A group of kids get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories.
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 Gary (68 episodes, 1990-2000)
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 Tucker (65 episodes, 1994-2000)
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 Betty Ann (65 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 Kiki (65 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 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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15 August 1992 (USA)  »

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Are You Afraid of the Dark?  »

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To pay homage to Rod Serling, show creator D.J. MacHale had the kids say "Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society" at the beginning of each story. To introduce each episode of The Twilight Zone (1959), Serling would say to the audience, "Submitted for your approval..." See more »

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[repeated line]
Sardo: Sold! But I'm losing on the deal!
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Referenced in Mighty Med: Are You Afraid of the Shark (2014) See more »

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Are You Afraid of the Dark? Theme
Performed by Jeffrey Zahn
Arranged and produced by Ray Fabi
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The Coolest Show for Kids
27 March 2003 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

When I was a kid, I loved this show. It scared me all the time, and I probably lost a lot of sleep because of it, but it was worth it to see all of these stories told by regular kids. It sparked my love for horror. The absolute scariest episode for me was "The Night Shift" where vampires invade a hospital. I can still remember parts, and they still scare me. One of these days I'm going to start my own Midnight Society...in broad daylight...with soap operas...and cheese fondue. Pretty scary, huh?


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