Trivia: The Haunting Hour

aka: The Haunting Hour The Series

  • Hey, It's That Guy!:
    • The main protagonists in "Fear Never Knocks" and "Best Friend Forever" (one of them being played by Ariel Winter) are Alex and Luke Dunphy.
      • Manny Delgado from Modern Family is the main character in "The Weeping Woman".
      • Ariel was also Gracie Wilde on the episode "Headshot."
      • Unsurprisingly, Alastair turns out to be Fear himself.
    • Major Mayhem in "Game Over" is the B-Squad SPD Red Ranger.
      • The main character in that episode is Dez.
    • Renesmee Cullen is Natalie in "The Return of Lilly D".
      • Seth Clearwater is Kai in "Pool Shark". His boss is Ken Tanaka.
      • Bree Tanner is Alice in "My Sister the Witch".
    • Greg Heffley is Seth in "Night of the Mummy". Not to mention Rowley Jefferson and Patty Ferrell both appeared in "Catching Cold", and Fregley appeared in "Alien Candy".
    • Steffani in "Wrong Number" is Bailey.
    • Christopher Lloyd is Grampa Montgomery in "Grampires."
    • Eve in "Intruders" is Primrose.
    • Jeremy in "Checking Out" is Ethan Morgan.
    • Cupid in "Terrible Love" is Jerry Russo (meaning that this isn't the first time David DeLuise worked on a kids' show with supernatural elements in it).
      • Stuart (the nerd who ends up tricking Maggie into getting hit with Cupid's arrow played by Nick Purcha) would later go on to be Watch on Spooksville (another horror kids' series that airs on The Hub).
    • Tom Kenny is the title character on the episode "Uncle Howee" (and also voices the rabbit puppet, Loomis).
    • Charleotte McClain or Chyna Parks if you prefer played Sam on the episode "Argh V" (about a responsible girl whose free-wheeling parents buy an RV that belonged to a family that died in a crash and the RV is possessed by their spirits).
    • Young Burt Wonderstone (Mason Cook) is Bo in the season 4 episode "Grandpa's Glasses".
    • The original Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) plays the title character on the season four episode "Mrs. Worthington."
    • Lilly in "Really You", Parts 1 and 2 is Maxine or Young Snow White.
    • Willie from "Mascot'" is Charles Kaznyk. Disappointingly, at no point does he say anything about production value.
    • Josh from "Flight" is played by Dakota Goyo, who Marvel fans will recognize as Young Thor.
  • Hey, It's That Voice!:
    • One of the main characters in "Dreamcatcher"note  is played by Michelle Creber (which any brony worth his salt would know is the voice of Apple Bloom on both My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and Equestria Girls).
      • Another My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic voice actress on an episode of The Haunting Hour: Alice's mother in "My Old House" voices Princess Celestia.
    • Gorgonzola (Will Shadley) plays Aaron in "Spaceman".
    • Jean-Louis (the one who's actually an alien, not the real Jean-Louis who got mugged for his clothes and left at the airport) in "Poof De Fromage" is Phineas Flynn.
    • Cupid in "Terrible Love" is Coop.
    • Uncle Howee and Loomis the rabbit are voiced by Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants, The Ice King and other characters, but SpongeBob and the Ice King are the most popular).
    • Jeff (the square-headed kid) is Sean (Sean Giambrone) in the season four premiere episode "I'm Not Martin". It's not hard to figure out (unless you've never seen Clarence), since Sean sounds like Jeff when he yells, "I'm not Martin!" (which is often in this episode).
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: Zigzagged. Seasons one and two are available on Netflix (and the show has episodes released on DVD), but the episode "Scarecrow" has the ending where Bobby is turned into a scarecrow along with the scarecrow salesman instead of the one where Bobby burns the scarecrow salesman after he reverts to his original form. If you want to see "Scarecrow" with the "Bobby burns the scarecrow salesman's original form, then walks off into the empty world" ending, then you'll have to comb through the Internet for it. As for the episodes from seasons three (both part onenote  and part twonote ) and four, then you'll have to settle for torrent downloading for most of them and video website viewing for the rest, as those episodes haven't been released on DVD yet and Discovery Family doesn't rerun the show anymore.
  • Screwed by the Network: In spades. Despite being a very popular show, having amazing ratings, and even plans for a fifth season (or sixth, if you believe part two of season three is a separate season), The Hub changing over to Discovery Family pretty much killed this show's chance of ever continuing. After the Christmas Episode "Goodwill Toward Men," the series was taken off the schedule and R.L. Stine himself said on his Twitter that the show was canceled and no new episodes were going to be made.
  • Talking to Himself: As mentioned above, Tom Kenny not only plays Uncle Howee on the episode of the same name, but is also the voice of the rabbit puppet, Loomis, and they interact with each other throughout the episode.
  • Why Fandom Can't Have Nice Things: In-Universe example with Brush With Madness: Alan Miller became a Reclusive Artist after being stalked by a homicidal fan eight years prior to the episode's story and snapped at Corey because he foolishly said "I follow you on Twitter" (though why a reclusive artist would be on a social media site like Twitter is a mystery).

Alternative Title(s):

The Haunting Hour The Series