Scream Street (TV series)

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Scream Street
Genre
Created byTommy Donbavand
Based onScream Street
by Tommy Donbavand
Written byBen Ward
Giles Pilbrow
Mark Huckerby
Nick Ostler
Tony Cooke
Dan Gaster
Reid Harrison
Tommy Donbavand
Jason Hazeley
Joel Morris
Georgia Pritchett
Directed byGeoff Walker
Starring
Opening theme"Scream Street" performed by Rasmus Hardiker
Ending theme"Scream Street" (instrumental)
Composer(s)Gareth Davies
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes52
Production
Executive producer(s)Zoe Bamsey
Helen McAleer
Katharina Pietzsch
Lucy Pryke
Giles Pilbrow
Producer(s)Phil Chalk
CinematographyMartin Kelly
Running time11 minutes
Production company(s)Factory
Coolabi Productions
Ingenious Media
ZDF Enterprises
DistributorCBBC
BBC
Release
Original networkCBBC
BBC
Picture format16:9
Audio formatStereo
Original release21 October 2015 (United Kingdom)
External links
Website

Scream Street is an 11-minute and 52-episode British children's television stop motion animated comedy horror show airing on the CBBC channel in the United Kingdom.[1] It is a series based on the books of the same name by Tommy Donbavand. Each episode is 11 minutes in length. There are 52 released episodes.[2]

Plot[edit]

The series focuses on Luke Watson, a young boy who used to live a normal life with his parents. But after he starts turning into a werewolf, Luke and his parents are relocated to Scream Street, a town inhabited by monsters. Luke befriends two other residents of Scream Street, a vampire named Resus Negative and a mummy named Cleo Farr.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

  • Tyger Drew-Honey as Luke Watson, is an adventurous teenage boy, who has just discovered to be an unstable werewolf.
  • Rasmus Hardiker as Resus Negative, a sarcastic, "rockstar vampire", who doesn't have vampire fangs, can't turn into a bat and drinks tomato juice instead of blood.
  • Tala Gouveia as Cleo Farr, a 6000 year old mummy, who befriends Luke and Resus, despite knowing that they are going to grow older without her.
  • Claire Skinner as Sue Watson, Luke's mother, who tries her best to keep her family in check.
    • Skinner also voices Luella, Eefa's niece and Resus' admirer.
  • Jim Howick as Mr Watson, Luke's father, an easily sensitive man who has yet to get used to life on Scream Street.
  • Debra Stephenson as Eefa, the witch.
  • John Thomson as Various Roles

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date
1"Spring Clean"21 October 2015 (2015-10-21)
Luke's love for cutting corners gets him into serious trouble when a quick-fix solution to tidying his room puts the whole of Scream Street in danger.
2"Haunted House"28 October 2015 (2015-10-28)
Luke is curious when a new house appears in Scream Street, but then it comes alive and locks him and his friends in! They end up stuck in the basement, and when the room starts to rumble it looks like our trio are about to become dinner - will they get out alive?
3"Lovestruck"4 November 2015 (2015-11-04)
Resus gets Luella to concoct a spell to stop his parents arguing but, as Luella is still a trainee witch, she gets the potion wrong and soon the whole town is feeling the love. Mrs Negative even falls in love with one of the nastiest characters on Scream Street! How will Luella and Resus get out of this mess?
4"Wolf Gang"11 November 2015 (2015-11-11)
Falling behind on his music work at school, Luke's parents get him a tutor.
5"Resus Rocks"18 November 2015 (2015-11-18)
Brain Drain is in town and Resus is delighted when he finds out considering they are his favourite band.
6"Zoo of the Weird"25 November 2015 (2015-11-25)
Otto is selling safari tickets to the residents of Scream Street.
7"Mirror, Mirror"2 December 2015 (2015-12-02)
Resus feels like he's the family embarrassment, and wishes he was the vampire his parents dreamed of.
8"Banished!"9 December 2015 (2015-12-09)
Otto plots to build himself a luxury home, which would mean forcing the Scream Street residents to live in tents.
9"Heartbreak Heist"14 December 2015 (2015-12-14)
When Otto learns that the Farr family treasure lies buried somewhere beneath Scream Street, he forces Cleo to help him find it - by holding her heart to ransom! Unfortunately dim-witted Cleo's Dad has forgotten where the treasure is, so as everyone tries to find it, the situation becomes a race against time to save Cleo's heart.
10"The Creepy Creeper"15 December 2015 (2015-12-15)
Luke never thinks about others and forgets to get his mum a birthday present. Knowing she is into gardening, he digs up a beautiful flower from the woods. The strange plant grows rapidly and begins to overtake the garden, trapping the Watsons. Luke and his friends must think fast before the plant takes over the whole town.
11"The Brown Lagoon"16 December 2015 (2015-12-16)
Mr Watson is still terrified of the monsters in Scream Street, so Luke and Mrs Watson decide to take him on a relaxing weekend camping.
12"Zombie Derby"17 December 2015 (2015-12-17)
Every year Scream Street stages a Zombie Derby. Tensions rise when Luke teams up with Resus's dad and Resus with Luke's mum.
13"Mother of All Scares"19 December 2015 (2015-12-19)
Luke goes home to find that Otto has moved in after fleeing Sneer Hall to escape a visiting relative with a bit of a temper. Then when Luke brings her round to visit Otto so that the two can reconcile, things don't quite go to plan.
14"Lost Looks"6 May 2016 (2016-05-06)
Eefa asks Luke, Resus and Cleo to help with a clean-up of the attic at the Emporium.
15"Nightmare on Scream Street"13 May 2016 (2016-05-13)
Resus can't get a good night's sleep - he keeps having nightmares. Luke and Cleo decide to take Resus to Eefa's to try and find a solution to his problem.
16"Bottomless Pit"20 May 2016 (2016-05-20)
Luke, Cleo and Resus have to clear away some rubbish from their homes. They discover what seems to be a bottomless pit.
17"The Evil Ooze"27 May 2016 (2016-05-27)
The Underlands reaches its maximum 'evil' capacity and pure evil starts to ooze out.
18"Light Fingers"10 June 2016 (2016-06-10)
Otto is up to no good and is taking things that don't belong to him. The friends must stop him and return the possessions to their rightful owner.
19"Homework From Hell"17 June 2016 (2016-06-17)
Luke is used to putting off his homework but the more he puts it off, the bigger the burden grows. Until eventually his homework turns into an unmanageable monster.
20"The Curse of Eternal Youth"24 June 2016 (2016-06-24)
When Cleo utters an ancient Egyptian curse, time is stopped in Scream Street, releasing evil monster the Brain Catcher from the Underlands.
21"Blood is Thicker Than Water"1 July 2016 (2016-07-01)
Desperate to be a true vampire, Resus makes a wish at a wishing well, only to find out that the wishing well is evil and his parents are now normals! Can he reverse his wish before the Negatives are banished from Scream Street forever.
22"Takeaway Terror"8 July 2016 (2016-07-08)
When Luke gets a job at Otto Burger, the three friends slowly discover that the burgers are not all they seem, and the secret sauce does terrible things to customers.
23"The Zombie Body Shop"15 July 2016 (2016-07-15)
Otto's latest money-making scheme consists of stealing zombie body parts and selling them back. It ends up with him and the gang being mobbed by angry zombies. Can they find a way to escape and stop the zombies from tearing them all limb from limb?
24"King Niles"22 July 2016 (2016-07-22)
Cleo thinks her dad needs more authority and manages to turn two ushabti dolls into his servants. The power-mad mummies convince Niles to take over the town! Can the gang magic them back into dolls before it's too late?
25"Bad Blood"29 July 2016 (2016-07-29)
Grandfather Negative is in town and has very strong views on Resus not being a 'real vampire'. When Otto shuts off the blood supply to the town it gives Resus and his cape the chance to save the day.
26"Trick or Shriek"31 October 2016 (2016-10-31)
Luke finds out that Scream Street doesn't celebrate Halloween, and decides to introduce his friends to it. Unfortunately what start as innocent Halloween decorations end up as an army of man-eating pumpkins!
27"Monsters of Rock"1 November 2016 (2016-11-01)
Screamapalooza - a battle of the bands', has taken over the town. Resus is eager to win, and enlists the help of Luella to get hold of one of Eefa's potions. He gets carried away and uses too much, and soon realises the potion has a dark side...
28"The Beast Within"2 November 2016 (2016-11-02)
Luke is fed up with not being able to control who he is inside, and tries to separate his inner wolf from his human self. But he soon realises they are better together than they are apart.
29"Cry Wolf"3 November 2016 (2016-11-03)
Carla Black starts swapping Scream Street residents for robot versions of themselves. Resus is the only one that knows the truth, but will the others believe him before it's too late?
30"The Uninvited"4 November 2016 (2016-11-04)
Luke throws a party, but doesn't invite Dixon, who decides to pump the Watsons' house full of poltergeists! The uninvited guests take over, and carry Resus off. Can they be stopped before they throw him into the Underlands?
31"The Grumpus"15 December 2016 (2016-12-15)
It's Christmas on Scream Street, but nobody seems to enjoy it as much as Luke and his family... in fact they all seem terrified! Can Luke save the town from the Grumpus and restore a Merry Christmas?
32"Body Swap"30 January 2017 (2017-01-30)
Resus gets his hands on the Hoop of Horus, and switches bodies with Eefa's bat. Chaos ensues when the hoop gets into the wrong hands.
33"Gnome Sweet Gnome"31 January 2017 (2017-01-31)
Luke and Resus find an old map of Scream Street and start piecing together a sinister 3D puzzle, which turns out to be an evil garden gnome.
34"Tutan Kutie"1 February 2017 (2017-02-01)
Cleo is feeling lonely as the only 4,000-year-old Ancient Egyptian child in town, but that all changes when her ex-boyfriend Tutan Kutie turns up. But is he all that he seems?
35"Bone Cruncher"2 February 2017 (2017-02-02)
An air surfing competition comes to Scream Street. The gang all enter but do not realise they may have just signed their lives away.
36"Earworm!"6 February 2017 (2017-02-06)
In an attempt to ingratiate himself with Vein, Resus gets Luella to bring an earworm back to life - with potentially disastrous results.
37"Goblin Gas"7 February 2017 (2017-02-07)
When Otto steals Scream Street's entire power supply, the kids attempt to harness an explosive form of alternative energy - goblin gas.
38"Nightmare Neighbour"8 February 2017 (2017-02-08)
Luke's plan to make his room uninhabitable and move in next door with Resus backfires when a pack of vampire rats invades.
39"Uncle Memphis"9 February 2017 (2017-02-09)
Cleo tries to smarten Niles up and ends up replacing his bandages with those of his evil brother, Memphis.
40"Friendly Neighbourhood Werewolf"6 May 2017 (2017-05-06)
Eefa casts a spell to save Luke from being evicted from Scream Street but accidentally freezes him mid-change and he is stuck as a friendly werewolf.
41"Brian Brain"7 May 2017 (2017-05-07)
Comedian Brian Brain hosts an evening for all of the Scream Street residents and manages to hypnotise everyone, except Luke. When a number of expensive items go missing, can Luke find out who's really behind the thefts?
42"You Read My Mind"8 May 2017 (2017-05-08)
Luke secretly uses Eefa's new mind-reading potion to help him get top marks in his test. But the side-effects of the potion leave Luke wishing he hadn't. Will Luke be able to find the antidote in time?

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scream Street - CBBC - BBC".
  2. ^ "BBC - Scream Street - Media Centre".

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