Panel 1: As John works on a set of dentures, he tells Jean he knows that it's selfish of him but he likes knowing where Elly is. Translation: he's too stupid to realize that Elly could hire a gigolo so his belief that by keeping her from working is keeping her from cheating on him is stupider than Hell.
Panel 2: As he sterilizes an instrument with a Bunsen burner, he states that he doesn't like the idea of working mothers; this is because a house should be a hoooooooooooome. Translated into English, this means that any devation from what he expects in life is totally wrong.
Panel 3: He says that she can call him old-fashioned...call him narrow-minded....
Panel 4: ...but oink at him one more time and
Summary: Not only is this stupid, annoying, dated and a blatant attempt to punish Rod for forcing her to live in a dreary little town without shopping malls, it's about to be followed with the "But my mother did" bullshit.