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Nightmare Fuel: Justified
Mags Bennett's ways of punishing her sons are simply terrifying.
The final scene in "Guy Walks into a Bar," in which Quarles snorts drugs and disrobes while talking incoherently. He walks naked into the bathroom, where Donovan is bound and gagged, suggesting Quarles has torture and sexual assault in mind.
Delroy beating up Ella May.
Ella May watching the doctor and her friend being brutally murdered while hiding under a desk.
Limehouse's slaughterhouse, where he chops up hog carcasses and the limbs of evil carpetbaggers.
In Slaughterhouse a desperate Quarles takes a mother and her two teenage sons hostages. After spending a few hours threatening to kill them if they do anything out of line, he forces the mother out of the car and and tells her eldest son to start driving without her. She runs after the car screaming. Later, Raylan can't even promise the woman her sons will be fine, since he knows Quarles's history and knows that, in all likelihood, they won't be.
The prospect of growing up with your own tombstone ready and waiting for you out in the backyard can be pretty terrifying.
Mason brutalizing Drew Thompson's widow after taking her captive in "Truth and Consequences". Had the marshals not shown up in time, it would have gotten even worse.
Jimmy on the receiving end of multiple snake bites in "Truth and Consequences". He and Colt snuck into Last Chance Salvation Church at night, only to discover that the St. Cyrs were using poisonous snakes to guard the tent.
The deaths of Sharon Edmunds and Arlo Givens are surprisingly horrifying for this show. The first gets shot in the neck and dies a slow, undignified death while the second gets messily beaten up and stabbed in the chest with scissors, only to collapse while making a lot of disturbing sounds.