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Let The Right One In
Season 2, Episode 7
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Air date July 12, 2016
Written by Steve Yockey
Directed by Rodman Flender
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Eli Hudson

"Let The Right One In" is the seventh episode of Season 2 of the television series, Scream. It is the seventeenth episode of the series overall and it aired on July 12th, 2016.


Emma, pissed with Kieran for discussing her with Sheriff Acosta behind her back, joins Eli on a heated adventure on the outskirts of town. Noah and Zoë's relationship intensifies, and the killer lures Brooke and Audrey into a deadly trap.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Absent Cast


  • The title of the episode is a homage to the 2008 romantic horror film Let the Right One In, which was directed by Tomas Alfredson. The movie is an adaptation of the 2004 novel of the same name by John Ajvide Lindqvist.
  • This episode was watched live by 0.40 people.
  • Although credited, Santiago Segura (Gustavo Acosta) did not appear in this episode. This is the second time a regular cast member is listed as credit only.
  • In the episode, Brooke and Audrey have a conversation at the Grindhouse Cafe.
  • In the beginning scene of the episode, Eli sneaks into a couple's home. He grabbed a knife and looked at the couple before they woke up.
    • This particular scene is a reference to a film sequence of the killers creeping upon the couple at their home in The Strangers.
    • Later, when he goes into another person's house with Emma, he mentioned to her that he does it because he enjoys the thrill of it.
  • It was revealed that Eli works at the Grindhouse Cafe.
  • This was the first episode in the series where Kristen received a call from the killer.
  • There was a chase scene at George Washington High School in this episode. Kristen was attacked by the killer. She was thrown down the stairs by the Lakewood Slasher but survives the incident.
    • Her chase scene is similar to that of Cici Cooper's from Scream 2. Both characters used objects to cause minor damage to their "killers". In addition, they both ran up the stairs before been thrown off from a high place.
  • In the episode, Zoë discovered Audrey's secret by listening to Noah's recording.
  • This episode marked the death of Seth Branson, the third death of the season, and twelfth overall. 
  • Eli reveals that Kieran had a huge fight with his stepfather before he and his mother were killed in the car accident. Kieran had never forgiven himself for this.
  • Zoë reveals the reason why she wasn't around in Season 1.
    • Her mother bought her a therapist but she does not state why.
  • Maggie, Quinn, and Acosta apparently have a secret regarding Brandon James and events at the farmhouse when Emma was a child.

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Featured Music

  • Of Verona “Dark In My Imagination”

Eli makes himself at home in a random home. He watches a couple sleep, makes toast and coffee, the woman wakes up and heads to the kitchen but Eli is gone.

  • Glassio “Today”

Noah tells Audrey to confess to Emma but Audrey isn’t having it.

  • Jerry Williams “Mother”

Zoë asks Noah to a study date.

  • CAPPA “Hey Hi Hello”

Audrey tells Noah to bring protection to his study date with Zoë.

  • SAFIA – “Make Them Wheels Roll”

Emma confronts Kieran about ratting her out to the sheriff. Song plays as source at The Grindhouse where Brooke confessed to Audrey that she tied up and threatened Branson.

  • WILDES – “Illuminate”

Emma starts work with Eli. Eli reveals a little more about Kieran’s past.

  • Glades – “Drive”

Noah sits by Wren Lake waiting for Zoë. They kiss.

  • Astrid S “Hurts So Good”

Ms. Lang offers to help Emma again. Eli offers to reveal more about Kieran’s past if Emma will accompany him on an outing.

  • DEGA “Right Kind of Lover”

Noah shops for condoms.

  • Paul Otten “My Rope

The janitor finds Ms. Lang in the hallway.

  • Mike Posner “In The Arms Of A Stranger (Brian Kierulf Remix)”

Audrey interrupts Noah and Zoë in bed.


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