Talk:Goosebumps (TV series)

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US Rating Warning[edit]

The original airing of Goosebumps featured the warning "Goosebumps is rated GB-7, because it may be too Spooky for children under 7." A couple years into the show the United States introduced the TV Parental Guidelines system, and Goosebumps replaced the GB-7 with TV-Y7. I think this is worth mentioning if only because it made Goosebumps a pioneering program of sorts.

The section is written in the present tense "When Goosebumps airs on Fox Kids". The whole thing should be in past tense, unless the airings on Cartoon Network maintain the ratings warning. Promontoriumispromontorium (talk) 06:29, 20 February 2009 (UTC)


How come everything in the list is numbered 1? WikiSlasher 09:53, 4 August 2006 (UTC)

The problem appears to have gone away now. --WikiSlasher 01:20, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

All you little tweens need to stop putting false information here! And it's not even thoroughly researched...whoever made up the three 'upcoming' DVDs that I just deleted (The Haunted Mask, Werewolf Skin, The Ghost Next Door) forgot that 'The Ghost Next Door' has already been released on DVD. Thanks. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:26, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

American or Canadian?[edit]

The IMDb says Goosebumps was a Canadian show with FOX Kids airing it for American viewers. Is this true?Sarcha 45 05:26, 12 March 2007 (UTC)

This is true. It was filmed near Toronto, and aired on YTV in Canada. Rusty5 12:11, 12 March 2007 (UTC)


I find it highly unlikely that anyone ever thought that James Wong used "Say Cheese and Die" as inspiration for Final Destination. The story was used before Goosebumps, and much better, in The Twilight Zone and then later in Are You Afraid of the Dark?--AtomicAge 06:54, 18 August 2007 (UTC)

  • Twilight Epsiode A most unusual Camera
  • Epsiode "One Day at Horror Land" {pt 1} has a pun-in which the family is warned by a severed talking human head to beware of a curve on a ride-which is quite "sharp"! In part 2 is a TV Injoke-the Norris family is seen in their car teetering on the edge of a cliff; before the TV monsters turn off their TV set, the GAme show host is shown to have "rigged" the car to not yet fall off the cliff-until presumedly the Show ratings are high enough!! {This is an old Injoke of TV writers of "Killing off TV Charachters for {high viewer} ratings" {ie which is almost the fate of James Kirk in Bread and Circus!}

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In the International broadcasters section, It says that in the US, the show stopped airing in 2009. I don't think so, can any1 tell me the right thing? --Hi, I'm a Scooby-pedian! (talk) 21:22, 6 April 2010 (UTC)


Hello? anyone know a little about the theme tune? Or the music of the show for that matter? Who was it composed by? If anyone can tell me, I may be able to track down their website for more information! Visokor 05:39, 28 July 2011 (UTC)

Merge proposal[edit]

Goosebumps Presents should be merged here because there is no indication that the series is notable per the notability guideline, and as such, does not need to have its own article. Fearstreetsaga (talk) 00:56, 7 April 2012 (UTC)

Support - Goosebumps Presents should be merged here. Neelix (talk) 15:20, 14 April 2012 (UTC)

CBBC Dates[edit]

Just to let users know the dates for Goosebumps airing on CBBC is wrong. After searching The Times Digital Archive, it first aired in 1997 and finished in 2001. Benriggers (talk) 23:09, 9 November 2013 (UTC)

The CBBC info was wrong, period. It had previously aired on Fox Kids Network starting in October 1996. Unedited. Making the whole censorship thing inaccurate. A DVD boxset just released by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment even mentioned the CBBC censorship on the "original airing" on the back of the box. The info wasn't sourced and the distributors seem to have taken it as gospel, so I removed the info to prevent that happening anywhere else. Digifiend (talk) 14:05, 22 February 2016 (UTC)

Amazon.Com is not a Reliable Source[edit]

We don't link to Amazon.Com sales pages for references. I'm removing all such spamlinks. If they come back I will have to mark as spam. Jay Dubya (talk) 19:04, 1 April 2014 (UTC)

Itunes is also not a RS. Those are coming out, too. Jay Dubya (talk) 19:10, 1 April 2014 (UTC)
I removed the entire Online category - the entire category was spam. Jay Dubya (talk) 19:14, 1 April 2014 (UTC)

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