''Ravenswood'' is a television show that aired on ''Creator/ABCFamily.'' It premiered on October 22nd, 2013, following the ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'' Season 4 HalloweenEpisode, the B-plot of which served as a PoorlyDisguisedPilot for this show. Its cancellation was announced on February 14th, 2014.

The series follows Caleb Rivers (Tyler Blackburn), who followed his girlfriend Hannah Marin to the town of Ravenswood during the aforementioned HalloweenEpisode, with the aim of protecting her from her mysterious stalker, "A". While in Ravenswood[[note]]on the bus to Ravenswood in Caleb's case.[[/note]], the two of them made the acquaintance of Miranda Collins (Nicole Gale Anderson), who had just moved to Ravenswood to live with her uncle. While attempting to help Hannah with her mystery, Caleb and Miranda stumbled upon one of their own: Two graves in the local cemetery with their names and faces on them. While Hanna's mystery eventually took her back to her hometown of Rosewood, she asked Caleb to stay behind and help Miranda figure things out, setting up the plot of Ravenswood.
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!! This series provides examples of:
* AmbiguouslyEvil: Raymond Collins. Emphasis on the "ambiguous". [[spoiler: In the final episode of the series it's revealed that his line were [[AntiVillain the keepers of the souls of those killed by the pact to protect the town]]. He also does a HeelFaceTurn at the end]].
* AnimalMotif: First off there's the towns name which is also the series name. Also crows make frequent appearances and finally [[spoiler: Gabriel Abaddon, after the contract is signed by the town fathers turns into a crow and flies off]]
* BigBad: Abbadon although it's hinted that he might answer to an even BiggerBad
* BitchInSheepsClothing: [[spoiler: Dillon]]
* CreepyChild: '''MAX!'''
* CreepyHousekeeper: Carla Grunwald. Subverted in that she seems to be [[CreepyGood one of the good guys]]. (And fans of ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'' will remember her as a helpful ally to Alison when she was in danger.)
* CreepyGood: Carla and, probably, Raymond.
* DealWithTheDevil: The pact.
* TheDragon: Max
* FiveManBand: The protagonists are slowly gelling into this.
** TheHero: Caleb
** TheLancer[=/=]TheSmartGuy: Remy is definitely the latter and is slipping into the former.
** TheBigGuy: Luke
** TheChick: Olivia and Miranda share this role.
* HauntedHouse: They explore one in the fifth episode
* ISeeDeadPeople: Caleb sees [[spoiler: Miranda's]] ghost after [[spoiler: she gets killed in the car crash.]] [[spoiler: After they rescue her spirit from Hell it all the kids can see her]]
* MagicRealism: A series about a town with a mysterious curse, ghosts and demons in an otherwise mundane 'verse would seem to fit here.
* MeaningfulName: Gabriel Abbadon. His first name is that of an angel, the second of a demon.
* NearDeathExperience: Caleb has one in the fifth episode
* NiceHat: Abbadon has one.
* OurGhostsAreDifferent
* PoorlyDisguisedPilot: "Grave New World", the Season 4 HalloweenEpisode of ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars''.
* {{Reincarnation}}: Caleb and Miranda at least are reincarnations of the original victims of the curse. Whether the other three are or not has not been indicated.
* ScaryScarecrow: One haunts Remy's dream in episode 1.6 [[spoiler: and then shows up in the real world to attack her, Luke and Caleb]]
* TheScully: Luke at first. After the trip to the HauntedHouse [[spoiler: which is apparently a portal to Hell]] he's coming around.
* SinisterMinister: Gabriel Abbadon
* {{Sleepwalking}}: Remy frequently does this. [[spoiler: it turns out that she's DreamingOfThingsLongPast, namely how the pact came to be]]
* SpecialEffectFailure: The Stinger of episode 1x05.
* SpinOff
* SpookySeance: The main characters hold one using a OuijaBoard in the third episode.
* TownWithADarkSecret: Ravenswood appears to have at least one.
* {{Undertaker}}: Raymond
* WeHardlyKnewYe: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. [[spoiler: Miranda]] is killed in episode two, but [[spoiler: she sticks around as a ghost.]]
* WhamLine: From the second episode: [[spoiler: "Time of death. One-oh-two."]] Only two episodes and [[spoiler: Miranda, a central character, is already dead.]]
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