of course, will lead to Mike actually getting punished for something: directly inconveniencing Elly and making light of her warped self-image. Also, I'd like to see him deal with someone touching his stuff. The ass would end up being Exploding Man from that super-freaky seventies PSA about how hate hurts the hater the most.