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Are You Afraid of the Dark? 

A group of kids get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ross Hull ...  Gary 68 episodes, 1990-2000
Daniel DeSanto ...  Tucker 65 episodes, 1994-2000
Raine Pare-Coull Raine Pare-Coull ...  Betty Ann 65 episodes, 1990-1996
Jodie Resther ...  Kiki 65 episodes, 1990-1996
Jason Alisharan Jason Alisharan ...  Frank 52 episodes, 1990-1995
JoAnna Garcia Swisher ...  Sam 37 episodes, 1994-1996
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Storyline

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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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Are You Afraid of the Dark? See more »

Filming Locations:

Québec, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (52 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ross Hull (Gary) was the only actor kept from The Midnight Society from the original pilot, although he originally played Frank. He was recast as Gary. Ryan Gosling had impressed D.J. MacHale during an early audition and was offered one of the roles of the Midnight Society, but he was committed to shooting The Mickey Mouse Club and declined. Once that show ended, he moved back to Canada and was cast in a guest-starring role in the episode "The Tale of Station 109.1". See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Dr. Vink: Vink's the name. Dr. Vink.
Kid: Dr. Fink?
Dr. Vink: Vink. with a va-va-va.
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Connections

Referenced in Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Geek Like Me (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

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 PopRox9139See 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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