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The 10 Best Halloween TV Specials To Get You In The ~Spirit~

Time to binge. 👻

10. Freaks and Geeks — "Tricks and Treats" (Season 1, Episode 3)


Sam and Lindsay may be pushing the age limit for trick or treating, but that certainly doesn't stop them from trying. They may end up with more tricks than treats by the end of the night, but isn't that the fun of Halloween?

9. American Horror Story: Murder House — "Halloween: Part 1" (Season 1, Episode 4) and "Halloween: Part 2" (Season 1, Episode 5)


AHS is the perfect show to get your spooky fix all year long, but with these these two episodes, you can celebrate Halloween alongside the Harmons as they navigate their newly-purchased Murder House that's jam-packed from creepy basement to ghastly attic with specters.

8. Modern Family — "Halloween" (Season 2, Episode 6)


This Modern Family is up to their usual antics as Claire attempts to get her family in on some Halloween fun, but everyone has a mind (and problems) of their own!

7. Community — "Epidemiology" (Season 2, Episode 6)


The Greendale Halloween party gets a little rabid after several party-goers start to exhibit zombie-like symptoms. Will the army have to get involved? You betcha!

6. Buffy the Vampire Slayer — "Fear Itself" (Season 4, Episode 4)

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Most teenage girls don't spend their Halloween nights trapped inside a haunted frat house with zombies and demons, but then again, Buffy isn't your average teenage girl.

5. The Office — "Halloween" (Season 2, Episode 5)


On the day of the office Halloween party, Michael is faced with the task of firing someone. This is the scariest concept of them all — getting fired!

4. How I Met Your Mother — "Slutty Pumpkin" (Season 1, Episode 6)


Ted — in his terribly contrived hanging chad costume — forces the crew to attend the same costume party every Halloween after meeting a mysterious girl dressed up as a slutty pumpkin several years back.

3. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)


With this Halloween classic, you can celebrate with the Peanuts gang while Linus awaits the famous Great Pumpkin. Plus, you'll get to see Snoopy in an adorable pilot costume! If this one doesn't hit you right in the nostalgia feels, we don't know what will!

2. The Simpsons — All the "Treehouse of Horror" Episodes (1990-2019)


There are 30 "Treehouse of Horror" episodes of The Simpsons, and they're all spooky and hilarious. If you're looking for spoofs and spinoffs of favorite horror classics like The Shining and A Nightmare on Elm Street, look no further.

1. Friends — "The One With the Halloween Party" (Season 8, Episode 6)


What's Halloween without your best Friends? From Chandler's pink bunny suit to Ross's "Spudnick" costume to Rachel handing out money after she's run out of candy, you'll be sure to die from laughter.

Happy binging and haunting, and — of course— have a hair-raising Halloween! 🎃

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