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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
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Raine Pare-Coull Raine Pare-Coull ...  Betty Ann 65 episodes, 1990-1996
Jodie Resther ...  Kiki 65 episodes, 1990-1996
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

"The Tale of the Pinball Wizard" was the most difficult episode out of the series to produce and took the longest to film. D.J. MacHale actually pleaded with the crew to break union rules and work an extra day. They unanimously agreed to work a day of overtime to help finish the episode. See more »

Quotes

[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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Connections

Referenced in Manhunt (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Are You Afraid of the Dark? Theme
Performed by Jeffrey Zahn
Arranged and produced by Ray Fabi
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"Are You Afraid of the Dark" TV Series- 9/10. Pretty scary... maybe sometimes too scary for younger kids.
16 January 2004 | by movies2uSee all my reviews

Are You Afraid of the Dark (1992) TV Series

I will say, this show is pretty scary. Some episodes are stupid, but most of them are pretty creepy, and this show is sure to scare younger kids. I remember watching this show, and some of the episodes really freaked me out. "The Frozen Ghost" episode, with special guest star Melissa Joan Hart was pretty scary, and had some disturbing moments when it shows the child's ghost. This is a good show, but I'd recommend it for kids about 10 or older, unless your kid is pretty brave. 10/10.


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