Do You Recognize All of These Halloween TV Specials?

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Kennita Leon

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Halloween is hands down one of the best holidays in the year and TV producers know it too. That's why there are so many Halloween specials that we enjoy. Can you recognize them?

Which TV special is this?

This episode of "Will and Grace" showcased how Grace and Will are all talk and no action. Grace finds an ad for pumpkin picking and makes mention that it is something she and Will always wanted to try. Her boyfriend, Leo, suggests that it is a great idea since he has a friend who likes to bike. When Leo arrives, ready to take the two biking, both Will and Grace are completely unprepared. This episode also focuses on Karen’s struggle with the decision to let Stan know about her affair, only to have Stan confess something he was hiding as well.

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The American animated series, "Futurama," focused on Bender, who must spend the night in his family’s creepy castle as part of his late uncle Vladimir’s last will. Bender is unable to spend the night in the castle because it is haunted by robot ghosts. While fleeing from the castle, he is run over by a car and begins experiencing nightmares and blackouts when he returns to New York.

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While visiting Velma’s family in Banning Junction the gang encounters a ghostly scarecrow that is attempting to ruin the Halloween festivities. The ghost of Hank Bannings interrupts the festivities that are headlined by rock band, KISS. Bannings was the town founder and his ghost is accompanied by numerous scarecrow minions.

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Which TV special is this?

Shooting their Halloween special in a rumored haunted apartment leaves Carly, Sam and Freddie feeling creeped out when creepy things start happening. Meanwhile, Spenser is in dismay because he forgets to purchase Halloween candy and is forced to give away random objects to children, which incites the children to roll him into the ocean inside a giant pumpkin.

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Which TV special is this?

Miley’s secret of being Hannah Montana is threatened when her twin cousin from Tennessee, Luanne, visits for Halloween. Everyone sees Luanne as a sweetheart but the true Luanne is manipulative and evil and has plans of ruining Miley’s career. Luanne goes to a Hollywood Halloween party dressed as Hannah and attempts to expose her identity.

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Wishing to vanquish the Charmed Ones stuck in the underworld, the Triad uses Christy and Billie to summon the Hollow. This episode sees Coop declaring his love to Phoebe but being shut down. The house is wrecked when a terrible battle ensues. Complications by Dumaine and Grandpa Victor add to the suspense of the plot.

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Which TV special is this?

This Halloween special saw Linus writing his annual letter to the Great Pumpkin in hopes that the Great Pumpkin would visit him. The gang gets invited to a Halloween party by the notoriously snobby Violet. Linus stayed on the hunt for the Great Pumpkin and saw a shadowy figure in the pumpkin patch, only to find out that it was Snoopy.

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When Katherine becomes a threat to Mystic Falls, Damon and Stefan step in to stop her at the masquerade ball. Katherine pairs up with Lucy the Witch and uses her as protection from the Salvatore brothers, Alaric, Jeremy, Caroline and Bonnie. Defeating Katherine does not change Elena’s mind about getting back with Stefan when he approaches her in the garden lake and she leaves him, but before entering her car, she is snatched by a masked figure.

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While investigating the deaths of Luke Wallace, who was found with razor blades in a hex bag in a small town, Dean and Sam uncover the sacrificing of people by a witch to summon powerful demons.

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After the body of a dancer is found with the neck punctured vampire-style, Starsky and Hutch set out to put an end to the slayings.

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Which TV special is this?

This episode of "South Park" sees Satan announcing his plans to have a huge Halloween costume party that will be held on Earth. Non- invites Cardinal Roger Mahoney and Leaders of the Roman Catholic Church are angered by not receiving an invitation and seek to ruin the party by complaining to the fire marshal.

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Which TV special is this?

After requesting Wolfram and Hart to remove his sleep, Lorne begins manifesting other people’s destinies. He throws a Halloween party for the firm’s clients and invites demon lord Archduke Sebassis. During the party everything that Lorne requests of the party goers happens. To get control of their destinies, Lorne’s sleep must be restored.

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Which TV special is this?

This episode showcased Arthur banishing Halloween, forcing Doug to take matters into his own hands by trying to get Arthur to appreciate Halloween, which eventually lands Arthur in the hospital. Meanwhile, Deacon is worried that Kirby may be gay because he opted for a traditionally feminine costume for Halloween.

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Which TV special is this?

After moving into a new apartment, Bonnie encounters a rowdy Halloween party being thrown next door, two days prior to Halloween. She witnesses a woman being strangled by someone wearing a gorilla suit. Bonnie calls for help but she is unsure whether it was only a hallucination or if she witnessed a crime being committed.

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Which TV special is this?

After chasing Fez to the rooftop for wearing black lingerie to a costume party, Eric nearly falls off. Whiles trying to help him, Fez loses his balance and lands on a wheelchair, leading him to spy into the Pinciotti household.

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Having the chance to cross two deeds off his list, Earl jumps at the chance to throw a Halloween party for Joy’s boy. While Catalina’s nephew visits, Earl uses it as an opportunity for Randy to be the big brother that he dreamed of. The plan could go horribly wrong because everyone believes that Catalina’s nephew is possessed.

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Which TV special is this?

Stacey would rather stay at home than attend a Halloween party but after her friend Amanda lets her know that her old boyfriend, Scott, is at the party dressed as Zorro, she decides to attend. After attending the same Halloween party dressed as each other’s love interest, Ned and Stacey accidentally kiss and end up enjoying it.

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Which TV special is this?

Cleveland Jr. has his spirits crushed by his dad, when he lets him know that he thinks he is too old to trick or treat. Deciding to pack away his childish things, Cleveland Jr, dresses up like one of the cool kids and attempts to attend their party where he is still tormented for not being cool. In the end, Donna convinces Cleveland to let Cleveland Jr. be himself and the family goes out to torment those who had previously egged and tormented Cleveland Jr.

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Which TV special is this?

Lorelai attempts to convince Luke to join in her mad scientist Halloween skit, whiles Emily decides to plan Rory’s party.

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Popular board games come alive after a Satanic board game is triggered. This episode of Simpsons also parodies "Twilight," when Lisa falls in love with a young vampire.

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Tony is informed by lawyer James Ashley that he has inherited a haunted English mansion that is over 300 years old. The house is dilapidated and has no electricity. When attempting to light candles in the house, Tony, Roger and Jeanie can hear wailing and clanking. A mirror also shatters, convincing them that the mansion has ghosts.

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Which TV special is this?

Hank and his buddies are planning a haunted house that gets cancelled after Bible study church leader Junie Harper threatens to file a lawsuit against principal Carl Moss, claiming separation of church and state.

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The boys failed attempt at scaring the girls into believing that there was a ghost in the middle of the night sparked revenge from the girls, who decided to give the boys a taste of their own medicine.

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The annual vandalism of the statue of Mayor Percy by Greg Pikitis leads Leslie to confront him at the Pawnee high school. Leslie considers Greg as her arch-nemesis because of his acts of vandalism in the park. Greg’s final act of destruction involved trashing the park's office.

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Which TV special is this?

Halloween is here and Betty’s life is as eventful as ever. First she shows up at work for a costume party only she knows about, then she has to deal with a jealous Walter and her infatuation with Henry. In the end, Betty’s dad reveals a shocking truth he hid from his daughter throughout their lives.

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Which TV special is this?

Sabrina, intent on having a fun Halloween, decides to take her friends on a train ride she saw advertised in a brochure. Turns out it is actually a magical ride that transformed Sabrina and her friends into 1920s-style characters on board the Other Realm train. The only way to get off is to solve the murder before it gets to the other realm, or they will re-live those frightening series of events forever

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Which TV special is this?

Although it is Halloween in Highland, Beavis and Butt-head are completely oblivious, and take candy from trick or treating kids. Angry that they are too old to participate, the duo put on their makeshift costumes and Beavis transforms himself into the Great Cornolio. The pair set out on various adventures, and terrorize the children and the community until they meet their demise.

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Chris has a date with an older girl at a Halloween costume party. However, Rochelle tells him he must take his siblings trick or treating. When he does, their candy is stolen. His bad luck continues when he and Greg are smeared with eggs from the Caruso gang, and later on his date refuses to dance with him.

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Which TV special is this?

Mindy discovers a horror story of her own, when she realizes her childhood home that is up for sale is haunted by ghosts. Mork becomes possessed by the ghosts, who eventually depart, and Mindy comes to term with her past and learns to let go.

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Which TV special is this?

Will struggles to find the right actors to bring the characters to life for the controversial school play- The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Even though a jealous Will is disappointed when Sue casts Carl as Eddie in the play, he is later on impressed by his singing abilities and decides to let him perform. When troublesome Sue discovers that Will only decided to stage the play because he was jealous of Emma’s interest in Carl, Will confesses to Emma and cancels the play. In the end, The Rocky Horror Glee Show is performed as a glee production.

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Which TV special is this?

When Ray decides to make the move and to have sex with Debra, the couple decide against it because neither of them have any form of contraceptives with them. Debra then suggested a vasectomy, but then Ray decided not to have one after consulting with his guy friends at the local pizza place. Ray's attempt at romance goes awry, once again, when his colorful condoms are given to trick or treating children by a naïve Frank, who thinks they are chocolate coins.

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Which TV special is this?

After Lisa wins a radio competition, she and her group of friends travel to a mystery mansion as part of her prize. The trip turns deadly for the group, when their host is killed and Zack becomes the prime suspect.

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Mike grudgingly agrees to attend a Halloween party in the neighborhood with Frankie, but insists on not wearing a costume. Sue, on the other hand, is enthusiastic about the celebration and goes to party with her church and youth group. Brick chooses a strange-looking costume for the night and Axl’s Halloween plans go askew when his car malfunctions on the way to his destination.

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Which TV special is this?

The season is here again, but, even though the workers at The Office are preparing for their Halloween costume contest, there is a conflict taking place behind the scenes. Michael is in a fit of panic because Darryl spoke to the higher ups about an idea. Pam is also going through a conflict of her own and desperately tries to get Danny to speak the truth about what really happened in their romantic relationship years ago.

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In an effort to grow closer to her father who is visiting for Halloween, Julie organizes a costume party. She’s not the only one vying for his affection though, as Grayson seems to have her eye on him. Meanwhile, Laurie tries to get Travis to enjoy Halloween and Bobby is eager to be Stan’s legal guardian in the event that Ellie or Andy meet an unfortunate demise.

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In the last Halloween before she disappears, Allison recounts a chilling story about twins and murder to a frightened child Hanna is babysitting. Meanwhile, she mocks her friends for being so eager to attend Noel Khan’s Halloween party and Aria discovers a horrible secret about her father. Allison and Jenna are also at war, as Jenna is determined to dethrone the original Queen Bee.

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There is a bustle of activity in the Camden household because Halloween is fast approaching and Annie is preparing for the church’s annual Halloween carnival. Simon is hard at work preparing for the Annual Pumpkin Carnival Contest and Lucy discovers the truth about a reclusive neighbor, accused of murder. The family also learns about Eric harrowing childhood experienced that fueled his dislike of Halloween and Mary resorts to devious means to avoid her family on Halloween night and spend it in her own way.

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Due to Justin’s preoccupation with safety, The Russo’s haunted house doesn’t feel very scary and Mr. Evans threatens to confiscate it if it continues that way. Alex tries to save the house and recruits three ghosts, including ‘Mantooth’ who terrifies the children who then flee the house. In the end, Mr. Evans still takes the house away, but this time because it is too scary.

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Which TV special is this?

It’s the night of Halloween at the ER and the rooms are filled with patients and their stories, such as a man who shot a police officer at a party and a young man with stab wounds and a nosebleed after a fight at school. The staff is also all dressed up in costumes.

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George and Annie turn it up a notch this Halloween, with pranks and jokes that are equally humorous and frightening. Benny however, becomes too much for George to bear when she begins to make jokes at his expense. An infuriated George stands up to his mother and insists that she stop making a mockery of him.

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This episode highlights the third year since the school shooting that led to the death of Rick Murray. It's Halloween time and Murray has possessed Holly J’s, telling her that she will help him to get what he wants. Murray’s crazy mission threatens the lives of the Degrassi students once again, leaving everyone fearful.

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The episode begins with Monk and Natalie being called to a crime scene, then the two receive a call from monk’s brother, Ambrose, and they go to visit him at Monk’s childhood home. It is during Halloween and they entertain trick or treaters as they anticipate the arrival of their father. A persistent trick or treater leads them to a mystery and an investigation that helps them to solve the crime at the beginning of the episode.

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This episode and its successor, are parodies of the Scream series that was first released in 1996. Cher and her best friend, Dionne, receive threatening phone calls from a stalker who leaves them terrified and worried for their safety. Cher and the gang team up to discover who is behind the scare tactics before their threats materialize.

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It’s a family affair in the Griffin household, with each member participating in Halloween in one way or the other. Brian becomes Stewie’s teacher and shows him how to trick or treat. Meanwhile, Peter and Joe team up to prank the unsuspecting Quagmire, and Meg is excited for her very first Halloween party at school.

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Zoey is out to cause trouble for Ted in his architecture class by turning his students against him so that the Arcadian will not be destroyed. Marshall has trouble at work and tries to work up the courage to fire an employee and Lily hopes to discover who was Robin’s lover on Halloween night.

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Charlie’s latest girlfriend, Isabella, has a dark personality and a love for the supernatural world. She appears to be the root cause of unusual events at Charlie’s home. She allegedly puts a spell on Jake and gets Charlie to participate in her evil acts. Eventually, Evelyn steps in and is able to make Isabella leave Charlie and his family in peace.

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