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

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A group of kids 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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Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society, I call this story...


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The reason why you never see anyone striking any matches on the show is because Nickelodeon didn't want to teach kids how to light matches. There was one instance that slipped by Standards and Practices in the episode _"Are You Afraid of the Dark?" (1990) {The Tale of the Hungry Hounds (#1.5)}_ whee the main character (played by Mia Kirshner had to light a lantern however. See more »

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[repeated line, after someone calls him a nutbag behind his back]
Dr. Vink: And by the way... I am *not* a nutbag!
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Badi (2011) See more »

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Arranged and produced by Ray Fabi
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Great show...
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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