For us kids who grew up in the ’90s, there was nothing scarier than Are You Afraid of the Dark?. With terrifying tales that covered everything from supernatural beings to aliens to creepy magicians, it was like The Twilight Zone for a younger generation. To this day, there are episodes that still haunt our dreams and keep us up at night.
Unlike many old TV shows, Are You Afraid of the Dark? hasn’t been widely available with constant reruns in syndication. In fact, most of us who watched the show as children, haven’t seen it in well over a decade. So, what is it like as an adult? Is it just as scary as ever, or are the demonic visions we have in our heads just leftovers from our overactive youthful imaginations? Let’s find out as we countdown to Halloween with Are You Afraid of the Dark?.
Starting in October, we will be sharing thirteen days of memories from this horror classic.
To put you in the mood, here’s a look at the scariest TV intro ever: