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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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2016   2015  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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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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A killer new series from the creators of Glee and American Horror Story (Season 1) See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Mystery

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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USA

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English

Release Date:

22 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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Scream Queens See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The show is about a series of murders taking place 20 years after a crime. Jamie Lee Curtis, famous for her role in Halloween (1978), starred in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) which takes place 20 years after Michael Myers' original murders. The show also mirrors the first two Halloween movies by seasons. The first season revolves arond a house and neighborhood like in Halloween (1978). The second season takes place in a hospital like Halloween 2 (1982) See more »

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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

Grace: [holding out her hand] I'm Grace Gardener.
[Chanel shakes her hand for a second and pulls her hand away]
Chanel Oberlin: You have rough hands, and horrible shoes. Are you Amish or something?
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Welcome to the Slasher Universe
3 October 2015 | by AlbertoAndoliniSee all my reviews

This is clearly a show that some will appreciate and others will not. After reading some of the other reviews, maybe I like this show so much because I have never watched GLEE.

I think some reviewers have missed a couple things. First, this is not just a parody/homage to great horror movies. It is a parody of bad horror movies. Second, you're not in the real world anymore. You're in Slasher Universe, a universe of 1-dimensional characters, bad dialog, silly plots, terrible decision-making, and all the other horror conventions we've come to know and love. That this series of events could not possibly occur in the real world is exactly the point. This universe, while superficially similar to ours, operates very differently. It is populated by dumb jocks, corrupt or incompetent authority figures, earnest if clueless parents, killers in grotesque costumes, and of course SCREAM QUEENS. This is a show about clichés and conventions. If you have watched 3 slasher films in your life, then most everything in this show will seem familiar to you. To me, the silliness of the humor makes it more enjoyable than some of the poorly acted and directed movies that it satirizes.


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