3.19 Gary and Wyatt’s Bloodsucking Adventure
The show opens with the Donnelly parents leaving for a two-week
getaway. They lecture Chett about all he's supposed to do -- and not
do -- while they're away, including looking after Wyatt. But he's
distracted. We watch as his mind drifts to monster trucks, Baywatch
babes and beer.
So, with the folks away, Wyatt is ready to play. Two weeks
without a curfew! But they can't get into the cool nightclubs, so
Lisa turns them into vampires. They start staying out all night and
then sleeping through class and flunking their tests. Wyatt's sudden
decline gets the attention of Principal Scampi, and he calls the
Donnelly house to talk to his parents.
Cut to Chett. Or, rather, Chett's feet. He's playing some silly
love game with his big toes. Anyway, the fun and games stop when he
answers the phone and hears ASS-istant Principal Scampi on the line.
When Scampi learns that the Donnellys have left Chett to watch over
Wyatt, Scampi is shocked. “I wouldn’t leave you in charge of dead sea monkeys.”
So Chett goes down to the school to have a showdown with Scampi. But
Scampi tells him that he’s heard Wyatt and Gary have been hanging
out at Club Lust. They decide they both have to go and check it out.
When they get there, the bouncer won’t let them in until Scampi recognizes him as a former student and threatens to out him to the crowd as a geek who took a “woofer” to the
junior prom. The bouncer lets them in and the two of them proceed to totally humiliate themselves on the dance floor. They
jerk and twitch and point. Chett learns that Wyatt, Gary and Lisa
are in a VIP section of the club known as The Tombs. He leads the
way -- still "dancing" -- telling Scampi to continue
Meanwhile the guys and Lisa have been cornered by real vampires
and are in serious trouble. Chett and Scampi manage to get Gary and
Wyatt into the elevator and hatch a plan to fight the vampires. They
need garlic. Gary happens to have an Italian hoagie he brought along
for a late-night snack. For wooden spikes, Scampi produces some
sharpened No. 2 pencils.
Chett has a slingshot, which Scampi always warned would put out
And... in fact he is vindicated as Chett accidentally saves the day.
He uses the slingshot to shoot a pencil at the vampire lord. He
misses the vampire but hits a window, letting in sunlight, which
ultimately destroys the vampire lord.
In the next scene, Chett and Scampi appear all dressed up in
gothic vampire hunting gear, having vanquished the rest of the
vampires. Chett sports a rakish patch over one eye.
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