Max insists on Ruby reading him a scary mystery story entitled "The Blue Tarantula" before bed. After some hesitation, Ruby agrees to, and reads Max the story about the blue tarantula, who crawls on bad bunnies at night when they are asleep and squashes them, causing them to die. Max stays up all night in fear of the tarantula. After he overcomes his fear he scares Ruby.
- This episode is featured on the Max & Ruby's Halloween DVD.