Daphne’s helper is revealed to be Mr. E’s mysterious subordinate from «The Legend of Alice May», who observes the gang through binoculars from afar. Velma then receives a text message from Mr. E telling the group to «follow the parrot». Overarching Mystery Events: A cryptic warning from Professor Pericles; a text message from Mr. E. Villain: Fright Hound controlled by Mrs. When asked about the mayor’s puzzle piece, Pericles states that the mayor stole it from him a long time ago. While many question the effectiveness of enhanced airport security, even stricter measures, like new identification laws, are on the horizon.
The following month, the TSA came to “an informal agreement with the ACLU to enhance officer training” on the pat-downs. The planets are coming into direct alignment and the tenth planet, Planet X, is getting closer and is about to come into alignment behind Pluto and will cause a massive gravitational disruption, one not seen in 5,000 years. Some of his lines of dialogue are either direct quotes or homages owing to that work. Dr. Zin.
After solving the case, the gang receives a radio broadcast from Cassidy Williams warning them of the evil that resides in Crystal Cove. Overarching Mystery Events: The passageway to the cursed treasure is found and opened. Music for Rude Boy and the Ska-Tastics was written and performed by Dave Wakeling of The English Beat.