Teenager and weirdness investigator Marshall Teller goes through adventures in his new small-town home with his two friends, geeky Simon and mysterious Dash X.
2,823 ( 57)

Watch Now

on Amazon Video


Previous Episode

Sunday, April 12, 1992
S1.E18 Reality Takes a Holiday
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  



1993   1992   1991  
5 nominations. See more awards »


Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Two best friends solve weird mysteries together every day and discover the secrets of their strange small town.

Stars: Bill Switzer, Daniel Clark, Deborah Odell
Drama | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A group of kids get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories.

Stars: Ross Hull, Raine Pare-Coull, Jodie Resther
Family | Game-Show | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Contestants pursue the international thief as junior detectives who must answer questions about geography.

Stars: Greg Lee, Lynne Thigpen, Rockapella
Ghostwriter (1992–1995)
Family | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A group of teenagers solve local crimes, capers and mysteries in town, with the help of their invisible friend.

Stars: David López, Blaze Berdahl, Todd Alexander
Hey Dude (1989–1991)
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A group of friends work together with their boss at a dude ranch and go through many fun moments and mishaps along the way.

Stars: David Brisbin, Debrah Kalman, Christine Taylor
Certificate: GP Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

She's Alex Mack. One minute she's walking home...the next there's a crash and she's drenched in some weird chemical! Then she gets powers...

Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Darris Love, Meredith Bishop
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A scientist's kids are sucked into a TV screen and wind up in the Stone Age with cavemen and dinosaurs.

Director: Brett Thompson
Stars: Marc Martorana, Tony Doyle, R.A. Mihailoff
Doug (1991–1994)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The life of a young boy as he meets friends, falls in love, maneuvers his way through grade 6 and writes all about it in his journal.

Stars: Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman
Eureeka's Castle (1989–1995)
Musical | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In a wind-up toy castle, a fantasy world of talking animals and assorted creatures live together with a giant who's in charge.

Stars: Pam Arciero, Cheryl Blaylock, Johnny Grasso
Figure It Out (1997–2013)
Comedy | Family | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A group of four different panelists popular on Nickelodeon programs try to figure out the talents of different guests. They are given clues that they can feel, see, taste, and also given to them though charades.

Stars: Jeff Sutphen, Elle Young, Lorenz Arnell
Clarissa Explains It All (1991–1994)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

As events unfold in her life, Clarissa explains to the viewer the motivations behind people's actions.

Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Jason Zimbler, Elizabeth Hess
Wild & Crazy Kids (1990–2002)
Action | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Sixty-five episodes of this syndicated show were produced in 1990 and 1992. The shows featured children in physical competition using unusual equipment, e.g., go-carts, tennis guns, et ... See full summary »

Stars: Donnie Jeffcoat, Omar Gooding, Jessica Gaynes


Complete series cast summary:
 Marshall Teller / ... (19 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Simon Holmes / ... (19 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Marilyn Teller / ... (19 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Edgar Teller / ... (19 episodes, 1991-1992)
Julie Condra ...
 Syndi Teller / ... (19 episodes, 1991-1992)


Marshall Teller's family moves to the small country town of Eerie, Indiana (Pop. 16,661). There, Marshall discovers that Eerie, as he puts it, "is the center of weirdness for the universe". Elvis lives there, so do a pair of twins who stay young by sleeping in Tupperware, and many other strange things. Each episode, Marshall and his friend Simon collect evidence about the creepy things that happen there. Written by Jonathan D. Parshall <jdp1981@netscape.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


TV-Y7 | See all certifications »




Release Date:

15 September 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gli acchiappamostri  »

Filming Locations:

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


(19 episodes)

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Foreverware, the lunch containers that Marshal discovered prevented age from happening, are a parody of Tupperware. See more »

Crazy Credits

In the episode "Who's Who," we meet a family whose members all have the middle name Bob, even the daughter. In the closing credits, all the crew members have the middle name Bob. See more »


Spin-off The Secret World of Alex Mack: BMX (1997) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Beats all competition
2 January 2003 | by (Plainfield, IL) – See all my reviews

I fondly remember watching reruns of this show on MoviePlex two or three years ago, when I was twelve or thirteen. Even back then, I knew how much better this was than the more popular shows of the time--"Are You Afraid of the Dark" and "Goosebumps." There are so many reasons, I don't even know where to begin.

I'd say the principal reasons this show was so good was mostly because A) it didn't take itself too seriously and B) it didn't talk down to kids. Too many shows underestimate a child's resilience, and so they throw tired plots and cheesy "scares" at them, thinking (and unfortunately, they are usually correct) that these children will be satisfied. I only believe this works because most kids don't know until later what they are missing. But the thing that irks me most about Goosebumps (and, sometimes, Are You Afraid of the Dark) is that they take these cheesy scares so seriously that it quickly becomes not just silly, but in fact plain ridiculous. Not so with Eerie. Here, the plots are outlandish, unbelievable, and perhaps outright absurd, but the makers realize this, and so they are never _silly_. For example, one episode I remember concerned a group of ladies who are obsessed with a brand of Tupperware called "Foreverware," or some such thing, which keeps all food products fresh forever (one lady comments that she packaged some peas "when Jimmy Carter was president, and they're still as fresh as the day I opened them"). But, Marshall and Simon discover the ladies use Foreverware for more than just food storage--like remaining eternally young! Sounds about as frightening as a killer sponge under the sink (*cough R.L. Stine cough*), but not only do they make it work, they make it fun! I don't believe the intention of the show was ever to frighten (although it does get suspenseful at times). I think it was made to cause wonder, explore some of life's little mysteries, and perhaps even spoof the world we live in. I wouldn't go so far as to call it a satire, of life or of other horror shows, but it definitely has a tongue-in-cheek approach to things, and a dry sense of humor is usually present.

To conclude, I can only say I really hope this is out on video somewhere. It's better than Goosebumps in every way imaginable, and more consistent than Are You Afraid of the Dark. And best of all, it won't induce an urge to puke, groan, or even roll your eyes.

28 of 28 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
1991?! Ginkasa
Anybody else think Dash-X killed the show? greenlanterncorps52
Favorite Episodes? lpokeefe
Twin Peaks and Eerie, Indiana PauldeRev
Dash X....The Spin Off??? groucho-marx45
Am I thinking of a different show EA62187-1
Discuss Eerie, Indiana (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page