When Melissa and Bert spot a fire breathing monster in Evergreen Lake, tourists begin flocking to see it. Cyril Sneer, takes advantage of the opportunity and tries to sell overpriced monster merchandise. In the end, the monster is exposed as a fake.
In the process of fulfilling her responsibilities as an excellent photojournalist, Melissa takes a picture of what appears to be the Evergreen Monster. Thus, Cyril's mind goes wild with marketing possibilties while Ralph, fulfilling his role as a skeptical newspaper editor, refuses to believe what he can't see with his own eyes. Nevertheless, Melissa does what she can to confirm the veracity of its existence.
The media descends upon the Evergreen Forest and Melissa fields all the questions. At this same time, Cyril commissions the Pigs to construct a mechanical monster. But Bert however stops them, and Cyril was once again caught in the act. Finally, Cyril's scheme is revealed to the public and they refuse to give him any more business. Meanwhile, the true identity of the Evergreen Monster remains a mystery to all, except for Melissa.
- Cedric notes that no one has explored Evergreen Lake properly and that it's very old and deep.
- Len Carlson does the vocals of the monster.
- First time we see Cedric helping out at the Evergreen Standard.