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Mr. Boogedy 

A novelty-salesman moves his family into a new house. Initially dismissing incidents as more of their father's practical jokes, the family soon learns that the house is haunted by people who lived in the house 300 years previously.

Director:

Oz Scott

Writer:

Michael Janover
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Richard Masur ... Carleton Davis
Mimi Kennedy ... Eloise Davis
Benji Gregory ... Aurie Davis (as Benjamin Gregory)
David Faustino ... Corwin Davis
Kristy Swanson ... Jennifer Davis
Howard Witt ... William Hanover / Mr. Boogedy
John Astin ... Neil Witherspoon
Katherine Kelly Lang ... Widow Marian
Jamie McEnnan Jamie McEnnan ... Jonathan
Kedric Wolfe Kedric Wolfe ... The Devil
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Storyline

A novelty-salesman moves his family into a new house. Initially dismissing incidents as more of their father's practical jokes, the family soon learns that the house is haunted by people who lived in the house 300 years previously.

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 April 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fantômes pour Rire See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Joaquin Phoenix auditioned for the role that eventually went to David Faustino. See more »

Quotes

Carleton Davis: [the Davis family are all sitting in their bedclothes on top of their sleeping bags, in front of a roaring fireplace] It was a dark, and stormy night... full of shadows, dark and slimy, creepy things. Suddenly, there was a noise...
[a bang is heard in the distance]
Carleton Davis: It sounded like... like... Aaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh!
[everyone jumps]
Jennifer Davis: Daddy, what are you doing?
Carleton Davis: Well, you're supposed to tell scary stories, when you're sitting around the old campfire, darlin'!
Corwin Davis: Yeah, Jennifer!
Jennifer Davis: This isn't the old campfire,...
[...]
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Connections

References Fright Night (1985) See more »

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Enjoyed this film....
13 November 2005 | by rebeljennSee all my reviews

Although I don't remember much of this film to write a really good and helpful review of it, I do remember that I particularly enjoyed this film when I was younger. I probably caught it in my early teens or just before, and I watched it several times with my brothers (who are around my age). We couldn't get enough of this film.

It was not a scary film, but it was particularly comical and downright silly. It had something to do about a house that the family moved into which was haunted by 'Mr. Boogedy'. The first film was about Mr. Boogedy. The second was about him getting a wife, and it is called 'Bride of Boogedy' if you want to key that into the IMDb.

The catchphrase of Mr. Boogedy was 'Boogedy Boogedy Boo!' It was a very silly film, but we really enjoyed it as children. It is just right because it was not particularly frightening, and it is a good film for older children to watch around Halloween.


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