Heavy in both puns and breasts, the iconic Elvira (Cassandra Peterson) makes periodic break-ins to the film — via a small frame appearing in the corner — for a quick quip. For example, in The Werewolf of Washington: "Everyone saw that, right? Dean Stockwell just licked a midget."
Her cornball humor works fine in these dime-sized doses, but grows weary in the longer sketches that bookend the movies. However, she does a fine Sarah Palin, as witness in the Washington episode: “I've triggered more hanging chads than Al Gore!"
Each disc boasts the same handful of special features, including a Ghoultown rockabilly music video featuring Elvira, an all-too-brief look behind the scenes (during which viewers can glimpse Peterson out of her Elvira garb and still looking fabulous at 61) and trailers for the fractured flicks. —Rod Lott
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