UPDATE: The free viewing period has ended.
EARLIER: The first episode of the new Vimeo series Oscar’s Hotel for Fantastical Creatures screened at the first-ever EW Fest on Saturday, but for those who weren’t able to attend, don’t worry: the first two episodes are streaming for free right here.
Based on a YouTube short by PJ Liguori (a.k.a KickThePJ), Oscar’s Hotel is a six-episode series following a young assistant named Oliver (Chris Kendall) as he tries to run his uncle Oscar’s hotel — and manage all the bizarre creatures who come to stay there. Digital stars like Hannah Hart and Grace Helbig check in as some of the hotel’s more outlandish guests, while other characters are voiced by names like Patrick Stewart, Elliot Gould, and Alfred Molina. Oscar’s Hotel also teamed up with the Jim Henson Creature Shop to bring some of the hotel’s craziest creatures to life.
Episode 1 finds Oliver accidentally hiring a demon half-horse clown named The Party Nightmare for some in-lobby entertainment, and when The Party Nightmare begins shooting hotel guests and forcing them to dance until they die, it’s up to Oliver to stop him. In episode 2, the hotel’s resident Octochef (Mamrie Hart) forces him to journey into the tundra of the kitchen refrigerator to forage for food, where he meets the Tribe of Lost and Forgotten Food Creatures, who are voiced by Gould, Felix Kjellberg (a.k.a. PewDiePie), and more.
Watch a trailer for the show below. Stream the episodes at Vimeo.