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Eerie, Indiana 

Teenage weirdness investigator Marshall Teller adventures through his new small-town home with his friends, geeky Simon Holmes and mysterious Dash X.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Omri Katz ...  Marshall Teller / ... 19 episodes, 1991-1992
Justin Shenkarow ...  Simon Holmes / ... 19 episodes, 1991-1992
Mary-Margaret Humes ...  Marilyn Teller / ... 19 episodes, 1991-1992
Francis Guinan ...  Edgar Teller / ... 19 episodes, 1991-1992
Julie Condra ...  Syndi Teller / ... 19 episodes, 1991-1992
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Storyline

When Marshall Teller's (Omri Katz) family moves to the small rural town of Eerie, Indiana (pop. 16,661), he discovers that their new home "is the center of weirdness for the universe." Elvis (Steve Peri) lives there, as do twin brothers (Dan and Don Stanton) who stay young by sleeping in Foreverware. Each episode, Marshall and his friend Simon (Justin Shenkarow) collect evidence of the many creepy things happening in their far-from-ordinary hometown. Written by Jonathan D. Parshall <jdp1981@netscape.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eerie, Indiana See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(19 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Marshall's school is named "B.F. Skinner Junior High" after psychologist Burrhus Frederic Skinner who founded Radical Behaviorism. See more »

Goofs

In the unedited opening introduction of the show's pilot episode Marshall can be seen riding through a neighborhood that has a large palm tree in the background. This clearly isn't Indiana, but a give away of the show's actual locations in California. See more »

Quotes

Marshall Teller: [intro voiceover for the first season shows] My name is Marshall Teller. I knew my new home town was going to be different from where I grew up in New Jersey, but this is ridiculous. Nobody believes me, but Eerie, Indiana is the center of weirdness for the entire planet. Item - Elvis lives on my paper route.
Old Elvis: [picking up newspaper in his bath robe] Thank you, little paper boy.
Marshall Teller: Item - Bigfoot eats out of my trash. Item - even man's best friend is weird.
[a dog is jumping around in circles]
Marshall Teller: Still ...
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Crazy Credits

Most episodes have individual closing theme music tailored to the subject and mood of that particular episode e.g. a comical tune for "Just Say No Fun", Rock 'n' roll for "The Broken Record", poignant for "Heart on a Chain", romantic for "The Dead Letter," etc. with appropriate background imagery. See more »

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A show ahead of its time and with depth
7 August 2002 | by Apogee_See all my reviews

Eerie Indiana is a show about a kid called Marshall who moves to the suburban city of "Eerie Indiana". But behind this American dream lurks a much more sinister reality. Apparently, Marshall and his only friend Simon (the loyal sidekick) are the only ones who can see all the weirdness going on, and they have made it their mission to uncover the truth!

This is simply a great, great show. I first watched it when I was a kid, but later on I watched it again with equal facisnation and passion. Although the show is meant for the younger audience, it can certainly be viewed by the older crowd too. It has creative and interesting stories, some of them are inspired by 50's horror and cult movies, but they still manage to stay in their own little universe. The acting is superb, far better than most other kid shows I have seen. Eerie Indiana has it's own mood and aura, something which is very rare in a show like this. It's really a shame that the show was cut after only 19 episodes, it had so much more to offer. Like another reviewer I also agree that the only show that this can be compared to is "The Adventures of Pete and Pete", because of the two shows resemble each other in many ways. Not to be mistaken though, they are completely different shows plot and genre wise, but they offer something out of the ordinary, not just another all-too-familiar show. Both of these shows should definately be considered cult, because they are...atleast by my generation.

By the way, there is a DVD released containing the first 4 episodes, and I seriously hope that they will continue to release all. Oh and don't even bother checking out "Eerie Indiana: The Other Dimension" it's nothing like this, but rather a poor attempt to create something ala "Goosebumbs" or "Are You Afraid of the Dark?".


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