Berk describes him as a "great giant carbuncle" or "wobbly lump of gooey blubber". ", implying that Him Upstairs has multiple heads. Berk (voiced by Willie Rushton) is an oviform blue creature who speaks with a West Country accent. While the Thing Upstairs' appearance is never fully revealed, some hints about his physiology are dropped during the series. Berk, startled by the aggressive monster, runs away from him, and hides in an empty chamber. The Trap Door: The Trap Door - YouTube. It then runs into Berk’s kitchen, knocking several things over, before it rushes through the hallway again, and races upstairs, where it sneaks into the Thing Upstairs’ bedroom. https://villains.fandom.com/wiki/The_Thing_Upstairs?oldid=4013802. The Trap Door Somewhere in the dark and nasty regions where nobody goes, stands an ancient castle. His usual exclamations include "Oh, Globbits!" He must cook food (from mostly worms and other crawling things) and send it upstairs fr the Thing using dumbwaiter. The Thing Upstairs The Thing Upstairs is a major but ultimately unseen character in the claymation series The Trapdoor - a cranky, hungry behemoth that lives upstairs, constantly shouting demands to his servent, Berk, to maintain the castle and prepare his meals. The Thing Upstairs is the master of Berk and his full appearance have never been seen however Berk said he has wings in Slightly Weird a part of him was revealed to be a gooey mass in The Little Thing and he has multiple heads as revealed in Not Very Nice and The Pain. The show was set in a Haunted Castle owned by an unseen creature known only as 'The Thing Upstairs'. The main character was this creature's servant, a blue blob named Berk, who lived in the castle's lower floors and did his master's bidding, such as tidying up and cooking his various disgusting meals. In Trap Door, the player takes control of Berk, who must perform tasks for "The Thing Upstairs", a never-seen entity who lives in the upper floors of the castle where Berk works. Breakfast Time The Big Red Thing being frightened by his own reflection and retreating. 3D plasticine animation, featuring Berk, a blue creature who lives as servant to the unseen 'Thing Upstairs' in an old dark house. Every time the trap door opens a new adventure begins. Him Upstairs is out, so Berk decides to play hide and seek. In the episode Slightly Weird, Berk mentions that the Thing Upstairs can fly, implying that he has wings. He also (somehow) wears pajamas. [1984] The Trap Door - 3D plasticine animation, featuring Berk, a blue creature who lives as a servant to the unseen 'Thing Upstairs' in an old dark house. Berk soon catches the little orange blob, orders it to come downstairs with him, and to go back down the trap door, without any fuss. To Berk's horror, it goes upstairs and into his master's bedroom. A page for describing Funny: Trap Door. The Thing Upstairs is Berk's lord and master in the British children's show, The Trap Door. Our hero "Berk" lives and works in the dungeons of the castle, forever striving to feed the 'Thing' upstairs that is always hungry! There were also games "The Trap Door" and "Through the Trap Door" for 8-bit home computers. Add a photo to this gallery. A mix of horror, comedy and some fantasy, the series focused on the everyday life and mishaps of Berk, the overworked servant/chef to the mostly unseen Thing Upstairs. More than once when a monster comes out of the Trapdoor, Berk gets rid of it by feeding it to the Thing Upstairs. Slither, Wriggle and Writhe … Every time the trap door opens a new adventure begins for Berk and his pals; Boni (a talking skull) and Drutt (a mischievous spider)! Although the emphasis of the show was the humor and the program itself was made for children, it drew much from horror and dark fantasy. As such, Berk often goes about his duties with simple-minded glee, and enjoys cooking with ingredients such as mud, eyeballs, snakes, and worms. Berk announcing his sudden departure from the castle after becoming so fed up from the creatures escaping through the trap door and the relentless demands of The Thing Upstairs in the Season 1 finale, shocking and saddening his friends (and the audience). The "Splund" of the title comes out of the trap door and teases Boni and Drutt, while Berk is sewing the Thing Upstairs' pyjamas (they had split due to overeating). But that's nothing compared to the horrors that lurk beneath The Trap Door. They go and hide and leave Drutt with a pot on his head to make the game harder. One day, Berk is making breakfast for the Thing Upstairs. However, the Little Thing obviously ignores Berk’s commands, and pushes him into the Thing Upstairs’ … You can help Villains Wiki by expanding it. Beneath the castle are a series of dark and mysterious caverns inhabited by all manner of "horrible things", accessible by the eponymous trap door. Berk is often warned not to open the trap door by his friends, or forbidden by his master, but often does so nonetheless. However, the Red Thing pursues Berk, and he finds him. No one but Berk knows what "Him Upstairs" looks like as he never leaves his room. He is also implied to have three humps on his back, more than one head, and has the ability to fly. Read more. 38 "Nasty Beasty" 14 July 1990: It is the middle of winter and Berk has to mend the Thing Upstairs's heater. Meanwhile, a 'horrible green gobby lump' comes out of the trap door and drinks all the medicine, with strange results. In the episode The Little Thing, Berk sneaks into his master's bedroom and a flash of lightning illuminates a strange, fleshy heap that could be one of Him Upstairs' appendages. The Trap Door was a claymation-style animated television series, originally shown in the United Kingdom in 1984. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The show was set in a Haunted Castle owned by an unseen creature known only as 'The Thing Upstairs'. Narrated by William Rushton. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Everyone is bored. He is the protagonist of the show, and steward or caretaker of the monster's castle. 3D plasticine animation, featuring Berk, a blue creature who lives as servant to the unseen 'Thing Upstairs' in an old dark house. He has also had a few body parts fall off, such as a giant fang in "The Pain", and one of his many detatchable eyeballs in "Not Very Nice". First episode. Berk has two companions, Boni and Drutt. He opens the trap door, which releases a few worms, but the Yellow Thing also comes out. Just before Berk could stop it, it gobbles the breakfast up, much to Berk’s annoyance. The show would ultimately become a cult favorite and one of the most widely recognized family shows of the 1980's. The Yellow Thing notices the Thing Upstairs’ breakfast. This article is a stub and is in need of expansion. Created by Terry Brain, Charlie Mills. It originally aired on ITV between October 6, 1986 to July 28, 1990. His meals often consist of nasty things like bugs, worms, garbage, and other disgusting things that Berk cooks up in his kitchen and sends up via dumbwaiter. Deep within this dank and uninviting place lives Berk, the overworked servant of The Thing Upstairs. The Thing Upstairs resides within a massive and ancient castle "in the dark and nasty regions where no-one goes". The creature known only as the "big yellow thing" is the first monster to emerge from The Trap Door in the show's first episode "Breakfast Time".This creature is mostly a large head, pushed along the ground by two bent legs at the back of its squat body. 3D plasticine animation, featuring Berk, a blue creature who lives as servant to the unseen 'Thing Upstairs' in an old dark house. In order to help him complete his task, Berk must make use of the many objects lying around his part of the castle as well as the creatures that emerge from the trap door. Throughout the series, he constantly makes demands of Berk such as cooking his meals, cleaning the castle, and other less savoury tasks like grooming him and cleaning his eyeballs. The master of the castle, "The Thing Upstairs", resides in the attic of the castle and remains an unseen character throughout the entire show, shouting orders to Berk when hungry or annoyed. — sibisi73 Meanwhile a little thing comes out of the trap door and zooms about so that Berk cannot catch it. In the episode "Breakfast Time", the yellow thing emerges from the trap door as Berk opens it to let out some worms (for future cooking). Written by sibisi73 Plot Summary | … Every time the trap door opens a new adventure begins for Berk and his pals; Boni (a talking skull) and Drutt (a mischievous spider)! The Trap Door was a children's claymation animated series which initially ran on Channel 4 from 1984 to 1986, but has since been repeated a number of times. Categories: The Thing Upstairs is Berk's lord and master in the British children's show, The Trap Door. Collapse. The Trap Door is a British animated series. Rogg comes up from the trap door with a green fuzzy thing stuck to him. A brief appearance of The Thing Upstairs. https://monster.fandom.com/wiki/The_Thing_Upstairs?oldid=48665. As the Thing Upstairs ’ breakfast is eaten by the Yellow Thing, Berk accidentally leaves the trap door open, and the Big Red Thing comes out. In the episode Not Very Nice, Berk has to remove one of his master's eyeballs to clean it, and when he tries putting it back, he mutters "Which head did I get it from? and "Sniff that!" The Thing Upstairs has a cold, so Berk makes him some of his special medicine. As Berk drags the little green thing back to the trap door, he finds the creature's mum has come out too - … Him Upstairs is asleep and so is Boni. The Thing Upstairs ' Eyeball is an eyeball that Berk drops in Not Very Nice it ended up in The Trap Door but Berk got it back after finding it inside The Worm Beast. Every time the trap door opens a new adventure begins for Berk and his pals; Boni (a talking skull) and Drutt (a mischievous spider)! Each time it stops it emits a loud fog horn. The Thing Upstairs is a major but ultimately unseen character in the claymation series The Trapdoor - a cranky, hungry behemoth that lives upstairs, constantly shouting demands to his servent, Berk, to maintain the castle and prepare his meals. The Trap Door was a British Claymation show that first aired in 1984. He is never seen entirely, though a small portion of his body can seen briefly during a lightning flash  in "The Little Thing", appearing as a formless mass of lumpy flesh. Throughout the series, he constantly makes demands of Berk such as cooking his meals, cleaning the castle, and other less savoury tasks like grooming him and cleaning his eyeballs. Play as Berk as you rush around an old castle preparing food for the thing upstairs and avoiding the ghoulish monsters that escape from the trap door. After such a satisfying meal, the Yellow Thing falls asleep. Retrieved from " https://trap-door.fandom.com/wiki/The_Thing_Upstairs%27_Eyeball?oldid=3486 ". The Trap Door was a British Claymation show that first aired in 1984. Berk is a blue blob living in an ancient castle. The Thing UpstairsisBerk's lord and master in the British children's show,The Trap Door.No one but Berk knows what "Him Upstairs" looks like as he never leaves his room. He was voiced by Nick Shipley. The master of the castle, "The Thing Upstairs", resides in the attic of the castle and remains an unseen character throughout the entire show, shouting orders to Berk when hungry or annoyed. The Thing Upstairs. The Big Red Thing. 15. The Thing Upstairs is cranky, gluttonous, and even whiny at times, constantly shouting demands to Berk in every episode, mostly to feed him, but also to mend his clothes, give him baths, or simply to be quiet. 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