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Season 2, Episode 2
Air date June 6, 2016
Written by Meredith Glynn
Directed by Scott Speer
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All you people who think you know everything about the Lakewood Six. You don't know us, not really.

Brooke Maddox

"Psycho" is the second episode of Season 2 of the television series, Scream. It is the twelfth episode of the series overall and it aired on June 6th, 2016.


Emma begins to make headway in tackling her concerns and school in the middle of the winter semester, realizing she has a lot to catch up on, until an unexpected character from her past arrives in town. Noah pursues an unsettling lead for his podcast. Kieran gets a bombshell regarding his current living situation. Audrey gets a tip from the killer that leads her to grizzly sight.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast


  • The title of this episode is a homage to the 1960 psychological horror film, "Psycho" which was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The movie is an adaptation of the 1959 novel of the same name by Robert Bloch.
    • Both are similar because they both feature a motel where strange events occur.
    • Karina Logue, who guest stars in this episode, also guest starred in Bates Motel earlier the same year.
  • This episode was watched live by 0.50 million people.
    • This episode has the most viewer counts of the season.
  • In the episode, Emma missed out on a tutorial session with Zoë Vaughn at George Washington High School.   
  • Quinn Maddox made his first appearance in the season in the episode.
  • Kevin Duval made his first real appearance in the episode.
    • He was previously seen in Ghosts as a hallucination of Emma at the hospital.
  • Emma experienced recurring post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in the episode.
  • Prior to questioning Eddie Hayes for his interview, Noah enters the Crescent Palms motel.
    • The neon signs outside the motel says 'Vacancy'. This particular scene could be a possible foreshadowing for the next episode which is titled Vacancy.
  • Jake's body was found in a storage unit by Audrey in the episode.
  • Audrey uses a voice changer in this episode on camera.
    • Audrey uses the device to threaten Eddie to not divulge information to Noah pertaining to his previous sighting of the second accomplice of Piper.
    • Previously, she used the voice changer on camera to Emma in Aftermath.
  • Eddie Hayes, Eli Hudson, Tina Hudson and Deputy Laverne Shell made their first appearances in the series.
  • This is the first episode of the season to not have a death scene.

Featured Music

  • Western Lows “Slow Plane”

Quinn and Brooke try to mend their relationship

  • Leyya “I’m Not There”

Kristen records the meeting between her and Emma. Emma spills her coffee after thinking she sees Piper

  • ADLT VDEO “Break ft. Mindy Jones”

Emma confides in Kristen

  • Harry Shadow “Flicker ft. Chi”

Brooke discovers several dozen roses on her car

  • Vok “Waiting”

Brooke ditches her dad for Jake

  • La Mar “Still Wild”

Emma and Kieran make love in Kieran’s car

  • Phlake “Angel Zoo”

Emma and Kieran find out Kieran isn’t moving out of Lakewood


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