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Top 10 Classic TV Halloween Episodes Airing This Spooky Season

Top 10 Classic TV Halloween Episodes Airing This Spooky Season

With Halloween just a few days away, it’s time to make time for some of your spooky, groovy ghoulie favorite shows. A number of shows over the years have done Halloween-specific episodes. Then, some shows have done those scary episodes that can air pretty much anytime during the year. For our purposes, let’s review 10 shows that will be popping up on TV.


In Halloween Nights, the big enemy of MacGyver (Richard Dean Anderson) turns into a friend at least for this episode. Mac ends up helping Murdoc (Micahel Des Barres) save his sister from a very deadly party. Catch this episode on Saturday, Oct. 28, at noon Eastern on Heroes & Icons.

Adventures of Superman

Let’s crank up the Wayback Machine for this 1953 episode, A Ghost for Scotland Yard. We find out that the famed magician Brockhurst is now dead. Yet there is his ghost appearing. George Reeves and Jack Larson appear to get this big news story. Watch for The Adventures of Superman. Catch this Halloween episode on Heroes & Icons on Sunday, Oct. 29, at noon Eastern.

Tales From The Darkside

What’s going on here? Inside the Closet features Dr. Fenner (Fritz Weaver) renting out rooms. But there’s something freaky going down. Yet it appears that something wants to come into rooms. What does happen? Tune in to Comet on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern.

Perry Mason

Well, we know that Perry will be on the case. In The Case of the Wrathful Wraith, a woman starts to hear her dead husband’s voice and even sees his image. OK, so is this real or something else trumped up for Halloween? Raymond Burr stars as Mason on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 7 a.m. Eastern on FETV.

Leave it to Beaver

So, in The Haunted House, we get to see Beaver (Jerry Mathers) scared out of his wits to walk the dog of a scary old woman. After all, she lives in a very scary house. Catch this episode on Halloween, Oct. 31, at 8 a.m. Eastern on MeTV.

The Munsters

For sure, here’s a fitting family show from 1964. In Munsters Masquerade, the neighbors invite them over for a party. What will Herman, Lilly, Grandpa, and the rest wear? Tune in at 7 p.m. on Oct. 31 on COZI TV.

The Andy Griffith Show

Deputy Barney Fife (Don Knotts) is not scared of anything. Well, we think he’s not scared of anything. But he does ask Andy (Andy Griffith) to help him out in The Haunted House. Be sure to tune into this episode on MeTV at 8 p.m. Eastern on Oct. 31.


For A Safe and Sane Halloween, that sweet little witch Tabitha (Erin Murphy) brings a goblin, gremlin, and jack-o-lantern to life in this 1967 episode. Elizabeth Montgomery and Dick York are along for the laughs. See this episode on Oct. 31 at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on Antenna TV.

The Beverly Hillbillies

It’s about time. Those neighbors of the Clampetts are choosing to be nice to them. In Trick or Treat, they want to know about those costumes that Jed, Granny, Elly Mae, and Jethro are wearing. Check this out on Oct. 31 at 9 p.m. Eastern on MeTV.

Barney Miller

Things are hopping at the 12th Precinct, especially with one man doing his best werewolf impression. Or is he doing an impression? Tune in to Werewolf starring Hal Linden on Oct. 31 at midnight Eastern on FETV.