With his hands full of books and a mini-cage, he persuaded kind-hearted Samaritans to hold his stack while he quickly tied his shoe.
After secretly sticking a fake sticky spider on them during the hand-off, he would then disclose the bad news that his tarantula apparently escaped.
That’s when the good Samaritans discovered the plastic spider and understandably freaked out.
So mean! Remember, no good deed goes unpunished.