[Review] SCARE PACKAGE II: RAD CHAD’S REVENGE (2022, SHUDDER) Must See Gruesome Parody

The Grue-Crew review SCARE PACKAGE II: RAD CHAD’S REVENGE (2022, SHUDDER) on Gruesome Magazine episode 389. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era, Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s, award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore, lead news writer Dave Dreher, and Doc Rotten share their thoughts about this week’s frightening addition to streaming horror films.

Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions!


When horror guru Rad Chad Buckley’s funeral turns into an elaborate series of hilarious death traps, the guests must band together and use the rules of horror to survive the bloody game.

  • Available Streaming on SHUDDER beginning December 22, 2022
  • Directed by:
    • Aaron B. Koontz
    • Alexandra Barreto (segment “Welcome to the 90s”)
    • Anthony Cousins (segment “The Night He Came Back Again! Part VI: The Night She Came Back”)
    • Jed Shepherd (segment “Special Edition”)
    • Rachele Wiggins (segment “We’re So Dead”)
  • Written by: Alexandra Barreto, Aaron B. Koontz, Cameron Burns, John Karsko, Jed Shepherd
  • Stars: Jeremy King, Zoe Graham, Rich Sommer, Kelli Maroney, Shakira Ja’nai Paye, Graham Skipper, Maria Olsen, Byron Brown


Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.