I'm looking for something that scared the living daylights out of me as a child. It was probably either a tv movie or an episode of show that ran in the early-to-mid nineties in the US. It involved a monster made of chewing gum and a girl named Gabby in a paddle boat, trying to escape from the thing. It was live action, probably geared toward older children. Any help would be appreciated.


That was an episode of Ghostwriter called "Attack of the Slime Monster". It has a character named Gaby, and the gum monster is from a story the characters are writing.

This was a four-part episode, and in the second part the monster kidnaps Gaby and brings her across a lake in a boat. Her brother writes himself into the story, and follows across the lake in another boat trying to rescue her.

  • Wow. I was four. How on earth did I manage to get my mother to let me watch that? – Adele C Jul 17 '12 at 13:19

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