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"Yeah, I’m not awesome, but sometimes, you just gotta wipe the garbage off your butt and keep going." Young Max to Sydney in her dream

Nightmare on Syd Street is the eighteenth episode in Season 1 of Sydney to the Max. It first aired on July 16, 2019, along with Mo' Grandmas, Mo' Problems, to 0.48 million viewers.[1]


When something embarrassing happens to Sydney at school, she barricades herself in her bedroom and ends up watching old VHS tapes of Max when he was a kid. Sydney eventually falls asleep and dreams that she's in the 90s.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

  • Brekkan Spens as Chad[2]


The quotes page for Nightmare on Syd Street may be viewed here.


  • The episode title is probably a play on the American horror franchise A Nightmare on Elm Street.
  • This is the first episode directed by a cast member.
  • Sydney mentions Child Labor during her presentation.
  • This is the first episode where a present character meets a 1992 character.
  • This was Jackson Dollinger’s favorite Season 1 episode to shoot.[3]
  • At one point, Judy says “How do you milk an almond?” Booker says the same thing in the Raven’s Home episode “Big Trouble in Little Apartment”.
  • Moral: Don't let embarrassing things get to you or it could ruin your life.


  • Sydney and Olive ask for almond milk from Judy in Syd’s dream, and Judy doesn’t know what almond milk is. However, almond milk dates back a few hundred years and she should’ve known what it was.
  • Leo asks Sydney if “computers keep getting bigger and bigger,” but technically computers and phones were already decreasing in size.
  • In “Can’t Dye This,” Max’s skateboard in the 90s accidentally causes a dent in his wall. The dent is still there in the present-day in the same episode. However, in Sydney’s dream in this episode, she points out to Young Max that there used to be a dent in his wall, and it is shown to not be there anymore.