Beetlejuice Animated Series (Season 4)Edit
The fourth and final season of Beetlejuice: The Animated Series on Fox Kids Weekdays.
Airdate: September 9, 1991
Beetlejuice gets a bunch of famous dead historical figures to appear on Neitherworld TV.
Airdate: September 10, 1991
Jacques tries to achieve his dream of becoming Mr. Neitherworld, with one obstacle: namely, Armhold Musclehugger, the current reigning King of Fitness. How can someone with no muscles possibly compete with someone built like a Greek god?
Airdate: September 11, 1991
Beetlejuice's feet decide they aren't being treated right and strike out on their own. BJ must find them before they get themselves in trouble.
Airdate: September 12, 1991
It's BJ and Lydia's Frankenburgers vs. Scuzzo's Clown Burgers in the biggest fast food fight of the century.
Airdate: September 13, 1991
Beetlejuice gets tired of Doomie's tendency to be nice, so he builds a new vehicle: Road Hawg, the meanest chopper around, but Doomie's the only one who can save BJ from Road Hawg's vicious new gang.
Airdate: September 16, 1991
Delia's art is a flop in Peaceful Pines, so Lydia and BJ decide to take Delia to a Neitherworld art colony, where her art will be truly appreciated. But with the good comes the bad!
Note: This is the 50th episode of the animated series.
Airdate: September 17, 1991
When BJ's new, rich neighbors move in, Beetlejuice goes out and gets himself a Monster Charge Card so he can have a bigger house and more stuff. But when the repo men arrive, BJ has to make a tough choice.
Airdate: September 18, 1991
BJ's got Scuzzo's brain, Scuzzo's got no brain, and Beetlejuice's brain is out to rule the Neitherworld.
Airdate: September 19, 1991
Lydia is stuck competing against Claire in her school's golf P.E. course (hey, it's a private school, after all), and Claire just happens to be the reigning teen golf champ of Peaceful Pines. In an attempt to help Lydia out, BJ teleports Claire to a Neitherworld country club, where she is turned into a golf trophy. Now Beetlejuice and Lydia have to win the golf tournament and get Claire back.
Airdate: September 20, 1991
Beetlejuice says the wrong thing and gets his head put onto the Monster Across the Street's body now the Monster's got two heads, and BJ's body is left to wander.
Airdate: September 23, 1991
Coincidentally on the very same day Lydia has doubts about her own beauty, the great beast Thing Thong, who steals beautiful things because he feels he is himself ugly, kidnaps her. While Lydia helps Thong find confidence in himself, Beetlejuice tries to save her in the guise of the famed adventurer Grimdiana Bones.
Airdate: September 24, 1991
When Lydia joins the Happy Faced Girls, Beetlejuice laughs until he finds out how much money a cookie drive can pull in. He rushes back to the Neitherworld where he assembles the Sappy Face Ghouls and gives them some of his homemade cookies to sell in Peaceful Pines. Too bad the cookies are haunted!
Airdate: September 25, 1991
Edgar Allan Poe comes to BJ's Roadhouse in search of his lost Lenore. This is followed by a series of nightmares Beetlejuice experiences that are loosely based on Poe's works.
Airdate: September 26, 1991
A Sam Spade spoof featuring two ears cut off from a family fortune.
Airdate: September 27, 1991
Beetlejuice's sophisticated skeleton escapes from his skin and runs off. Lydia, Jacques, and BJ's skin must recapture Beetlebones before the Skeleton Crew does.
Airdate: September 30, 1991
When BJ finds out about the Save-the-Whales Telethon Lydia is involved in, he gets an idea: hold his own telethon and make a fortune! So he holds a Save-the-Smells Telethon to do just that until he actually, truly, begins to believe in his cause. Who would have thought? Apparently nobody, because when the telethon money mysteriously disappears, Public Opinion rises squarely against Beetlejuice.
Airdate: October 1, 1991
Beetlejuice wants to enter the First Neitherworld Beauty Pageant (the prize is a Ton o' Cash), but is turned down because he's a man. Determined to win the prize, BJ launches a "Men Are Beautiful Too" campaign, closely followed by a "Disgusting is Beautiful Too" campaign. Finally, the pageant is opened to everybody. But if everybody is in the pageant, who's left to even watch it?
Airdate: October 2, 1991
When the Happy Face Girls' outing is called off on account of rain, BJ (as Denmother MacCree) takes them to Grislyland, the Neitherworld's newest theme park. But Grislyland's patron cartoon character, the evil Bartholomew Batt, is out for more than a profitable enterprise.
Airdate: October 3, 1991
BJ, Lydia, and Doomie accidentally tumble into Brinkadoom, a cursed village which disappears for an eternity as soon as all its inhabitants fall asleep. Can they find their way out before that happens?
Airdate: October 4, 1991
When a beautiful Scandinavian exchange student arrives at Miss Shannon's school, Claire thinks she will burst with envy until she relieves her fury by embarrassing the exchange student in front of everybody. To get even, Lydia and BJ send Claire to be an exchange student herself in the Neitherworld.
Airdate: October 7, 1991
BJ's parents want to join the Society for the Oldest and Moldiest Families of the Neitherworld, but they need the Juice family coat of arms to prove their lineage. Unfortunately, the coat is somewhere in Beetlejuice's room, which has never been cleaned.
Airdate: October 8, 1991
Lydia is to MC at her school's talent night, but she's afraid she isn't funny enough. So BJ lends her his funny bone. But what's Beetlejuice without a funny bone??
Airdate: October 9, 1991
Charles really needs a weekend to relax, so Mr. Beetleman takes the Deetzes to Hotel Hello in the Neitherworld. But with Charles stressing out over every little thing, not to mention a vampire after Delia's neck, what kind of vacation will it turn out to be?
Airdate: October 10, 1991
It's "Good Neighbor Day" in the Neitherworld, when being nice is a law. Of course, BJ won't stand for it, and causes trouble which lures in Goody Two Shoes, a Fairy from the Bureau of Sweetness and Prissiness (BSnP). With a wave of her wand, Goody turns everyone into denizens of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood in an effort to help. What a fate!
Airdate: October 11, 1991
A video game called Scourge sucks Lydia and Beetlejuice into cyberspace, and they must outsmart the computer if they ever hope to escape.
Airdate: October 14, 1991
Beetlejuice illegally wins two tickets for an ocean cruise and takes Lydia on a very odd vacation on the high seas.
Airdate: October 15, 1991
A leftover chicken in BJ's fridge turns undead and haunts the Roadhouse in the form of the most dreaded of all specters – a Poultrygeist! Can Beetlejuice and Lydia banish it before sleep deprivation claims BJ's last remaining shreds of sanity?
Airdate: October 16, 1991
Yes, you've guessed it: Beetlejuice has an off day and wishes he had never met any of his friends. Clarence Sale shows up and shows him what the Neitherworld and the real world would be like without him. Seeing Lydia miserable and friendless convinces BJ to change his mind, and Clarence is rewarded for his trouble with a shiny new car.
Note: This is the holiday special episode (though it was only on December).
Airdate: October 17, 1991
Beetlejuice publishes his auto dieography and is heralded as one of the finest authors of all time. But the lies he tells about his friends in the book come back to haunt him, big time.
Airdate: October 18, 1991
After spending all day curing Lydia of her measles, Beetlejuice gets Cabin Fever and then is quarantined to the Roadhouse. How can Lydia help BJ get over Cabin Fever if they can't go outside?
Airdate: October 21, 1991
While flipping through Beetlejuice's high school yearbook, Lydia is astounded to discover that her best friend was none other than Prom King! She presses BJ for the story, and he tells it and it is one doozy of a tale.
Airdate: October 22, 1991
Beetlejuice recruits Lydia to coach Team BJ in the Neitherworld All-Ghoul Games. But the team is hopeless and the opposition is fierce. Can Lydia motivate her friends enough to even dream of winning, especially Beetlejuice, who's devoted all his time to product endorsements?
Airdate: October 23, 1991
When Mayor Maynot threatens to tear down the Roadhouse to make room for a new superhighway, Beetlejuice runs for office and wins. But it is soon apparent that BJ is an even more corrupt mayor than the last one, and it's up to his friends to get him impeached before he gets too out of hand.
Airdate: October 24, 1991
It's the anniversary of the day Beetlejuice and Lydia met, and BJ presents Lydia with a watch. But time flies, and Beetlejuice and Lydia follow the escaped watch through the Sands of Time, where they meet Grandfather Time. BJ gives the poor old geezer a cog-attack, thoroughly messing up the flow of Time. They must get time restarted or nothing will be the same again.
Airdate: October 25, 1991
Lydia has to write a paper on William Shakespeare for her English class, but can't understand his plays. So BJ takes her to the Neitherworld to meet Mr. Shakespeare's characters, who turn out to be rather disgruntled with their roles. When they kidnap Lydia and try to force her to rewrite their plays, BJ must rescue her; then it's up to the both of them to cure Shakespeare of his monumental writer's block.
Airdate: October 28, 1991
Beetlejuice becomes the Neitherworld's grossest movie star, and finds that fame isn't all it's cracked up to be. Lydia then has to help him back into poverty by "cleaning up his act."
Airdate: October 29, 1991
Oh, horrors! Beetlejuice's perfect little brother Donnyjuice comes to visit, leaving BJ feeling a bit down and out. Down-and-Outback, actually. Donny and Lydia set out to cheer Beetlejuice up before he does something drastic.
Airdate: October 30, 1991
It's Pranksgiving in the Neitherworld, and Beetlejuice's rival Germs Pondscum looks as if he's going to beat BJ for the title of Grand High Prankster. Pondscum proves himself to be lower than a Sandworm's belly when he frames Beetlejuice for a crime he didn't commit and gets him sentenced to rehabilitation in NeitherNeitherLand. Beetlejuice comes out of the ordeal as Snugglejuice, the Cutest Being in the Neitherworld. Can Lydia reverse the process and help BJ win the Prank Tournament?
Note: This is the episode about Thanksgiving, though it only on Thanksgiving Day.
Airdate: October 31, 1991
When Beetlejuice and Lydia pull a scam, Lydia gets sentenced to washing dishes at the Last Resort Resort on the River Schticks. Beetlejuice, haunted by memories of his Uncle Sid and Aunt Irma, who used to take him to the Last Resort Resort when he was a baby, rushes to Lydia's rescue. Can they survive the awful jokes that abound everywhere on the River Schticks?
Note: This is the Halloween special episode, because it was on Halloween.
Airdate: November 1, 1991
Lydia's Caesar salad comes to life and attempts to take over the Neitherworld with his legion of surly vegetables. Can BJ and Lydia usurp Caesar and get the rightful rulers of Aroma back on the throne?
Airdate: November 4, 1991
Lydia makes a foolish wish that Beetlejuice could teach her class for a day, and he grants it. He takes Lydia, Claire, Bertha and Prudence on a trip to "Historyland" in the Neitherworld, where they learn a bit more than history like never trust a professor in a striped suit.
Airdate: November 5, 1991
The Monster and Monstress have a falling out, and Beetlejuice takes advantage of the situation by spinning their misery off into a highly rated TV program.
Airdate: November 6, 1991
Beetlejuice inherits his Auntie Em's milk farm, located in the Wild West. But the infamous outlaw Jesse Germs has been threatening the locals. Can BJ and Lydia thwart his insidious plan to scare everyone off the land?
Airdate: November 7, 1991
Beetlejuice and Lydia put on "Disasterpiece Theatre", and decide to do Moby-Dick as their first episode. But Moby "Richard" refuses to change the classic to suit Beetlejuice's notions of what a classic should be, and quits (but not without insulting BJ first). BJ lets the character of Captain Ahab take him over, and leads the others on a dangerous mission through Sandworm Land to get revenge on the whale.
Airdate: November 8, 1991
It's BJ's team against Scuzzo's team in the baseball event of the century! But after a few setbacks, that becomes Beetlejuice and Lydia, all alone, against Scuzzo's entire team. It's Sudden Death for the losers and who will those losers be?
Airdate: November 11, 1991
Beetlejuice loses his memory after he gets hit on the head by a satellite, so Lydia takes him to see Dr. Zigmund Void. Dr. Void splits BJ's personality, and takes the clone and Lydia within BJ's body by way of a shrinking submersible. They have to find out what is causing BJ's inability to access his memory banks before time runs out and they return to normal size.
Airdate: November 12, 1991
Scuzzo frames Beetlejuice for stealing bad jokes, and gets him sent to the Big House. It's up to Lydia to gather up the evidence she needs to spring Beetlejuice and then to get the Governor to listen to her story. Meanwhile, BJ copes with afterlife under the disturbingly nurturing watch of Warden June Cleaver.
Airdate: November 13, 1991
Lydia trips on Beetlejuice's misplaced marbles and sprains her ankle, so BJ takes her to a Neitherworld hospital for treatment. But a greedy resident doctor is looking to make a quick buck and kidnaps Lydia with the intention of charging admission to the public to witness a "total body transplant" with BJ as the surgeon!
Airdate: November 14, 1991
Beetlejuice tries to cash in on the superhero trend sweeping the Neitherworld by becoming UltraBeetleMan! With Lydia as his cub reporter sidekick, UBM sets out to thwart crime. Suddenly, Mt. Gushmore, Scumdon Bridge, the Fallen Arches of Triumph, the Awful Tower, and Lydia are shrunk by four menacing business tycoons. Can UBM save the day?
Airdate: November 15, 1991
Lydia treats her grandmother as if she's too old to do anything, and Grandma gets sick of it. With the help of Beetlejuice (disguised as Mr. Beetleman's father Grandpa Beetleman), Grandma Deetz takes all the other disgruntled inhabitants of the old folk's home on a wild tour of the Neitherworld.
Airdate: November 18, 1991
Beetlejuice is threatened into telling the Sappy Faced Ghouls a fairy tale, and they don't want to hear one they already know. But they know them all! BJ finally resorts to inventing a story on the spot, featuring himself, Lydia, Flubbo, and other Neitherworld characters.
Airdate: November 19, 1991
Yes, this is a Wizard of Oz spoof. Lydia is Dorothy, BJ is the Scarecrow, Jacques is the Bone Woodsman, the Monster is the Lion, Ginger is Toto, and Claire is the Wicked Witch. But you'll never guess who's the Wizard!
Airdate: November 20, 1991
Mr. Monitor cancels Beetlejuice's show, and while Lydia gets her own children's show which she hates, BJ goes to work in the mailroom. He quickly takes the opportunity to steal a colleague's show ideas and is rapidly promoted to Mr. Monitor's supervisor. But how long can it last?
Airdate: November 21, 1991
Beetlejuice gets pulled into the Chromozone, a Twilight Zone spoof. There, BJ has to help Tod Sperling defeat Ima Loony, one of his creations who has begun writing her own scripts. But BJ loses his mind (literally) in the process. If Lydia can't get into the Chromozone in time, BJ will be brainless forever, not to mention vapid.
Airdate: November 22, 1991
When Captain Kidder washes up on the beach babbling of a 90 feet tall, singing, dancing ape on a tiny island in the middle of the ocean, chaos breaks out. Between BJ and Lydia, Jacques and Ginger, the Monster and Poopsie, the Mayor and Mrs. Bugsly, Chester Slime and Armhold Musclehugger, and Scuzzo and Fuzzo, who will reach the island and the valuable ape first?
Airdate: November 25, 1991
Four of Beetlejuice's worst enemies and the annoying Lipscum are organized together by a mysterious gangster named Mr. Big who's got BJ's number. His plan: trick BJ into separating his body parts and be unable to reunite them, until sundown destroys him. Naturally, Mr. Monitor is on the scene to gather ratings.
Note: This is the 100th episode.
Airdate: November 26, 1991
Beetlejuice and Doomie are caught distributing phony driver's licenses and sent to Traffic school. But BJ's got a plan to escape, and winds up as a hero.
Airdate: November 27, 1991
Yes, Beetlejuice moves to Sherweird Forest and attempts to steal from the rich and what was that other part again? Oh well. But then the Sheriff of RottingHam kidnaps Lydia and he must rescue her from Prince John DonJuan, the Sherweird Florist, before she crumbles under his bad puns.
Airdate: November 28, 1991
Donny is a wanted man with a huge price on his head which makes for a perfect opportunity for Beetlejuice to get a little "closer" to his brother (with the aid of handcuffs, of course). But BJ isn't the only reward seeker on the scene: he must contend with Deader Alive, the famous bounty hunter from Neitherworld TV.
Note: This is the episode on Thanksgiving Day.
Airdate: November 29, 1991
Beetlejuice is literally bitten by the gold bug and contracts the dreaded Gold Fever. He must find some gold or he'll never get well. But a claim jumper has his eye on BJ's prospect. Can Lydia, Jacques and Doomie save him?
Airdate: December 2, 1991
Beetlejuice inadvertently turns some ants into his Aunts. Auntie Pasto, Auntie Social, Auntie Septic, and Honey Aunt. The Aunts promptly begin getting Beetlejuice and Lydia into trouble. If BJ can't get rid of them pronto, his landlord will throw him out.
Airdate: December 3, 1991
Beetlejuice and Lydia go to visit Merlin and discover that the great magician is plotting to overthrow the King. But when BJ pulls the Board from the Bone, he becomes the new King, and Merlin summons the dreaded B.O. Wolf to wipe him out.
Airdate: December 4, 1991
A black cat burglar makes off with Beetlejuice's tongue and takes it to Catmandu. BJ, after "borrowing" the Monster's tongue, joins the Forlorn Legion with Jacques to storm Catmandu and get his stolen property back.
Airdate: December 5, 1991
To get out of housework, BJ passes the time away telling Lydia about the time he and Jacques journeyed to the centre of the Neitherworld to rescue Vern Jewels, who was being held prisoner by Captain Nemo, who wanted to be rewritten into a hero role.
Airdate: December 6, 1991
Beetlejuice does the Mayor of Peaceful Pines a favor, but the Mayor renigs on his promise of a cash reward. So Beetlejuice, in a fit of anger, splits his personality into his good and his bad sides. The bad side wreaks havoc on the town and Lydia and the good side are forced to fetch Dr. Zigmund Void to help remedy the situation.
Note: This is the series finale (which means the final episode) of the animated series.
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