It's Halloween, and the Cranes are arguing about how much of the Halloween tradition, if any, to which they should expose Frederick. Another argument going on, one more traditional, is that between the gang at Cheers and the gang at Gary's Olde Towne Tavern, Halloween a day that bar wars of the prank kind happen. As Sam and the gang decide what to do to Gary and his bar - as Carla states, she wants to be on a winning side of a great scam - Gary already hits. But the pranks come to a screeching halt from Gary's side when he comes into Cheers and announces that he wants a truce as he was just diagnosed with extremely high blood pressure. Sam doesn't believe him and continues to plot. Checking how their own prank on Gary went over, the Cheers gang goes over to Gary's and finds him alone unconscious on the floor. Frasier checks: Gary isn't unconscious, but dead. Seeing Gary on the floor, Sam doesn't believe Gary's dead. After the police and coroner confirm Frasier's check, Sam doesn't ...
Did You Know?
During the original run of the series "Monster Mash" is played during the pranks at the beginning of the show. In current syndication and the DVD release, a substitute song ("Vampire Twist" from Brave Combo) is used. Presumably the series distributor did not obtain the rights to the song. See more
[Phil puts a quarter in the jukebox and "The Monster Mash" starts playing
Hey! This isn't "Funky Town"!
Written by Bobby Pickett
and Leonard L. Capizzi
Performed by Bobby Pickett
(as Bobby "Boris" Pickett and The Crypt-Kickers) See more