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The top 20 scariest tv shows

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What are the top 20 scariest tv shows of all time?

Rated 3 points - posted 9 years ago by Peter in category Television.
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The X-Files Report Abuse
This extremely popular tv show had countless frightening moments.
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The Outer Limits Report Abuse
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Twin Peaks Report Abuse
This David Lynch tv show was scary and creepy.
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Kolchak: The Night Stalker Report Abuse
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Millenium Report Abuse
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AMERICAN HORROR STORY Report Abuse
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THIS IS ACTUALLY SCARY... most other shows arent
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Carnivale Report Abuse
This HBO show was cancelled before its time, and was truly scary with excellent writing.
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Freddy's Nightmares Report Abuse
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Tales from the Crypt Report Abuse
Even without the show itself, the intro by the cryptkeeper was truly scary.
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Supernatural Report Abuse
It features genuinely creepy monsters of the week, from flesh tearing werewolves to evil demons and a spine-chilling apocalypse arc, complete with enough gore and blood to make even horror flick veterans cringe.
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Courage The Cowardly Dog Report Abuse
Few kids cartoons have manged to be scary, and on a regular basis. The Return the slab is proof. Courage is the scariest cartoon.
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Poltergeist: The Legacy Report Abuse
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The Twilight Zone Report Abuse
This show still stands as one of the scariest shows of all time.
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American Gothic Report Abuse
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Masters of Horror Report Abuse
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Dark Shadows Report Abuse
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Alfred Hitchcock Presents Report Abuse
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Tales From the Darkside Report Abuse
This creepy tv show ran from 1983-88.
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Unsolved Mysteries Report Abuse
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Amazing Stories Report Abuse
This tv show was from the mind of Steven Spielberg.
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Friday the 13th Report Abuse
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Fear Factor Report Abuse
This was a reality tv show on which people had to do scary activities.
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Fear Itself Report Abuse
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