Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures

Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures
Genre Fantasy
Created by PJ Liguori
Directed by PJ Liguori
Starring Andrew Ableson
Chris Kendall
Mamrie Hart
Mitchell Davis
PJ Liguori
Voices of Marzia Bisognin
Carrie Fletcher
Elliott Gould
Dan Howell
Felix Kjelberg
Phil Lester
Alfred Molina
Patrick Stewart
Producer(s) PJ Liguori
Jamie Swarbrick
Louis Grant
Sophie Newton
Cinematography Anthony Di Ninno
Editor(s) Patrick Nelson Barnes
Production company(s) New Form Digital
Distributor The Jim Henson Company
Original release October 16, 2014 (2014-10-16) – present (present)
External links

Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures is a British-American fantasy comedy web series created and directed by PJ Liguori (under his username of KickthePJ). The series was produced by New Form Digital, and was first aired digitally via Vimeo On Demand.[1] Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures set a single day sales record for Vimeo's On-Demand service, according to CEO Kerry Trainor.[2] The episodes are available on Vimeo via paid subscription.

The puppets and costumes are provided by Jim Henson's Creature Shop.[3]


Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures is a hotel establishment run by a man named Oscar Tangolius where fantastical creatures go to relax. When Oscar leaves on important "Cosmic Council" business for a week, he entrusts the establishment and the care of it's customers to his nephew Oliver resulting in more than a little bit of chaos.


Recurring characters

These characters have a major role in more than one episode.

One-off characters

These characters have a major role in only one episode, although they may appear in minor or background roles in prior or subsequent episodes.


No.TitleGuest starringOriginal air date
-"Oscar's Hotel"TBAOctober 16, 2014 (2014-10-16)

Oliver arrives at his uncle's hotel through Red's Taxi Service where he helps his uncle Oscar deal with an Outlandish Shadow Beast that appeared in the hotel.

Note: This serves as the pilot of the web series which first appeared on YouTube.
1"The Party Nightmare"TBASeptember 15, 2015 (2015-09-15)
Oscar goes away to attend a "Cosmic Council" conference leaving his nephew Oliver in charge of the hotel while he is away for a week. In an effort to entice a more attractive clientele to the hotel, Oliver mistakenly hires The Party Nightmare for a little in-lobby entertainment that unexpectedly turns the entire hotel into a nonstop rave from Hell.
2"Hunger Pains"Elliott GouldSeptember 22, 2015 (2015-09-22)
Upon being informed of the lack of food by Maus and Octochef, Oliver must find food for Shark Kid. He enters the kitchen's walk-in refrigerator to find food and has an encounter with the Food Creatures.
3"Death's Hotel"TBASeptember 29, 2015 (2015-09-29)
While cleaning out the hotel's attic, Oscar accidentally slips on a banana and dies as a result of the fall. He ends up in the Box-World-Afterlife where he is unwelcomed by Box Death who bunks him with Seksiman. Now Oliver must work to let Box Death grant him a life reprieve.
4"The Fountain of Forgetfulness"Grace HelbigOctober 6, 2015 (2015-10-06)
Oliver washes up in the dank depths of the Fountain to find that he has forgotten what he was tasked with doing upon arrival. He has an encounter with the underground cave's inhabitant Hermit.
5"Art Attack"TBAOctober 13, 2015 (2015-10-13)
Oliver prepares for the arrival of Queen Bee. In order to present an art to her, Oliver ends up sucked into Artlandia by Mo Nay where he encounters various art creatures like Mo Nay Lisa, Statue Guy, and Cubistro. Then he must protect them and Mo Nay from the dreaded White Spirit.
6"Fishy Business"Alfred Molina
Patrick Stewart
October 20, 2015 (2015-10-20)
The Repossession Fish Norbert and Albert show up at Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures in order to repossess the hotel after Oliver was behind on their client's magical bill. To pay off the Repossession Fish, Oliver works with Marzo to handle a casino event in order to raise the money before the Repossession Fish return.


  1. "10 Things You Need to Know About Oscar's Hotel". TenEighty Magazine. 27 July 2015. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  2. "Oscar's Hotel Sets Sales Record for Vimeo On Demand". Retrieved 2016-09-07.
  3. Spangler, Todd (July 15, 2015). "Jim Henson Co. Creates Creatures for 'Oscar's Hotel' Series from YouTube Filmmaker PJ Liguori". Variety. Retrieved September 19, 2015.
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