Favorite Horror Themed Tv Shows

by kcrocket131 | created - 19 Oct 2011 | updated - 19 Oct 2011 | Public

my favorite shows dealing with the macabre and all around spooky things.

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1. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

Votes: 17,457

Awesome show for those who have a morbid sense of humor. Favorites of mine are "All Through the House" "Television Terror" "Mournin Mess" and "The Thing From The Grave"

2. Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996–1999)

Unrated | 60 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.1
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"The Legacy" is a secret society that began many centuries ago to accumulate knowledge and artifacts to help fight against the evil in the world. This particular Legacy team is set in San ... See full summary »

Stars: Derek de Lint, Martin Cummins, Robbi Chong, Helen Shaver

Votes: 1,334

very underrated show. Creepy atmosphere and good stories. One that i remember fondly.

3. Monsters (1988–1990)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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A horror anthology about a family of monsters watching a different horror story every week on their TV. Each tale is separate, often cautionary with occasional dark humor and irony and features various deadly creatures.

Stars: John Bolger, Pamela Dean Kelly, Michael J. Anderson, Carlos Lauchu

Votes: 1,090

Whatever happened to this show? was a blast. It had gore, scares, and creepy stories. Needs a dvd release.

4. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.3
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A group of kids get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories.

Stars: Ross Hull, Daniel DeSanto, Raine Pare-Coull, Jodie Resther

Votes: 10,853

Kid oriented but still provides a few decent chills. A good one to watch with kids who aren't quite ready for the more adult shows.

5. Masters of Horror (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 60 min | Horror

7.6
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Anchor Bay has amassed some of the greatest horror film writers and directors to bring to you the anthology series, "Masters of Horror". For the first time, the foremost names in the horror... See full summary »

Stars: Karen Elizabeth Austin, J. Winston Carroll, Miho Ninagawa, Anthony Harrison

Votes: 10,046

All your favorite Horror Directors chipped in for this one. Each entry more disgusting and outrageous than the last. Too bad it only ran for two seasons.

6. The X-Files (1993– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis

Votes: 170,906

Perhaps i'm getting a little off track here....but then again this show had some of the most frightening moments in TV history. Just watch the episode "Squeeze" from season 1 and you'll see what i mean.

7. Dark Shadows (1966–1971)

30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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The rich Collins family of Collinsport, Maine is tormented by strange occurrences.

Stars: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles, Nancy Barrett

Votes: 3,102

Fantastically Gothic and all around eerie. One of my favorites.

8. The Hunger (1997–2000)

R | 24 min | Drama, Horror

6.4
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Terence Stamp and David Bowie host a horror anthology show, introducing the evening's story. The stories are steamy, erotic tales dealing with power, sex, lust, and driving urges.

Stars: Terence Stamp, David Bowie, Richard Jutras, Kim Feeney

Votes: 698

Erotic, violent, and beyond strange. A fun anthology show.

9. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures, and creepy, unexplained events.

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli, Karen Shallo

Votes: 4,282

Creepy, and fun anthology series. With stories written by such collaborators as "Clive Barker" and "Stephen King".

10. Friday the 13th: The Series (1987–1990)

60 min | Horror

7.6
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Two young antique store owners must recover cursed antiques.

Stars: Louise Robey, Chris Wiggins, John D. LeMay, Steve Monarque

Votes: 2,590

Nothing to do with the Movie Franchise but don't ignore this one.