Same with Jarate, Saxton Hale, Poopy Joe, and quite a few other things. I suspect the writers are parodying Valve's own reputation for hiding story elements all over the place by dropping such throwaway jokes and then wholeheartedly committing to them at a later date.
Notice that Skull Island now has a skull on its skull.
(Also look at the URL)
Enter a haunted King of the Hill map to battle a bomb-spewing, fate-spinning spectral magician! And if that isn't scary enough for you, how about he's also a good damn cop pushed too damn far! What's that? It was scary enough? Okay, we'll save that last part for next year.AWOOOOOOOOOO!
I finally fixed my PC and now the stupid thing's missing the Ethernet driver. If only I knew which card I had...damned not descriptive enough IBUYPOWER reciept! I'd really like to get back into TF2 for some halloweenie action tonight.