After finding the bodies of Annie, Lynda, and Bob (John Michael Graham), Laurie is slashed and chased by Michael. She runs back to the Wallace residence, locks the front door, and sends her charges -- Lindsey (Kyle Richards) and Tommy (Brian Andrews) -- upstairs to hide. She finds the phone is dead and notices a window open and realizes that Michael is in the house. She hunkers down against the couch and grabs a knitting needle. When Michael suddenly pops up from behind the couch and swipes at her with his knife, she buries the knitting needle in his neck. He pulls out the needle and collapses behind the couch. Laurie goes up stairs and tells Lindsey and Tommy that she's killed him. "You can't kill the boogeyman," Tommy warns. Sure enough, Michael is right behind her baring his chef's knife. Laurie locks the kids back in Tommy's bedroom, and she tries to hide in a closet. When Michael breaks through the louvered doors, Laurie jabs a clothes hanger into his eye. Michael drops the knife, so Laurie picks it up and plunges it into his gut. Again, Michael falls to the ground. Certain that she's killed him this time, Laurie instructs the kids to run to the McKenzie house and tell them to call the police. Then she collapses against a wall, unaware that Michael has gotten up from the floor, picked up the knife, and is coming at her again. Meanwhile, Dr. Loomis is walking down the street, after having found Michael's car about three blocks away. When he sees Lindsey and Tommy come tearing out the front door, screaming and yelling, he goes inside. He sees Michael trying to choke Laurie. She rips off Michael's mask, forcing Michael to pause to put his mask back on. This gives Loomis an opportunity to fire a bullet into Michael's back. When it doesn't seem to faze Michael, Loomis blasts five more bullets into Michael's chest. The force of the shots causes Michael to topple over the porch railing, falling two stories to the ground below. Sobbing, Laurie asks Loomis "Was that the boogeyman?" to which Loomis replies "As a matter of fact, it was." When Loomis walks out on the porch to look down at Michael's body, he is not surprised to find that it has disappeared.