List of Goosebumps episodes

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This is a list of episodes from the children's television series Goosebumps that originally aired on the Fox Broadcasting Company from 1995–1998, and briefly re-ran on Cartoon Network in October from 2007 to 2009. Currently, The Hub airs this show (along with Spooksville and R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series) as part of their "Haunted Hub" block of scary shows for children and families on Saturday evenings.

Altogether, 43 of the original 62 books were adapted, along with nine stories from the Tales to Give You Goosebumps series, and two books from Goosebumps Series 2000. The Chillogy three-parter was a completely original story, while the episode More Monster Blood was an original story based on existing characters.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 19 October 27, 1995 (1995-10-27) May 17, 1996 (1996-05-17)
2 25 August 10, 1996 (1996-08-10) July 20, 1997 (1997-07-20)
3 22 September 6, 1997 (1997-09-06) May 16, 1998 (1998-05-16)
4 8 September 14, 1998 (1998-09-14) November 16, 1998 (1998-11-16)


Season 1 (1995–96)[edit]

No. in
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Title Directed by Antagonist(s) Based on Original air date U.S. viewers
(in millions)
"The Haunted Mask" Timothy Bond The Haunted Mask The Haunted Mask (Goosebumps #11) October 27, 1995 (1995-10-27) 14.1[1]
Carly-Beth Caldwell steals a Halloween mask from a new store, against the storekeeper's warnings. However the mask begins to change her personality and meld with her body when she wears it. Upon realizing this, Carly-Beth tracks down the mask store salesman for a way to break the spell and remove the Haunted Mask.
3 3 "The Cuckoo Clock of Doom" John Bell The Cuckoo Clock and Tara The Cuckoo Clock of Doom (Goosebumps #28) November 3, 1995 (1995-11-03)
Michael Webster vandalizes his father's new cuckoo clock by twisting the bird's head backwards so his annoying, bratty, trouble-making sister Tara will get blamed for it. However, the plan falls apart when Michael finds himself reliving his disastrous birthday party – and going backwards in time. The only way to stop it is to fix the bird's head. Though Michael succeeds as a toddler and returns back to his normal self, he inadvertently knocked off the year 1988 which was part of the clock and removing Tara from existence.
4 4 "The Girl Who Cried Monster" John Bell Mr. Mortman The Girl Who Cried Monster (Goosebumps #8) November 10, 1995 (1995-11-10)
Lucy Dark discovers the monstrous dark side of the town librarian during closing time, but no one else believes her. And what's scarier is that this librarian's been invited to dinner!
"Welcome to Camp Nightmare" Ron Oliver The Counselors (thought to be) Welcome to Camp Nightmare (Goosebumps #9) November 17, 1995 (1995-11-17)
November 24, 1995 (1995-11-24)

Part 1: Billy's summer camp turns scary when Camp Nightmoon becomes Camp Nightmare! Why are all the counselors so weird? What's hidden in the forbidden bunk? What lurks around the camp late at night? The counselors aren't answering any of Billy's questions. The campers are disappearing one by one, and the counselors don't even care. Billy wants to know the secrets about Camp Nightmoon, but can he find the answers before he disappears?

Part 2: Billy finds out the secret about Camp Nightmoon when the counselors announce a manhunt on a female camper who escaped from the girl's side of the camp. where the same scary things are happening.
7 7 "Phantom of the Auditorium" John Bell Brian Colson Phantom of the Auditorium (Goosebumps #24) December 1, 1995 (1995-12-01)
When Zeke gets to play as the Phantom in the school's titular play The Phantom, strange things start happening. A piece of scenery comes crashing down with a message saying 'Last warning. Stay away Esmerelda or else!' Could Zeke be trying to ruin the play? Or could there really be a phantom living under the stage?
8 8 "Piano Lessons Can Be Murder" William Fruet Dr. Shreek and Mr. Toggle Piano Lessons Can Be Murder (Goosebumps #13) December 8, 1995 (1995-12-08)
Jerry Hawkins moves to a new house and discovers a piano in the attic. He starts taking piano lessons to impress a neighbor, but he realizes something is very odd about his teacher, Dr. Shreek. He's always talking about how Jerry has perfect hands. And the janitor Mr. Toggle is weird too. But Jerry's about to find out that Dr. Shreek loves to steal the hands of his students...
9 9 "Return of the Mummy" John Bell Nila and The Mummy of Prince Khor-Ru Return of the Mummy (Goosebumps #23) December 22, 1995 (1995-12-22)
Gabe and his cousin, Sari are trapped in a pyramid belonging to an Egyptian princess disguised as a modern-day tour guide who is controlling a four thousand year old mummy.
10 10 "Night of the Living Dummy II" Ron Oliver Slappy Night of the Living Dummy II (Goosebumps #31) January 12, 1996 (1996-01-12)
Amy Kramer receives a replacement ventriloquist dummy named Slappy, who she accidentally brings to life, and Slappy wants Amy to be his slave to the point of framing her for things she didn't do. It's up to Amy to stop Slappy and save her family.
11 11 "My Hairiest Adventure" David Warry-Smith Dr. Murkin (thought to be) My Hairiest Adventure (Goosebumps #26) January 19, 1996 (1996-01-19)
Larry Boyd and his friends try on an old bottle of Instant Tan, but they vanish - and Larry gets hairy! Larry freaks out when he finds out that his friends are missing and there are more dogs in the neighborhood than usual.
"Stay Out of the Basement" William Fruet Dr. Brewer's Clone Stay Out of the Basement (Goosebumps #2) January 26, 1996 (1996-01-26)

Part 1: Margaret and Casey Brewer are worried about their father. He's been acting strange. And he spends all his time in the basement. What is he doing in the basement? Margaret and Casey are about to find out. Dr. Brewer is doing experiments with plants. But Margaret and Casey become even more worried when they "meet" some of his experiments in the basement.

Part 2: Margaret and Casey discover that the man they thought was their father is really a plant copy of him who trapped their real father in a closet in the basement.
14 14 "It Came from Beneath the Sink" David Winning Grool It Came from Beneath the Sink! (Goosebumps #30) February 2, 1996 (1996-02-02)
Kat finds a sponge under the sink of her new house that's actually a monster that causes and feeds on bad luck. When Kat and Daniel and Daniel's friend Carlos give away the sponge, they find out from Carlos that the sponge is called a Grool and that anyone who has it and gets rid of it, will die...
15 15 "Say Cheese and Die" Ron Oliver The Evil Camera and Spidey Say Cheese and Die! (Goosebumps #4) February 9, 1996 (1996-02-09)
Three friends, Greg Banks, Doug "Bird", Michael and Shari Walker, find a camera that predicts and causes misfortune on the subject it photographs.
"A Night in Terror Tower" William Fruet The Lord High Executioner A Night in Terror Tower (Goosebumps #27) February 25, 1996 (1996-02-25) 8.8[2]
Sue and Eddie take a trip to England to visit a castle. When they wander away from their group in the torture chamber, they get chased throughout the castle by an executioner. When they manage to escape, they soon begin to lose their memories of their family and themselves. Sue and Eddie are then sent back in time to the Middle Ages where a man named Morgred reveals that the siblings are really a missing prince and princess whom their uncle, the executioner, wanted dead.
"The Werewolf of Fever Swamp" William Fruet Will The Werewolf of Fever Swamp (Goosebumps #14) May 17, 1996 (1996-05-17) 9.0[3]
Grady Tucker adopts a dog that suspected to be a werewolf by his family. Grady tries to prove that Vandal (the dog) isn't a werewolf, but is shocked to find out who IS.

Season 2 (1996–97)[edit]

No. in
No. in
Title Directed by Antagonist(s) Based on Original air date U.S. viewers
(in millions)
20 1 "Be Careful What You Wish For" René Bonnière Clarissa Be Careful What You Wish For... (Goosebumps #12) August 10, 1996 (1996-08-10)
When clumsy Samantha Byrd helps a strange fortune teller find her way home, the woman gives Samantha an amulet that grants wishes-but the wishes end up causing misfortune for everyone around her.
"Attack of the Mutant" William Fruet The Masked Mutant Attack of the Mutant (Goosebumps #25) September 7, 1996 (1996-09-07)

Part 1: Skipper Matthews finds out his favorite comic book villain, the Masked Mutant, is real after discovering his lair.

Part 2: Skipper Matthews fears he's losing his grip on reality after a visit through the Masked Mutant's lair and discovers that his new best friend isn't who she seems.
23 4 "Bad Hare Day" John Bell El Sydney Bad Hare Day (Goosebumps #41) September 14, 1996 (1996-09-14)
Tim Swanson steals the bag of tricks from his favorite magician Amaz-O and finds himself unable to control the magic.
24 5 "The Headless Ghost" Brian R.R. Hebb Andrew, Seth and Captain Otto The Headless Ghost (Goosebumps #37) September 21, 1996 (1996-09-21)
Pranksters Duane Comack and Stephanie Alpert find themselves trapped in a seaside house haunted by a headless ghost, another ghost of boy who died falling through a dumbwaiter and the ghost of a sea captain who plans on painting Stephanie out of existence.
25 6 "Go Eat Worms" Steve DiMarco The Worms and Mother Worm Go Eat Worms! (Goosebumps #21) September 28, 1996 (1996-09-28)
Todd Barstow uses his test worms to pull pranks on his little sister, Regina. Then, his test worms show up in his lunch container and in his bed. Thinking it was Regina, he goes to the woods on a raining night to search for more worms in order to pull a prank on Regina, but uncovers a cave that is inhabited by a giant worm bent on killing Todd for mistreating her babies.
26 7 "You Can't Scare Me" René Bonnière The Mud Monster You Can't Scare Me! (Goosebumps #15) October 5, 1996 (1996-10-05)
Two pranksters' quest to scare fearless Courtney ends with the pranksters' running scared when they encounter a mud monster at a local swamp.
27 8 "Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes" William Fruet The Lawn Gnomes and Major McCall Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes (Goosebumps #34) October 12, 1996 (1996-10-12)
Joe Burton's dad buys a pair of garden gnomes for a lawn contest, but Joe and his sister Mindy discover that the lawn gnomes are alive and cause destruction at night.
28 9 "Ghost Beach" Randy Bradshaw Sam and Louisa Ghost Beach (Goosebumps #22) October 19, 1996 (1996-10-19)
Two siblings, Jerry and Terri Sadler visit relatives who live in a house beside a beach where they hear rumors of a ghost haunting a nearby cave.
29 10 "Attack of the Jack-O'-Lanterns" William Fruet The Pumpkinheads/Shane and Shana Attack of the Jack-O'-Lanterns (Goosebumps #48) October 26, 1996 (1996-10-26)
When Drew Brockman, Walker, Shane, and Shana trick-or-treat with their rivals, Tabby and Lee, they come upon two pumpkin-headed creatures who force them to trick-or-treat forever.
"Haunted Mask II" William Fruet The Haunted Mask and Second Mask The Haunted Mask II (Goosebumps #36) October 29, 1996 (1996-10-29) 9.2[4]
Steve Boswell takes an old man-like mask from the same store that Carly-Beth went to and begins to become an old man. Meanwhile, the original Haunted Mask returns and, through Steve, plans to exact its revenge on Carly-Beth.
32 13 "Let's Get Invisible" Ron Oliver The Reflections Let's Get Invisible! (Goosebumps #6) November 2, 1996 (1996-11-02)
Max and Noah Thompson find a mirror in the attic that turns its users invisible, but on the other side is a world where evil mirror reflections want to switch with real people.
33 14 "Scarecrow Walks at Midnight" Randy Bradshaw The Scarecrows The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight (Goosebumps #20) November 9, 1996 (1996-11-09)
An old couple is haunted by demonic scarecrows brought to life by a farmhand's black magic.
34 15 "Monster Blood" Timothy Bond Sarabeth and Monster Blood Monster Blood (Goosebumps #3) November 16, 1996 (1996-11-16)
Evan Ross and his friend Andy discover a novelty slime called Monster Blood that devours everything in its path, but makes whatever eats it grow-- uncontrollably!
35 16 "More Monster Blood" Timothy Bond Monster Blood Original, based upon characters from Ibid. November 16, 1996 (1996-11-16)
Evan travels back home, only to find that the Monster Blood he thought was destroyed is aboard the plane.
36 17 "Vampire Breath" Ron Oliver Gwendolyn and Count Nightwing Vampire Breath (Goosebumps #49) November 26, 1996 (1996-11-26)
Freddy Martinez and Cara Simonetti find a bottle that releases an elderly vampire who lost his fangs.
37 18 "How to Kill a Monster" Ron Oliver The Swamp Monster How to Kill a Monster (Goosebumps #46) May 1, 1997 (1997-05-01)
Gretchen Hughes and Clark Boretski stay at their grandparents' house in the middle of a swamp that has a seemingly invincible monster locked in a room.
38 19 "Calling All Creeps" Craig Pryce Wart, Brenda and David Calling All Creeps! (Goosebumps #50) June 15, 1997 (1997-06-15)
Ricky Beamer plays a prank on his rival that calls the attention of school bullies named Jared, Wart, David and Brenda, all of which are actually reptilian aliens bent on world domination.
"Welcome to Dead House" William Fruet The Zombified Citizens of Dark Falls Welcome to Dead House (Goosebumps #1) June 29, 1997 (1997-06-29) 5.6[5]
The Benson family moves into a house in a neighborhood where its residents were killed in an accident from a chemical factory and want the family's blood to survive.
41 22 "Don't Wake Mummy" William Fruet The Mummy "Don't Wake Mummy" (Even More Tales to Give You Goosebumps) July 12, 1997 (1997-07-12)
A family inherits a sarcophagus that holds a cursed, living mummy.
42 23 "The Blob That Ate Everyone" Randy Bradshaw A Typewriter and the Blob The Blob That Ate Everyone (Goosebumps #55) July 19, 1997 (1997-07-19)
Zack Beauchamp and his best friend Alex wander into an abandoned antique shop and find a typewriter that Zack uses to type up a story about an oozing blob monster that terrorizes the video store at the mall. When Zack goes to the video store the next day, the blob appears in real life and frightens the customers.
"Night of the Living Dummy III" Timothy Bond Slappy and Rocky Night of the Living Dummy III (Goosebumps #40) July 20, 1997 (1997-07-20) 5.8[6]
After being taken to the O'Dells family, who owns a collection of ventriloquist dummies, Slappy is brought back to life and plans to test out Zane, a cousin of Trina and Daniel. With the help of another dummy named Rocky, Slappy conspires to turn the three children into dummies.

Season 3 (1997–98)[edit]

No. in
No. in
Title Directed by Antagonist(s) Original air date U.S. viewers
(in millions)
45 1 "Shocker on Shock Street" Randy Bradshaw Mr. Wright (thought to be); Erin and Marty (actual monsters) A Shocker on Shock Street (Goosebumps #35) September 6, 1997 (1997-09-06)
Erin Wright and her friend Marty are trapped in an amusement park based on a horror movie series.
46 2 "My Best Friend Is Invisible" William Fruet Brent (thought to be); Sammy Jacobs and his parents (actual monsters) My Best Friend Is Invisible (Goosebumps #57) September 8, 1997 (1997-09-08)
Sammy Jacobs visits a house that's supposedly haunted by the ghost of a lonely boy named Brent, who ends up following him home and becomes his "invisible" friend.
47 3 "The House of No Return" William Fruet The Married Couple Ghosts "The House of No Return" (Tales to Give You Goosebumps) September 13, 1997 (1997-09-13)
Mischievous friends Lori, Nathan, and Robbie convince the new kid in town, Chris Wakely, to join their club, Danger, Inc. The catch is that Chris must spend one hour in an old house, allegedly haunted by the ghosts of a married couple, who died in the house. However soon the catch is on Lori and her friends, when they head inside to collect Chris. To their horror, he had made the deal with the ghost of the married couple in exchange for his freedom, Lori and her friends would have to spend eternity with couple.
48 4 "Don't Go to Sleep" John Bell The Reality Police Don't Go to Sleep! (Goosebumps #54) September 20, 1997 (1997-09-20)
After being told that he can't have the attic as his room, Matt Amsterdam goes to sleep in there and finds himself in a chain of alternate worlds and on the run from a police force bent on nabbing anyone who messes with reality.
49 5 "Click" John Bell The Remote; Seth (taken over by the remote) "Click" (Tales to Give You Goosebumps) September 27, 1997 (1997-09-27)
Seth Gold mail-orders a remote control that controls his TV, his VCR, his stereo and eventually his mind.
50 6 "An Old Story" Randy Bradshaw Aunt Dahlia "An Old Story" (Still More Tales to Give You Goosebumps) October 4, 1997 (1997-10-04)
While being babysat by their Aunt Dahlia, Tom and John are forced to eat prune cookies, which turn them into old men as part of a plot to get sold out to two of Aunt Dahlia's widow friends who want husbands.
51 7 "The Barking Ghost" William Fruet Grimm and Scratch The Barking Ghost (Goosebumps #32) October 11, 1997 (1997-10-11)
Cooper Holmes and his new friend Fergie are tricked into switching bodies with ghostly canines.
"One Day at Horrorland" Part 1
"One Day at Horrorland" Part 2
William Fruet The Horrorland Horrors One Day at HorrorLand (Goosebumps #16) October 25, 1997 (1997-10-25)
November 1, 1997 (1997-11-01)

Part 1: The Morris family get trapped in a theme park called "Horrorland" run by monsters called Horrors.

Part 2: The Morris family compete on a game show run by the Horrors of Horrorland.
54 10 "The Haunted House Game" William Fruet The Old Men "The Haunted House Game" (Even More Tales to Give You Goosebumps) November 8, 1997 (1997-11-08)
Two friends play a haunted house-themed board game that comes to life and may cost them theirs.
"Perfect School" Part 1
"Perfect School" Part 2
Ron Oliver The School Staff "Perfect School" (Even More Tales to Give You Goosebumps) November 15, 1997 (1997-11-15)

Part 1: Having caused trouble once too often, Brian O'Connor gets sent to an all-boys boarding school where the students are cloned and programmed into being well behaved so they can be sent home to their parents while the real students are locked away in a basement prison.

Part 2: Brian discovers that his best friend is an agent for the faculty and tries to fight back against his clone.
"Werewolf Skin" Part 1
"Werewolf Skin" Part 2
Ron Oliver The Werewolf Skins Werewolf Skin (Goosebumps #60) November 22, 1997 (1997-11-22)

Part 1: Visiting his aunt and uncle in rural Wolf Creek, budding photographer, Alex Blackwell discovers a secret about the werewolves that live in the woods.

Part 2: Alex confronts his aunt and uncle about the werewolf skin they use to turn themselves into actual werewolves.
59 15 "Awesome Ants" Don McCutcheon The Giant Ants "Awesome Ants" (Still More Tales to Give You Goosebumps) February 7, 1998 (1998-02-07)
Dave buys an ant farm but feeds the ants incorrectly, turning them into blood-thirsty giants.
60 16 "Bride of the Living Dummy" Randy Bradshaw Slappy and Mary-Ellen Bride of the Living Dummy (Goosebumps Series 2000 #2) February 14, 1998 (1998-02-14)
Slappy is brought back to life and now plans to marry a little girl's doll who proves to be just as evil as Slappy.
61 17 "Strained Peas" Don McCutcheon Grace "Strained Peas" (Tales to Give You Goosebumps) February 21, 1998 (1998-02-21)
Nicholas Morgan discovers his new baby sister Grace is a monster who will do whatever it takes to be an only child.
62 18 "Say Cheese and Die… Again" Ron Oliver The Evil Camera Say Cheese and Die—Again! (Goosebumps #44) February 28, 1998 (1998-02-28)
Greg Banks tries to prove to his English teacher that the evil camera he found does exist so he doesn't have to flunk his class. When Greg unearths it, he accidentally takes Shari's picture which comes out as a negative, prediction that she'll be so thin, she'll waste away. To get back at him for taking her picture, she takes a picture of her own that predicts that he'll become so fat, he'll explode.
63 19 "Chillogy" Pt. 1 "Squeal of Fortune" William Fruet Karl Knave Original. April 25, 1998 (1998-04-25)
A greedy girl, Jessica gets sucked into a toy town called Karlsville where she cheats the people during a lemonade sale and as punishment she turns into a pig-like humanoid as the town chases her down.
64 20 "Chillogy" Pt. 2 "Strike Three…You're Doomed" William Fruet Karl Knave Original. May 2, 1998 (1998-05-02)
A boy, Matthew gets sucked into Karlsville and gets caught in a twisted baseball game that may cost him his life.
65 21 "Chillogy" Pt. 3 "Escape from Karlsville" William Fruet Karl Knave Original. May 9, 1998 (1998-05-09)
Matthew and Jessica enter the toy town to prevent Matthew's younger brother Todd from being turned into a plastic figurine as part of a contest prize.
66 22 "Teacher's Pet" Stefan Scaini Mr. Blankenship "Teacher's Pet" (Tales to Give You Goosebumps) May 16, 1998 (1998-05-16)

Becca Thompson and Benjy Connor, on a field trip in the woods, find out why their new science teacher loves snakes so much.

Note: This episode was dedicated to Becca's actress, Michelle Risi, who died of meningitis following its production.

Season 4 (1998)[edit]

No. in
No. in
Title Directed by Antagonist(s) Based on Original air date
"How I Got My Shrunken Head" Part 1
"How I Got My Shrunken Head" Part 2
Ron Oliver The Hawlings and the Shrunken Head How I Got My Shrunken Head (Goosebumps #39) September 14, 1998 (1998-09-14)

Part 1: Mark Rowe is given a shrunken head from his explorer aunt, only to discover that it has dark powers. Mark then must travel to the Pacific jungle island of Baladora in order to find her.

Part 2: Mark learns of the jungle magic hidden in his shrunken head while searching for his aunt, and learns that her assistants want the shrunken head too.
"The Ghost Next Door"
"The Ghost Next Door" Part 2
Don McCutcheon The Shadow Figure The Ghost Next Door (Goosebumps #10) September 28, 1998 (1998-09-28)

Part 1: Hannah Fairchild mistakes a boy named Danny Anderson for a ghost of a kid that died in a house fire until she learns from a dark figure, who resembles a shadow, that she's the ghost.

Part 2: After learning of her past and the dark figure's plan to kill Danny, Hannah must save him from a fiery fate so her soul can rest in peace and Danny can be safe.
"Cry of the Cat"
"Cry of the Cat" Part 2
Ron Oliver Rip the Cat Cry of the Cat (Goosebumps Series 2000 #1) October 31, 1998 (1998-10-31)

Part 1: Allison Rogers, a teen actress for the upcoming movie Cry of the Cat, gets scratched by a strange cat named Rip who she accidentally ran over with her bike and starts acting like a cat.

Part 2: After an accident on the set of Cry of the Cat, Allison is put in a hospital where she learns why the cat who turned her into a monster, Rip, won't stay dead and how it affected her friend's mother.
"Deep Trouble"
"Deep Trouble" Part 2
William Fruet Jacob Ritter Deep Trouble II (Goosebumps #58) November 16, 1998 (1998-11-16)

Part 1: Billy and Sheena Deep are visiting their uncle Dr. Deep in the Caribbean on his ship called the Cassandra, where they stumble upon a plan to turn normal fish into mutants.

Part 2: In this series finale, Billy, Sheena and Dr. Deep try to escape from an island that Jacob Ritter -Dr Deep's assistant- marooned them on but encounter some of Ritter's test subjects along the way.
  • Primetime Specials were aired out of order of their production dates

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Nielsen ratings" (PDF). USA Today. Retrieved February 5, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Nielsen ratings" (PDF). USA Today. February 28, 1996. p. D3. Retrieved February 5, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Nielsen ratings" (PDF). USA Today. May 22, 1996. p. D3. Retrieved February 5, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Nielsen ratings" (PDF). USA Today. November 6, 1996. p. D3. Retrieved February 5, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Nielsen ratings" (PDF). USA Today. Retrieved February 5, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Nielsen ratings" (PDF). USA Today. Retrieved February 5, 2015. 

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