History YMMV / Goosebumps

23rd Aug '16 5:35:26 AM ACW
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** ''Night of the Living Dummy'' series (Pre-''Horror Land''): Slappy, the [[BigBad main antagonist]], is a [[DemonicDummy ventriloquist dummy]] that comes to life whenever the spell that accompanies him is read aloud. He would turn his owner's family against them, which ultimately culminates in him trying to convert the family, preferably the female protagonists, into his slaves. In ''Bride of the Living Dummy'', he held a group of children celebrating a birthday party hostage, and he threatened to [[WouldHurtAChild murder everyone]] in the room if he didn't receive his bride. He orders Jillian, the preteen protagonist of the book, to be his bride, only to [[WouldHitAGirl violently hit her]] when she refused. The book also revealed that Slappy was crafted from a coffin by an EvilSorcerer who then transferred his evil influence into the dummy. Under the threat of death in ''Slappy's Nightmare'', Slappy gets forced into performing three good deeds; however, he does contemplate killing his new owner and her family when he thought that she was [[HeKnowsTooMuch picking up on him]]. Though it turned out to be a dream, it's made clear that he wouldn't think twice about murdering anyone when it suits his needs. In addition to this, Slappy had attempted to murder several characters throughout the saga, one notable example being in ''Slappy New Year'' in which he tried to [[OffWithHisHead decapitate a young boy]] with a [[ShearMenace pair of garden shears]]. {{Sadist}}ic, cruel, and disturbing, Slappy struck fear in the hearts of many.

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** ''Night of the Living Dummy'' series (Pre-''Horror Land''): Slappy, the [[BigBad main antagonist]], is a [[DemonicDummy ventriloquist dummy]] that comes to life whenever the spell that accompanies him is read aloud. He would turn his owner's family against them, which ultimately culminates in him trying to convert the family, preferably the female protagonists, into his slaves. In ''Bride of the Living Dummy'', he held a group of children celebrating a birthday party hostage, and he threatened to [[WouldHurtAChild murder everyone]] in the room if he didn't receive his bride. He orders Jillian, the preteen protagonist of the book, to be his bride, only to [[WouldHitAGirl violently hit her]] when she refused. The book also revealed that Slappy was crafted from a coffin by an EvilSorcerer who then transferred his evil influence into the dummy. Under the threat of death in ''Slappy's Nightmare'', Slappy gets forced into performing three good deeds; however, he does contemplate killing his new owner and her family when he thought that she was [[HeKnowsTooMuch picking up on him]]. Though it turned out to be a dream, it's made clear that he wouldn't think twice about murdering anyone when it suits his needs. In addition to this, Slappy had attempted to murder several characters throughout the saga, one notable example being in ''Slappy New Year'' in which he tried to [[OffWithHisHead decapitate a young boy]] with a [[ShearMenace pair of garden shears]]. {{Sadist}}ic, cruel, and disturbing, Slappy [[TheDreaded struck fear in the hearts of many.many]].
22nd Aug '16 5:53:51 PM AustinDR
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** ''Night of the Living Dummy'' series: Slappy, the [[BigBad main antagonist]], is a [[DemonicDummy ventriloquist dummy]] that comes to life whenever the spell that accompanies him is read aloud. He would turn his owner's family against them, which ultimately culminates in him trying to convert the family, preferably the female protagonists, into his slaves. In ''Bride of the Living Dummy'', he held a group of children celebrating a birthday party hostage, and he threatened to [[WouldHurtAChild murder everyone]] in the room if he didn't receive his bride. He orders Jillian, the preteen protagonist of the book, to be his bride, only to [[WouldHitAGirl violently hit her]] when she refused. The book also revealed that Slappy was crafted from a coffin by an EvilSorcerer who then transferred his evil influence into the dummy. Under the threat of death in ''Slappy's Nightmare'', Slappy gets forced into performing three good deeds; however, he does contemplate killing his new owner and her family when he thought that she was [[HeKnowsTooMuch picking up on him]]. Though it turned out to be a dream, it's made clear that he wouldn't think twice about murdering anyone when it suits his needs. In addition to this, Slappy had attempted to murder several characters throughout the saga, one notable example being in ''Slappy New Year'' in which he tried to [[OffWithHisHead decapitate a young boy]] with a [[ShearMenace pair of garden shears]]. {{Sadist}}ic, cruel, and disturbing, Slappy struck fear in the hearts of many.

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** ''Night of the Living Dummy'' series: series (Pre-''Horror Land''): Slappy, the [[BigBad main antagonist]], is a [[DemonicDummy ventriloquist dummy]] that comes to life whenever the spell that accompanies him is read aloud. He would turn his owner's family against them, which ultimately culminates in him trying to convert the family, preferably the female protagonists, into his slaves. In ''Bride of the Living Dummy'', he held a group of children celebrating a birthday party hostage, and he threatened to [[WouldHurtAChild murder everyone]] in the room if he didn't receive his bride. He orders Jillian, the preteen protagonist of the book, to be his bride, only to [[WouldHitAGirl violently hit her]] when she refused. The book also revealed that Slappy was crafted from a coffin by an EvilSorcerer who then transferred his evil influence into the dummy. Under the threat of death in ''Slappy's Nightmare'', Slappy gets forced into performing three good deeds; however, he does contemplate killing his new owner and her family when he thought that she was [[HeKnowsTooMuch picking up on him]]. Though it turned out to be a dream, it's made clear that he wouldn't think twice about murdering anyone when it suits his needs. In addition to this, Slappy had attempted to murder several characters throughout the saga, one notable example being in ''Slappy New Year'' in which he tried to [[OffWithHisHead decapitate a young boy]] with a [[ShearMenace pair of garden shears]]. {{Sadist}}ic, cruel, and disturbing, Slappy struck fear in the hearts of many.
6th Aug '16 12:58:30 AM Commander808-2
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* SoBadItsGood: At times, maybe somewhat intentionally.

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* SoBadItsGood: At times, maybe somewhat intentionally.times.
22nd Jul '16 12:42:03 PM remtar85
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** A young Katharine Isabelle played main character Kat in ''It Came From Beneath The Sink''.
21st Jul '16 10:53:58 AM SpaceHunterDrakeRedcrest
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** The idea of fictional villains becoming real was the premise of the book and episode "Attack of the Mutant." However, despite the easy connection, the Masked Mutant never appears nor is he even mentioned, nor does Stine make a connection to the book.
20th May '16 8:55:17 PM Adept
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* VillainDecay: Slappy's only goal in the movie is to free the monsters, destroy the books, and kill Stine. He barely acknowledges that any non-Stine characters exist, children included. This really takes a lot of the tension away from a character who, in almost all of his previous appearances, was strongly implied to be a pedophile. On the other hand, that could be exactly ''why'' Slappy's motives changed, aside from the fact that he had a [[AndIMustScream really good reason]] to hate Stine.
5th May '16 6:44:57 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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** ''It Came from Beneath the Sink!'' features a monster literally called the [[Film/MeanGirls Grool]].
22nd Apr '16 9:36:04 AM RogueJedi
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*** The attraction that terrifies Abby is a game called "The Mummy's Tummy," and it involves people reaching into a replica of a mummy's torso and pulling things out. Why this would immediately terrify ''her'' is because Abby's horrific encounter before Horrorland involved a man who was keeping himself alive by pulling out the rejuvenated organs of mummies and eating them. Something which she'd seen with her own eyes. Of ''course'' she's going to start freaking out when she witnesses what is essentially the arcade version of that. That she's then forced through an Egyptian-themed section of the park, even more reminders of what'd happened to her, couldn't have done her nerves much good.
18th Apr '16 10:59:09 PM mlsmithca
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* MagnumOpus: ''The Ghost Next Door'' and ''Be Careful What You Wish For'' are seen as the most well-written books within the original series, with the former being a special case since it can be a genuine TearJerker to read from the climax to the [[BittersweetEnding ending]].
18th Apr '16 10:58:39 PM mlsmithca
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* ParvumOpus: ''Chicken Chicken'' is unanimously seen as the worst book of the original series.
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