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What TV Or Film Scarred You For Life When You Were A Child?

It can still be a thing that terrifies you as an adult.

There was always that one thing that terrified you on TV or in the cinema when you were a child.

For Ailbhe, it was the kids cartoon The Animals of Farthing Wood, simply because even though it was a kids show, there were so many deaths.

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"All they wanted to do was get somewhere safe!"

Cassie was terrified of Barney the Dinosaur and Jasmin hated the talking head from Art Attack, for pretty obvious reasons.

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Just look at them!

And Ellie, she was terrified by Courage the Cowardly Dog, particularly this weird foot monster thing.

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Even things that aren't intentionally meant to scare can end up doing so. For example, I was terrified by the '90s BBC News theme because it always gave the impression of impending doom. I mean, just listen to it...

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What's yours? Tell us the TV show or film that you think scarred you when you were a kid using the dropbox below, along with any anecdote you may have, and your submission could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post or video!