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


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The substance in the bag that makes the campfire smoke-up during the title of each story is non-dairy creamer. 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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Arranged and produced by Ray Fabi
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Good, but not great
16 March 2003 | by (Wisconsin, USA) – See all my reviews

This was nice that they revived the show, but these episodes were not the same compared to the older ones that aired from 1992 to 1996. The stories are good if you can get used to the new cast, but I still think the older stories were more original and a lot more creepier.


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