Boy Meets World

And Then There Was Shawn

Season 5, Ep 17, Aired 2/27/98
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  • Episode Description
  • Locked inside the school during detention, the group is terrorized by a shrouded, skeleton-masked figure. In this fun and frenzied horror movie spoof, the teens must discover who the killer is, if they want to escape with their lives

  • Cast & Crew
  • Matthew Lawrence

    Jack Hunter (Seasons 5+)

  • Will Friedle

    Eric Randall Matthews

  • Danielle Fishel

    Topanga Lawrence-Matthews (Seasons 2+)

  • Ben Savage

    Cornelius A. 'Cory' Matthews

  • Rider Strong

    Shawn Patrick Hunter

  • Fan Reviews (34)
  • One of the best Halloween specials

    By clapmaster, Dec 19, 2008

  • 517

    By Canogaparkcindy, Sep 28, 2010

  • Don't Make This One of The Firsts You Ever See Like I Did!

    By futuramarama, Apr 29, 2010

  • A Halloween speciall that goes into my heart as one of the best.

    By FrigginGodess, Oct 20, 2008

  • School turns into a horror film

    By UNLUCKY121, Aug 26, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (15)

    • Cory: I didn't think Seniors still got detention.
      Mr. Feeny: They do when they act like two year olds.
      Cory : (Mockingly) They do when they act like two year olds.
      Mr. Feeny: Mr. Matthews when one mocks someone one should wait until they're not´╗┐ looking right at them!
      Cory: I'm not in my regular seat.

    • Eric: Hey, hey, hey! Now you're overreacting. There's only two people that are horribly dead. That's an acceptable loss.

    • Shawn: Let's calmly recap. Eric: Kenny's Dead! Feeny's Dead! We're trapped inside with the killer!

    • Topanga: I didn't stab him, he stabbed me! Cory: Oh I'd stab myself before I'd stab you. Kenny give me that pencil! Kenny: I don't have one!

    • Mr. Feeny (to the class): We'll return to The Young and the Restless, right after this word from Feeny. And here is the word: Shut up!

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    Notes (1)

    • When the gang return to the classroom after seeing that Mr. Feeny is dead, the spot just to the right of the chalkboard, where Kenny died, has no trace of him. Both the pencil mark on the wall and Kenny himself (and the pencil) are gone.

    Trivia (4)

    • Richard Lee Jackson (Kenny), is the brother of Jonathon Jackson, who plays Ricky three episodes later in, Starry Night.

    • In this episode, Shawn admits that he is "technically" a virgin, while Eric and Jack reveal that they're not.

    • Jack says that he's the oldest, but in Boy Meets Real World, Eric says that he's eight months older.

    • At the beginning of this episode, Topanga's pencil changes sizes between shots.

    Allusions (7)

    • Cory: He can't do that! It's against the Geneva Detention Convention! The Geneva Convention refers to 4 treaties that deal with international law and humanitarian conditions.

    • Feeny: Oooh Ramifications, nice word Jughead. Jughead is a character from the Archie Comics series.

    • Title: And Then There Was Shawn This may be a reference to the title of Agatha Christie's murder/mystery And Then There Were None.

    • Scary voice: Do you like scary movies? What's your favorite?
      Jack
      : Oh, OK. I like that one with the hottie-hot-hot from Party of Five.
      Jennifer
      : Neve Campbell?
      Eric
      : Duh.

      This scene mimics the opening scene from Scream, starring Neve Campbell.

      It's also a nod to Jennifer Love Hewitt (Feffy) - another member of the Party of Five cast - who starred in a scary movie of her own, I Know What You Did Last Summer.

      Party of Five was a drama about 5 siblings, left on their own after the sudden death of their parents.

    • Feeny: We'll return to The Young and the Restless right after this word from Feeny. The Young And The Restless is a popular CBS soap opera.

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