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29 Halloween TV Episodes That Are So Good, People Still Think About Them To This Day

"Oh my gosh! They killed Kenny!"

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which Halloween TV episodes are the greatest. Here are just a few of the best responses:

🚨Warning: There are some spoilers ahead!🚨

1. "HalloVeen" from Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Amy reading the inscription on the Halloween Heist belt and Jake proposing
NBC

"When I first watched this episode, I was in a bad place mentally when it came to my chances of finding love. So, to see someone who is super nerdy but owns that part of herself, like Amy does, find love just gave me a little more hope!"

sukisophie

2. "Valloweaster" from Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Rosa revealing that she got the Halloween Heist gems every single time and Jake crowning her an amazing human/genius
NBC

"While 'HalloVeen' is flawless, I also loved the seventh Halloween Heist. The way Rosa outsmarts everyone and becomes the only three-time Halloween Heist winner was long awaited since she’s way too smart and capable to never win a heist."

monikaaat

3. "And Then There Was Shawn" from Boy Meets World

Eric screaming, "Oh my gosh! They killed Kenny"
ABC

"'And Then There Was Shawn' is absolutely perfect!!! It is scary, but not terribly scary, plus all the references and the 'Virgins never die' scene had me cackling. Even figuring out that it was Shawn who was the killer made sense because he felt like he 'killed' Cory and Topanga's relationship by telling Cory to lie about Lauren. And all at the same time, this episode still has the same Boy Meets World heart. Also, Kenny and the pencil is just iconic. It's a TV MASTERPIECE!"

mermaidmcqueen102

4. "Ghost of Suite 613" from The Suite Life of Zack and Cody

Esteban summoning the ghost and asking to speak with it
Disney Channel

"This episode scared the shit out of me when I was a kid."

adheekshaa02

5. "Halloween" from Modern Family

Phil, Jay, and Gloria dressed up for Halloween
Karen Neal / Walt Disney Television / Getty Images

"Their Halloween episodes were some of the best episodes of the entire series. The first one is amazing and hilarious."

freyever

6. "Fear, Itself" from Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Xander asking what Buffy has in her basket and she replies, "Weapons"
Warner Bros.

"Any Buffy Halloween episode is amazing, but I have to say 'Fear, Itself' is the best of them all."

sarahh4503365fa

7. "Epidemiology" from Community

Abed trying to get Troy to help him, but Troy wants to continue being a "cool, sexy Dracula"
NBC

"This episode is ICONIC! The costumes are great, and the plot manages to have high stakes while also being comedic. I think it’s my favorite episode of Community and it’s my favorite Halloween special."

trendylemon

8. "Chapter Two: Trick or Treat, Freak" from Stranger Things

Netflix

"Not only is this such a good Stranger Things episode, but it's also a great Halloween episode. We get to see Will deal with the after effects of the Mind Flayer and we learn what Eleven has been up to since the Season 1 finale. So good and packed with '80s nostalgia."

noradominick

9. "Greg Pikitis" from Parks and Rec

Andy crying after talking to Greg Pikitis
NBC

"I may just be biased because Parks and Rec is my fav show, but I love this episode."

swimmer712

10. "Halloween Surprise" from Parks and Rec

Ben proposing to Leslie and Leslie taking a moment to think about how amazing her life is right now
NBC

"So much happens in this episode. Ron takes a big step in his relationship with Dianne and Ben thinks about his future with Pawnee and Leslie, but it comes to a beautiful end when he ends up proposing to Leslie."

maverickchiefeditor

11. "Everybody Blames Raymond" from Black-ish

ABC

"They just went all out with their costumes, especially when Dre had the idea to dress up as the Tethered from Us. Honestly, iconic. Also, totally realistic that they couldn't decide on a family costume."

jenniferabidor

12. "Halloween" from The Office

NBC

"Yes, that’s the title. Michael going as two-headed Michael while attempting to fire Pam, Jim, and Creed gets me every time."

okokimono

13. "The Hauntening" from Bob's Burgers

The Belchers seeing a creepy doll in a room and Tina suggesting they avoid it
Fox

"The Belchers make a haunted house for Louise, which is pretty cool, and the amount of effort in it is great. Louise getting scared for the first time is iconic."

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14. "Monster" from Lucifer

Maze showing Trixie her real face and Trixie thinking it's cool
Netflix

"Trixie getting a ton of candy and cash thanks to Maze is adorable. I love their friendship."

jima23

15. "Halloween" from New Girl

Jess scaring Nick inside a haunted house and Nick punching her in the face
Fox

"Nick and his 'Bee Arthur' costume, his screams at the haunted house, the Nick and Jess chemistry, it's all so wonderful."

hcat33

16. "All Halliwell's Eve" from Charmed

Warner Bros.

"The sisters are sent back in time to 1670 to help their ancestor, Charlotte Warren, protect her unborn child from a warlock. Just a great and spooky episode."

jennies4783ed5b8

17. "Treehouse of Horror" from The Simpsons

Fox

"It was narrated by James Earl Jones and had AMAZING visuals."

takerbobpooh

18. "The Puppetmaster" from Avatar: The Last Airbender

Hama telling Katara that once she masters this technique she can control anything or anyone
Nickelodeon

"I don't know if 'The Puppetmaster' counts, but it was low-key terrifying and so creepy."

daisymsummers

19. "Life of the Party" from Angel

Devlin telling Lorne that he's dressed as a human being for Halloween
Warner Bros.

"It is a Lorne-centric episode, which is always just an absolute joy. He plans a Halloween party at the newly taken over Wolfram and Hart, but things go a little bit wrong. It’s so funny, and again, Lorne! He’s such a good character and it is so fun whenever he is given something more than just a side plot!"

williamthebloody

20. "The Remains of the Date" from Girlfriends

The CW

"I just started watching Girlfriends for the first time and this Halloween episode is one of the best episodes of Season 1. Joan and William pranking each other and trying to scare each other is so good. Definitely one of the most underrated Halloween episodes."

noradominick

21. "Too Old to Trick or Treat, Too Young to Die" from That '70s Show

Eric saying, "It’s like we’re too old to trick-or-treat, too young to die"
Fox

"This That '70s Show Halloween episode is simply incredible."

courtken18

22. "Good Will Haunting" from Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Sabrina asking the Molly Dolly why she sealed all the doors in the house and Salem hiding in the bread box because the Molly Dolly is bad
ABC

"The original Sabrina the Teenage Witch series had great Halloween episodes, especially the Molly Dolly one."

oliviasaunders

23. "This Is a Dark Ride" from Pretty Little Liars

Aria trapped in a box with Garrett's body and Emily, Hanna, and Spencer saving her
Freeform

"One of the creepiest PLL episodes, tbh."

dreamgirl456

24. "It's the Great Pumpkin, Sam Winchester" from Supernatural

The CW

"First of all, you can’t go wrong with the Eric Kripke era of Supernatural. Second, it’s a classic scary episode and, boy, did I lose sleep the first time I watched it. It has a great storyline and the first real proof that angels are awful. When I think of Halloween vibes, I always think about this TV episode."

thereisnolumos

25. "The One with The Halloween Party" from Friends

Rachel telling Monica they need more candy because she gave it all to a little girl who told Rachel, "I love you"
NBC

"It’s super funny and a great Halloween episode to watch!"

a_disgruntled_pelican

26. "Tricks and Treats" from Freaks and Geeks

NBC / Getty Images

"This episode is a classic. Sam, Bill, Neal, and Harris realize they might be too old for trick-or-treating now, meanwhile Lindsay ditches her mom to hang out with her friends. It's just a perfect throwback episode."

noradominick

27. "Night of the Day of the Dead" from Lizzie McGuire

Lizzie acting like a zombie and saying, "Kateeee"
Disney Channel

"I loved this episode when I was growing up."

lindseyroe58

28. "Headless Cabbie" from Hey Arnold!

Nickelodeon

"I loved this episode so much, but it was downright spooky."

bubulina94

29. And finally, "Boo" from Roseanne

ABC

"I mean, definitely all the Roseanne Halloween episodes, but the first really started it all. They were the OG with Halloween episodes!"

kstory7

Are there other Halloween TV episodes you absolutely love? Tell us in the comments below!

Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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