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"Goosebumps" Scarecrow Walks at Midnight (1996)

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Director:
Writers:
Scott Peters (written by)
R.L. Stine (based on the books by)
Contact:
View company contact information for Scarecrow Walks at Midnight on IMDbPro.
TV Series:
Original Air Date:
9 November 1996 (Season 2, Episode 14)
Plot:
Jodie and Mark are visiting their grandparents farm and having a wonderful time, until they discover that the scarecrows surrounding the farm appear to be alive. | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Surprisingly, it's not too corny. See more (1 total) »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Randy Bradshaw 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Scott Peters  written by
R.L. Stine  based on the books by

Produced by
Martha Atwater .... co-executive producer
Patrick Doyle .... co-producer
Deborah Forte .... executive producer
Steve Levitan .... producer
Masa Mikage .... associate producer
Bill Siegler .... co-executive producer
Thomas L. Wilhite .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jack Lenz 
 
Cinematography by
Barry Bergthorson 
 
Film Editing by
Robert K. Sprogis 
 
Casting by
Forrest & Forrest  (as Susan Forrest)
 
Production Design by
Ian Brock 
 
Art Direction by
Thomas Carnegie 
 
Set Decoration by
Christine MacLean 
 
Costume Design by
Joyce Schure 
 
Makeup Department
Graham Chivers .... special makeup effects artist
Leslie Dumbleton .... makeup
Matthew Galliford .... special makeup effects artist
Stephanie Ingram .... hair stylist
Ron Stefaniuk .... special effects makeup designer
 
Production Management
Lena Cordina .... production manager
Gary Mueller .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Forsyth .... third assistant director
Andrea Raffaghello .... first assistant director
Samantha Snidal .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Alan Doucette .... property master
Bill White .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Bryan Day .... sound recordist
Allen Ormerod .... re-recording engineer
Gary Vaughan .... foley recordist
 
Special Effects by
Brock Jolliffe .... special effects
Ron Stefaniuk .... creatures creator
 
Visual Effects by
Gary Mueller .... effects supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Barton-Taylor .... grip
John Botelho .... gaffer
David Niven .... first assistant camera
Brian Potts .... key grip
 
Music Department
Jim McGrath .... orchestration
 
Transportation Department
Dave Marwick .... transport coordinator
Manon White .... driver
Aleck Duncan .... driver: cast (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Dan Angel .... executive story editor
Billy Brown .... executive story editor
Bernie Burford .... production coordinator
Pat Lee-Harris .... protocol production coordinator (as Pat Harris)
Dawn Marie Sorokolit .... script supervisor
Sherry Wolfson .... location manager
 

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
R.L. Stine  creator

Casting by
Felicia Fasano 
 
Production Design by
Armando Sgrignuoli 
 
Makeup Department
Matthew Dewilde .... prosthetic sculptor
Stephanie Ingram .... key hair stylist (1995-1997)
David Scott .... prosthetic sculptor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joshua Chaiton .... apprentice director
Trevor Fischer .... second assistant director
Douglas Mitchell .... third assistant director (season 4)
Gary Mueller .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Robert J. Lewis .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Alek Bromke .... adr assistant recordist
Erika Schengili-Roberts .... boom operator (season 1)
Andrew Tay .... sound re-recording mixer (seasons 1 and 2)
 
Visual Effects by
Gudrun Heinze .... digital compositor
Shelly Morrow .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Marco Bianco .... stunt coordinator
Brian Jagersky .... stunts
Steve Lucescu .... stunt coordinator
Steve Lucescu .... utility stunts
Edward A. Queffelec .... stunts
Robert Racki .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Masato Chikusa .... videographer: behind-the-scenes documentary
Masaaki Fujimori .... videographer: behind-the-scenes
Renaldo Jackson .... best boy
Steve Kolodziej .... video playback operator (season 4)
John Medland .... still photographer
Leonard Mitalas .... camera trainee
Lisa Pilcher .... second assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Leonard Finger .... casting: New York
Suzy Sachs .... additional casting: Seattle
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
April Poppe .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Brian Nevin .... music mixer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Rick Selmanovic .... driver
 
Other crew
Rick Constantineau .... production accountant
Masaaki Fujimori .... director: behind-the-scenes
Anthony Grosse .... assistant accountant
Evan Hayes .... production assistant
Rey-Phillip Santos .... production assistant
Michelle Taddei .... production assistant (1997)
 
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Additional Details

Runtime:
22 min (74 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: At the end of the episode, after Stanley recites the words which supposedly bring the thresher to life, the driver of it can be seen behind the wheel.See more »
Quotes:
Jodie:Sticks, you jerk! What's wrong with you?
Sticks:Hey, I'm just up here mindin' my own business.
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Goosebumps ThemeSee more »

FAQ

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Surprisingly, it's not too corny., 4 December 2014
Author: tyler-and-jack from Edinburgh.

This is a superior Goosebumps episode, and one that is likely to raise the titular signs of fear on the arms of younger viewers.

Heather Bertram and John E. Campbell are Jodie and Mark, two youngsters visiting their grandparents at their farm. It isn't long until they notice that their grandparents are acting a bit strange. Things don't feel like they used to. Is the episode title to be taken literally? And if scarecrows are walking around at night, why would that change the behaviour of grandma and granpa?

Bertram and Campbell both do okay here, but there's more fun to be had watching Michael Copeman as Stanley, a farm helper who also seems to be acting strangely, and a young Kris Lemche (billed as Chris Lemche) as Stanley's teenage son.

Scott Peters does a decent job of bring the story to screen, and director Randy Bradshaw enjoys making some moments as scary as possible, especially during the first moment of tension.

The second half fizzes out slightly in comparison to the first half, but this is still a great episode of the show that gets the balance of fun and frights just right.

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