(Strip Number 283, Original Publication Date, 14 July 1982)
Panel 1: Things start out benignly enough; that's because as the boys are about to go to bed, they join the rest of the family in singing along to "The Tumbling Tumbleweed."
Panel 2: Phil decides to thin the plot by telling Mike and Gordon "Good night, kids; don't let the wolves get you!!"
Panel 3: As the kids cower in fear because of his ridiculously frightening comment, Phil asks a justifiably pissed Elly what he said wrong. Twice.
Summary: If I were Elly and I knew I was staring down the barrel of a night of having to reassure children a man (I started out calling him 'dumbass') scared out of their minds because he