Cousin Skeeter (partially found Nickelodeon live-action/puppet series; 1998-2001)


(Redirected from Cousin Skeeter (partially lost Nickelodeon live-action/puppet series; 1998-2001))

Cousin Skeeter
Screenshot of the titular character from the episode The Not So Great Outdoors
Screenshot of the titular character from the episode The Not So Great Outdoors
Status Partially Found

Cousin Skeeter was a live-action television series that aired on Nickelodeon between 1998 and 2001. The show had a unique hook of using a puppet as its main protagonist while the rest of the cast was played by traditional actors. The fact that Cousin Skeeter is played by a puppet is never addressed in the series. However, a second puppet-based character was added to the show at the start of season two.

History

Cousin Skeeter premiered on September 1, 1998, at 8:30 PM (EST) on Nickelodeon's SNICK programming block, where further new episodes of the series would premiere. Re-runs of the series would air on Nickelodeon's Nickel-O-Zone programming block on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 PM (EST).[1] The series received a lukewarm reception, with many dismissing the use of the puppet. Variety magazine found the titular character to be a stereotype.[2]

Plot

The show begins after Bobby, the new kid at school, receives word that his cousin will be living with his family to tutor him through summer school. Once Skeeter arrives, he begins to assist Bobby in his daily life and the problems that arise. However, Skeeter's attitude and carelessness tend to only make the situation worse. Skeeter is portrayed as a popular guy with connections to big-name celebrities such as Shaquille O'Neal, resulting in cameos and shout-outs.[3] Bordering on the fact that Skeeter is played by a puppet, the show uses his height as a running gag.

Availability

Since Cousin Skeeter's cancellation in 2001, the series has not been re-aired on television. Episodes can be found on Youtube and Dailymotion, but these are few in number. The show has never had any home media releases, and Nickelodeon has shown no interest in doing so in foreseeable future.

Episodes

Season One

# Episode Title Status
S01E01 A Famiy Thing Found
S01E02 Skeeter's Toy Story Found
S01E03 Air Skeeter Lost
S01E04 My Dinner Without Andre Lost
S01E05 Tyrannosaurus Wrecked Lost
S01E06 Cirque Du Skeeter Found
S01E07 Mo' Skeeter Blues Lost
S01E08 Skeeter's House of Style Lost
S01E09 Doctor Skeeter Lost
S01E010 Blast From the Past Found
S01E011 Skeeter's Help-a-Thon Lost
S01E012 Haunted House of Blues Lost
S01E013 The Bother of the Bride Lost
S01E014 Apocalypse Skeeter Lost
S01E015 Miracle on 32nd Skeet Lost
S01E016 Skeeter Stays Lost
S01E017 Skeeter's Suplex Lost
S01E018 Choir Boyz Lost
S01E019 Side Show Skeeter Found

Season Two

# Episode Title Status
S02E01 Be Like Skeeter Lost
S02E02 Dirty Laundry Found
S02E03 The Bicycle Thief Found
S02E04 Take Me Out to the Ballgame Found
S02E05 Jezebel Partially Found
Found (Dubbed)
S02E06 Out of Control Found
S02E07 Not So Great Outdoors Found
S02E08 The Volcano Found (Dubbed)
S02E09 Two Men and a Baby Pig Found
S02E010 Unchained Found
S02E011 Hoo I'm Wild Wild West Part 1 Partially Lost
S02E012 Hoo I'm Wild WIld West Part 2 Partially Lost
S02E013 Bowled Over Lost
S02E014 The Candidate Lost
S02E015 Where's Grandma Lost
S02E016 April Foolish Lost
S02E017 Sugar Daddy Lost
S02E018 Car Wash Found
S02E019 The Feminine Ms. Skeet Found
S02E020 Gym Dandy Lost
S02E021 New Kids on the Planet Part 1 Found
S02E022 New Kids on the Planet Part 2 Found
S02E023 New Kids on the Planet Part 3 Found

Season Three

# Episode Title Status
S03E01 Little Mr. Big Man on Campus Partially Found
S03E02 The Prince and the Putter Lost
S03E03 Coop Dreams Lost
S03E04 Radio Daze Lost
S03E05 Night of the Iguana Lost
S03E06 Trading Places Lost
S03E07 Letter Loose Lost
S03E08 Bellboyz in the Hood Found
S03E09 Skeeter Says Lost

References

  1. A snippet of Nickelodeon Magazine was talking about the new show Cousin Skeeter Retrieved 05 April '16
  2. Variety's review of Cousin Skeeter Retrieved 05 April '16
  3. Shaquille O'Neal talks about directing an episode of Cousin Skeeter in Shaq Talks Back Retrieved 05 April '16

Comments


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Anonymous user #1

19 months ago
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I have some episodes on VHS that are not on the web, should try to find the VHS tapes and capture them sometime.
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Anonymous user #2

19 months ago
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That'd be neat. I'll probably have an episode list up tomorrow.
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MortoQueiba

19 months ago
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Augh, Forgot to log in. That was me.
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Anonymous user #3

19 months ago
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couldn't get the slime out of the damn puppet

what fucc world do we live in
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Reynard

19 months ago
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This show had a French dub and had many reruns in France.
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Anonymous user #4

18 months ago
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The Feminine Ms. Skeet... oh, lord. I remember watching this show and used to tape Nickel O Zone back in the day. Considering my parents are packrats, I may just be able to dig them up.
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Anonymous user #5

18 months ago
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I remember this show!!!!! Can't believe it's partially lost now
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Anonymous user #6

14 months ago
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HOLY FUCKING CRAP THERE ARE ALOT OF LOST EPISODES FOR HOLY SHIT.
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Anonymous user #7

14 months ago
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damn you,viacom!
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Anonymous user #6

14 months ago
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sorry for yelling i don't why is this lost but it looks forgotten.
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Brandon

12 months ago
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I used to love this show as a kid. It saddens me there are so many lost episodes.
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Anonymous user #8

12 months ago
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This show was so werid I saw I imaged it...

But then blacknerdcomedy mentioned it now I know its real
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Anonymous user #9

10 months ago
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Episode 7, "Mo Skeeter Blues" was directed by Shaquille O'Neal himself (his first and so far only attempt at directing), and even mentions it in his autobiography. Given that, I wonder if he has a copy of it?
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Anonymous user #10

8 months ago
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Does anybody know the creator(s) of this series? I can maybe try contacting them in some way if there is an email, and ask them to release some footage of the lost episoes online onto YouTube.
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SpooferJahk

7 months ago
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After finding the Nick Mag Birthday special, I am actually going to work on going through old tapes I recorded of the Snick block from 2002-2003 where they aired various episodes of this show on it. I know I have some that have not been uploaded on the internet yet, big one is when Skeeter becomes a giant after being exposed to this plant formula he has. I can't make any promises yet but I know they are around somewhere, I will update when I got them.
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SpooferJahk

7 months ago
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Also All That as well, even if they are eps from the dark ages of the show. :P
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Anonymous user #11

4 months ago
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Actually they played some episodes in like 2006-2008 because I watched nick till like 3:00am sometimes and at nick at night they would play like 1 episodes I may be wrong but I a little sure this happend
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JVM

2 months ago
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Yeah, I thought I heard that as well. I also believe it was intended to air on "The Splat" at some point.
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Pokematic

2 months ago
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Fixed some dead links everyone.

Bad news, the volcano is lost again. Anyone have back-ups?
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Anonymous user #12

2 months ago
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Tomorrow I'll try to contact José Arenas, who is Skeeter's voice actor for the latin american dub. He also is Jake's voice actor in Adventure Time. Mayen he could help us find some episodes.
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Anonymous user #12

2 months ago
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I meant maybe, not "Mayen" (stupid spanish autocorrector).
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CharnaySeba

2 months ago
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Anonymous #12 here, found this paid streaming service that claims to have every episode.

https://cart...ter/season/1

I don't have credit card nor money to register, but perhaps someone already has an account.
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CharnaySeba

2 months ago
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Also found this page that sales a "rare" DVD release of Cousin Skeeter. Don't know how many seasons it has nor if it is a bootleg..

(Sorry for multicomments).
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Pokematic

1 months ago
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Found a Russian dub of The Volcano and Jezebel (at least I'm pretty sure they're the Volcano and Jezebel, I don't speak Russian to know for sure).
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