"Thank you. Thank you. Happy Halloween everyone here and at home. Welcome to That's Irregular. I'm your host, Pat Tooie, and tonight we are joined by Dr. Kay Ripes, Head Criminologist here at the Gorina Police Department." intoned the host of the show. Inside the production booth, the signal was given and a disembodied arm reached out of the shadows, flipping a switch. Insantly the main feed picked up the second camera which was already aimed directly at the chair that held the delicate figure of Dr. Ripes. The main view screen revealed Dr. Ripes sitting somewhat uncomfortably in her chair, nodding in appreciation of her host's introduction. Inside the booth, another signal was given and another hand reached over and flipped another switch, releasing a momentary burst of mechanical applause that lent the illusion of a live audience to all those viewers around the world. Mr. Tooie continued "I understand you're going to share some of your cases with us tonight, is that correct, Dr. Ripes?" "Yes, Pat. It is okay if I call you Pat, isn't it?", smiled Dr. Ripes. "Of course it is." snapped back the show's host. "Just be sure to have your buddies at the station fix all those parking tickets of mine, will ya?" he kidded. The two exchanged some nervous laughter and then Pat sat down in the chair directly across from Dr. Ripes. Inside the production booth, another switch was flipped, releasing "Audience Laughter Number 6" over the airwaves. All the while, arms kept flying vigorously from switch to switch, switching the feed from one camera to another, struggling to keep pace with the conversation. Finally the host continued, "So, Dr. Ripes, what's our first story for the night?" "Well, it goes like this..."