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Strange things have been occurring at the Martins' residence. Five teenagers have already disappeared while staying there.

Directors:

James W. Riley (as James Riley), Randy Field

Writers:

James W. Riley (concept) (as James Riley), Rob Fulop (concept) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dana Plato ... Kelly
Tracy Matheson Tracy Matheson ... Cindy
Debra Parks Debra Parks ... Lisa
Allison Rhea Allison Rhea ... Ashley (as Alison Rhea)
Christy Ford Christy Ford ... Megan
Joshua Godard Joshua Godard ... Danny (as Josh Goddard)
Jon Rashad Kamal Jon Rashad Kamal ... Victor Martin (as Jon R. Kamal)
Molly Starr Molly Starr ... Sheila Martin
Suzy Cote Suzy Cote ... Sarah Martin
Andras Jones ... Jeff Martin
Giovanni Lemm Giovanni Lemm ... Tony
William Bertrand William Bertrand ... Eddie
William Jones William Jones ... Lt. Simms (as J. Bill Jones)
Arthur Burghardt ... Collins
Heidi Von Brecht Heidi Von Brecht ... Swanson
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Storyline

Strange things have been occurring at the Martins' residence. Five teenagers have already disappeared while staying there. Your job is to find out what is happening and assist the SCAT agents in protecting a group of teenagers who are staying there tonight by trapping anyone with hostile intentions.

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Certificate:

MA-17 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scene of the Crime See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Trivia

The Sega CD game was pulled from retail store shelves in late 1993 as a result of the controversy and congressional hearings. However, after the controversy died down and the ESRB rating system became standard use in late 1994, the game was re-released for several systems: Sega CD (with new packaging), Sega CD 32X, 3DO, DOS and Macintosh. The original Sega CD release is now considered a collector's item. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lt. Simms: I'm Commander Simms, of the Sega Control Attack Team. SCAT mission 230. Five teenage girls have disappeared, after spending the night at the old Lakeshore winery house of Mr and Mrs Victor Martin; and their children Jeff and Sarah. Right now another five girls are heading towards the Martins to spend the night. Your mission: to protect the girls from whatever happened to the last ones.
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Crazy Credits

EASTER EGG: In the original Sega CD version, when the photo tribute of Hasbro's late C.E.O., Stephen D. Hassenfeld appears at the end of the credits, pressing the button commands on the game controller: Up, A, A, A, A, A - will reveal hidden footage. This footage from 1986 shows Hasbro executives playing "Scene of the Crime" (the original title for Night Trap) on their NEMO system. Scrolling text appears over this footage at the bottom of the screen stating: Pawtucket, RI... December, 1986... First demonstration of prototype NEMO system to gathered Hasbro executives... See more »

Alternate Versions

In comparison to the 1992 Sega CD version, the 3DO, Macintosh, MS-DOS and Sega CD 32X versions contain redone titles and opening and closing credits. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Night Trap Theme
Performed by Sunny BlueSkyes
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Still a great game.
3 November 2002 | by KellySmiths55358See all my reviews

Night Trap is a hell of a game that keeps you in your toes from the start and it is one of the best games that you can get for the Sega CD. With the distinction of being a game that featured a hell of a murder theme and being one of the first games to spark a history making decision in the video game industry, there is plenty here that makes it worth having, simply because of the historical value. The story line, while cheesy with the dialog is still impressive and you can find enough here to keep your interest through all of the different scenes. if you're a collector, then this game is for you and even if you're a 32X/Sega CD owner, then this game is definitely for you.


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