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Chandler is a character created by Andy. He appeared in the episode "The Tale of the Photo Finish".

History[]

Chandler attends Tillinghast Academy. Which is a prestigious private school for boys. Where the rich pay to attend, but the poor and regular class come on prepaid scholarships.

He is from a rich family. He is nice person, but tends to occasionally give into peer pressure. Following his family tradition, he decided to become a member of the academy's prestigious club: The Lion Society. During the fall of the school year, the club was accepting new members. There he and his best friend Alex, (a regular class boy who came to the school on a scholarship) decided to take on the initiation. Since they were an inseparable team.

Soon he, Alex and two other pledges were the only ones left. Then he and the other three were given a immense challenge: To eat the cold intestines of a wild boar blindfolded. One boy freaked out, failed and ran off. Meanwhile He, Alex and another unnamed boy passed. It turned out be just cold cherry gelatin.

Finally club President Renfrew gave he. Alex and the other boy their final task: To pull off a bold and daring original prank. And to not be caught!

Then Renfrew privately spoke with him. Renfrew informed him that he had been immediately accepted into their club. Hearing this he was speechless. Then he excitingly told Renfrew to wait and see his prank. However Renfrew wasn't even worried about him pulling off his prank. However Renfrew did express concern about Alex to him. Renfrew told him that they did not want Alex in their club. Since they thought he wasn't the right kind of person. Alex being his best friend, he tried to get him to chance his mind. Chandler told him that Alex was a great guy, honor student and athlete. Hearing this Renfrew still did not change his mind. Therefore he was told that the decision was made up. So if he did not agree with it, they would both be out. Also Renfrew asked him to tell Alex for him. Since they felt it would sound easier being informed by a friend.

That afternoon, as excited as Alex sounded about pulling off a prank, he was disappointed. So he finally blurted out to him that Renfrew said that the club did not want him in it. His friend was very upset and disappointed to hear this. So his friend asked him to quit as well. Hearing this, he felt that it was legacy to be in the club. Since his father and Grandfather were also in the club at a time. So he just couldn't quit.

Later that evening, he put his plan to pull off his prank into action. He snuck in through a window into the hall of the headmasters. Here he stole a portrait to swipe. He was planning to hang up the portrait in the detention room as a joke. However he was sloppy, so the portrait fell. This set off the alarm. So he grabbed the portrait and ran off as soon as he could. He made it back to he and Alex's room. However, word had already gotten out that a student had stolen a headmasters' portrait. Therefore the veteran teacher Professor Barish and a school security guard searched every room.

He panicked, so he and Alex tried to help find a place to hide it. However it was too big to go into their closet. Then he and Alex discovered that the portrait was able to just peel right off. When it did another photograph was underneath it. So they hung it up on the wall and fooled the security guard. He was so relieved, worrying that he could have faced expulsion if he had been caught.

Then a little later, he went to bed early, when Alex woke him up. Alex was puzzled about the black and white photo. Alex claimed that the boy in the picture seemed to have just disappeared. Hearing this he was just too tired to care and ignored him. Then a little later he woke up again. Now he was surprised to see that the boy in the picture was back again. So he called out to Alex to point out that the boy was back again. Then suddenly, the boy in the picture used a camera and took his picture. Instantly he was captured and teleported into the photo.

What he did not realize was that The headmaster portrait he had swiped had a hidden magical photograph under the portrait. It was an evil magical portrait created by the vengeful ghost of Jasper Davis. Jasper Davis was a poor boy from the 1940s. Jasper had been mistreated, and rejected from the Lion Society club. One day The Lion Society teased Jasper and chased him all the way up to the roof of their clubhouse. It was here that Jasper Davis accidentally fell from the roof and died. After dying, Jasper being a photographer created that magical portrait. It was designed that so when a Lion Society member looked at it, Jasper would appear and take their picture. Then the victim would become trapped inside the black and white dimension for eternity in a wall mounted photograph. Eventually Professor Barish sealed off Jasper's photograph, by covering it with the portrait of a headmaster. It remained concealed for over 55 years. Until he and Alex mistakenly reactivated it by peeling off the portrait. Therefore Jasper was free to capture Lion Society club members once more.

The next day, Renfrew came looking for him. Renfrew recognized the building in the photo to be the old Lion Society Clubhouse, from the old part of campus. Alex warned Renfrew not to look at the person in the photo. But Renfrew ignored Alex's warning and looked. So Renfrew had his picture taken and was also captured into the photo.

Soon Alex had a hunch that the magical photograph was linked to the old clubhouse. So Alex visited the old clubhouse with the magical photograph. It acted as port key into the black and white dimension inside the photograph. Here Alex encountered Jasper Davis' ghost. Jasper had just captured Professor Barish. So now Jasper set his sights on capturing Alex. But Alex stumbled onto a secret: When standing near a window, it mirrored ones own reflection. So just as Jasper tried to take Alex's photograph, Alex jumped away. So Jasper got caught in his own reflection and got trapped himself.

Then Alex opened the camera and exposed the film. So the dimension faded and exposed. Then he, Renfrew and Professor Barish were freed. Renfrew was completely astounded with Alex. Renfrew now believed that Alex had just pulled off the most incredible prank of all time. So Alex was now finally accepted into the Lion Society. Hearing this Alex now had change of heart, feeling the club was for just stuck up snobs. So Alex quit. Renfrew was shocked to hear this. So Renfrew asked him to convince Alex to change his mind. After everything they had gone through, and everything he had learned he now had a change of heart as well. So he quit the club as well. Then he went to quickly return the portrait of the former headmaster.

Trivia[]

  • Patrick Thomas also portrayed Tommy.
    • Patrick Thomas also appeared in in the Goosebumps episode Say Cheese and Die Again as Greg Banks.

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