Halloween is coming: Lindsay wants to hang out with her new friends, her mom wants her to help pass out treats to kids. Sam at first thinks he's too old to go trick or treating, then convinces Neal and Bill to dress up and go with him. Halloween itself is a nightmare: Lindsay's going out dampens Jean's spirit, kids and their parents reject her homemade cookies, the geeks draw stares for being too old and then are humiliated by bullies and worse, and Lindsay gets in the spirit of destructive tricks only to find herself guilty of going way too far. Is there any redemption? Written by
Mrs. Weir hands Mr. Weir a vampire cape, telling him to "put this on". There's a little pause put in for SCTV Network (1981) fans to remember that Joe Flaherty - who plays Mr. Weir - was an original member of the "SCTV" troupe, and one of its most popular characters was Flaherty's "Count Floyd" from "Monster Chiller Horror Theater". See more »
Prior to Lindsey driving by Sam and his friends, Sam appears to already have egg covering his face before Lindsey actually threw eggs at him. See more »
[about his fake breasts, as the Bionic Woman for Halloween]
No, these are not bionic. These are all me.
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A utterly cute and touching fine little Halloween episode.
Bill once again steals the show by wearing the Bionic Woman outfit. He had so many perfect lines that I don't know where to begin. The entire sequence of him mimicking the Bionic Woman in front of the mirror was hysterical.
For most people however, it was one sucky Halloween. Sam got some nice character development in here, he grew up a little, gave up his Star Wars addiction and started to read a grown-up book. It was very sad to see him so broken up after realizing that it was his sister who threw the eggs.
Lindsay also learned a lesson, I love Mrs. Weir because she's so innocent without being ignorant. I'm glad that Lindsay dressed up as a prince to hand out candy.
All in all, a touching, funny and another great episode from this short-lived little show.
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