Step siblings Gretchen and Clark arrive at Gretchen's grandparents' house in the middle of swamp country. After Clark plays a prank on her, Gretchen inadvertently enters a forbidden room, and is horrified by what she finds.
Ricky is tired of being made fun of by everyone at school, particularly the school's newspaper editor, Tasha. When he decides to get revenge on her by publishing her phone number in the paper, however, his plan backfires terribly.
Mr. Dawes provides a sketchy excuse for the Dark Falls chemical factory accident, and Amanda and Josh find the depressing truth, that the accident has been covered up and the town is luring in new residents for a dark purpose.
When a sarcophagus, sent by Jeff's Egyptologist father, arrives at the family home, his sister Kim decides to take a look inside. This proves foolish, however, as opening the coffin brings the mummy inside back to life.
While exploring the ruins of a burnt out store, budding writer, Zack, finds an old typewriter and is thrilled. When he starts to use it, however, he realizes that whatever he types on the machine becomes reality.
When Erin's special effects whiz father gives she and her friend Marty the first tickets to a new theme park ride, they think they have won the jackpot. However, when the ride breaks down midway through, things quickly go from bad to worse.
Sam's best friend Roxanne is determined to capture footage of a ghost on videotape, and drags Sam along with her on a visit to the local "haunted house". However, things become spooky when it appears they have found a real ghost.
Robbie, Nathan and Lori want new kid in town Chris to join their group, "Danger Incorporated". Their initiation ritual entails spending an hour in a supposedly haunted house, but Chris refuses to, so the group decide to make him do it.
Matt Amsterdam is tired of being just a kid, while his siblings have all the fun. So one night decides to go up to the attic to sleep. When he wakes up, he is in another dimension where everyone treats him like an adult. To complicate things, a pair of men in black begin pursuing him.
When the remote control he ordered arrives, Seth discovers that as well as electrical appliances, it can also control the world around him. However, this newfound control proves addictive, and soon Seth is abusing it.
Tom and Jon are surprised when their strange Aunt Dahlia arrives to look after them while their parents are on vacation. Their surprise turns to shock, though, when they realize what she has in store for them.
After moving to a new house, Cooper starts to hear unusual barking noises in the nearby woods and sees threatening dogs which no-one else can. With the help of new friend Fergie, he uncovers a secret which could be the end of him.
When the Morris family become lost during a road trip, they stumble upon an amusement park called Horrorland. The kids, Lizzy and Luke, love the place at first, but soon realize it is more sinister than it seems.
When friends Nadine and Jonathan are exploring an old deserted mansion, they find a board game. Intrigued, Nadine opens it, and they find themselves transported inside the game, and must fight to escape from it.
When he pulls yet another prank on his little brother, Brian's parents decide to send him to a summer school which claims to be perfect. After being there a few days, though, he begins to suspect something sinister is afoot.
When budding photographer Alex arrives at his aunt and uncle's house in the country, he decides to enter a magazine's scary photo competition. However, what lives in the surrounding woods may be too scary, even for Alex.