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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.

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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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