Spooky Nights

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Spooky Nights
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Also known as Spooky Nights Presents
Genre Comedy
Horror
Created by GMA Entertainment TV Group
Directed by various
Starring various
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino, Tagalog, English
No. of episodes 40 episodes (Final)
Production
Location(s) Philippines
Running time 30–60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel GMA Network
Picture format 480i SDTV
Original run March 26, 2011 – April 28, 2012
Chronology
Related shows Spooky Valentine

Spooky Nights is a comedy-horror show but as of October 1, 2011 it began showing horror shows instead of comedy-horror shows, created and developed by GMA Network. It premiered with its first episode on March 26 on GMA Network and April 2, 2011 on GMA Pinoy TV. On February 4, 2012, a Valentine series was made to replace the show for the month of February, which was Spooky Valentine, a sort-of sequel to the show with a similar theme, a romance-horror show now instead of comedy-horror. On March 10, 2012, Spooky Nights returned.

Plot[edit]

In Spooky Nights, a story with a slightly scary theme runs for a number of weeks and is replaced by a new one with a different cast once it finishes.

Episodes[edit]

Season 1[edit]

Bampirella[edit]

Air-date March 26, 2011–April 16, 2011
Synopsis A vampire tale that deviates from the overly dramatic or commonly freaky vampire stories these days. Bampirella is a vampire who used to be a mere human until she was cursed to transform into a “beautiful yet undead creature” every time the clock strikes midnight.[1]
Director Albert Langitan
Monster Vampire
Cast
Extended cast

The Ringtone[edit]

Air-date April 30, 2011–May 21, 2011
Synopsis The story begins when Brix, Nancy, Tricia, Vanessa and Macmac win a weekend treat in a resort from a radio text promo. Unknown to them, their supposedly fun summer adventure could turn ugly and even scary as they encounter the vengeful ghost of a woman named Sad-ako.[2]
Director Lore Reyes
Monster Ghost(Sadako)
Cast
Extended cast
  • Moymoy Palaboy as Clowns/Mang Juan (James) Manang Tess (Roadfill)/Kiko (James) Mico (Rodfill)
  • Gerould Aceron as Macmac Cadayona
  • DJ Rico Robles as Papa King
  • Gene Padilla as Mang Aga
  • Mike "Pekto" Nacua as Mad-ako
Deaths
  • Mama-ko (burned by Vanessa)
  • Yoko (burned by Vanessa)
  • Sad-ako (suicide)
  • Mang Juan (stabbed in back by Sad-ako)
  • Manang Tess (her stomach/baby is flattened by Sad-ako)
  • Mad-ako (accidentally stab himself with an injection/burned by Vanessa)

Snow White Lady and the Seven Ghosts[edit]

Air-date June 4, 2011–June 25, 2011
Synopsis Snow is a girl abducted by a vengeful and haunted balete tree named Rico J. Puno. She grew up in the care of Basya, one of seven ghosts who reside in the haunted tree. She was living perfectly as a ghost until a secret about her past is revealed when a spirit questor named Prince enters her life. She easily falls for him and saves his life from danger. Later, Prince finds out that Snow White Lady is not a ghost at all but is only a confused person. He then decides to help Snow look for her family. Unfortunately, the seven ghosts would not let go of Snow and Basya just cannot set free the daughter she has raised for so long. Thus, she thinks of a way to keep Snow from returning to her normal life as a human.[3]
Director Lore Reyes
Monster 7 Ghosts
Cast
Extended cast
Deaths
  • One of Dante's workers was Chew and Chew Away by Rico J. Puno

Nuno sa Feng Shui[edit]

Air-date July 2, 2011–July 9, 2011
Synopsis In the story, Mila lives a plain and simple life. She is taking care of a bedridden father and believes that she will soon becomes an old man. She believes that Chinese astrology and charms will change her fate. Mila's life changes when she met Stephen. She eventually becomes attracted to him but the latter doesn't feel any for her until one day when Mila helps a beggar. The beggar gave her a bracelet that is actually a love poison. She needs to rub it three times against Stephen's right hand to make him fall for her. Stephen then was caught! But actually, the beggar is the "nuno". He cursed Mila through the charm bracelet. Eventually, Mila and Stephen encountered extraordinary happenings in their lives. What then is the real intention of the "nuno" to Mila?! Will Mila and Stephen be put in danger at the end?!
Director Lore Reyes
Monster Nuno
Cast

Ang Manananggala: Battle of the Half-Sisters[edit]

Air-date July 16, 2011
Synopsis Emily is a woman who manages a carnival that she inherited from her mother. Living with her half-sister Marvi, she keeps from everyone a dark secret about what she becomes when darkness falls: a "manananggal". As horrid as she may seem, Emily is actually the type of "manananggal" who is too nice to harm anyone. However, things get a little complicated when Stella enters the scene and introduces herself as Emily and Marvi's other half-sister. Unknown to Emily, Stella has long been aware that she is a "manananggal" and that the latter is determined to keep the family business to herself, whatever the cost. Learn about sisterly love and valuing family heritage and find out if one's kindness can save her from the ills caused by a condition she is born with.[7]
Director Uro Q. Dela Cruz
Monster 2 Mananangals
Cast

Bahay ni Lolo: A Very Spooky Night[edit]

Air-date July 30, 2011
Synopsis Kris and Derick with Louise haves there prank to Bea, Jake, Lexi, Diego, Alden, and Ms Alyssa Alano
Director Uro Q. Dela Cruz
Monster Ghost (not real)
Cast

Da Mami[edit]

Air-date August 6, 2011
Synopsis TBA
Director Uro Q. Dela Cruz
Monster Mummy
Cast

The Mommy Returns[edit]

Air-date August 20, 2011
Synopsis An actress in the 1970s, Mommy Glo has always decided on anything that concerns Bongbong—from the food he eats to the women he dates. She always justifies her meddling by saying that she only wants the best for her son. So far, none of the women that Bongbong dated seem good enough for her. When Mommy Glo dies, Bongbong finally gets the chance to be independent and choose the woman he will love. However, Mommy Glo loves her son so much that she cannot rest her soul. She decides to go back as a ghost and continues to interfere with her son's lovelife. After a while, Bongbong notices that something weird happens to the women he dates—Anna (Michelle Madrigal) gets scared stiff and ends up in a state of trauma; Karen (Andrea Torres) also winds up shocked in fear. At this point, Bongbong realizes that his mother frightens these poor women. He confronts Mommy Glo and tells her to leave him alone and just rest in peace.[8]
Director Uro Q. Dela Cruz
Monster Mommy Ghost
Cast

Ang Munting Mahadera[edit]

Air-date August 6, 2011
Synopsis It is about Rody's struggle to raise his children as a single father, maintain his macho image for his mother and keep his biggest secret—that he is a homosexual. Recently parted ways with his wife, Rody goes back to live with his mother, Felicia, and takes along with him his twin daughters: the mischievous Bembem and the well-behaved Jenjen. Rody's presumptuous and nosy mom believes that there is a dark secret behind his breakup with his wife. Thus, Felicia tries everything to trick him into confessing but Rody never admits until a magical creature comes out of his closet and makes him come clean. Meanwhile, Bembem finds herself a new playground in the old and big house of Felicia. She ignores her grandmother's instruction never to enter a certain room and accidentally frees an evil hag, who has long been staying there. The hag searches for someone to live with her in the world of shadows and soon aims for Jenjen to be the one.[9]
Director Uro Q. Dela Cruz
Monster Old Hag
Cast
  • Barbara Miguel as Jenjen / Bembem
  • Roderick Paulate as Tatay Rody
  • Luz Valdez as Lola Felicia
  • Soxy Topacio as Domeng
  • Ervic Vijandre as Carlos
  • Odette Khan as Bruha
Trivia

Short Time of My Life[edit]

Air-date September 17
Synopsis Kristy enters a dance contest with her boyfriend or dance partner, Rico but her father, doesn't want her to enter the dance contest and he wants to separate Kristy and Rico. Odette and her mother came up with an idea with Kristy's father to do a prank on Kristy so she can get a sprain leg and cannot dance anymore. When it is time for prank, Kristy's father accidentally pushed her on the stairs and this leads Kristy getting killed. On Kristy's funeral, her father confronts Odette's mom that Kristy is her real daughter. Odette's mom accidentally spilled that she just adopted Odette and she is not her real daughter. After what happened, Kristy starts to be a zombie and she also starts to kill people who made her life miserable.
Director TBA
Monster Zombie
Cast
Trivia

Sapi[edit]

Air-date October 1, 2011
Synopsis The story recounts the struggle of a newly-wedded couple against a vengeful spirit of a woman who committed suicide. Belle and Paolo elope to a province after their recent wedding to escape Belle's disapproving father. Incidentally, the couple moves in to Paolo's old house where Elsa, a woman who was in love with him, died. Believing that Paolo abandoned her, Elsa killed herself in his room and she is now determined to make him pay for it by possessing Belle and making her kill herself too.[10]
Director Uro Q. Dela Cruz
Monster Ghost
Cast

Sumpa (The Chain Text Message)[edit]

Air Date October 8, 2011
Synopsis Sarah is a smart and nerdy student who yearns to have friends, however she is constantly picked on by Tina because of her appearance and her tendency to send chain text messages. She finds one in Mark, who is Tina's crush. Tina steals Mark's cellphone and texts her (pretending as Mark) saying that Mark wants to meet her in the library, however, Tina scares her. Thinking Mark ordered Tina to do it, Sarah confronts him in the rooftop. As she is yelling at Mark for what she thought he did, she slips on a pipe and falls off the roof. Their teacher, who is Tina's sister, informs them that Sarah was Dead on Arrival at the hospital. Two weeks later, Sarah starts to haunt them, starting with Joey. She releases his dog, who mauls him but he survives. Next is Mark, who is impaled by a pipe after trying to prove that the superstition in which when you walk under a set of stairs, you will have bad luck, is not true. He too, survives the ordeal. Afterwards, Tina receives a chain mail from Sarah, telling her to pass it to a 100 friends if you don't want to die. When she fails to do this, Sarah texts her to go to the same library where she scared Sarah. Sarah threatens Tina with Lindy's life, however, Tina begs her to take her life in exchange for Lindy's. Sarah just threatens to throw her off the roof, but promises that she will suffer forever. Three Months later, Tina appears to have been driven insane by the entire ordeal. Lindy tries to talk to her but Joey tells her not to, for she has a new best friend. Later, in Filipino class, Tina is shown to be sitting in the same spot where Sarah sat and is seen playing with Sarah's ghost. At the same time, Mark receives a text from Sarah, saying that if he believes in ghosts, pass the message to 10 people. This text scares Mark to death, as he drops his cellphone after reading it.
Director
Monster Spirit
Cast

Singil[edit]

Air Date October 8, 2011
Synopsis
Director Uro Q. Dela Cruz
Monster Vengeful Spirit
Cast
Special Participation

Sanggol[edit]

Air Date October 22, 2011
Synopsis A story about a vengeful tiyanak terrorizing a community where a pregnant woman named Maria lives. Upon conceiving her child with Hector, Maria knows that her mother, Aling Cecil (Tanya Gomez), will disapprove of her circumstance: pregnant out of wedlock. True enough, Aling Cecil wants Maria to abort the child but the latter disagrees. As Maria decides to keep the baby, Aling Cecil locks her up and stops her from working and talking to anyone except her childhood friend, Nimfa. During Maria's pregnancy, she is constantly haunted by cries of a baby and by a bloody child who keeps on appearing to her. Later, the town experiences a series of scary events that leads them into concluding that a tiyanak creeps around them to take vengeance. It first attacked the abortionist, Madam Ora, and then victimized many others. After some time, it is revealed that Aling Cecil has something to do with the haunting tiyanak.[11]
Director Uro Q. dela Cruz
Monster Tiyanak (A baby monster/ghost)
Cast
  • Lovi Poe as Maria
  • TJ Trinidad as Hector
  • Andrea Torres as Nimfa
  • Tanya Gomez as Cecil
  • Victor Aliwalas as James
  • Lui Manansala as Madam Ora
  • Jackie Woo as Sintaro
  • Luz Fernandez as Soledad

Siyam[edit]

Air Date October 29, 2011
Synopsis TBA
Director Uro Q. dela Cruz
Monster TBA
Cast

Kadugo[edit]

Air Date November 5, 2011
Synopsis TBA
Director Uro Q. dela Cruz
Monster TBA
Cast

KaLAbit[edit]

Air Date November 12, 2011
Synopsis Miguel is a wealthy, successful architect, who has a perfect life and a loving wife. There is only one problem however, they find it hard to have a child. On Miguel's birthday, he is seduced by his secretary, Iya. Seeing no reason to stay, he promises Iya that they will run away together. A year later, however, Miguel's wife, Liza, becomes pregnant with his child and she finds out that he had an affair with Iya. So, she gives him a choice: Iya or her and their unborn child. Realizing that he still loves Liza, he chooses them and breaks off the relationship. However, Iya refuses to accept the break up and attempts to kill Liza and the child. Miguel arrives just in time to stop Iya. In a last, desperate act of self-defense for himself and his wife and child, Miguel is forced to kill Iya by stabbing her with a knife and declares angrily that he doesn't love her. 3 months later, Liza and Miguel's son is born. They enlist the help of Liza's old yaya to take care of their son while they are our for dinner for Miguel's birthday. When yaya leaves the boy's side to get him milk, Iya's ghost takes him just in time for yaya to bear witness. Anxious that they left their child, Liza and Miguel returns home to find the house in complete disarray and yaya passed out in the living room. After Yaya explains what happened, Liza rushes upstairs and sees Iya disappear with their son. Iya reveals that she is blaming their son for being the reason that Miguel decided not to leave to be with her. Yaya explains that Iya took their son to the spirit world and the only way to save him is for one of them to die and becoming a ghost and confront Iya in the spirit world. Liza overdoses herself with pills to save her son and confronts Iya. As Iya gains the upper hand, Miguel walks out of the house with a stab wound, revealing that he killed himself so that Liza can return to her body with their son. As his body disappears in ray of light, Miguel's spirit defeats Iya and their son is returned to them. Liza wakes up and breaks down after realizing that Miguel is dead. The day after, Yaya, Liza, and their son board a taxi and leaves the house. Miguel's ghost comes out of the house and begs them not to leave him. Realizing there's nothing he could do anymore, he enters the house once more with Iya's ghost as the house burns in flames for an unknown reason.
Director
Monster Ghost
Cast

Kalaro[edit]

Air Date November 19, 2011
Synopsis A story about a father who wants to win the approval of his son after his marriage breaks up. Further complicating things between them are two ghosts wanting to take them to the after life by causing their death. While his wife is on a vacation abroad, Chris finally has a chance to bond with his son, Clark. However, it seems that only Chris enjoys their current setup because the boy hates him and his new home: a unit on the sixth floor of a strange condominium. Clark is bored because, aside from the fact that he is staying with his dad, there seems to be no other kids on the sixth floor. Thus, he gets excited and happy when he meets Ena, a girl who lives in the unit beside theirs. Instantly, the two kids become playmates. Meanwhile, Chris started experiencing weird things in his condo unit ever since he met Ena's mother, Lara. He has also been seeing horrifying visions: like Clark becoming a corpse and the water in the bathtub turning to blood. When Clark returns to play with Ena, they invite him inside and they start to drown him. Chris returns to the condo but leaves to look for Clark's toy car. When he finds it, he suddenly hears Clark's cries for help, so he rushes up. When he enters Lara's bathroom, he sees a vision from the past; Lara killed her daughter in the bathtub. Bernardo, her husband who bears an uncanny resemblance to Chris, returns for his daughter after he left Lara for another woman with his son, Jonas, who presumably bears a resemblance to Clark. Bernardo finds his beloved daughter dead and in his anger, he drowns Lara. After snapping out of the vision, Chris fishes Clark out of the tub. Clark is dead but he manages to resuscitate him. Clark finally accepts Chris. As they embrace in the lobby before Clark's mother takes him home, Clark notices that the back of Chris' head is full of blood. A realization suddenly comes to Chris; as he is looking for Clark's toy, he was assaulted by two men and was killed. Clark's mother takes him home as Clark begs her to take Chris with them. Clark is last seen in a taxi with his mother, crying as he holds the lucky coin Chris gave him earlier. Chris, meanwhile, now a ghost, stays with Lara and Ena as the two girls continue their terror on the condo.
Director Uro Q. dela Cruz
Monster Ghost
Cast

Kaibigan[edit]

Air Date November 26, 2011
Synopsis TBA
Director
Monster Ghost
Cast

Panata[edit]

Air Date December 3, 2011
Synopsis TBA
Director
Monster Ghost
Cast

Parol[edit]

Air Date December 10, 2011
Synopsis As Christmas nears, Aya her daughter Frances and Elmer return to their hometown to pick up their Tatay Danny, who is now paralyzed. Tatay Danny had a heart attack when Carol abandoned him and her husband, Hector for some unknown reasons. When they get to their home, Elmer sees his childhood friend, Gengeng, and hears from her that unusual and mysterious things have been happening in their house since Carol had gone. Their family’s abode further turns into a haunted house when Frances finds the lantern made by Aya and Carol a long time ago. When they hang it, they begin hearing cries for help. A disturbed soul also makes its presence felt in their house and this causes Aya, Elmer and Gengeng to investigate all these mysterious happenings.[12]
Director Uro Q. Dela Cruz
Monster
Cast

Perya[edit]

Air Date December 17, 2011
Synopsis It tells the story of two lonely people who rediscover the meaning of Christmas when they meet an orphan named Alice. Jackie has been fooled by too many men that she has lost her faith in love. Now, she disguises herself as a boyish woman to discourage men from courting her. On the other hand, her friend Jilmer is a soft-hearted man who always ends up being brokenhearted because women take advantage of his kindness. Jackie meets Alice because of an incident in the carnival that she manages. Upon knowing that the girl is an orphan, Jackie decides to take her in despite Jilmer's warning that Alice might be a part of an illegal syndicate. Unknown to the two adults, Alice is worse than a syndicate. She has a very dark past and her desperate need for parental love becomes a psychotic obsession that makes her kill the people who disappoint her.[13] Eventually, Jackie and Jilmer learns of Alice's true nature. In the end, as they drive away from the carnival, Alice spooks Jackie and Jilmer in Jilmer's car that they collide head on with a truck and the screen fades to black, leaving their fate unknown.
Director Uro Q. Dela Cruz
Monster Alice
Cast

Season 2[edit]

Spooky Valentine[edit]

Main article: Spooky Valentine
Episodes[edit]
  • Maestra
  • Masahista
  • Manibela
  • Manikurista
  • Skipped March 3 Episode
  • Imbitasyon
  • Premonisyon

Season 3[edit]

Orasyon[edit]

Air-date March 24, 2012 (Re-aired on June 8, 2012)
Synopsis
Director Uro Q. Dela Cruz
Monster Bayawaka
Main Cast
Supporting Cast

Aparisyon[edit]

Air-date March 31, 2012
Synopsis
Director Uro Q. Dela Cruz
Monster Ghost
Main Cast
Supporting Cast

Kalansay[edit]

Synopsis Anton (Joshua Dionisio), a playful teen who – together with his friend Sherwin (Renz Valerio) -- always pull pranks on the latter’s elder sister Cheska (Barbie Forteza).But when new mysterious neighbors come into the picture, the two find their match. They would soon realize that their new neighbors are not ordinary pranksters; they transform into skeletons in the middle of the night. But due to Anton and Sherwin’s friskiness, no one would believe them.How are they going to drive these “prank-ensteins" out of their neighborhood for good?
Director Uro dela Cruz
Monster Skull
Main Cast

Kasambahay[edit]

Synopsis Laura (Bianca King) is an expectant mother for the third time. She and her husband Jeffrey (JC Tiuseco) look for a yaya to take care of their new baby. But Laura has had enough of those attractive yayas who end up having an affair with her husband so she exercises more caution in choosing the next one. Ultimately, she chooses one who is way old to be her husband’s mother. But her new babysitter will not stay long enough as she is killed by the resentful ghost of a former babysitter of a family who lived in the same house several years before Laura and Jeffrey. The ghost murderer named Shirley (Sam Pinto) made Laura take her on board as a babysitter. Soon after Laura gives birth, Shirley takes her baby away. Story has it that Shirley was a babysitter who was impregnated by her employer and was forced to have an abortion. Bothered by her conscience, she hanged herself.[14]
Director Uro dela Cruz
Monster Ghost
Main Cast

Korona[edit]

Synopsis Oria (Carmi Martin), a popular beauty queen in Barangay Papaitan during her prime. Now a mother, Oria has gained a few wrinkles here and there albeit her beauty has not at all faded. In fact, she passed this trait on to her daughter Mabel (Isabel Daza). Mabel dreams of following the footsteps of her mom, but the latter disapproves of the idea reasoning that there must only be one beauty queen in the family.

Mabel is so eager to pursue her dream and so she insisted in joining the Mutya ng Papaitan. But on the night she won the title, she was murdered. Pamela, Mabel’s arch-rival, was considered as the prime suspect and was sentenced to life imprisonment. After Mabel’s tragic death, Oria left Barangay Papaitan.

After a few years, Oria decided to come home and she spearheaded the return of the Mutya ng Papaitan beauty contest in honor of her deceased daughter. But all hell break loose when on the night of the coronation, Mabel’s fiery ghost suddenly appears freaking out every one in attendance. Her delusion is that she is still the reigning beauty queen of Papaitan and no one will ever deserve that title besides her.

Director
Monster Ghost
Main Cast

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