The BEST Episodes of Aaahh!!! Real Monsters

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 9, 2019

Network: Nickelodeon

Three monsters—Ickis, Oblina, and Krumm—attend a monster school to learn how to frighten humans while facing other struggles, often involving their strict instructor known as The Gromble.

The Monster Who Came In From the Cold

#1 - The Monster Who Came In From the Cold

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 14, 1995

Oblina infiltrates the human race in a "human suit." When the suit malfunctions, and she thinks she's human, Ickis and Krumm have to rescue her.

star 10.00
1 votes
Hats Off

#2 - Hats Off

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 21, 1995

Ickis steals a magician's hat, assuming that its powers will make him the most popular monster at the academy.

star 10.00
1 votes
Battle of the Century

#3 - Battle of the Century

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 13, 1997

Simon the Monster Hunter builds the ultimate monster hunting machine; The Simon-Mobile, in an attempt to capture a real monster. When the monsters get wind of this, they build a machine entirely out of garbage and go head to head battle with Simon. With The Gromble at the helm, the monsters emerge victorious.

star 9.83
30 votes
Ickis and the Red Zimbo

#4 - Ickis and the Red Zimbo

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 21, 1996

Ickis discovers a remote control helicopter in the dump and uses it to scare humans from long distance. Zimbo hates the helicopter because he feels there's only room for one flying monster in the Academy. Soon he and the "Ickis Copter" get into a dogfight!

star 9.00
1 votes
Writers: Mark Palmer, Steve Skrovan
Oblina and the Three Humans

#5 - Oblina and the Three Humans

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 21, 1996

When the Gromble dumps his obnoxious nephew on Ickis, Krumm, and Oblina, the only way they can find to keep him quiet is to tell him a story. Oblina treats the tyke to her own version of "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" where the Troll is the hero.

star 9.00
1 votes
Writers: Mark Palmer, Steve Skrovan
Bad Hair Day

#6 - Bad Hair Day

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Nov 9, 1996

When Krumm loses his pit hairs as the result of a "Monster Mischief Day" prank, Ickis vows to do anything to get him his hair back. Ickis finds a stash of discarded "Super Grow" hair tonic in the dump and rubs it in Krumm's pits--to disastrous results.

star 9.00
1 votes
A Perfect World

#7 - A Perfect World

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 13, 1997

Feeling like Ickis and Oblina are not paying him enough attention, Krumm moves out of their dorm room and into the room of two other monsters - Snav and Blib. These two monsters spoil Krumm with attention, which he needs - at first. But soon Krumm realises that being the centre of attention is not all it's cracked up to be.

star 9.00
2 votes
Festival of the Festering Moon

#8 - Festival of the Festering Moon

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 7, 1996

The festival celebrates the shedding of skins that each monster must undergo as he or she moves from childhood to adolescence. As the festival approaches, Krumm is chosen to form a band and Oblina is chosen to perform the festival's ceremonial dance. Ickis, who shows no signs of shedding, feels left out.

star 8.75
4 votes
Into the Woods

#9 - Into the Woods

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 23, 1995

Ickis has to perform a group scare, so he turns to a human he knows for help. Ickis uses Bradley to set up a scare to frighten his boy scout campfire group. Bradley sets it up so that when his story mentions a monster, Ickis can come out and scare the others. On his way to the campfire Ickis faces a wild bear and a group of burly Lumberjacks.

star 8.50
2 votes
Writers: Marcy Gray Rubin, Mary Elizabeth Williams, Spencer Green
The War is Over

#10 - The War is Over

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Jan 7, 1995

The Gromble sends his three monster-students on a routine scare of an old house. But it appears the house is haunted. Monsters don't believe in ghosts -- or do they?

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Jim Duffy
Writers: Richard Marcus, William Schifrin
Smile and Say Oblina

#11 - Smile and Say Oblina

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 24, 1994

Even monsters get the blues, and Oblina proves it when she develops her first crush. Ian Ziering Guest-stars.

star 8.50
2 votes
Writers: David Pavoni, Gary Clasberg, Scott Kregor
Old Monster

#12 - Old Monster

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 10, 1994

Ickis, Oblina, and Krumm are bored when Gromble's old teacher lectures at the academy. But when they escort him back to the dump, they learn that old monsters are the best monsters.

star 8.43
7 votes
Writers: David Silverman, Marcy Gray Rubin, Michael Price
Don't Just Do It

#13 - Don't Just Do It

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 17, 1994

Ickis gets a bad case of hero worship when he is befriended by an impulsive monster drop-out Puhg, who takes Ickis to the surface without adequate preparations.

star 8.33
3 votes
Directors: Jim Duffy
Writers: David Litt, Lance Khazei, Michael Karnow
Mother May I?

#14 - Mother May I?

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 10, 1994

Every boy and monster's worst fear is realised for the Gromble -- his mom shows up at the academy unannounced. The Gromble leaves her in the care of Ickis, Oblina, and Krumm for the afternoon with alarming results.

star 8.20
5 votes
Writers: David Silverman, Marcy Gray Rubin, Michael Price
Curse of the Krumm

#15 - Curse of the Krumm

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 12, 1994

Odiferous Krumm, who put the stink in distinct, loses his stench and fears his monstering days are over.

star 8.04
25 votes
Writers: Bruce Kalish, David Litt
Where Have All the Monsters Gone?

#16 - Where Have All the Monsters Gone?

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Jan 14, 1995

The scare meter and hall of records informs the Gromble that monster scares are not as effective as they used to be in the human world. This poses a problem to the monster race as it exists.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Igor Kovalyov
Writers: David Litt, David Silverman, Marcy Gray Rubin
Gone Shopp'n

#17 - Gone Shopp'n

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 3, 1994

Tis the season to be scary, and Oblina, Ickis, and Krumm are happy to oblige. They terrorize shoppers in a mall, but the tables are turned when our trio finds themselves locked inside after hours.

star 8.00
4 votes
Directors: Jim Duffy
Writers: David Litt, Eric Mintz
History of the Monster World

#18 - History of the Monster World

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 11, 1995

The Gromble teaches students about their proud heritage.

star 8.00
1 votes
Writers: Mary Elizabeth Williams, Spencer Green
Out of the Past

#19 - Out of the Past

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 5, 1996

Ickis is in the middle of projecting a botched scare on the viewfinder when The Gromble sees something on the screen that makes him turn white as a sheet-- the red delivery van of Dick Jolly of "Jolly Rooter Sewer Service." Years earlier The Gromble tried to scare Jolly but was thwarted by Jolly's horrible "sewer eater" (the Roto-Rooter machine). The Gromble takes Ickis, Krumm and Oblina on a misguided search for Jolly.

star 8.00
1 votes
Joined at the Hip

#20 - Joined at the Hip

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 17, 1994

When the Gromble gets fed up with Ickis and Krumm, he merges them into a new monster called Krickis. They're two, two, two monsters in one.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: Igor Kovalyov
Writers: David Litt, Lance Khazei, Michael Karnow
The Great Wave

#21 - The Great Wave

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Dec 24, 1994

Life is no "day at the beach" for Ickis as his self-esteem hits a rip tide when he is chosen to be a contestant in the Annual Riding of the Great Wave Competition.

star 8.00
1 votes
Writers: David Pavoni, Gary Clasberg, Scott Kregor
Attack of the Blobs

#22 - Attack of the Blobs

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Dec 31, 1994

Oblina becomes a baby-sitter and gets a job minding a blob only a mother could love.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Igor Kovalyov
Writers: Lawrence H. Levy, Peter Gaffney
The Ickis Box

#23 - The Ickis Box

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Jan 21, 1995

Ickis wants to prove the Gromble wrong and show other monsters that TV isn't bad for young monsters. And actually, tries to invent his own TV Show. Micky Dolenz guest-stars.

star 8.00
1 votes
Writers: Peter Gaffney, Susan Meyers
Simon Strikes Back

#24 - Simon Strikes Back

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Jan 21, 1995

He's baaaaaaack! The relentless Simon the Monster Hunter is up to his old tricks with new traps. Ickis tries to save their friends talking to the first kid he ever scared: Bradley.

star 8.00
1 votes
Writers: Peter Gaffney, Susan Meyers
Chip off the Old Beast

#25 - Chip off the Old Beast

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jan 7, 1995

Ickis fears nobody will ever say, "like father, like son," when his famous father visits the academy and dazzles the monster multitudes.

star 8.00
1 votes
Writers: Richard Marcus, William Schifrin