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    11 Times "Courage The Cowardly Dog" Genuinely Tried To Give Children Nightmares

    If this show didn't scare you as a kid, you're just lying to yourself.

    1. That time they gave us a kid friendly version of The Exorcist and turned Muriel demonic.

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    Seriously, how is this a kids show?

    2. When the twins, Eliza and Elisa, trapped the souls of the quilting club members in their quilts.

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    A head being sewn into a quilt? Not only was this totally creepy, but almost gory too. Take it down a notch, Cartoon Network!

    3. When Kitty wore this porcelain mask.

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    While the episode was less creepy than others, this mask was certainly terrifying.

    4. That time Eustace developed a gross foot infection.

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    Yikes. Honestly, this is just really gross and horrifying to look at even now.

    5. When King of Flan hypnotized everyone to get them to want his products.

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    Not only is this underlying message disturbing, but this face surely haunted every kid's nightmares for weeks after watching this episode.

    6. Freaky Fred who cut off all of Courage's hair.

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    Sure he left out the tail, but a spindly man with green eyes and a creepy smile running around with scissors? Hard pass.

    7. That time they showed us this giant floating head.

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    No, seriously, how was this a show on a children's network?

    8. When they showed us this eerily possessed house.

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    This show had a way of setting such a creepy mood that absolutely made you paranoid that your own house was haunted too.

    9. That time Eustace left his body.

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    Witnessing Eustace's lifeless husk of a body sitting in his recliner isn't something you'd ever expect to see when you turned on the television as a kid.

    10. When Katz showed us how sinister he is.

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    That sinister laugh is enough to send me the chills to this day!

    11. And finally, the one that absolutely still haunts all of us to this day. When this mummy showed up and threatened them to return the slab.

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    He was absolutely created by the show's creators to terrifying children for years to come.

    But at the end of the day, while this show gave me continuous nightmares, it was equally as addicting. Seriously, can Courage ever catch a break?