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Goosebumps (1995–1998)

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A series of horror anthology stories based on the children's books by R.L. Stine.


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Series cast summary:
R.L. Stine ...
 Himself - Host (12 episodes, 1995-1997)
Kathryn Short ...
 Sabrina Mason / ... (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Cody Jones ...
 Noah Caldwell / ... (6 episodes, 1995-1998)
Scott Wickware ...
 Hard Hat Worker / ... (6 episodes, 1996-1997)
Hamille Rustia ...
 Allison Rogers / ... (5 episodes, 1996-1998)
Ron Stefaniuk ...
 Assorted Horrors / ... (5 episodes, 1996-1998)


A series of horror anthology stories based on the children's books by R.L. Stine.

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Did You Know?


Originally, this show made up its own rating known as "GB-7", because, as they said, it may be too spooky for children under seven. This lasted until the TV rating system began in 1996, and from then on, it was officially given a "TV-Y7" rating. See more »

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"Goosebumps is rated GB-7 because it may be too spooky for children under 7." This disclaimer appears on early episodes, before the "actual" television content ratings were introduced, at which point it became rated "TV-Y7." See more »


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Great Semi-Horror Fun
12 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Goosebumps was a very interesting piece of horror, in the sense that it was not scary for adults or teens but still pretty scary for 5-12-year-olds. I used to watch this while I watched over my friend's kid and I know everyone by heart, including the books. This series was made in Canada and featured a variety of semi-scary stores. These stores ranged from typical ghost in the attic, vampires, werewolves and mummies, however, there were some stories that were just plain "out there" (i.e. killer plants in a basement, real native American lychans). These stores were, at points, pretty suggestive for ages 7. They were pretty graphic (cutting a wrist and squeezing out green blood), pretty frightening (bug-like alien librarian eating crickets) and sometimes disturbing (Aunt and Uncle getting naked and putting on skinned werewolf skin).

The story usually included a teenager, boy or girl, and they would be subjected to horrible, life-changing events. The kids were good sports for this series and the acting by some of them was exceptional and some were a bit overdone/underdone. Outside of the horror fantasy problems they dealt with real life situations that I'm sure all of us could relate to in one way or the other. Ex: moving to a new neighborhood, family vacations, bullies, mom and dad issues and school problems). I think that R.L., for kids at least, did a so-so job of capturing the reality of teenagers and young adults.

For the most part, Goosebumps was not that scary for teens, adults and some varieties of young kids but to rate it a TV7, maybe pushing it. It was defiantly more of a TV10, though this is what I think. It was pretty scary for kids and it would be equivalent to showing a 10-year-old The Hills Have Eyes. I kind of enjoyed it when it aired on Fox Kids and I probably would watch it again, but I'm not in a hurry. I would recommend it to any young (8-12) kid who want to be a loyal horror fanatic.

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