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Year of the Monkey
Season 3, Episode 11
Year of the Monkey title card.jpg
Air date January 27, 1990
Written by R. Scott Gemmill
Directed by Rodney Charters
Episode guide
Mightier Than the Sword
Epitaph for a Lonely Soul

"Year of the Monkey" is the eleventh episode of the 3rd season of Friday the 13th: The Series.


A samurai instructor offers the group the return of a cursed tea set if they help him retrieve three cursed monkey statues.




Cursed Antique[]

A set of statuettes of the three wise monkeys that tests the honor of their owner and his heirs. Though magical, they are technically not Vendredi's antiques. Also a Japanese tea set that turns ordinary tea into poison.


Episode Cast[]

  • Louise Robey as Micki Foster
  • Steve Monarque as Johnny Ventura
  • Chris Wiggins as Jack Marshak
  • Robert Ito as Tanaka
  • Tia Carrere as Michiko Tanaka
  • John Fujioka as Musashi
  • Leonard Chow as Koji
  • Von Flores as Hito
  • Jill Hennessy as Secretary
  • Janet Lo as Customs Inspector
  • Lawrence Nakamura as Shohei

Episode Crew[]

  • Directed by Rodney Charters
  • Written by R. Scott Gemmill
  • Produced by Jon Anderson, J. Miles Dale and Frank Mancuso, Jr.
  • Music by Fred Mollin
  • Cinematography by Rodney Charters

Editorial Department[]

  • Gary Mueller - Post-Production Coordinator
  • Mary Jane Patterson - Assistant Editor
  • Ruth Pond - Post-Production Assistant

Makeup Department[]

  • François Dagenais - Prosthetics Designer
  • Jacques Fortier - Prosthetic Technician
  • Thomas Yee - Assistant Hair Stylist

Production Management[]

  • Philip Stilman - Post-Production Supervisor
  • Robert Wertheimer - Executive in Charge of Production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director[]

  • T.J. Scott - Second Unit Director

Art Department[]

  • John Allen - Property Master
  • Otto Fondan - Scenic Painter
  • Frauke Illing - Lead Props
  • Ron Lightfoot - Construction Coordinator
  • Joe Madziak - Head Carpenter

Sound Department[]

  • Jon Archer - Dialogue Editor
  • Tim Archer - Re-Recording Mixer
  • Gary Daprato - Foley Artist
  • Rick Ellis - Re-Recording Mixer
  • Steve Foster - Dialogue Editor
  • Terry Gordica - Audio Post-Production Supervisor
  • Steve Gorman - Sound Effects Editor
  • Orest Sushko - Foley Artist

Special Effects[]

  • Jordan Craig - Special Effects Coordinator
  • Darren Perks - Special Effects Makeup

Visual Effects[]

  • John Gajdecki - Visual Effects Artist
  • Russ Graham - Effects Assistant
  • John LaForet - Effects Assistant


  • Howard Green - Utility Stunts

Camera and Electrical Department[]

  • Michael Auger - Electrician
  • Blake Balentine - Grip
  • Nigel Draper - Electrician
  • Richard Gaal - Best Boy Electric: Second Unit
  • Kevin Murphy - Best Boy
  • Ronald G. Paulauskas - Best Boy Grip
  • Tracy Shaw - Grip
  • Mark Silver - Key Grip
  • Owen Taylor - Gaffer

Transportation Department[]

  • Glen Avigdor - Picture Car Coordinator
  • Chris Radley Walters - Transportation Coordinator

Additional Crew[]

  • Aileen Bell - Studio Manager
  • Sheri McGrath - Script Assistant
  • Susan Perry - Assistant to Producer
  • Ginger Reynolds-Smith - Assistant to Executive Producer
  • Dug Rotstein - Script Supervisor
  • Rick Schwartz - Executive Production Consultant
  • Pat Turner - Paralegal


External link[]



Friday The 13th The Series Season 3 Episode 11 Promo

Friday the 13th: The Series - Season 3
The Prophecies I Demon Hunter I Crippled Inside I Stick It in Your Ear I Bad Penny I Hate on Your Dial I Night Prey I Femme Fatale I Mightier Than the Sword I Year of the Monkey I Epitaph for a Lonely Soul I Midnight Riders I Repetition I The Long Road Home I My Wife as a Dog I Jack-in-the-Box I Spirit of Television I The Tree of Life I The Charnel Pit