After a series of 'accidents' he rightly assumes to constitute attempts at his life, merciless TV talent show 'American Duos' key judge Nigel St. Nigel refuses to lets security compromise the production, which happens to be in Santa Barbara this week, so he hires Shawn as psychic watchdog, going undercover as contestant with Gus. Near-fatal incidents continue, so obnoxious prima donna Nigel gets to stay at highly unamused Henry's home. Shawn and the police meanwhile check out disgruntled failed contestants, the producer Lester Beacon and both fellow judges. Written by
Did You Know?
When Emilina Saffron utters the line: "Come on, Count Chocula, I know you're in there! Don't make me pee on something! Again!" it gives the writers another chance to indulge their love of pop culture references. Count Chocula is the mascot for a breakfast cereal that contains chocolate-flavored corn cereal bits and marshmallows. Incidentally, in an episode of the cartoon Robot Chicken
(2005), Count Chocula is seen as a judge in an American Idol spoof called Zombie Idol in which he substituted for the role of Simon Cowell
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The girls in the hall and the hip hop dancers on stage while Shawn and Gus were on the catwalk, both shared the same contestant number 43101. This is not a goof, however: the two are a duo, and in the show, all contestants have the same number as their partner. Shawn and Gus have the same number as well. See more
Nigel St. Nigel
[sitting in Gus' car
I feel like I've been incarcerated in a blueberry.
Burton 'Gus' Guster
Nigel St. Nigel
This car makes me want to weep and then die.
References The Bride of Frankenstein
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
and Charles Gounod See more