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"Shocker on Shock Street" is the first episode of the third season of Goosebumps TV series, and the forty-fifth episode overall. The episode premiered on Fox during the Fox Kids block on September 6, 1997 as the first episode of Season 3. It was directed by Randy Bradshaw.


Differences from the book

  • The episode is simply titled Shocker on Shock Street, instead of A Shocker on Shock Street.
  • The giant praying mantises never appear and neither does the cemetery, nor Wolf Boy and Wolf Girl.
  • Linda and Russ Denver are absent.
  • In the book, Mr. Wright plans to fix the bugs on the robot kids, but in the episode he replaces them with completely new ones.
  • The ending is extended. After they reveal that Erin and Marty are robots, they turn back on and gang up on him, saying even robots deserve to live.
  • In the book, Shock Street is more of a movie franchise. In the television episode, Shocker films is a studio known for monster films with a unified setting, similar to Troma Films, known for setting a majority of its films in the fictitious city of Tromaville.
  • The opening scene with Erin and Marty seeing a new Shock Street film is omitted.

Filming locations






Shocker on Shock Street has been release on DVD over three times. The 2006 DVD release includes the episode, Click as a bonus.