Stay Out of the Basement Part 1 is a television episode adapted from the R. L. Stine novella Stay Out of the Basement. It was written by Sean Kelly, Dan Kelly, and Billy Brown and directed by William Fruet. It first aired January 26, 1996.
Margaret and Casey Brewer are worried about their father, Dr. Michael Brewer. He's been acting strange. And he spends all his time in the basement. What is he doing in the basement? Margaret and Casey are about to find out. Dr. Brewer is doing experiments with plants. But Margaret and Casey become even more worried when they "meet" some of his experiments in the basement.