Well, this makes more sense. Tommy has been addicted to vicodin for weeks, not just days as readers have assumed. But instead of being a cautionary tale of what vicodin does to an addict, this is mainly showing how doctors are unable or unwilling to do any necessary tests to prove someone's back hurts.
HE'S RIDING HIS BIKE ON A TREE BRANCH!! HE CARRIED HIS BIKE UP A TREE SO HE COULD RIDE IT ON A TREE BRANCH!! But he wore his helmet.
The Born Loser
Shut up, Brutus! Your wife brought an entire box of doughnuts for no reason at all! Just enjoy them!