Oh, My Gosh, Murder!
Polly Abdool is hosting a totally tubular album release party for her friend, Debbie Gribson, at a posh VIP Beverly Hills club. Debbie Gribson is a top international pop idol who is releasing her new album, Eclectic Youth! She is simultaneously releasing a new fragrance line of the same name! The guest list is stock full of big name celebrity guests who will undoubtedly hit the scene in outrageous '80s fashion! You are on the guest list and have recieved your invitation. There are a few names on the guest list that you dread having to be around for the night, but you wouldn't mind the exposure. This is where your story begins...
need some radical threads for the totally tubular bash?
American Pop Idol and Choreographer
Polly Abdool is the peculiar pop idol and wife of Nork from Pork. An avid cartoon fan, she has a fascination with drawing cartoon cat characters. She is a fun-loving girl, but it seems that after she was married two years ago, she started going a little nutzo!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: ‘80s pop star attire, leg warmers and a large teased hairstyle.
NORK FROM PORK
Eccentric Television Star
Nork is the one of the most bizarre television actors in Hollywood! Rumor has it that he was a struggling actor who got lucky landing a sitcom role of a stranded alien on the planet Earth. Seven years later, Nork has assumed the identity of the fictional character and lives his life by the ways of Planet Pork - both on and off camera!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Space suit or a striped shirt with rainbow suspenders.
Pop Star & Mogwai Rescue Owner/Operator
Toni Oregano came out of the woodwork with her hit cheerleading-themed single Hey Dickie! The world has been awaiting another hit from this pop diva, but it’s been two years of radio silence. People wonder why she still wears her iconic cheerleading outfit. Toni spends most of her time tending to her Mogwai rescue.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Cheerleading uniform. Hair in pigtails with large, ‘80s bangs.Stuffed animals for ‘Mogwai’ as optional
American Teen Idol
Debbie Gribson is an intolerable, high-maintenance teen idol. This pop icon is known by Hollywood insiders as being difficult to work with, as she’s extremely demanding. Because of her fame and success, she gets whatever she wants. Toni Oregano is the only one that Debbie considers to be a true friend.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: ‘80s diva pop star attire, large teased hairstyle.
Danny Son is the American black belt Karate champion. He was raised by a single mother in a poor neighborhood, but was taken in by an old Karate master who trained him to become the most feared Karate competitor in the nation.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A karate uniform with a white karate bandana.
Lindy Lauper is a fun-loving and eccentric pop star. She is known for her ever-changing colorful hair and crazy clothing, as well as her unique high-pitched voice! Just about every teenage girl has a Lindy Lauper tape in her cassette player!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Bustier with a tutu skirt, legwarmers and large, teased, colorful ‘80s hair.
Australian Wilderness Expert
Alligator Dundee is quickly rising to international fame with his rugged charm and uncanny animal handling skills. He is known in Australia as an alligator hunter and charismatic wilderness guru. In America, these manly attributes have landed him a spot in Hollywood as an upcoming film star!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: ‘80s alligator hunter attire / safari type clothing with a safari hat. A stuffed alligator as an optional prop.
Actor and Pop Idol
Dave Bouie is one of the most legendary music icons of his time. Many say it’s only a matter of time before this chap is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Hailing from England, Dave is a bestselling music artist with hits on both the US and UK charts. Not one to rest between projects and tours, Dave also has an illustrious acting career on the stages of Broadway, television, and the Hollywood big screen.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A pop idol costume. Bright colored spiky wig and stage makeup.
Femme Fatale ‘Cartoon Rabbit’
Jessica Bunny performed the voice behind the famous femme fatale cartoon rabbit of the same name from the movie Who Framed Ralph Bunny? She insists upon wearing a Jessica Bunny costume and going by the stage name of Jessica Bunny, so everybody will know she was the voice behind the film character. Most Hollywood gossipers say she needs to move on with her career!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: ‘80s evening attire with a bunny mask / bunny ear headband. Optional to wear bunny makeup on the face.
Nerdy Computer Major & Fraternity Boy
Louie Skullnick is a nerdy computer major and frat boy from the fraternity Lambda Pi at the local university. He is an aspiring film star and rap artist. However, he hasn’t had luck with kick-starting his career in the entertainment industry. He is also a talented inventor, and shows a lot of promise in the field of engineering.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Nerdy ‘80s attire with hair slicked back and parted on the side.
Originally hailing from Cuba, Scabface came to America in search of fortune and fame and quickly rose to become a legendary mob boss in Miami, Florida. Famous for a never-healing sore on his face, he is one to be feared in the streets of Miami.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A white leisure suit with a toy gun. A large scab on the face as an optional prop.
Nozzy Nosborn is the wild and crazy rock star often referred to as the Prince of Nightshade. He is a vampire bat farmer and is one of the biggest rock icons of the ‘80s. Take heed when you are around this untamed rocker, as he is very unpredictable during social gatherings.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Black cape, black tshirt and pants with black boots. Round, colored sunglasses and fingernails painted
black. A fake bat as an optional prop.
Spunky Brewster is the lucky orphan who landed an awesome role as an orphan in a self-named television sitcom! Her pigtails and silly socks are what she is known for, and this is one television star who knows how to tell a joke!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Brightly colored ‘80s attire with pigtails and striped socks.
Keep Howard Scott happy or you might pay the price! Howard is the little brother of Nork from Pork, and a talented high school basketball star. He unfortunately has a major anger management problem! Howard only found out recently that his emotions can lead to some hairy situations.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A ‘80s t-shirt and jeans with wolf hair coming out of the shirt. An optional prop is wolf ears / nails.
Fadonna is one of the most famous pop stars of the ‘80s. She came to Hollywood to make it big, and her time has definitely arrived. She is a tad spoiled and demanding at times, but this is one musical diva that knows how to party!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Black lace tank & gloves, ballerina skirt, leggings and leg warmers. Black bangles on the wrist and hair teased with a headband and heavy makeup.
Diva of the Dark
El Vampira is a celebrity who gained her fame by hosting a late night television show. Her alternative name is Diva of the Dark, as she’s known for Gothic fashion and speaks with a creepy voice. This is one super spooky diva!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Vampira costume. Small red stickers as a prop.
‘80s Valley Girl
Like, oh, my gosh, let’s throw on leg warmers, snag Daddy’s credit cards, and go shopping at the Galleria! Muffy spends all of her free time with her best friends shopping and going to outrageous parties. This is one Valley girl who knows everyone in the in-crowd.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Polo-style shirt (popped collar), khaki shorts, & penny loafers. Hair teased into a large, ‘80s hairstyle with a ribbon tied around as a headband.
MUFFY BANGLES' FRIENDS
‘80s Valley Girls/Boys
Fer sure! Muffy Bangles is so popular! Muffy always has a group of her best friends with her. They are a tight-knit group of friends who love to shop and party. They get very judgmental of each other, however, when they stray outside of their group and make new friends.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Polo-style shirt (popped collar), khaki shorts, & penny loafers. Hair teased into a large, ‘80s hairstyle with a ribbon tied around as a headband.
Biff Buffman is an ultra-snooty prep that spends his days with his buddies at the local country club. Biff and his friends all have sizeable trust funds and spend minimal time at their fathers’ companies learning the ropes for the one day that they will take over. Until that day, they will spend their time impulsively enjoying their life of leisure.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Member’s Only Jacket, Parachute Pants and Topsider Deck Shoes. A polo style shirt under the jacket with a popped collar.
BIFF BUFFMAN'S FRIENDS
Biff Buffman is hardly seen without his troupe of preppy pals. This is one group of arrogant, well-groomed yuppies. Biff’s friends are very protective over Muffy Bangles’ clique. This is definitely a difficult circle of friends to break into, that is for sure.CCOSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Member’s Only Jacket, Parachute Pants and Topsider Deck Shoes. A polo style shirt under the jacket with a popped collar.
‘Wanted to-be Prom Queen’
Molly Mingmold is the lonely spinster and antisocial wanted-to-be prom queen. She never got over being cheated out of going to her high school prom by a vicious prankster, Long Duck Dundee. Today, she is obsessed with wearing the pink prom dress that she made and never had the chance to wear. Some people say this trauma caused her to be a social outcast. Over the lonely years, she’s become obsessed with solving the Rubik's cube - over and over again.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Pretty pink ‘80s prom dress, tiara. Reddish/orange bobbed wig (Molly Ringwold hair.)
DAVEY LEE BROTH
Lead Singer of the ‘80s Rock Band ‘Von Hulen’
Davey Lee Broth is the outrageous lead singer of the ‘80s heavy metal rock band Von Hulen. The Von Hulen roadies and groupies know to stay clear of this wild front man at all costs. He is one of the most unpredictable rockers!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Spandex shirt and pants with bandannas tied to the arms and legs. Hair should be teased with a bandana tied on the side. A fake microphone as an optional prop.
‘Wannabe Famous’ Break Dancer
Turbozone Goobalo is famous in the break dancing underground scene. On the surface, he is a fun-loving party animal, but every move he makes is secretly designed to help him achieve fame and fortune. He is a compulsive rhymer who always has a boom box named Rad with him. He loves to show off his skills, and will always perform for those who can wire him into the Hollywood scene.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: ‘80s break dancing outfit. Boom box as a prop with ‘80s music.
LANY LOU METTON
Olympic Gold Medalist Gymnast
Lany Lou Metton is a kleptomaniac Olympic gold medalist. This gymnast is no stranger to behavioral therapy, but she still can’t keep her hands off things that don’t belong to her. Her real motive for attending the party is that she secretly has a major crush on Alligator Dundee. This might be a case of ‘a love-struck fan turned stalker!’
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any red, white and blue gymnastic uniform with a medal around the neck. Leg warmers and hair styled in a ‘80s style side ponytail.
Soldier of Fortune and Leader of the ‘C Team’
Mr. D is the incensed leader of an underground troupe of soldiers of fortune called the C Team. The team’s for hire and can be called upon to solve any problem. Mr. D is often invited to VIP events around Hollywood, even though he is notorious for his unpredictable fits of rage.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Hair should be styled in a ‘80s Mohawk (use gel if needed), muscle shirt, and gold chains.
Jamey Cakker is the most scandalous television evangelist the world has ever seen! The media is covering every bit of the investigation of Jamey for over 10 alleged crimes of embezzlement, fraud, illegal gambling, and even an Olympic game scandal. This slimy evangelist will do anything to get what he wants, even if it harms those closest to him - or lands his mug on the front page of the trash tabloids.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any ‘80s style polyester leisure suit.
FAMMY TAYE CAKKER
President of the Debbie Gribson Fan Club
Fammy Taye Cakker is the wife of the creepy TV Evangelist , Jamey Cakker. She is the head of the Debbie Gribson fan club and is a compulsive gambler. She has a lacrimal gland dysfunction, and her eyes constantly water and streak mascara down her heavily made-up face. She claims to stream tears of sympathy because her husband is dealing with multiple scandals in the media.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Bright colored ‘80s style suit with large shoulder pads. Over done make-up with mascara streaks down the face.
Bo Pontana is a famous NFL quarterback and three-time Super Bowl champion. He prefers not to speak much, since he has a bad stuttering problem and sprays saliva when he talks. Some deem this non-communication as antisocial or apathetic, but Bo actually cares about the social scene. Due to his NFL fame, he is wired in to the Hollywood network, and social ladder-climbers love to befriend him.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any football uniform or jersey.
Fan Club President of 'The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'
Hannah Shell is an insanely crazed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fan and the fanatical President and founder of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Fan Club. She will stop at nothing to get new members of her club as she feels that the more members that are in her club, the more attention that she might get from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: TMNT t-shirt, fake Ninja weapons as optional props. A clipboard for the Fan Club signup sheet and a pencil/pen.
Double Secret Agent
Janie Bond is the beautiful and mysterious double secret agent and wife of the infamous international double secret agent Jay ‘Double 7’ Bond. She is also the sister of Nork from Pork…but that is all that anyone truly knows about her.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A glamorous ‘80s style evening gown with a fake gun strapped to a garter belt.
Front Man of the Rock Band, Hug
Base Squealey is the obnoxious lead singer of the rock band, "Hug". Base is known for being a womanizer, even though most ladies avoid him like the flu. This rock star is a notorious one-upper and constantly adores his own face in his trusty handheld mirror. He sings to women instead of speaking, as he believes this makes him utterly irresistible. Base is Toni Oregano’s biggest fan..
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: ‘80s rock band attire, hand mirror as a prop.
Lead Singer of the No-Nos
Melinda Parnile is the tough-hearted lead singer of the pop band ‘The No No’s'. Melinda is a compulsive liar who adores her little dog, Bangles, more than the people around her. She’s cold-hearted and insensitive. However, fame has its privileges, and she’s got more than her share of people in her inner circle willing to cater to her every meticulous need.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: ‘80s pop star attire with large, teased hair. Fake dog as an optional prop.
Pop Guitarist, Singer
Cat Fenafar is a peculiar pop guitarist who always seems to have a hit song on the pop charts. She is rather bizarre and demanding, as she once made her roadies sort out hundreds of green M&M's for her dressing room with no intentions of eating them. Cat Fenafar often forgets that she came from a poverty-stricken childhood, and is the ultimate snoot to everyone around her.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: 80s pop star attire. Toy guitar as an optional prop. Hair is short, wig if needed.
Ivan Pingmold is the wacky scientist-turned-ghost catcher. He has a huge flatulence problem, and often blames his sneaky stenches on the ghosts around him. Most of the city believes Ivan’s company is a sham, but his business has been growing astronomically in the last year, nonetheless.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: ‘80s ghost catcher outfit with some type of ghost catching machine. A fart sound machine / whoopee cushion as a prop - which can be found at most novelty stores.
Hailing all the way from Oahu, Hawaii, Tommy Magnus is the tenacious private investigator and respected veteran. Tommy is a former Navy SEAL. Rumor has it that he still works for a top-secret government agency. He’s also in the private sector for hire.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Hawaiian shirt, linen light colored pants, a Detroit Lions baseball hat and a thick moustache (real/fake).
Lane Ponda is the creator of ‘Buns of Iron’ – an intense workout regimen that was developed to build the muscle tone of the gluteus muscles. There isn’t one second of the day that Lane isn’t working out, teaching a class, writing another book on gluteus muscles or working on one of her home exercise videos. This Buns of Iron guru is all about fitness – and staring at people’s buns to give critiques!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any kind of ‘80s style work out clothing with colorful leg warmers and hair teased into a large ‘80s hairstyle.
Life is one party at a time.
Now, it's time to have fun with your party. Always stay in character and make the experience your own. Get ready for a memorable time with your friends!