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Summer has arrived, it's time to go to summer camp, and ever eager McGee couldn't be more thrilled to spend it at Camp Sunnysmiles, the most elite summer camp/resort in the country—even if he has to spend the summer with his overbearing sister Suzi. Thanks to rich jerk Jordan Buttsquat, he, along with aloof Gretchen and big, softhearted Squirt, wind up heading to Camp Lakebottom. It's a gloomy wreck of a camp, staffed by a friendly zombie, a fancypants sasquatch, and a short lunch-lady. Though spooked at first, the trio find out Camp Lakebottom isn't such a bad place to spend the summer after all. The only thing that stands in the way of their summer fun is McGee's rivalry with Buttsquat over whose camp is better.
Tropes featured in Camp Lakebottom Alpha Bitch: Suzi. Annoying Younger Sibling: McGee's prankster traits probably made him an example to Suzi, but he's otherwise always ready to stick up for, and help his older sister. She rarely reciprocates. Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: McGee comments that "Camp Lakebottom [is] creepy, terrifying, and could never pass even the most basic safety testing". Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: "Attack of the 50-Foot Squirt". Attention Whore: Suzi must always be the best most prolific person in the area, even if it means letting her little brother get hurt to stay at the top. Or say cursing an entire play and calling upon dark curses that leave her a lightning shooting, wild-haired monster. Bigfoot, Sasquatch and Yeti: Armand, the finicky arts and crafts teacher. Black Eyes of Evil: Suzi has these when she's possessed during "Stage Fright". Bread, Eggs, Breaded Eggs: When the campers get "Rashmallows" growing out of their skin, McGee sees his reflection and declares that he has mumps, measles, and his measles have mumps. Butt Monkey: McGee and Buttsquat. Dark Is Not Evil: Lakebottom is a gloomy pit, filled with monsters and all numbers of strange things. And they're all friendlier than the jerks at Sunny Smiles. Does This Remind You of Anything?: After Buttsquat banned gum, Suzi and a number of other Sunnysmiles campers started acting like they were drug addicts on withdrawal. Fictional Holiday: Doo Doo Day. Forbidden Fruit: Gum becomes this for Suzi after Buttsquat bans it. Lampshaded, "I don't even like gum, but now I gotta have it!" after which she starts gnawing used pieces off off the bottom of McGee's bed. Friend to All Living Things: Squirt. From Bad to Worse: Everything that happens in Camp Lakebottom. Harmless Electrocution: McGee was electrocuted three times in the episode "Pranks For Nothing", with no lasting damage. He was fine immediately after each zapping. Literally everyone in "Stage Fright". Hoist by His Own Petard: In "Gnome Force", McGee makes Papa Gnome turn himself to stone using the reflective mascot suit Buttsquat made him wear. Jerkass: Buttsquat. Light Is Not Good: At the same time, Sunnysmiles is a bright, high-tech camp full of Jerkasses run by a tyrannic Buttsquat. Literally Shattered Lives: Averted in the Taken for Granite example below. It's just a stone-shell over the target. Made of Explodium: In "Slimey Come Home" when the giant crab rips one of the Sunnysmiles cabins out of the ground and skips it across the lake, it explodes after a distance. My Beloved Smother: Sawyer's mom, who is not only sickeningly doting, but an old-school undead brain-eating zombie who tries to get her son to start noshing on noggins again. Nightmare Fetishist: All the kids at Camp Lakebottom to an extent, but in particular Squirt. Our Werebeasts Are Different: "Cluck of the Were-Chicken". Our Zombies Are Different: Sawyer doesn't desire to eat brains. He's just a big friendly undead guy. Overly-Long Gag: Papa Gnome seems to have spent the greater part of the episode repeating "Or else!" and petrifying things building up a rather big pile. Puppeteer Parasite: "Mindsuckers from the Depths" has an army of mind control leeches hell-bent on world domination with their leader, the largest, taking head on Squirt. Road Sign Reversal: In the first episode, Jordan does this to send the bus carrying McGee, Gretchen and Squirt to Camp Lakebottom instead of Camp Sunnysmiles. Running Gag: Sawyer's limbs falling off and Buttsquat yelling about having revenge. Self-Serving Memory: In "Jaws of Old Toothy", Buttsquat's interpretation of him against Old Toothy depicts him as a muscular Adonis defeating him with ease. Sawyer's version isn't nearly as dignified. Spoiled Brat: Buttsquat. Taken for Granite: In "Gnome Force", Papa Gnome does this to the counselors with his monocle after demonstrating with several items, including a head of cabbage, a bucket, a chicken, and a rock. The Teaser: Episodes open with a clip of the climatic scene, framed as a (title) postcard from McGee to his mother with a quip about plot events. Unfortunate Names: Buttsquat.