[[folder: Fridge Horror ]]

* During UsefulNotes/TheInterregnum and early SilverAge, the Spectre was forbidden to actually ''kill'' anyone. The writers got around this by having him do things like turn criminals into [[AndIMustScream inanimate objects.]] Since [[UsefulNotes/TheComicsCode the Comics Code Authority]] let him get away with it, they must not have realized exactly what they had done.
* It has been implied repeatedly that with the wrong human host, the Spectre will completely take over.