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"Monster Blood" is the fifteenth episode of season two of the Goosebumps TV series, and the thirty-fourth episode overall. It premiered on Fox Kids Network on November 16, 1996.

Cast

Blurb

During a stay at his weird Aunt Kathryn's, Evan is forbidden to enter one of her upstairs rooms. He just has to find out what's behind that door! But when he decides to take a peek, Evan finds more than he bargained for: an old, dusty can of "Monster Blood" that's green and slimy and starting to grow!

Differences from the book

  • Evan and Andy find the Monster Blood in a room Kathryn forbid them from entering. In the book, they bought a can of Monster Blood at an old toy store.
  • Trigger is a collie mix instead of a cocker spaniel.
  • The Beymer twins were omitted.
  • Kathryn is not deaf.
  • In the TV adaptation, the cat turns out to be a young witch who used to stay with Kathryn, but was almost thrown out for practicing witchcraft (which is what the Monster Blood is) until she used magic to turn herself into a cat.
  • The ending is tweaked so that it ends on a cliffhanger, leading into "More Monster Blood".

Other Media

Goosebumps Presents

No. Cover Release date Pages
15
Tv book 15
August 1997 60

Home releases

Title Release date Media type

Monster Blood


Monsterblood-dvd
September 16, 2008 DVD

3-Pack Thriller


3 Pack; Monster Blood - Night of the Living Dummy - Say Cheese and Die

August 26, 2014 DVD

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Trivia

  • This episode is a part one of a two part hour special, with the second part being "More Monster Blood", unrelated to Monster Blood II.
  • According to the script, the episode was orginally going to open with the scene of Evan and Andy trying to stop the growing Monster Blood before flashing back to how everything started. [1]
  • For some unknown reason, "Monster Blood" and "More Monster Blood" were not released on DVD in the initial 2005 releases. What's even stranger is that the original 1992 cover art for Monster Blood was used for the DVD release of "Chillogy" instead. This would also be changed later on to the cover art for Monster Blood III.

References

  1. [1] ([2])

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