Growing Up Creepie

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Growing Up Creepie
Growing Up Creepie Title Card.PNG
Format 16:9 widescreen
Created by Mike Young
Opening theme "Creepie Kids"
Composer(s) Lombardi / Clarence Jey / Mike Puskas
score by Guy Michelmore
Country of origin United States
Canada
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 26
Production
Executive producer(s) Jim Rapsas
Producer(s) Mike Young Productions
Taffy Entertainment
Discovery Kids Productions
Broadcast
Original channel Discovery Kids
Original run September 9, 2006 (2006-09-09) – June 27, 2008 (2008-06-27)

Growing Up Creepie was an animated television series made in the USA and Canada by Mike Young Productions and produced by Discovery Kids. In other countries, the series was simply titled Creepie. The series premiered on September 9, 2006 to June 21, 2008 and aired 26 episodes on 2 seasons. The series had reruns on The Hub until May 30, 2011.

Premise[edit]

As told in the opening introduction and in the episode "Creepie Crawling", Creepie was a waif left on the doorstep of the Dweezwold Mansion, which is home to a family of various insects. The family took her in and raised her as one of their own. She must now adjust to a life surrounded by a society of insectophobic humans as she attends Middlington Middle School and keeps her home life secret in order to protect both herself and her family.

Music[edit]

The theme song "Creepie Kids" and other songs featured throughout the first series are performed by Samantha Lombardi. They were written by Michael Puskas / Samantha Lombardi, Clarence Jey / and produced by Michael Puskas / Clarence Jey. "Creepie Kids" was released on Lombardi's album, Full Stop, in 2007 on Modern Records and Distribution in the USA[citation needed] The music was featured on a DVD released by Mike Young Productions for a collection of episodes from the second series.

The instrumental score heard throughout the show was composed by Guy Michelmore, who was nominated for an Annie for his music for the series.

DVD release[edit]

A DVD of Growing Up Creepie was released for Region 1 on August 28, 2007. The single disc volume is titled Creepie's Creatures Volume 1 and features seven episodes, mainly from the second season. Bonus features includes Creepie's Buggin' Trivia Game and an episode of Corwin Unleashed entitled "Creepy Creatures."

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2006-2007)[edit]

# Title Airdate
1 The Tell-Tale Poem / Creepie Meets Tarantula Boy September 9, 2006
2 The Scared Twitch Project / Frogenstein September 16, 2006
3 Bug It On / The Case of the Mysterious Moth September 23, 2006
4 Attack of the Wasp Zombies / Legend of the Locker October 14, 2006
5 Bite Nite / Night of Fright October 28, 2006
6 Roach'e Motel / Little Greenhouse of Horrors November 4, 2006
7 Field of Screams / Mom Under Glass November 25, 2006
8 Goth To Have Better Friends / Wax Attacks January 13, 2007
9 Headless Roach Man / Invasion of the Locusts January 20, 2007
10 Creepie's Living Doll / Operation Monarch Liberation January 27, 2007
11 Bait and Switch / Shutterbug March 31, 2007
12 Bad Karma Chameleon / Home is Where the Haunt Is April 7, 2007
13 Creepie Friday / The Final Curtain April 28, 2007

Season 2 (2007-2008)[edit]

# Title Airdate
14 Creepie and the Candy Factory / The Ice Bug Cometh May 26, 2007
15 Are You Afraid of the Moths / Revenge of the Water Bug June 9, 2007
16 Nightmare on Locust Lane / The Mummy's Curse October 13, 2007
17 Children of the Pumpkin Patch / Night of A Thousand Legs October 27, 2007
18 Lice Lice Baby / Scorpiophobia November 10, 2007
19 On Thin Ice / Toxic Mutant Millipede November 24, 2007
20 I Was a Teenage Wolfbug / Outta Sight Space Bowl Night December 8, 2007
21 Rockabye Freakie / Creep of the Deep January 12, 2008
22 Going For Brogue / Yellow Jacket Racket January 26, 2008
23 The Return of Tarantula Boy / All The President's Pests February 9, 2008
24 Creep of the Crop / Creepie Cousin March 1, 2008
25 Creepie Crawling / Fashion Victim April 12, 2008
26 Wanna Bee / The Haunting of Tiki Lagoon June 21, 2008

Broadcast history[edit]

US

UK

Mexico

Spain

China

External links[edit]