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It's not supposed to end like this.

–Noah Foster, The Vanishing

Noah Foster is the tritagonist of the original Scream television series.

He is portrayed by John Karna.


Audrey's closest confidante is creative, brilliant and tech-savvy enough to be the next Steve Jobs. Lucky for him, he have a great sense of humor (a la John Cusack in his teen prime) that helps him navigate the halls of his high school. He Is Best Friend's With Audrey Jensen and his girlfriend was Riley Marra until she was murdered by the Lakewood Slasher. He is also the nerd at his school, known for being picked on by jocks like Jake Fitzgerald. He also has a interest for horror movie and he has this podcast called "the morgue", that he took over after Piper Shaw was revealed to be the killer.

Season 1

Noah develops a short relationship with Riley as they bond during Nina's wake and soon realize they have a lot in common. However it ends in tragedy as Riley becomes another victim of Piper's. Noah gets depression, but soon begins working with the police as a way to get justice for Riley. In the end of the season, he starts a podcast called "The morgue" which was originally named "Autopsy of a Crime" (AOC) following Pipers unmasking.

Season 2

During the second semester of his junior year, Noah's podcast "The Mourge" has gained a huge cult following during the three months after the murders, and soons becomes popular and notorious for being part of the Lakewood Six . while in English Lit, he started a relationship with Zoë Vaughn, a girl who has a mysterious past as she wasn't in town during Piper's murder spree as she had some "issues" she needed to take care of. As they bond, they both became real close to each other, and starts a relationship. Their relationship becomes stronger than ever when they have sex for the first time with each other. However, just like Riley, Zoë is murdered by Piper's accomplice by drowning in a box in Wren Lake, and gave Noah a phone to watch her die just like he had to with Riley. After watching his second girlfriend died, Noah tried to forego anything murder and horror, but after getting convinced by Gustavo to continue, it motivates Noah to restart his podcast and do it for Zoë just like how he did it for Riley.

See Also

Zoe and Noah

Appearances (24/24)

Season 1 (10/10)

Season 2 (14/14)


Piper is dead. That movie is over. Roll credits. Leave the freaking theatre!

– Audrey to Noah Foster, Vacancy

Throughout the first set of Lakewood murders, Noah and Audrey became "partners in crime" and they called themselves "Bi-curious and The Virgin" due to their sexual orientations and history. Noah and Audrey's friendship was one not to be messed with which showed that they really cared about each other.

As the new set of murders began again in the second season, Audrey and Noah's friendship gets tested due to Audrey's secret association with Piper Shaw, the first Lakewood Slasher in the first season. As Noah slowly uncovers her secret, they become torn apart. However, when Audrey reveals her secret to Noah, Noah forgives her and tells her than she was not a monster rather a victim of her situation. Their relationship becomes damaged when Noah records Audrey's secret on tape and its sent by an unknown user to Emma Duval. Audrey becomes angry with Noah who thinks is the one who sent the tape to Emma. Audrey then becomes suspicious of Noah's girlfriend at the time, Zoë Vaughn. Noah comes at Zoë's defends and states that it's Audrey's fault for not telling Emma sooner. As the season comes to a close, Audrey helps Noah cope after the death of Zoë.

In the Halloween specials, Audrey is dragged by Noah and Gustavo Acosta to Shallow Grove Island, where yet again, are targeted by another killer.

The only ones who aren't afraid are the monsters.

–Zoë Vaughn to Noah Foster, The Vanishing

Noah and Zoë shared many similarities throughout their brief relationship in the second season. Both shared an interest in horror and Zoë was a fan of Noah's podcast, The Morgue. They shared their first kissed in Happy Birthday to Me due to the effects on Ayahuasca, the drug that was spiked on the Tequila on Kieran Wilcox's birthday party. Their relationship became more serious in Let The Right One In, where Zoë dragged Noah to the Lake and had their first date. In an attempt to have sex, they were interrupted by Audrey Jensen who thought Noah was all alone in his room. Ashamed, Zoë leaves Noah comes at Zoë's defend when Audrey Jensen accuses her of sending her secret to Emma Duval, stating that its Audrey's fault and not Zoë's. In Village of the Damned, Noah was Zoë's date to the Lakewood Days carnival. Noah and Zoë finally have sex in The Orphanage. Their relationship was short lived due to the fact that in The Vanishing, both of them were attack and kidnapped by the Lakewood Slasher. Although Noah was saved in time by Emma and Audrey, they were too late for Zoë. When they got to her, she was already dead.

Every issue has a twist leading to a cliff hanger. The dramatic conundrum keeps generating bloodshed. And there's always another issue...and another. Kinda like Lakewood. Killing never ends.

–Gustavo to Noah after class, Psycho

Throughout the season, Gustavo confronts Noah about his points of view regarding horror movies and comic and shows him that they're other sides of every story. As the new killings start again and as Audrey's suspicions towards Stavo get worse, Noah defends Stavo against Audrey's accusations and explains that he is innocent.

In the season two finale, Noah becomes suspicious of Stavo when he mysteriously appears at the Zenith Theater, where the rest of the Lakewood Five were. After Brooke gets stabbed, they both meet at the hospital and Stavo reveals to Noah how he should have stayed at the theater for her sake.

In the halloween specials, they both become best selling authors for their graphic horror novel based on the killings of Kieran Wilcox. Both of them are convinced by their editor Jeremy Blair, to go to Shallow Grove Island and they decide to bring the rest of the Lakewood four along with them. In the middle of the storm, Stavo tells Noah that his writers block is caused by lack of personal experience with being involved in a killing spree.


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  • Noah: "You can't do a slasher as a TV series."
  • Noah: "Some guys like sports. I like serial killers. And Brandon James is my Dallas Cowboys."
  • Noah: "Once the first body is found, its only a matter of time before the bloodbath commences."
  • Noah: "Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. And everyone is fair game. Until there's no one left." 
  • Noah: "Ugh, such a lame disappointment. All this hype and then nothing. It's like everyone saying "Go see The Blair Witch Project."'
  • Noah: "Noah Foster, killer of parties"
  • Noah: "You go to the movies, it ends, the lights come up, and then everybody goes home feeling better"
  • Noah: "Yes! Yes! Bi-curious and the Virgin officially out of retirement"
  • Noah: "Well, well, if it isn't my tardy sidekick"
  • Noah: "Sure, except in this school people get killed by knife-wielding maniacs every twenty years, give or take."
  • Noah: "It's was an announcement, a coming out party, a classic end of act one body drop"
  • Noah: "You need to update your genre references. That's a pretty outdated way of thinking."


  • Noah is very similar to Randy Meeks and is also a film geek, but also as technical and uniquely charismatic as Robbie Mercer.
  • He knows the ins and outs of the slasher genre and frequently compares his situations with those from horror movies.
  • Brandon James is his favorite mass murderer.
  • He attends George Washington High School and is best friends with Audrey Jensen.
  • In Pilot, Noah reveals that he is on the shortlist for an internship with Elon Musk
  • He had a romantic relationship with Riley Marra, but this was short lived due to her being murdered in Wanna Play a Game?.
  • Just like his friend Audrey, his former love interest was murdered.
  • He works part-time (12 hours a week) at a video game store called Nightmare Level.
  • In the Pilot, the red substance on Noah's head was not blood, but paint.
  • At the end of Revelations, it is shown that he took over Piper Shaw's podcast. In I Know What You Did Last Summer, he renames the podcast "The Morgue".
  • In Season 2, it is shown that he has created a "Murder Wall", that is designed to connect all the dots of the murders, the murderers and the suspects in order to figure out everything about the latest killings in Lakewood.
  • In Season 2, he is shown to have developed an obsession with the murders.
  • He doesn't get along with his cat.
  • He told Riley that his favorite movie was Terminator which he later revealed that it was a lie.
    • His favorite movie is Psycho followed by Somewhere in Time.
  • He wished he played an instrument, specifically the saxophone.
  • He was a romantic interest of Zoë Vaughn.
  • Noah is one of the members of the Lakewood Six; he is ranked third by Gustavo Acosta.
  • He lost his virginity to Zoë Vaughn in The Orphanage.
  • He is the fifth person in the series to get a call from the killer.
  • He got stabbed and buried alive in The Vanishing by the Lakewood Slasher
    • This is the first time Noah has ever been attacked.
  • He had a romantic relationship with Zoë Vaughn, but this was short lived due to her being murdered in The Vanishing.
  • Distraught at Zoë's death, asked the remaining members of the Lakewood Six to take down and take down his murderboard in Heavenly Creatures.
    • He later changed his mind and decided to continue his murderboard at Gustavo's urging.
  • His computer was hacked by the Lakewood Slasher in Heavenly Creatures.
    • The Lakewood Slasher uploaded a video about Emma and Audrey being the killers and providing evidence from Emma's dream journal and the recording of Audrey's confession about Piper and also the gif of Audrey tampering with Jake's dead body.
  • He is one of 4 characters to have appeared in every episode.
    • He is also the only male character to have appeared in every episode.
    • He, Gustavo, and Miguel are the only alive remaining males of the original series


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