When a car comes speeding out of nowhere, it generally has one of two purposes in mind: run somebody over, or it's the Publishers Clearinghouse Sweepstakes team with balloons and a giant check. I'm going with the former on this one. Fortunately, Lonnie has a son who will grow up to be a great psychotherapist who can help him heal the scars of losing someone he loves. Mike's really good at that.
I haven't lost sight of the fact that this is still the Bonnie Johnson story. We are now enjoying a story (Richie dies), within a story (Mike's reconciliation with Dad), within a story (Jenna waiting by the phone), within a story (Bonnie collects things). If you're just starting to get into Mary Worth, this is a great time to start.
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