Daniel Roebuck as Dr. Shocker/Doctor Shocker and Chuck Williams as "Igor" hosted the 1997 documentary "Halloween...

Daniel Roebuck, Chuck Willams and Bob Burns
The Happy Haunting of America!", assisted by Bob Burns as "Kogar, The Gorilla".

This documentary on Halloween visits haunted houses around the U.S. and presents interviews with horror celebrities.

The production blurb states:
Take a Chilling Ride of Terror with Horror Celebrities through the most Frightful Haunted Houses across America. Blood Curdling Screams. Scary Monsters of the Night. There's no escape from the Horrific Zombies and grueling Ghosts. Don't Turn Off The Lights... and if you are afraid of the dark, be Scared. Be Very Scarred.

Halloween - The Happy Haunting of America from The Professor on Vimeo.

2004 sees the return of Dr Shock and Igor in the form of a television documentary:
"Monsterama: A Tribute to Horror Hosts", as the host their own Horror Host Hall of Fame, featuring interviews with Cassandra Peterson "Elvira", Maila Nurmi (Vampira) and John Zacherle (Zacherley).

Monsterama hosted by Dr Shocker and Igor (YouTube) from The Professor on Vimeo.

On 22 October 2005, Dr Shocker brought a production to the stage:
"Dr. Shocker's Halloween Spooktacular". Promotional material states-

Dr. Shocker's Halloween Spooktacular (YouTube) from The Professor on Vimeo.

Noted character actor and horror movie fan, Daniel Roebuck ("Lost", "Halloween 2", "Final Destination"), recreates an old fashioned spook show. In this live performance filmed at the Alex Theater in Glendale California on Saturday 22 October 2005. The theater also screened on the night "The Bride of Frankenstein" and "Woody Woodpecker in "Franken-Stymied".

In 2013, Dr. Shocker and Igor team up again for a 2.75 hour documentary - "Dr. Shocker's Vault of Horror". The promotional material states:
Join Dr. Shocker, his sidekick Igor, and their alter egos Daniel Roebuck (The Walking Dead, Halloween 2) and Chuck Williams, (Bubba Ho-Tep), as they unearth this "Grab Bag" of Ghoulish Goodies hidden for years in their personal vault of video delights. Fiends, feast your eye on the wonders of Dr. Shocker's Vault of Horror DVD, including your very own Dr. Shocker Fang Club membership card, a personalized glossy photo, a stylish pair of Dr. Shocker 3D glasses, and of course the Shockumentary, Monstermaniacs! Also starring Rob Zombie (The Lords of Salem, House of 1000 Corpes), Jorge Garcia (Lost) and Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim, The Hobbit, Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth). Includes bonus features A Paranormal Tour of Haunted Hollywood, Imagineering, Gag Reel, Creature Collectibles with the Arizona Gillman, 3D Photo Gallery of Dr. Shocker's House of Horror, How My Dad Killed Dracula and Captain Company.

Dr Shockers Vault of Horror (Youtube) from The Professor on Vimeo.

Besides hosting documentaries, "Dr Shocker", sometimes with "Igor", have appear in other shows, including:
Doctor Shocker's Monster Campaign Ads (2012)

Doctor Shocker's Monster Campaign Ad (YouTube) from The Professor on Vimeo.

Alive!! On Stage!! The Return of the Midnite Spook Show which was in Post Production (October 2020).

Alive!! On Stage!! The Return of the Midnite Spook Show (Promo) from The Professor on Vimeo.

Portrait of "Dr. Shocker" by Bradley Beard.
"Dr. Shocker" - biography (taken from Bradley Beard's Facebook page)"
Do you celebrate Halloween 365 days a year? Does your monster collection have a house of its own? Would you preempt the hottest show on television to watch Frankenstein for the 78th time? Do you sleep with your own wolf wolf doll and dream that you're actually Eddie Munster? Then you must need a doctor. Today I present Dr. Shocker; host of Shock Theatre and collector of everything monster. Shocker has hosted two amazing Monster Kid DVD's: Halloween The Happy Haunting of America and Dr. Shocker's Vault of Horror, not to mention his new book The Illustrated History of Don Post Studios. The doctor might advise you to beware because he has a doppelganger who calls himself Daniel Roebuck and he is an actor - sometimes he acts like Dr. Shocker. While the good doctor may not be able to cure you, he will most certainly help you to realize that you're not alone. Shock you tomorrow!

Portrait of "Igor" by Bradley Beard.
"Igor" - biography (taken from Bradley Beard's Facebook page)
Chuck or treat... He's America's favorite poster ghoul. Tonight I present Igor, lab assistant to the notorious Dr. Shocker. Igor was born a Monster Kid so naturally he assists Dr. Shocker in all of his Monster Kid endeavors. The pair have created two incredibly monstrous DVD offerings that no Halloween/horror enthusiast should be without. Their first offering, Halloween The Happy Haunting of America, will leave you wondering why Halloween isn't celebrated every day of the year. In their latest offering, Dr. Shocker's Vault of Horror, they take a Haunted Tour of Hollywood, offer a Captain Company presentation, and show a documentary on the fang-tastic folks who invented vampire blood. Unfortunately, neither video shows off Igor's most prized possession, his Don Post Studios Chuck Williams mask; he likes to wear it around Hollywood and impersonate Chuck from time to time.

Be sure to check out their website http://www.docshocker.com/

Portrait of "Kogar/Bob Burns" by Bradley Beard.

"Kogar/Bob Burns" - biography (taken from Bradley Beard's Facebook page)"
He's Tracy... or Kogar. Tonight I present the renowned Bob Burns. Bob got his horror hosting start on Shock Theater with Joe Alston as The Host on KENS-TV Channel 5 in San Antonio, TX. He and his wife Kathy would appear on the show in different monster make-ups. After moving to Los Angeles, he appeared as the Mad Mummy on Jeepers show on KCOP-TV Channel 13 in Los Angeles. Bob is well remembered for his portrayal of Tracy the gorilla in the 1975 live-action children's TV series Ghost Busters with Forrest Tucker and Larry Storch. Most recently, Bob portrayed Kogar in Doctor Shocker's must have documentary Halloween The Happy Haunting of America, reprising his Tracy make-up as Kogar. Bob's also known for his basement. Bob's Basement has an amazing collection of some of Hollywood's most important sci-fi and horror memorabilia.

For more information on Bob Burns use the below link:

Phoenix Comics Toys in Texas, USA have produced a range of horror host figures with size ranging from about 2.25 to about 2.5 inches in height; and come with a trading card.

Dr. Shocker and Igor have been included in this range.


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"Halloween... The Happy Haunting of America!"

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"Kogar/Bob Burns"

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"Dr. Shocker"

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"Daniel Roebuck"

Daniel Roebuck
"Daniel Roebuck"

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"Dr. Shocker and Igor and Tracy, the Gorilla"

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"Chuck Williams"

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"Dr. Shocker's Halloween Spooktacular"

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"Bob Burns"

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