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  • Mike thinks he's hit the jackpot when his girlfriend Nancy's kid brother, who they call Genius, creates a growth compound that results in animals growing to huge proportions. A group of delinquents led by Fred has come to town and when they get their hands the goo, as Genius calls it, their giant size make them unstoppable. While Genius tries to recreate the formula, Mike and other teenagers in town, serve the giants. Genius simply can't reproduce the formula but fortunately comes up with the next best thing.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • The latest chemical experiment by an adolescent nicknamed Genius leads to an accidental explosion and its byproduct, a substance which he eventually calls goo. He, his older sister Nancy and Nancy's boyfriend Mike soon learn that goo, when ingested, makes things grow to giant size. Mike thinks that goo will solve the world's food shortage problem as animal feed, and in the process make them rich. Their two now giant pet ducks escape to a local teen club, and Mike takes credit for the duck meal upon which they will be feasting. Included within that group are a bunch of eight rabble-rousers from out of town, led by the big talking Fred, who are out to learn the chemical formula to beat Mike to the riches. While Genius tries to recreate the experiment to make more goo, Fred and his gang try to steal the existing goo. When Fred and his gang get their hands on it, they, on peer pressure, instead do something which leads to them thinking they can change the world to their way of thinking. Mike has to figure out a way to restore order in the town from Fred and his growing gang.

    - Written by Huggo
  • A young kid named Genius accidentally invents a substance that causes all animal life to grow. Genius' sister Nancy and her boyfriend Mike see the money making potential in the substance dubbed goo and plan to sell it to help solve the world's food problem. Unfortunately, a greedy young opportunist named Fred and the group of delinquents he hangs around with decide to steal the goo and use it for their own purposes. They soon change their minds and decide to eat the goo themselves and grow to gigantic proportions and decide to take over the town. They then kidnap the sheriff's daughter and later Nancy as insurance to make sure that they get what they want. It is now up to Genius and Mike to either come up with more goo to enable Mike and his friends to grow and take on Fred and his gang or to find an antidote to shrink Fred and his gang back down to size.

    - Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>
  • "Genius" accidentally invents "goo" which causes living things to rapidly grow to an enormous size. Seeing an opportunity to get rich, some delinquent teenagers steal the "goo" and, as a result of a sophomoric dare, consume it themselves and become thirty feet tall. They then take over control of the town by kidnapping the sheriff's daughter and dancing suggestively.

    - Written by Leo L. Schwab <ewhac@best.com>

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On the outskirts of the small village of Hainesville, a landslide has closed off the community. As the storm rages...

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