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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Series cast summary:
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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Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society, I call this story...


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Trivia

As the most-frequent storyteller, Betty Ann told 12 stories. Gary and Kiki, the only other constant Midnight Society members, each told 10 (including Gary's sharing the single two-part "The Tale of Cutter's Treasure" with Frank). Tucker told 7, Frank (counting "The Tale of Cutter's Treasure") and Sam each told 6, David and Kristen each told 5. Eric and Stig, each there for 13 stories, only told 2 of their own individually. See more »

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The DVDS from Cookie jar Entertainment say that the DVDs are 'Suitable for Family Viewing yet the episodes were rated TV-Y7 when aired on Nickelodeon. See more »

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Midnight Society member: Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society, I call this story...
[throws powder onto the fire]
Midnight Society member: The Tale of...
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13 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the late 1990's, when I was in my late 30's, I was a news junk. If the news was bad for the day, I would surf the channels. This Are You Afraid of the Dark show was awesome. Soon I was watching it everyday at around 5pm. What I liked most about the show was that each episode was unique and it kept you interested through the whole show. There was no real sex or violence, instead there was a really good story line and good acting-something that seems rare today. It was the type of show that you could watch with your kids and not feel ashamed. I really liked the way the story always seemed to wrap up on time at the end of the show and you felt good. Lots of famous and not so famous actors as well made it interesting time after time.


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