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

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A group of kids (the Midnight Society) get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories.

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Ross Hull ...
 Gary (68 episodes, 1990-2000)
Raine Pare-Coull ...
 Betty Ann (65 episodes, 1990-1996)
Jodie Resther ...
 Kiki (65 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 Tucker (65 episodes, 1994-2000)
Jason Alisharan ...
 Frank (52 episodes, 1990-1995)
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 Sam (37 episodes, 1994-1996)
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A group of kids calling themselves "The Midnight Society" spends each episode sitting around a campfire swapping scary stories. Creepy, but never gory or excessively frightening, common subjects included haunted houses, what goes on behind the neighbor's walls, and other things that go bump in the night. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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In order to find the actors for the show, show creator D.J. MacHale toured the entire North American continent himself. See more »

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Even though the Region 1 DVDs from Direct Source say that the series is appropriate for all ages, the series was actually rated TV-Y7 when aired on television. See more »

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One helleva show to remember
21 June 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

the best and last horror show of early 90's

during the 90's a lot of things were either horrible or stupid. I'm talking about TV shows. Are you afraid of the dark? is the only show where every saturday night kids get scared. The show was fun until the people of nickelodeon decided to take it off the air and now nickelodeon is one of the stupidest networks ever. The best thing about the show whenever Dr. Vink or Mr. Sardo came along. The best episodes were the tale of laughing in the dark; the tale of dark music; the tale of the prom queen; the tale of the quiet libriain; the tale of the midnight madness; the tale of cutter's treasure; the tale of the pinball machine; the tale of the nightly neighbors and the tale of the whispering walls.

"Vink's the name. Dr. Vink" "Dr. Fink?" "Vink! With a V-V-V!"


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