|Shawn vs. the Red Phantom|
|Air Date||August 25, 2006|
|Written by||Anupam Nigam|
|Directed by||John Kretchmer|
|Previous episode||"Who Ya Gonna Call?"|
|Next episode||"Forget Me Not"|
Shawn and Gus sneak into a comic book convention, posing as the assistants of the convention's featured guest George Takei, to locate a missing teenager.
- Throughout the episode there are references to everyone only remembering the main superhero's nipple-ridden costume. This is a shot at the movie Batman and Robin with George Clooney and Chris O'Donnell.
- Shawn: For the love of Scotty. (said while trying to convince somebody they were assistants of George Takei)
Scotty (Montgomery Scott) is as a character from Star Trek (the original series). The character was played by James Doohan.
- Shawn: Where is he, chocolate Columbo?
Columbo is a crime television series. The series aired regularly from 1971 to 1978, and later, sporadically from 1989 to 2003.
- Talia, Malone and Dent, who are all integral characters to the plot of this episode, are all names in the Batman series- Talia Al Ghul, Matches Malone, and Harvey Dent, respectively.