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Scream Queens 

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A semi-anthology series that centers on characters being terrorized by a serial killer in different locations, including a university and a hospital.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Emma Roberts ...  Chanel Oberlin 23 episodes, 2015-2016
Lea Michele ...  Hester Ulrich 23 episodes, 2015-2016
Abigail Breslin ...  Chanel #5 23 episodes, 2015-2016
Keke Palmer ...  Zayday Williams 23 episodes, 2015-2016
Billie Lourd ...  Chanel #3 23 episodes, 2015-2016
Jamie Lee Curtis ...  Dean Cathy Munsch 23 episodes, 2015-2016
Riley Schmidt ...  Red Devil / ... 22 episodes, 2015-2016
Glen Powell ...  Chad Radwell 16 episodes, 2015-2016
Oliver Hudson ...  Wes Gardner 15 episodes, 2015-2016
Niecy Nash ...  Denise Hemphill 15 episodes, 2015-2016
Skyler Samuels ...  Grace Gardner 13 episodes, 2015
Diego Boneta ...  Pete Martinez 13 episodes, 2015
Lucien Laviscount ...  Earl Grey 13 episodes, 2015
Nasim Pedrad ...  Gigi Caldwell 13 episodes, 2015
Kirstie Alley ...  Ingrid Hoffel 10 episodes, 2016
Taylor Lautner ...  Dr. Cassidy Cascade 10 episodes, 2016
James Earl ...  Chamberlain Jackson 10 episodes, 2016
John Stamos ...  Dr. Brock Holt 10 episodes, 2016
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Wallace University is rocked by a string of murders. Kappa House, the most sought-after sorority for pledges, is ruled with an iron fist (in a pink glove) by its Queen Bitch, Chanel Oberlin (Emma Roberts). But when anti-Kappa Dean Cathy Munsch (Jamie Lee Curtis) decrees that sorority pledging must be open to all students, and not just the school's silver-spooned elite, all hell is about to break loose, as a devil-clad killer begins wreaking havoc, claiming one victim, one episode at a time. Part black comedy, part slasher flick, SCREAM QUEENS is a modern take on the classic whodunit, in which every character has a motive for murder... Or could easily be the next blood-soaked casualty. Written by Fox

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Comedy | Horror | Mystery

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Jamie Lee Curtis, prior to playing Cathy Munsch, had as her iconic slasher horror heroine Laurie Strode of the Halloween (1978) franchise (also involving a masked killer brandishing a primary butcher's knife) filled the role of Dean of a school, in place of Wallace University in Scream Queens as Laurie Strode in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) served as Dean Keri Tate of her son, John's, private Californian High School Hillcrest Academy in Northern California. See more »

Goofs

Throughout out the series, it's clear that the actors/actresses portraying teenagers are actually in their 20s+. This is done as to not interfere with the schooling of real teenagers and to give the general viewing audience who are teenagers themselves someone they can look up too. See more »

Quotes

Zayday: [to Chanel] Bitch. I'm 'bout to smack you so hard your tampon's gonna pop out.
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Connections

References Home Sweet Home (1981) See more »

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This show is not for adults.
22 September 2015 | by thheapSee all my reviews

I'm 29 years old and I could tell within the first 25 minutes that this was not made for my age group. I was excited to watch Scream Queens because I'm a huge horror fan. And with Supernatural getting old, The Walking Dead not being my cup of tea, and my lack of love for American Horror Story I figured I might have finally found a horror series I can cling to. WRONG!

This series is about b**tches being b**tches towards helpless nerds. We've seen this so many times before. It's played out. It's not funny. It's boring. And it makes the show appear down right juvenile. I understand what they're trying to do. They're trying to be Clueless meets Scream, meets Mean Girls, meets Scary Movie but it ain't working. It comes across as try hard and obnoxious. I think I laughed twice out of the entire 2 hour special although they attempted to be funny numerous times and failed.

If I were a 15 year old girl then I think I "might" would be able to appreciate this. But I'm not. I'm a grown woman who has real life problems and I can't view this unrealistic world or these annoying characters as entertaining. I only gave it two stars because the lawnmower scene was funny.


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