It involved lacking material needs, such as food or the money to buy them with. This was often times because of a person's lack of employment or inability to make enough money with the low paying job they had. Such problems often effected a family's way of life in a negative way, leaving them deprived of basic needs, in some cases even shelter becomes beyond their ability to afford.
- ↑ As seen in the comic story: The Plight of a Nation! (1974).
- ↑ As seen in the Season 1 episode The Planet-Splitter (1973).