In preparation for a complete analysis of this Scooby-Doo episode that takes place in a circus, Ralph gives a brief synopsis of the plot to "Bedlam in the Big Top." He gives the background on the independent investigator he admires most. He interviews film correspondent Joe Jaundice about the difference between The Black Panther and The Pink Panther. He talks to legal consultant Frank Melasma about the legality of hypnotism a new mouse disposal product. And finally, he gives some surprising insights into the true role of Harry the Hypnotist if he really were the Ghost Clown.