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Monster by Mistake
Created byMark Mayerson
Voices of
Theme music composerBruce Fowler
Blair Packham
Composers
  • Bruce Fowler
  • Modular Music
Country of originCanada
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes52
Production
Running time22 minutes
Production companiesCatapult Productions
Alliance Atlantis Communications
Cambium Entertainment (seasons 1–2)
CCI Entertainment (season 3)
DistributorCambium Releasing (1996–2002)
CCI Entertainment (2002–13)
9 Story Media Group (2013–present)
Release
Original networkYTV
VRAK.TV (season 3)
Original releaseSeptember 6, 1999 (1999-09-06) –
March 23, 2003 (2003-03-23)

Monster By Mistake is a Canadian CGI animated series that aired on YTV from September 6, 1999, to March 23, 2003. The series was created by Mark Mayerson of Catapult Productions and co-produced with CCI Entertainment (formerly Cambium) in Toronto, Canada. The two companies partnered in Studio 345, a computer animation and former Sears catalogue production facility for the production of the show, which was made using Houdini software.

It also aired on HBO Family in the United States and Discovery Kids in Latin America and Brazil.

Characters

Recurring characters

Episodes

Pilot (1996)

# Title Directed by Written by Original air date
0"Monster by Mistake (Titled "Jewel of Fenrath" on DVD Release)"Mark MayersonMark Mayerson and Kim DavidsonOctober 26, 1996 (1996-10-26)

Season 1 (1999)

# Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Pizza Day"Robert D.M. SmithDeborah JarvisSeptember 6, 1999 (1999-09-06)
2"Just Desserts"Mark MayersonLawrence S. MirkinSeptember 13, 1999 (1999-09-13)
3"Fossel Remains"Harry RasmussenDeborah JarvisSeptember 20, 1999 (1999-09-20)
4"Haunted House"Robert D.M. SmithAnita KapilaSeptember 27, 1999 (1999-09-27)
5"Monster Mayhem"Mark MayersonDeborah JarvisOctober 4, 1999 (1999-10-04)
6"Special Talent"Harry RasmussenLawrence S. MirkinOctober 11, 1999 (1999-10-11)
7"Campsite Creeper"Robert D.M. SmithDan FillOctober 18, 1999 (1999-10-18)
8"Home Alone"Mark MayersonDeborah Jarvis and Anita KapilaOctober 25, 1999 (1999-10-25)
9"Entertaining Orville"Harry RasmussenCathy MossNovember 1, 1999 (1999-11-01)
10"Kidnapped"Robert D.M. SmithAnita KapilaNovember 8, 1999 (1999-11-08)
11"Monster A-Go-Go"Mark MayersonDeborah JarvisNovember 15, 1999 (1999-11-15)
12"Back in Time"Harry RasmussenLawrence S. MirkinNovember 22, 1999 (1999-11-22)
13"Gwynneth"Robert D.M. SmithDeborah JarvisNovember 29, 1999 (1999-11-29)

Season 2 (2000)

# Title Directed by Written by Original air date
14"Billy Caves In"Brian HarrisAnita KapilaSeptember 4, 2000 (2000-09-04)
15"Tracy's Jacket"Robert D.M. SmithDeborah JarvisSeptember 11, 2000 (2000-09-11)
16"Live From Pickford"Harry RasmussenSteve WestrenSeptember 18, 2000 (2000-09-18)
17"Soap Box Derby"Brian HarrisStephen AshtonSeptember 25, 2000 (2000-09-25)
18"The Big Dig"Robert D.M. SmithDan FillOctober 2, 2000 (2000-10-02)
19"Thin Ice"Harry RasmussenAnita KapilaOctober 9, 2000 (2000-10-09)
20"Gorgool's Pet"Brian HarrisSteve WrightOctober 16, 2000 (2000-10-16)
21"Jungleland"Robert D.M. SmithCathy MossOctober 23, 2000 (2000-10-23)
22"Cops and Monsters"Harry RasmussenMark MayersonOctober 30, 2000 (2000-10-30)
23"Johnny's Reunion"Brian HarrisAnita KapilaNovember 6, 2000 (2000-11-06)
24"Moving Day"Mark MayersonMark MayersonNovember 13, 2000 (2000-11-13)
25"Lights! Camera! Monster!"Robert D.M. SmithDeborah JarvisNovember 20, 2000 (2000-11-20)

Season 3 (2003)

# Title Directed by Written by Original air date
26"Warren's Nightmare"Mark MayersonMark MayersonFebruary 26, 2003 (2003-02-26)
27"Wrestling Challenge"David GeldartStory by : Mark Mayerson
Teleplay by : Steve Westren
February 27, 2003 (2003-02-27)
28"Monkey in the Middle"Troy SullivanNicole DemerseFebruary 28, 2003 (2003-02-28)
29"Watch the Birdie"Mark MayersonMark MayersonMarch 1, 2003 (2003-03-01)
30"Natural Disaster"David GeldartPatrick GranleeseMarch 2, 2003 (2003-03-02)
31"Donut Dough"Troy SullivanSteve WestrenMarch 3, 2003 (2003-03-03)
32"Robo Fuzz"Mark MayersonTerry SaltsmanMarch 4, 2003 (2003-03-04)
33"Dino Might"David GeldartDennise FordhamMarch 5, 2003 (2003-03-05)
34"Ghost With the Most"Troy SullivanAnita KapilaMarch 6, 2003 (2003-03-06)
35"Reduce, Re-use, Recycle... Run!"Mark MayersonPatrick GranleeseMarch 7, 2003 (2003-03-07)
36"Night of the Living Meat"David GeldartSteve WestrenMarch 8, 2003 (2003-03-08)
37"Badgering Billy"Troy SullivanSteve WestrenMarch 9, 2003 (2003-03-09)
38"Monster on Purpose"Mark MayersonPatrick GranleeseMarch 10, 2003 (2003-03-10)
39"Duel for a Jewel"David GeldartStew MulliganMarch 11, 2003 (2003-03-11)
40"Keebo for Keeps"Mark MayersonBruce RobbMarch 12, 2003 (2003-03-12)
41"Who's Who"Troy SullivanPatrick GranleeseMarch 13, 2003 (2003-03-13)
42"Knight and Day"David GeldartTerry SaltsmanMarch 14, 2003 (2003-03-14)
43"Sasquashed"Troy SullivanDennise FordhamMarch 15, 2003 (2003-03-15)
44"Mine Your Own Business"Mark MayersonMark Mayerson and Bruce RobbMarch 16, 2003 (2003-03-16)
45"Leap Frog"David GeldartPatrick GranleeseMarch 17, 2003 (2003-03-17)
46"Lucky Break"Troy SullivanTerry SaltsmanMarch 18, 2003 (2003-03-18)
47"Worlds Collide"Mark MayersonTerry SaltsmanMarch 19, 2003 (2003-03-19)
48"Lights Out"David GeldartDennise Fordham and Patrick GranleeseMarch 20, 2003 (2003-03-20)
49"Curse of the Invisible Man"Troy SullivanPatrick GranleeseMarch 21, 2003 (2003-03-21)
50"Brotherly Hate"Mark MayersonMark Mayerson and Terry SaltsmanMarch 22, 2003 (2003-03-22)
51"Strawberry Jam"David GeldartSteve WestrenMarch 23, 2003 (2003-03-23)

Notes

Home Media Releases

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Several episodes of the series have been released on VHS and DVD with each containing two episodes each.

Several VHS tapes of the series were released in 1999 & 2000