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21st Aug '16 12:40:36 PM nombretomado
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* ''Film/TheHauntedMansion'' (feat. EddieMurphy) had a plethora of potentially traumatizing elements (especially considering its rating being ''PG'' yet involving ''suicide'' and ''melting faces'').

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* ''Film/TheHauntedMansion'' (feat. EddieMurphy) Creator/EddieMurphy) had a plethora of potentially traumatizing elements (especially considering its rating being ''PG'' yet involving ''suicide'' and ''melting faces'').
6th Jul '16 7:04:03 PM WillBGood
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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', though like ''Courage'' (mentioned below) it will often take it's SurrealHorror elements much further than desired.

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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', though like ''Courage'' (mentioned below) it will often take it's its SurrealHorror elements much further than desired.
4th Jul '16 8:28:32 PM Adept
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* Deemed necessary by GKChesterton:

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* Deemed necessary by GKChesterton: Creator/GKChesterton:
30th Jun '16 7:23:20 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Bionicle}}'' web serials. [[spoiler: Especially Tuyet's death]]

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\n* ''{{Bionicle}}'' ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' web serials. [[spoiler: Especially Tuyet's death]]
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8th May '16 1:01:21 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''AaahhRealMonsters'' is a series about, well, monsters that scare humans. All of their "scare scenes" are very effective in showing how the monsters scare humans without scaring the audience in the process, mostly through giving said monsters individual personalities and motives (they're only doing it to complete school).

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* ''AaahhRealMonsters'' ''WesternAnimation/AaahhRealMonsters'' is a series about, well, monsters that scare humans. All of their "scare scenes" are very effective in showing how the monsters scare humans without scaring the audience in the process, mostly through giving said monsters individual personalities and motives (they're only doing it to complete school).
10th Mar '16 10:27:14 PM Sark0TAG
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* ''VideoGame/StarWarsDroidworks'' went this route, despite not being outright labeled as such. After the training missions are finished, you get to apply what you learned in several new missions, but this time the Empire's assassin droids are running around, and they will ''hunt you down'' unless you manage to outwit them. These droids have a fairly dumb AI, contrasting their chilling taunts, but the droid you build can't be equipped with [[ThouShaltNotKill any kind of shielding or weapons]], let alone game-saving. What caught many kids off guard is that despite numerous hintings of the droids' presence in the missions, it's never stated that they're actually there until [[OhCrap you see one face-to-face.]]
5th Mar '16 8:24:16 AM Folamh3
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* ''AreYouAfraidOfTheDark''

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* ''AreYouAfraidOfTheDark''''Series/AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'', which uses the framing device of a group of friends telling scary stories around a campfire in order to convey stories of a similar calibre.
1st Feb '16 6:40:27 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Wishbone}}'s'' adaptation of ''ATaleOfTwoCities'' made the guillotine a menacing specter using only cabbages.

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* ''{{Wishbone}}'s'' adaptation of ''ATaleOfTwoCities'' ''Literature/ATaleOfTwoCities'' made the guillotine a menacing specter using only cabbages.
29th Jan '16 2:57:00 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Creator/RoaldDahl featured Defanged Horrors in a lot of his children's stories, but ''Literature/TheWitches'' may be his only book to take the full plunge into this genre.
26th Oct '15 2:28:11 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* ''Film/TheWizardOfOz'''s Wicked Witch of the West managed to be remembered as one of the scariest--and most iconic--villains in cinematic history, even while appearing in a very family-friendly fantasy musical. She never really does anything particularly violent (aside from trying to burn the Scarecrow and threatening to drown Toto), and she has the rather petty goal of trying to reclaim her dead sister's ruby-encrusted shoes. But with Margaret Hamilton's gleefully psychotic performance, combined with some [[UncannyValley deeply unsettling makeup and prosthetics]], well... There's a damn good reason so many kids are terrified of her.
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