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* OurBansheesAreLouder: The Twitching Banshee is an almost skeletal woman who screams loudly and thrashes wildly.

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* OurBansheesAreLouder: The Twitching Banshee is an almost skeletal woman who screams loudly and thrashes wildly. Did we mention she has no volume control?

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** Glow Parties and Morbid Enterprises sell many of the decorations. Most of the window clings and party banners are from Morbid.
** Zombie Farmer is from Halloween Express.


* HighVoltageDeath: Death Row. The control switch that serves as the prop's trigger is actually called "High Voltage". The Electrified Maniac has a more modern version of this trope. The Electrified Corpse is an example, too, being a man who died tangled up in and pierced by a mass of hanging wires.

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* HighVoltageDeath: Death Row. The [[BigElectricSwitch control switch switch]] that serves can serve as the prop's trigger is actually called "High Voltage". The Electrified Maniac has a more modern version of this trope. The Electrified Corpse is an example, too, being a man who died tangled up in and pierced by a mass of hanging wires.



* OnTheFarm: The two 2018 displays form a farmhouse and fields, the first case of a single theme in the two displays.



* ScaryScarecrows: the Haunted Scarecrow, The Harvester, the Barnyard Butcher, the Swinging Scarecrow, and the Sitting Scarecrow props. In 2018, several more scarecrow field stalkers were introduced for one of the themes.

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* ScaryScarecrows: the The Haunted Scarecrow, The Harvester, the Barnyard Butcher, the Swinging Scarecrow, and the Sitting Scarecrow props. In 2018, several more scarecrow field stalkers were introduced for one of the themes.


* BrightsIsNotGood: Invoked by 2013's Haunted Clown Mirror and Wacky Mole Clown, two evil clown props that are designed to pop under blacklight.

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* BrightsIsNotGood: BrightIsNotGood: Invoked by 2013's Haunted Clown Mirror and Wacky Mole Clown, two evil clown props that are designed to pop under blacklight.



* TheCatCameBack: Rosie Red's dialogue implies that her owner has tried to get rid of her before.

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* TheCatCameBack: Rosie TheCatCameBack:
**Rosie
Red's dialogue implies that her owner has tried to get rid of her before.before.
**Jumping Cat is a literal undead cat.



** Gemmy Industries was known for making life size figures that could collapse for easy storage up till 2011. When they returned to making them for Spirit in 2016, they used a pole based assembly.



** YJ commonly makes characters on swings.
** Seasonal Visions makes rising props and grave grabbers.

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** YJ commonly makes characters on swings. \n Seasonal Visions has started to make them too, most likely as competition.
** Seasonal Visions makes towering props, rising props and grave grabbers.



* ScaryScarecrows: The Harvester, the Barnyard Butcher, the Swinging Scarecrow, and the Sitting Scarecrow props. In 2018, several more scarecrow field stalkers were introduced for one of the themes.

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* ScaryScarecrows: the Haunted Scarecrow, The Harvester, the Barnyard Butcher, the Swinging Scarecrow, and the Sitting Scarecrow props. In 2018, several more scarecrow field stalkers were introduced for one of the themes.



* SpidersAreScary: The very popular Jumping Spider prop, both in black and brown versions. The 2016 Attack Spider is more realistic, and leaps forward horizontally, rather than jumping upward. The 2018 Cocooned Corpse is a thoroughly wrapped-up victim of scary spiders.

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* SpidersAreScary: The very popular Jumping Spider prop, prop that debuted in 2011, both in black and brown versions. The 2016 Attack Spider is more realistic, and leaps forward horizontally, rather than jumping upward. The 2018 Cocooned Corpse is a thoroughly wrapped-up victim of scary spiders.


* BrightsIsNotGood: Invoked by 2013's Haunted Clown Mirror and Wcky Mole Clown, two evil clown props that are designed to pop under blacklight.

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* BrightsIsNotGood: Invoked by 2013's Haunted Clown Mirror and Wcky Wacky Mole Clown, two evil clown props that are designed to pop under blacklight.

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* BrightsIsNotGood: Invoked by 2013's Haunted Clown Mirror and Wcky Mole Clown, two evil clown props that are designed to pop under blacklight.

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* AllWebbedUp: The 2018 Cocooned Corpse.


* HumanHeadOnTheWall: The Zombie Head Wall Plaque is an undead case.



* TaxidermyTerror: A ''zombie head'' on a wall plaque in 2013.


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: While the signature has always been there, earlier years had less cohesive displays and the company did not film them or their props for consumer benefit, and early years of the videos are less professional and comprehensive. Spirit has become more invested in their theme displays through the years, even switching pernanently to two larger displays per year, and has since made produced sneak-peek demo videos each year to hype up their products.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: While the signature has always been there, earlier years had less cohesive displays and the company did not film them or their props for consumer benefit, and early years of the videos are less professional and comprehensive. Spirit has become more invested in their theme displays through the years, even switching pernanently permanently to two larger displays per year, and has since made produced sneak-peek demo videos each year to hype up their products.



* LaterInstallmentWeirdness: Spirit's product videos have shifted from basic in-studio demo clips to produced on-location sneak peek videos in the vein of Creator/GrandinRoad's example, with the simpler videos dropping off after 2015, perhaps due to the rise in online review videos or the focus on pre-opening hype.

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* LaterInstallmentWeirdness: Spirit's product videos have shifted from basic in-studio demo clips to produced on-location sneak peek videos in the vein of Creator/GrandinRoad's example, with the simpler videos dropping off after 2015, perhaps due to the rise in online review videos eliminating the need, or the increased focus on pre-opening hype.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: While the signature has always been there, earlier years had less cohesive displays and the company did not film them or their props for consumer benefit, and early years of the videos are less professional and comprehensive. Spirit has become more invested in their theme displays through the years, even switching pernanently to two larger displays per year, and has since made produced sneak-peek demo videos each year to hype up their products.


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* LaterInstallmentWeirdness: Spirit's product videos have shifted from basic in-studio demo clips to produced on-location sneak peek videos in the vein of Creator/GrandinRoad's example, with the simpler videos dropping off after 2015, perhaps due to the rise in online review videos or the focus on pre-opening hype.


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* OnTheFarm: The two 2018 displays form a farmhouse and fields, the first case of a single theme in the two displays.


* BedsheetGhost: The Hovering Ghost and Bump and Go Ghostare two rare examples of this in their catalogue.

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* BedsheetGhost: The Hovering Ghost and Bump and Go Ghostare Ghost are two rare examples of this in their catalogue.


* BedsheetGhost: The Hovering Ghost and Bump and Go Ghost

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* BedsheetGhost: The Hovering Ghost and Bump and Go GhostGhostare two rare examples of this in their catalogue.


* BlindMistake: Lost Her Way hopes to find her head again...but without it, she can't get very far.



* CreepyTwins: The Double Trouble prop, two identical twin girls who turn their heads in unison.

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* CreepyTwins: The Double Trouble prop, two identical twin girls who speak in unison and turn their heads in unison.perfect synchrony.



* DeliberatelyMonochrome: Some props use strictly black-and-white designs, but most narrowly avert it by applying a red SplashOfColor for blood.



* {{Hellevator}}: The 2016 Hotel's elevators each contain one of their props; a screaming banshee, a corpse tangled in wires, a possessed girl, and the Boogie Man.

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* {{Hellevator}}: The 2016 Hotel's Hotel display's elevators each contain one of their props; a screaming banshee, a corpse tangled in wires, a possessed girl, and the Boogie Man.



* JumpScare: Several props manufactured by Tekky Toys do this, though it's been used as a secondary function for others.

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* ItsQuietTooQuiet: Lampshaded by the Looming Strawman, noting that silence is usually a precursor to a JumpScare...one which he delivers.
* JumpScare: Several props manufactured by Tekky Toys do this, operate solely on delivering these, though it's been used as a secondary function for others.other props.



* PlantPerson: The Nightmare Harvester leans a bit toward this, as he has root-like feet as if he grew from the ground.



* RealityEnsues: Lost Her Way is a headless ghost...so, of course, she can't see and glides aimlessly around with no way to find her head, a story that lampshades her bump-and-go motion.



* SelfMadeOrphan: The Double Trouble Twins are described as these, and mention killing their mother in their phrases.



** Peek A Boo Penny is a girl holding her hands in front of her face. The expectation, per the name, is that she moves her hands to reveal her face, but her hands are completely static. [[JumpScare Her head isn't.]]
** The lunging props play on the expectation that they're mostly static and recite a cheesy script about taking you with them...before they actually ''try''.

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** Peek A Boo Penny is a girl holding her hands in front of her face. The expectation, per the name, name and visual, is that she moves her hands to reveal her face, but her hands are completely static. [[JumpScare Her head isn't.]]
** The lunging props play on the expectation that they're mostly static and only recite a cheesy script about taking you with them...before but then they actually ''try''.



** Mourning Gory covers her face with an umbrella. Instead of raising it, she twirls it around to the side with a removed panel, revealing her face behind it.
** The Broken Spine Girl and Menacing Molly are both props facing backwards. Most props with their back to you will perform a FaceRevealingTurn via ExorcistHead. Instead, they bend backwards at unnatural angles.

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** Mourning Gory covers her face with an umbrella. Instead of raising it, she sharply twirls it around to the side with a removed panel, revealing her face behind it.
** The Broken Spine Girl and Menacing Molly are both props facing backwards. Most props with their back to you will perform a FaceRevealingTurn via ExorcistHead. Instead, they bend backwards their backs at unnatural angles.



* WakingUpAtTheMorgue: The Bloody Bag of Jokes is a bloody clown in a body bag, who seems perfectly alert. The John Doe prop does this as well.

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* WakingUpAtTheMorgue: The Bloody Bag of Jokes is a bloody clown in a body bag, who seems perfectly alert. The John Doe prop does this as well.well, as well as the Toe Tagged Corpse.



* WickedWitch: Many of the witch props are examples of this.

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* WickedWitch: Many of the witch props are examples of this.the classic Halloween image.


* CreepyTwins: One prop, based on the twins from ''Film/TheShining''.

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* CreepyTwins: One The Double Trouble prop, based on the twins from ''Film/TheShining''.two identical twin girls who turn their heads in unison.


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* OffWithHisHead: Lost Her Way is a stumbling spirit searching for her head, and is a life-size bump-and-go roaming prop.


* PumpkinPerson: Pumpkin Nester, Little Nester, the Jack O' Lunger, the Pumpkin Guardian of the Grave and the Corn Stalker.

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* PumpkinPerson: Most of them are scarecrows, but Pumpkin Nester, Little Nester, the Jack O' Lunger, the Pumpkin Guardian of the Grave Nester and the Corn Stalker.Li'l Nester are more humanlike.



* ScaryScarecrows: The Harvester, the Barnyard Butcher, the Swinging Scarecrow, and the Sitting Scarecrow props.

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* ScaryScarecrows: The Harvester, the Barnyard Butcher, the Swinging Scarecrow, and the Sitting Scarecrow props. In 2018, several more scarecrow field stalkers were introduced for one of the themes.



* SpidersAreScary: The very popular Jumping Spider prop, both in black and brown versions. The 2016 Attack Spider is more realistic, and leaps forward horizontally, rather than jumping upward.

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* SpidersAreScary: The very popular Jumping Spider prop, both in black and brown versions. The 2016 Attack Spider is more realistic, and leaps forward horizontally, rather than jumping upward. The 2018 Cocooned Corpse is a thoroughly wrapped-up victim of scary spiders.

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