Teen Wolf

Season 1 Episode 1

Wolf Moon

Aired Monday 10:00 PM Jun 05, 2011 on MTV - Music Television
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Episode Summary


Scott McCall, an average teenager who is not that popular is bitten by a werewolf. His senses are enhanced due to the bite and he is wondering what is happening to him. He then meets a new girl at school, Allison Argent, who has an interesting family.


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Shannon Guess

Shannon Guess


Guest Star

Michael L. Peterson

Michael L. Peterson


Guest Star

Brad James

Brad James

Vice Principal

Guest Star

Linden Ashby

Linden Ashby

Sheriff Stilinski

Recurring Role

Michael H. Cole

Michael H. Cole

Mr. Curtis

Recurring Role

Adam C. Edwards

Adam C. Edwards


Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (3)

    • Differences between the TV show pilot and movie:

      Name change: In original 1985 movie, Michael J. Fox plays Scott Howard. In this MTV pilot, the creators changed the name to Scott Mccall.

      Character eliminations: In original 1985 movie, and animated series, one of Scott's original friends was Lisa "Boof" Marconi and Chubby. Neither character has appeared or been written in the show.

      Sport change: In original 1985 movie, Scott Howard played basketball. In this MTV pilot, the creators changed him to be a lacrosse player.

      Werewolf origins: In original 1985 movie, it is revealed that Scott's family in a long line of werewolves. Subsequently for the TV pilot, Scott's origins for being a werewolf are simply being bit by another werewolf.

    • Tyler Posey was in the running for the part of Jacob Black in Twilight, but was edged out by Taylor Lautner.

    • Goof: Right before the deer starts running, Scott is about to take his inhaler. There is no cap on the inhaler as he brings it to his mouth, but when the deer knock it out of his hand, the inhaler flies closer into view where you can see that it has the cap on.

  • QUOTES (10)

    • Allison: Am I gonna regret this?
      Scott: Probably.

    • Scott: You know what actually worries me the most?
      Stiles: If you say Allison, I'm gonna punch you in the head.

    • Scott: How much Adderall have you had today?
      Stiles: A lot- It doesn't matter!

    • Coach Finstock: You play, your parents are proud, your girlfriend loves you, everything else is cream cheese. Now get out there and show me what you got!

    • Allison: I freaked out like a girly-girl, and I am not a girly-girl.
      Scott: What kind of girl are you?
      Allison: Tougher than that. At least I thought I was.

    • Stiles: It's a specific kind of infection.
      Scott: Are you serious?
      Stiles: Yeah. I think it's called lycanthropy.
      Scott: What's that? Is it bad? ... There could be something seriously wrong with me!
      Stiles: I know, you're a werewolf! Rwrrr!

    • Stiles: I mean, this is seriously going to be the best thing that's happened to this town since- (Lydia walks by) since the birth of Lydia Martin. Hey Lydia! You look- like you're gonna ignore me. (To Scott) You're the cause of this, you know, dragging me down to your nerd depths.
      Scott: Uh-huh.
      Stiles: I'm a nerd by association. I've been scarlet nerd-ed by you.

    • Stiles: There are no wolves in California!

    • Stiles: You're the one always bitching that nothing ever happens in this town.

    • Scott: If they found a body, what are they looking for now?
      Stiles: That's the best part. They only found half.

  • NOTES (6)

    • Featured Music:
      Turn It Off by Phantogram
      The Shoresby The Sea Of Cortez
      My Body by Young The Giant
      Of The Mountains by Dan Deacon
      Fire On The Bridge And In The Tunnel Below by The Static Jacks
      (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To by Weezer
      Cobraby Teddy Bears
      And If My Heart Should Somehow Stop by James Vincent McMorrow
      Just A Little Bit by Kids Of 88
      Feel Good by Mike Del Rio
      Today Could Be The Day by Glowfriends
      Internet Killed The Video Star by The Limousines
      Ghosts N Stuff by deadmau5

    • Audience - 2,170,000

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Australia: July 4, 2011 on Channel 7
      United Kingdom: July 7, 2011 on Sky LIVING/Sky LIVING HD
      Turkey: September 18, 2011 on CNBC-e
      Czech Republic: June 1, 2012 on AXN

    • Filmed using 'Arri Alexa' cameras.

    • Filmed with a 1.78:1 aspect ratio.

    • Distribution Companies
      MGM Television Entertainment
      Music Television (MTV)