Get your pencils, books, and javelins ready, kids! This week, Bret, David, and Alan watched (well… mostly) two high school themed 80’s slasher films: Slaughter High (1986) and Return to Horror High (1987). Did they enjoy them, or was it like getting a three-hour swirly?
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“Return to Horror High” was trash. But you didn’t even mention the three parts that bugged me the most.
1) They’re too cheap for hotels, so they stay in the school. But why is the cop (WHO LIVES AND WORKS IN THE TOWN) sleeping in the school too, instead of going home?
2) WTF was with the sand pit secret entrance to the basement. From above they can dig through it, and it can swallow a person whole (even though it looks about 3 inches deep). But when they’re down below, and they show the opening, it doesn’t have room for near enough sand to bury a foot, let alone a whole person.
3) The cops didn’t check all those corpses in the lawn for a pulse? When the actors ran in the van suddenly at the end of the movie that was the stupidest twist. They’d been “playing dead” under those sheets from nighttime until the next day?!?
All of this! Yeah, I remember 2 and 3 really bugged me, too. I didn’t even catch the 1st one. Ugh… such an awful movie.
Fun episode. I need to see these. If ever I saw them, it was in middle school in the early 90s.