Masters of Horror: Season 1, Episode 10

Sick Girl (13 Jan. 2006)

TV Episode  |  TV-MA  |   |  Horror, Thriller
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A story about an evil bug with the ability to change people's behavior, a commentary on the dangers of moving into a relationship too quickly.

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The lonely, shy and lesbian etymologist Ida Teeter of The McNaughton Museum of Natural History is obsessed by her "pets", actually her collection of insects. She works with her colleague and friend Max, also her advisor in sexual behavior. Ida receives an anonymous package from Brazil with an unclassified insect but the weird bug breaks free from the box. Meanwhile Ida falls in love for the gorgeous Misty Falls, who is bitten and infected by the bug and moves to Ida's apartment. When Ida receives letters from her former Professor Malcolm Wolf explaining how the insect reproduces and transforms the animals he bites, Ida is apprehensive about Misty. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The role of Ida Teeter, played by Angela Bettis, was a role originally written for a man with the character name of "Ira Teeter". See more »

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Ida Teeter: Hello there, ladybug. Give me some skin.
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Lucky McKee is a future master; what a funny episode this was
22 January 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Much like Landis' Deer Woman, Lucky McKee goes for laughs over straight horror. Sick Girls stars Angela Bettis as Ida Teeter, a shy, lesbian entomologist. She doesn't do so well relationship wise as her apartment filled with bugs is quite off-putting. That is, until she meets Misty Falls (Erin Brown) her new lover who doesn't get creeped out by the bugs. Unfortunately she gets bitten by a bug sent to Ida, a very mysterious bug that changes people's personalities for the worst.

McKee is actually a lot like John Landis, mixing gory horror with hilarious comedy. This works on a lot of levels, the acting is great (I love Bettis, she is an excellent actress), the humour is actually funny, the gore sickening and the monsters big and ugly. This episode is highly recommended.

4/5.


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