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Denny Crocker is a character created by Frank. He appeared in the episode "The Tale of the Phantom Cab".

History[]

Denny is a tall strong athletic hiker. He enjoyed exploring the woods. He was often annoyed with the careless antics of his younger brother Buzz. He was often short-tempered, rude and mean to his brother. He often considered his brother to be a loser.

During the events of the story. He reluctantly allowed his younger brother lead a trail through the woods. He and his brother eventually got lost in the woods. He was really mad and at his brother blaming it all on him, for pointing the compass to his belt buckle all day. Then late at night when it was dark and cold, he and his brother bumped into a man in the woods named Flynn.

Flynn lead him and his brother to a doctor he knew who lived in the cottage in the middle of the woods. The Doctor was none other than Dr. Vink. Dr. Vink made them a deal: If they could solve his riddle, he would allow him and his brother to use his telephone to call their parents. So Dr. Vink asked this riddle: "What's weightless, can be seen by the naked eye, and if put in a barrel, will make it lighter?" When neither he or his brother could figure it out, Dr. Vink asked them to leave. Dr. Vink instructed him that a cab would come by and pick him and his brother up. He didn't believe that cab, would just show up in the middle of nowhere. Then Dr. Vink also offered him and his brother to give him a specimen for research. Such as a hand like the one that was preserved in a jar. This terrified him and his brother. So they ran out of the cabin screaming.

Then much to his surprise a cab did arrive. The driver was Flynn. Flynn revealed to him and his brother that for 40 years he had been bringing passengers up Dr. Vink's cabin. Then when people fail to solve Dr. Vink's riddle they end up getting a ride with them. Flynn revealed to him and his brother that he was dead, and that he was the one who gave Dr. Vink had hand as a specimen. having died in an accident crashing a tree into a tree afterwards. In which Flynn relives his fatal car crash each time with new victims. Then when the victims die, it gives Dr. Vink new specimens.

Flynn told him and his brother, that they could still solve the riddle before they were going to crashed and be freed. Luckily his brother solved the riddle in the nick of time. The answer was: A hole. Then he and his brother were freed safe and sound. Then the cab and Flynn vanished. Then a forest ranger showed up and safely took him and his brother back home.

Trivia[]

  • Jason Tremblay also portrayed Bostick.

See Also[]

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