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'''Socrates:''' Really? Then it's my duty as a citizen of ThisIslandEarth to make up for that! To the midway![[note]]This is probably more of a reference to ''Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheMovie'', which riffed ''This Island Earth''.[[/note]]

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'''Socrates:''' Really? Then it's my duty as a citizen of ThisIslandEarth ''Film/ThisIslandEarth'' to make up for that! To the midway![[note]]This is probably more of a reference to ''Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheMovie'', which riffed ''This Island Earth''.[[/note]]


* TakeThat: Socrates' idea for making the fun house scarier? Having ''[[LadyGaga Bad Romance]]'' play in every room.

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* TakeThat: Socrates' idea for making the fun house scarier? Having ''[[LadyGaga "[[Music/LadyGaga Bad Romance]]'' Romance]]" play in every room.


* CoatFullOfContraband: Referenced:
--> '''Calvin:''' Hey, hey, hey, you have to come with me. Otherwise I'll get stuck sitting next to some creepy adult who wants to sell me a "Schmolex".


* DoesNotUnderstandSarcasm: Averted and lampshaded:
--> '''Calvin:''' You know, just because I'm six, it doesn't mean I don't know sarcasm when I hear it.


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* SarcasmBlind: Averted and lampshaded:
--> '''Calvin:''' You know, just because I'm six, it doesn't mean I don't know sarcasm when I hear it.


* SpecialEffectsFailure: Remarked upon InUniverse:

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* SpecialEffectsFailure: SpecialEffectsFailure and NightmareRetardant: Remarked upon InUniverse:

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* HalloweenEpisode
* HauntedHouse: The fun house.


The others arrive later, and they start exploring the park. Eventually, they enter the house, finding themselves in a HallOfMirrors. There's not much to prove any paranormal activity, though Hobbes notices something, and they find a room full of creepy mannequins. Not much happens there either, to the disappointment of Calvin, but the final room can't be scanned by the MTM. He says it's just a typical malfunction, and they try to find their way out once there. The first door has a dead end, the second a fake MonsterClown,

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The others arrive later, and they start exploring the park. Eventually, they enter the house, finding themselves in a HallOfMirrors. There's not much to prove any paranormal activity, though Hobbes notices something, and they find a room full of creepy mannequins. Not much happens there either, to the disappointment of Calvin, but the final room can't be scanned by the MTM. He says it's just a typical malfunction, and they try to find their way out once there. The first door has a dead end, the second a fake MonsterClown, MonsterClown.

When Calvin finally decides to exit, he suddenly sees another person besides Andy - a three feet high ghost girl. She tries to get Calvin, but he and the others just abscond down the slide... only to find themselves right back where they started.

After some banter about ghosts, the group goes through the house again. When they approach the last room, Calvin knocks on the door, getting the rhythm repeated. He then takes out some drumsticks and plays a basic drum rhythm on the door, forcing it to open. Hobbes finds something touching his fur and whispering something, so he dives for the slide... and then the door locks, trapping the others in the room. Shortly after, though, they manage to go down, ready to do the loop for the third time.

'''To Be Continued in [[Recap/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeriesS5E5DarkLaughterPart2 Part 2]]'''



* AndIMustScream: The MTM won't teleport because if he does, the group might find themselves stuck in the field, unable to escape.



* CallBack: "Never challenge Calvin the Bold!"



* MurderousMannequins: Subverted - there are creepy mannequins, but they don't move.

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* MurderousMannequins: {{Murderous Mannequin}}s: Subverted - there are creepy mannequins, but they don't move.move... apparently.


The others arrive later, and they start exploring the park.

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The others arrive later, and they start exploring the park. Eventually, they enter the house, finding themselves in a HallOfMirrors. There's not much to prove any paranormal activity, though Hobbes notices something, and they find a room full of creepy mannequins. Not much happens there either, to the disappointment of Calvin, but the final room can't be scanned by the MTM. He says it's just a typical malfunction, and they try to find their way out once there. The first door has a dead end, the second a fake MonsterClown,



* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking:
--> '''The MTM:''' It's just a typical malfunction. Sometimes there are spots that just come up blank on the scans. It could be because of distorted radio signals, certain energies blocking it, someone in the area using a hair dryer...



* CeilingCling: Hobbes does this out of fright when the fake MonsterClown pops up.



* ExtremeOmnivore: Socrates eats ''elephant ears.''



* HallOfMirrors: There's one in the fun house.



* JumpScare: The fake MonsterClown.



* MonsterClown: A fake one lurks behind one of the doors in the fun house.
* MurderousMannequins: Subverted - there are creepy mannequins, but they don't move.
* NightmareFetishist: Socrates.
--> "Well, something better [happen]. I want to get my money's worth."
** Later, he starts clapping "like a deranged seal" when the fake MonsterClown pops up.



* NothingIsScarier: The final room is mostly empty, though it's subverted when the fake MonsterClown shows up.



'''Calvin:''' They were ''paper'' and on ''fishing line!''

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'''Calvin:''' They were ''paper'' and on ''fishing line!''line!''
* TakeThat: Socrates' idea for making the fun house scarier? Having ''[[LadyGaga Bad Romance]]'' play in every room.
--> '''Andy:''' Yep, after several failed attempts, they have succeeded in making her more terrifying than she already is.
* TwitchyEye: Hobbes has one.
* WideEyesAndShrunkenIrises: The narration notes that Hobbes has these.


* BeingWatched: Lampshaded:
--> '''Hobbes:''' Am I the only one who feels like we're being watched?\\
'''Calvin:''' [[GenreSavvy You mean like in a really cheesy clichéd movie fashion?]]



--> '''Calvin:''' Wow... this place is ''creepy'' at night.

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--> '''Calvin:''' Wow... this place is ''creepy'' at night.\\



* GenreSavvy:
--> '''Andy:''' This is gonna turn out just like those cheesy teenage gore flicks. [[PsychoShowerMurderParody It's a good thing there aren't any showers around here.]]



* PsychoShowerMurderParody: See GenreSavvy above.



'''Socrates:''' Really? Then it's my duty as a citizen of Film/ThisIslandEarth to make up for that! To the midway![[note]]This is probably more of a reference to ''Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheMovie'', which riffed ''This Island Earth''.[[/note]]

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'''Socrates:''' Really? Then it's my duty as a citizen of Film/ThisIslandEarth ThisIslandEarth to make up for that! To the midway![[note]]This is probably more of a reference to ''Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheMovie'', which riffed ''This Island Earth''.[[/note]]


[[ Calvin's parents drive to a carnival]] since Calvin's grades have gone up, but the admission prices are absurd (''$25 for adults!''), and it takes a while for the family to pony up enough cash. Calvin seems most interested in the Halloweenpark, though Hobbes isn't so sure. They ride the Tilt-a-Whirl, to Hobbes' ire.

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[[ [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6355245/4/Calvin_and_Hobbes_The_Series_SEASON_FIVE Calvin's parents drive to a carnival]] since Calvin's grades have gone up, but the admission prices are absurd (''$25 for adults!''), and it takes a while for the family to pony up enough cash. Calvin seems most interested in the Halloweenpark, though Hobbes isn't so sure. They ride the Tilt-a-Whirl, to Hobbes' ire.



Hobbes ends up scared by the ''bumper cars'', Calvin none too pleased, when Moe shows up, daring Calvin to come to the closed and supposedly haunted fun house at midnight in order to prove his bravery.

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Hobbes ends up scared by the ''bumper cars'', Calvin none too pleased, when Moe shows up, daring Calvin to come to the closed and supposedly haunted fun house at midnight in order to prove his bravery. He accepts, and informs Hobbes that he's bringing him along as well. Shortly after, the family goes home.

The others arrive later, and they start exploring the park.



* CaptainObvious: Lampshaded:
--> '''Calvin:''' Wow... this place is ''creepy'' at night.
'''Hobbes:''' Way to sufficiently state the obvious.



'''Moe:''' ''(no longer grinning}'' What?\\

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'''Moe:''' ''(no longer grinning}'' What?\\What?
* DoesNotUnderstandSarcasm: Averted and lampshaded:
--> '''Calvin:''' You know, just because I'm six, it doesn't mean I don't know sarcasm when I hear it.


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* InvisibilityCloak: Calvin uses one on the box.
* KnockOutGas: Sherman uses this on Andy's parents.


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* MediumAwareness:
--> '''Calvin:''' If it makes you feel any better, we'll bring the others with us as well. Will that make you feel better?\\
'''Hobbes:''' I guess... If you've got others to bounce dialogue off of, I can hide all I want.


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* ShoutOut:
--> '''Andy:''' And people wonder why our landfills are full.\\
'''Socrates:''' Really? Then it's my duty as a citizen of Film/ThisIslandEarth to make up for that! To the midway![[note]]This is probably more of a reference to ''Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheMovie'', which riffed ''This Island Earth''.[[/note]]


Meanwhile, Calvin's parents happen across a FortuneTeller, who

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Meanwhile, Calvin's parents happen across a FortuneTeller, who eerily chides them for not seeing the whole picture on Calvin, leaving them creeped out.

Hobbes ends up scared by the ''bumper cars'', Calvin none too pleased, when Moe shows up, daring Calvin to come to the closed and supposedly haunted fun house at midnight in order to prove his bravery.



--> "

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--> ""Your boy can see much more than others. He can see life in places we ignore. He listens to those we don't notice. He can bend all of time and space to help another. He must be ready…"



--> "
* FortuneTeller: Calvin's parents come across one.

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--> "
"They are far away still…and yet they are coming… They come for the tail… They will arrive…"
* DidntThinkThisThrough:
--> '''Calvin:''' You expect me to sneak out of my house on a school night just to come down here and see if there are ghosts in the Fun House?\\
'''Moe:''' Yeah.\\
'''Calvin:''' ... Okay, and then what?\\
'''Moe:''' ''(no longer grinning}'' What?\\
* FortuneTeller: Calvin's parents come across one.one.
* LockedOutOfTheLoop: The FortuneTeller chides Calvin's parents on this.
--> '''Dad:''' Yes, we're well aware of his reputation.\\
'''Fortune Teller:''' And yet, you do not know him at all.\\
'''Dad:''' I'm sorry?\\
'''Fortune Teller:''' You only see what you choose to see, and you see only the negative in your son's persona. You are blind to what he sees.
* NightmareFuel: InUniverse, Calvin's parents aren't too happy with the FortuneTeller's omens.
* SpecialEffectsFailure: Remarked upon InUniverse:
--> '''Hobbes:''' Bumper cars are fine when there aren't ghosts constantly flying down in your face!\\
'''Calvin:''' They were ''paper'' and on ''fishing line!''

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[[ Calvin's parents drive to a carnival]] since Calvin's grades have gone up, but the admission prices are absurd (''$25 for adults!''), and it takes a while for the family to pony up enough cash. Calvin seems most interested in the Halloweenpark, though Hobbes isn't so sure. They ride the Tilt-a-Whirl, to Hobbes' ire.

Meanwhile, Calvin's parents happen across a FortuneTeller, who
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* AdultsAreUseless[=/=]KidHero: Eerily referenced by the FortuneTeller:
--> "
* CoatFullOfContraband: Referenced:
--> '''Calvin:''' Hey, hey, hey, you have to come with me. Otherwise I'll get stuck sitting next to some creepy adult who wants to sell me a "Schmolex".
* CrappyCarnival: Dad certainly thinks so.
* CrypticConversation and {{Foreshadowing}}: The FortuneTeller delivers a bit of this:
--> "
* FortuneTeller: Calvin's parents come across one.

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