By bats | May 1, 2014 - 3:51 pm

Remember the day-trip that Tommie is making to upstate New York to find a wildlife rehab center for her fawn?  And that the vet in Happiness Falls NY offers her a job (when last we saw Tommie, she was a licensed and practicing R.N./midwife)?

THREE WEEKS GOES BY!  It says that right in narration box!!!  I don’t know what’s more unsettling:  no one has seen Tommie in her place in NYC for nearly a month, or she’s wearing that same damned pink turtleneck that the fawn probably piddled on and that Tommie’s been mucking out stalls in for the last dozen days.  Ewwww.


Is it really Tommie?

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Sometimes a whole strip doesn’t inspire me, but several do:

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Even the next day!


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By bats | April 8, 2014 - 7:00 am

…nobody knows but Mary (everybody else has a pretty good idea).

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This are getting serious…Tommy/ie can’t handle things alone, they’re so serious!

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By bats | April 4, 2014 - 10:25 am

…the old ways are the best ways!

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And it’s best not to try and explain how Tommy got here…

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…or what’s going to happen next…

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By bats | March 21, 2014 - 6:24 am
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…but our hero Mary never fails to hobble into Action!

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…even when Wilbur is being a jerk.  Face it, if Mary had to wait for Wilbur being a jerk, NOTHING would ever get done.

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Oh, poor Tomm(ie/y)! Life is so hard when you’re an ex-convict/grieving nurse/Mary’s neighbor/Margo’s roommate!

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By bats | March 8, 2014 - 1:19 pm

Or, maybe two mediocre serial comics may one passable one.

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“…will she be able to tell the difference?”

CC’s DOLz wonder aloud what the consequences might be (if any), were Mary Worth‘s druggie nemesis Tommy the Tweaker were switched with Apartment 3-G‘s nurse Tommie Thompson. Would anyone notice? Would anyone care? Let’s find out!

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Even as…

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And then along comes Mary…

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…and the, The Big Night!

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By bats | February 17, 2014 - 10:03 am
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…points off for a lack of composure, Mary!

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By bats | February 13, 2014 - 10:52 am
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Apparently, “Bum Boat Buttinsky” turned into a short story, with Mary solving the Impending Divorce Mom (and her Polite Li’l Daughter’s) dining out dilemma by paying the tab — and no blathering involved!

Personally, I think they (IDM and PLD) will make a return appearance, but in the meantime…

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