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  • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, "The Switching Hour": When Ickis, Krumm, and Oblina sneak out of the school to go scaring on Halloween (against the Gromble's orders), there's a mix-up with a kid wearing a Halloween costume of an Ickis-like creature. Krumm and Oblina go to the kid's Halloween party, believed by everyone to be just kids in costumes, and the kid goes to the monster world. The day after Halloween, Krumm and Oblina have to clear things up without the Gromble finding out.
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  • The 1992 The Addams Family animated series had a Halloween episode called "Puttergeist", which had Wednesday and Pugsley investigate the legend of a golfer ghost known as the Puttergeist.
  • Adventure Time:
    • An episode parodies Clue and And Then There Were None in the episode "The Creeps". Members of the cast are assembled at a mountain-top castle. Each of the characters gains an alias as part of the invitation. The costume party goes awry as characters are killed off and the party turns into a mystery when it is revealed that a ghost has possessed one of them and intends to murder them. Jake and Lady Rainicorn reveal that they are the ghost and that none of the character were killed. Finn asks how Jake got the house to come to life. Jake doesn't know what Finn is talking about and the crew leaves the castle. Finn keeps the memory in "his vault". The ghost that appears becomes a very important Chekhov's Gunman later.
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    • A second Halloween special, "From Bad to Worse", aired a week later. The episode deals with a Zombie Apocalypse and is a continuation of the premiere "Slumber Party Panic". Finn, Jake, Rainicorn and LSP are seen running through the Candy Kingdom avoiding the now zombified denizens. After making it to the castle, Princess Bubblegum explains the infection is her and Cinnamon Bun's fault. Princess Bubblegum says she will make the antidote again but before she can, she is bitten by a zombie. Before being changed, she tells Finn to let science do the work to create the formula again. It is up to the four to create the formula. In an Eureka Moment, Finn realizes that PB's last words meant for them to use Science, the lab rat. The lab rat creates the formula and Finn tests in on Jake who returns to normal. Unfortunately, the effects are reversed after Jake is bitten again. Out of ideas, Finn covers himself in the antidote and flings himself into the fray and is chewed by the zombies. The last scene shows the Candy Kingdom fully cured, Finn in a state of well-being and Princess Bubblegum awarding Science with a medal for heroic bravery.
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  • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius takes great pleasure in pushing this trope to its stereotypical limit in "Nightmare in Retroville". In the episode, Jimmy creates a monster wheel designed to turn his friends into authentic monsters (a closer examination of the wheel shows Michael Jackson as an option) - the only problem is, the invention works a little too well, and Carl and Sheen end up as a real vampire and a real werewolf. They bite Cindy and Libby, who then join the ranks of bloodsuckers/flesheaters, and before you know it the whole town is out for a good ol' fashioned monster-mob.
  • All Grown Up!'s Halloween Episode had Chuckie freaking out over the possibility that Tommy might have a crush on Kimi and so running off on his own on Halloween when there's dangerous teenage gangs about.
    • The show also had two other horror-themed episodes that would have fit this trope, only they weren't set on Halloween. "Curse of Reptar" was an Affectionate Parody of Poltergeist and "Interview With a Campfire" had the kids get lost in a colonial mine that was said to be haunted.
  • The Amazing World of Gumball:
    • The episode simply titled "Halloween". Carrie the ghost helps get Gumball and Darwin into a ghosts-only Halloween party using ghost potion. However, an overdose of the potion turns Gumball and Darwin completely into ghosts, triggering a Celestial Deadline to get them back into their bodies or else they'll be dragged into the underworld. To make matters worse, Anais also drinks the potion and Gumball must save her as well.
    • "The Scam" is another episode set on Halloween (despite the characters being the same age as the previous one). Gumball and Carrie pull a Monster Protection Racket to get everyone's candy, and Gumball exploits Darwin's crush on Carrie to rope him into it. They end up bringing a real monster into town. During the beginning of the episode, the students dress up as various characters in popular culture. Which includes Gumball as Film/Beetlejuice, Leslie as Audrey III, and Sarah as the moon from The Legend of Zelda:Majora'sMask
    • A third special titled "The Ghouls" focuses on the different ghouls who are based on various horror movies. Like the previous special, various characters dress up in costumes as well in a show of a lot of Shout-Out(s)
  • American Dad! did one of these where Stan tried to outdo his neighbor's haunted house. His solution? Bring in caged serial killers. And then Roger frees them...
  • American Dragon: Jake Long version had Jake throwing a party for both monsters and humans. Of course, he almost brings danger down on their heads in the form of the Huntsclan.
  • The Angry Beavers: "The Day The World Got Really Screwed Up" has the Beavers trick-or-treating at what turns out to be the home of Oxnard Montalvo, their favorite B-movie actor. Chaos ensuses when an alien monster invades the house and brings to life statues of the monsters from Montalvo's movies.
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force episode "The Shaving" takes place on Halloween. Shake tries to teach a monster named Willie Nelson the way of scaring someone, by the end it seems Willie can't scare anyone. Then the trio looks in the attic.
  • Arthur has the episode "Hic or Treat" which is set on Halloween and involves a plot of DW having a case of hiccups she can't get rid of until Arthur scares her. While it isn't strictly set on Halloween, "The Fright Stuff" involves a costume party, and a ghost character.
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender's "The Puppetmaster" was aired (and possibly meant) as a Halloween episode, since the holiday doesn't exist in their universe.
  • The Backyardigans episode "Scared Of You" is this in all but name.
  • The Ben 10 episode Last Laugh is considered a Halloween episode, despite the fact that the series is supposed to take place during the summer.
  • Beetlejuice :
    • "Laugh Of The Party" had B.J. livening up Lydia's Halloween party with Party People In A Can. They're all Neitherworld denizens, so the party was rather unorthodox, even for Halloween.
    • The episode "Bewitched, Bothered and Beetlejuiced" had Lydia dressed as a witch for Halloween, only for her cat Percy to get catnapped by a soiree of witches.
  • The PBS adaptation of Berenstain Bears has an episode called Trick or Treat.
  • Blue's Clues has the episodes "What is Blue Afraid Of?" (season 1) and "Blue's Big Costume Party" (season 3). The former is more of a semi-scary episode without any mentions of Halloween, while the latter is a flat-out Halloween special.
  • Bob's Burgers:
    • "Full Bars" has the Belcher kids go trick-or-treating without the parents for the first time. They take the ferry to the greener pastures of Kingshead Island, where the rich families live and the houses give out full-sized candy bars, but have to save some kids from a pack of teenage pranksters. Meanwhile, Bob and Linda attend Teddy's costume party, which turns into a mystery when Teddy's beloved guinea pig Frances ends up dead.
    • In "Fort Nite", the kids miss Halloween altogether when they get stuck in their alleyway cardboard box fort at the mercy of Louise's creepy classmate Millie.
    • "Tina and the Real Ghost" has Tina falling for a ghost discovered in the Belchers' basement, while Bob has to deal with a pair of amateur ghost hunters squatting in his restaurant.
    • "The Hauntening" has the Belchers take a family trip to a haunted house in an attempt to scare Louise, only for things to go awry.
    • "Teen-A-Witch" sees Tina dabble in witchcraft in order to beat Tammy in the school's costume contest, while Bob tries to find out who's been stealing his jack-o-lanterns.
    • "The Wolf of Wharf Street" sees Linda and the kids going on a hunt for a stray wolf that's been spotted in town on Halloween night. Meanwhile, Bob stays home with Teddy thanks to a knee injury, but Bob gets high on painkillers and starts thinking Teddy is a werewolf.
    • "Nightmare on Ocean Avenue Street" has the kids and their friends trying to track down a candy thief, while Teddy enlists Bob and Linda's help in decorating his house for Halloween.
  • In spite of the whole show taking place during the summer, Camp Lazlo has a Halloween Episode in "Hallobeanies", where Lumpus tries to gorge on candy at Camp Kidney only to be bothered by Lazlo, Clam, and Raj trick-or-treating.
  • The CatDog episode "CatDogula" had Dog get bitten by Peruvian vampire ticks, so Cat tries desperately to find a cure. In the process, their friends are also bitten by the vampire ticks and turned into vampires. At the end, Cat drowns everyone in garlic juice, which cures everyone (even the Peruvian ticks). At the end, Winslow shows up, and reveals that he was bitten by a werewolf.
  • The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! has The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Halloween, a nearly hour-long special featuring the group journeying so that Sally and Nick can find the perfect Halloween costumes.
  • Celebrity Deathmatch had two Halloween episodes with matches such as Frankenstein's Monster vs. the Wolf Man, The Undertaker vs. Captain Doody (a demon possessing Nicky Jr.), and Sarah Michelle Gellar vs. a vampire.
  • Class of the Titans had a Halloween episode in which Hecate, the goddess of witchcraft, tried to escape from her prison in the moon. It also introduced Theresa's mystical powers.
  • The Cleveland Show:
    • "It's the Great Pancake, Cleveland Brown", where Cleveland upsets Cleveland Jr. by telling him he is too old to trick or treat and Rallo eats too much candy.
    • Another episode, "Nightmare on Grace Street", had a look-a-like friend that was annoying everyone with bad jokes the whole episode, then went Ax Crazy and tried to kill both Cleveland and his entire family. Cleveland and Rallo spent the episode trying to prove they weren't scared.
  • The PBS animated adaptation of Clifford the Big Red Dog has the episode "Boo!" all about Jetta bragging about how brave she is. After the whole town is spooked by a ghost movie, Jetta learns that everyone has fears but it is OK.
  • The Codename: Kids Next Door episode "Operation: T.R.I.C.K.Y." had Numbuh Four make a bet with the other operatives of Sector V that he can't get more Halloween candy than the rest of them put together. On his quest, he ends up running afoul of Stickybeard and his crew of candy-stealing pirates.
  • The Halloween Episode of Cow and Chicken was "Halloween with Dead Ghost, Coast to Coast", where Cow and Chicken tried to go trick-or-treating by dressing as adults and ended up running afoul of the Red Guy masquerading as a Space Ghost pastiche.
  • On Creative Galaxy, "Arty's Boo-tastic Halloween" is a double story-length special in which Arty goes out trick-or-treating in the Creative Galaxy with his friends, visits a number of planets, and helps out along the way.
  • The TV series adaptation of Curious George has the one-hour special A Halloween Boo Fest involving George trying to create the perfect Halloween costume and learning the story of the haunted scarecrow named No-Noggin.
  • Danger Mouse
    • The original series had "The Good, the Bad and the Motionless", which took place on Halloween, as DM tells Colonel K that Penfold is carving up a swede.
      Colonel K: Good heavens, DM. I didn't know he could play tennis!
      D.M.: Tennis? Oh, no. Not Bjørn Borg, sir. Not that sort of swede. It's the vegetable kind.
    • The Revival has had two: "The Scare Mouse Project", in which DM faces a Headless Horseman (sort of), and "A Fear to Remember", in which the Queen of the Weevils makes everyone face Your Worst Nightmare and get Taken for Granite as a result.
  • Danny Phantom had "Fright Night" where Danny temporarily steals a sword from Fright Knight, the ghostly Anthropomorphic Personification of Halloween. Hell ensues (literally).
  • Donald Duck starred in a bunch of shorts with a semi-scary atmosphere, such as "Donald Duck and the Gorilla", "Donald's Lucky Day", and "Duck Pimples", but the true Halloween episode is fans' favorite "Trick or Treat", where Donald's assholish treatment of his nephews leads to a witch helping the boys to get the best of their uncle.
  • Doug had two that come to mind. One (during the Nickelodeon run) a half hour special that had Doug going to the amusement park Funky Town to ride a scary ride and end up getting locked in it after the park shuts down for the night. Another (Disney run this time) had him (and eventually the other kids) thinking his best friend Skeeter was a vampire.
  • The last episode of Downtown was a Halloween Episode titled "Trip or Treat", which had Alex trying to meet with Serena at the Halloween parade and Chaka undergoing a trip after consuming drugged candy.
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy's Boo-Haw-Haw had the Eds attempt to follow a map to "Spookyville", the ultimate trick-or-treating neighborhood. Unfortunately, an overdose of B-movies on Ed's part causes him to hallucinate that the other kids of the cul-de-sac are movie monsters out to get him and his friends, and Hilarity Ensues.
  • El Tigre episode "The Grave Escape"; Taking place on Dia De Los Muertos, Manny feels he's getting too old for the holiday (Despite his father and Grandpapi being all for it) when Sartana of the Dead attacks with a monster formed from Miracle City's unremembered dead ("Sartana of the Dead!?" cries Rodolpho, "Attacking on the Day of the Dead!? Actually, that makes sense."). Manny and Frida end up getting sent down to the Land of the Dead, where they recruit Riveras from the past to get back to the surface in order to defeat Sartana, including the original El Tigre, which does prove that (For Manny) indecision does run in the family.
  • On Ella the Elephant, "Frankie's Perfect Pumpkin" has the kids in costumes and trick-or-treating, though most of the story is actually spent on hunting for Frankie's lost pumpkin.
  • The Fairly Oddparents: Remember the Buffy Halloween episode where everyone became the costumes they were wearing? Same plot, only with the Yugopotamians and four Omnicidal Maniac robots thrown in for variety.
  • Family Guy only has one ("Halloween On Spooner Street"), oddly. It was from season 9, where Chris and Meg went to a party, Stewie and Brian dealt with a bully that stole Stewie's candy and Quagmire getting revenge for a prank by Peter and Joe. Lois becomes the bully for the bullies and actually scares Stewie a bit, Quagmire pretends to be possessed by a Japanese World War II pilot, and Meg and Chris accidentally make out with each other.
  • The Filmation's Ghostbusters episode "Back to the Past" took place during Halloween.
  • Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends has two Halloween episodes. The first one "Bloooo" (season 1) involves Mac and Bloo getting sick from playing in the rain. Bloo turns pale from his cold, causing Wilt, Eduardo and Coco to accidentally mistake him for a ghost. The second one "Nightmare on Wilson Way" (season 5) involves Bloo playing a prank on Mr. Herriman, which backfires when the latter turns into a zombie, only to be revealed that it was payback against the former.
  • Futurama's Season 2 episode "The Honking", a parody of werewolf movies where after spending a night at his late uncle's haunted castle, Bender is transformed into a werecar that runs over people every night. Season 6's "Ghost in the Machines" and Season 7's "Murder on the Planet Express" could also be considered examples. The former sees Bender become a robot ghost and begin to haunt Fry by possessing machinery while the latter is a parody of The Thing (1982) and Alien.
  • Garfield's Halloween Adventure has the titular cat and Odie trick-or-treating. But when attempting to cross a river on a boat for extra candy, the two end up in a haunted mansion. Also features really catchy songs.
    • The Garfield Show doesn't have a flat-out Halloween episode, but there is a semi-scary episode known as "Curse of the Were-Dog" which involves Odie turning into a giant-monster dog, due to a rare astronomic constellation. (But it only occurs when the moon is showing, as Odie turns back into his normal self when the moon is covered by clouds. Because of this, Garfield gets blamed for Odie's actions.)
  • Gargoyles had "Eye of the Beholder", in which Goliath and Elisa are forced to team up with Xanatos to save the life of Xanatos' fiancee Fox after a cursed artifact turns her into a monster. We also get to see Goliath, Elisa, and the other Manhattan Clan gargoyles attend a Halloween party where Elisa goes dressed as Belle.
  • Gravity Falls:
    • The fact that the show takes place over a single summer doesn't stop it from having a Halloween Episode. "Summerween" explores Summerween, a second Halloween in the summer because Gravity Falls loves the holiday that much. Soos tells the legend of the Summerween Trickster, a phantom who kills those who do not accept the holiday. Dipper, wanting to attend a party instead of trick-or-treat, attracts the Trickster who holds the lives of he and his friends in the balance in exchange for five hundred pieces of candy.
    • "Little Gift Shop of Horrors" wasn't specifically Halloween-themed, but it aired around Halloween and was a Vignette Episode not unlike "Treehouse of Horror". It features Grunkle Stan inviting a lost tourist into the Mystery Shack and regaling him with a trio of "Tales Designed to Sell My Merchandise": one in which Stan loses his hands to a vindictive witch, one where Mabel's pet pig becomes super-intelligent, and one where the Pines deal with a stop-motion animator's creations run amok.
  • The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy
    • "Grim or Gregory?" takes place on Halloween, and involves Grim accidentally swapping places with a kid in a Grim Reaper costume while escorting Billy and Mandy during trick-or-treating.
    • In "Billy and Mandy's Jacked Up Halloween", Grim relates the story of Jack O'Lantern, who in this version was a mischievous medieval peasant who incurred the wrath of the king and was executed. When Grim came for Jack's soul, Jack stole Grim's scythe and bargained with him for immortality, which Grim granted... but not before taking Jack's human head in retaliation. It just so happens that Jack O'Lantern is living in an abandoned house in Endsville, and he plots to steal Grim's scythe from Billy (who's borrowing it for his Halloween costume) and get revenge on Grim.
    • Underfist: Halloween Bash was going to be a Spin-Off (until Cartoon Network decided not to make the series). It involves Halloween candy taking over the world and Irwin's vampire-mummy powers finally forming. General fan consensus is that it was amazing.
  • Despite being predated by 4 months in the US and one month in Canada, the Grojband episode "Dance of the Dead" takes place during Halloween night.
  • Hanna-Barbera's version of The Little Rascals had one: "Fright Night", in which three of the Rascals went trick-or-treating.
    • Four other episodes were similarly themed, though not specifically set on Halloween: "Rascals' Revenge", in which Butch and Woim dare the Rascals to enter an abandoned house; "Grin and Bear It", in which the Rascals' camping trip is disrupted when the Phantom Lumberjack abducts Porky; "Falling Heir", in which Spanky inherits a supposedly haunted castle, and "Wash and Werewolf", in which the boys watch a 3D horror movie and Alfalfa later thinks he's become a werewolf.
  • Harvey Beaks: The first season had a Two Shorts-styled one, in which the first segment sees Harvey and his friends visit a corn maze that proves much scarier than it seems, while the second was about the cast telling pass-around scary story. In the second season, it was a half-hour episode parodying A Christmas Carol. Both episodes also feature a goblin-like creature named the Blargus, who is Littlebark Grove's spirit of Halloween.
  • Hey Arnold!'s Halloween episode was a homage to Orson Welles' 1938 "The War of the Worlds" radio broadcast. Arnold and Gerald play a prank on the boarding house by hijacking the radio with a fake news report about aliens invading. Unfortunately, their broadcast gets picked up by the news and , coupled with the duo's use of the water tower as the UFO causing a power outage and their whole class dressed as aliens scaring everyone, sends the whole city into a panic.
  • On Home Movies the gang was on their way to a Halloween party but they all ended up at the hospital when Brendon's stepmom went into labor and Coach McGuirk had a heart attack. Not the best place for Melissa to dress like the Grim Reaper.
    Coach: Omigod, it's Death.
    Melissa: Coach, it's me, Melissa!
    Coach: Omigod, it's Melissa.
  • Hotel Transylvania: The Series has "The Legend of Pumpkin Guts", where Mavis and her friends choose to sneak out on Halloween night and Dracula has to keep his daughter safe before Pumpkin Guts finds her and turns her into a pumpkin.
  • House of Mouse:
    • Mickey's House of Villains could be considered a Halloween episode. There, the Disney animated villains kick all of the good guys out of the House and rename it the House of Villains. Jafar gets Mickey's job as the master of ceremonies, while Captain Hook and Hades get Donald and Goofy's jobs as chief assistants. The rest is your usual HOM stuff, featuring scary shorts instead of the usual upbeat ones.
    • Other examples include the episodes "Halloween with Hades" and "House Ghosts".
  • There's one in Invader Zim called the Halloween Spectacular of Spooky Doom, in which inside Dib's head is a parallel universe with real monsters.
  • The sixth episode of Jackie Chan Adventures' fourth season, "Fright Fight Night" is set on Halloween, dealing with Paco being possessed by one of the Oni masks and the heroes having to get it off before Tarakudo is able to corrupt him.
  • Jem had a Halloween episode, "Trick or Techrat", having the Holograms fixing a haunted opera house—and Terri, one of the Starlight Girls, learning not to scare at every thing.
  • Johnny Test:
    • The episode titled "Johnny Trick or Treat". Johnny accepts a dare by a mysterious card impaled on his door. In order to see a real haunted house and cash in on a large amount of candy, he must spend a night in a house and wear a tutu. He is joined by Dukey and Jillian, only to find the house is rigged with traps. They successfully complete all of the tasks, only to be eaten by a giant maggot. With Jillian in danger, the master of the house, Darth Vegan, tries to save them, only to have his plans ruined. When it is revealed that there was no candy, Johnny and the rest of the crew teleport to a party attended by Susan, Mary and Agents Black and White, where he wins a candy making machine for first place in a costume contest.
    • While not an Halloween Episode, "Fangs a Lot Johnny" aired the same year as "Johnny Trick or Treat". In this episode, after finding out that Gil likes vampire-teen star Xeandra, Susan and Mary turn into vampires to attract him. Only problem is that they decided to kidnap Gil, turn him, and have him forever, so Johnny and Dukey have to become vampire slayers to rescue him and change the vampire sisters back.
    • The second episode called "The Johnny Who Saved Halloween". Johnny and several other kids are in a contest to collect the most candy in order to win a literal mountain of candy.
  • Julius Jr. has the season 1 episode Dressed for Spook-cess, where Worry Bear and Ping muct co-operate to match their costumes before they go trick-or-treating.
  • Kaeloo: The episode "Let's Play Scaredy Cat", where Stumpy raises the dead and causes a zombie apocalypse, forcing Mr. Cat to fight off all the zombies by himself after Kaeloo and Quack Quack also get turned into zombies.
  • Kick Buttowski had the predictably named "Kick Or Treat", where Kick accepts a challenge from Kendall to go trick-treating at the scary Old, Dark House across the street. Turns out the house is owned by a nice old lady who loves Halloween so much that she went completely overboard with the special effects.
  • The Kim Possible episode "October 31st".
  • There have been a couple in King of the Hill. The first one concerns a religious fanatic trying to ban Halloween from Arlen. In the second (definitely one of the series' darker episodes), Luann moves in with a schizophrenic millionaire who owns a pork processing company.
  • The Life and Times of Juniper Lee one had the title character trying to fix a spell that turned monsters into humans, human children being their their idea of a Halloween costume. While the monsters are causing mischief, June has to go through a complicated barter system which includes entering an WWE-style wrestling match.
  • Lilo & Stitch: The Series has the episode "Spooky", featuring an experiment that can transform into their worst fears.
  • Interestingly, Little Bear has an episode that appears to take place on Halloween, but nobody refers to it as such. Instead, the holiday is known as "Goblin Night", when goblins are said to play tricks on people. In the episode, Little Bear and his friends dress up (Mitzi is even wearing a goblin costume), try to scare each other and eat corn and pumpkin seeds in front of a campfire.
  • The short-lived Lloyd in Space had an episode in which the gang goes into a Haunted House type thing, only to come out to a version of the space station in the far future where it's completely deserted and a monster has apparently killed everyone. It turns out to be some variation of All Just a Dream, but man, that whole episode was basically Mood Whiplash.
  • Looney Tunes
    • "Broomstick Bunny" has Witch Hazel concerned about her appearance, wanting to stay the ugliest witch of all ("I'm so afraid of growing pretty as I get older!") then encounters Bugs Bunny, trick-or-treating in an ugly witch costume.
    • "A-Haunting We Will Go" has Daffy Duck's nephew encountering Witch Hazel while trick-or-treating in the exact same costume Bugs used. (The rest of the cartoon has Daffy dealing with Speedy Gonzales, who Witch Hazel has turned into her exact double so he can fill in for her while she takes a vacation.)
    • "Corn on the Cop" is also set on Halloween, and has Daffy and Porky as police officers trying to apprehend a bank robber who looks just like Granny.
    • Two Halloween specials based on Looney Tunes were later produced: 1977's "Bugs Bunny's Howl-Oween Special" and 1992's "Bugs Bunny's Creature Features". The former linked clips from 9 supernatural-themed Looney Tunes shorts of the classic era (including "Broomstick Bunny" & "A-Haunting We Will Go"), while the latter united two segments from Daffy Duck's Quackbusters with the new short "Invasion of the Bunny Snatchers".
  • The Loud House has the episode "Tricked!" all about Lincoln, Clyde and his younger sisters going trick-to-treating to get candy while Lucy sets up on a haunted maze.
  • MAD had the episode "Kitchen Nightmares Before Christmas/How I Met Your Mummy". Within the episode were The Nightmare Before Christmas and How I Met Your Mother references, as the title implies. Other references included ScreamX20, Scooby Doo: Ruining Halloween Since 1969, and VeggieTales from the Crypt.
  • The 2000 series of Madeline called the New Adventures of Madeline had a Halloween episode where the girls visit America and learn about Halloween, with a subplot of a mysterious lost earring.
  • The Magic School Bus had a Halloween special that was two spookily themed episodes from the series tied together by a live-action sequence where an old caretaker told three kids terrifying stories about kids learning about sound and bats.
  • Disney XD's Marvel Universe block has had several, usually involving Doctor Strange, Blade, and/or Dormammu showing up.
    • Ultimate Spider-Man had three: the first was a one-hour special that premiered on the Disney Channel rather than Disney XD and sees Spider-Man team up with Blade and several other Marvel Monsters (named the "Howling Commandos") to stop Dracula after he puts Spidey's team under mind control and has them recover an artifact that would make him invulnerable to sunlight. The second is a crossover with Jessie where Spidey and Jessie Prescott are stuck in a museum on Halloween night while the latter accidentally resurrects Morrigane Le Fey. The third has Spidey, Doctor Strange, and Scott Lang team against Baron Mordo when he casts a spell to make all the trick-or-treaters become what they're dressed up as to feed off the negative energy from the spell and make himself stronger.
    • Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. also had a Halloween team-up with the Howling Commandos, where the two groups must put aside their differences to prevent Dormammu from enslaving all of humanity.
    • Avengers, Assemble! had its episode featured Hulk, Iron Man, and Thor work with Strange to recover the Eye of Agamotto when its stolen by Dormammu.
  • The Mask: Skillit uses his powers to summon a zombie cowboy, a ghost knight, and a demonically-possesed warlock to crash the Coco Bongo's annual Halloween party. In the end, the Mask vanishes them to Skillit's home dimension by making them say the word "mask" backwards.
  • Max and Ruby has at least three Halloween Episodes.
  • The Mighty B! has Bessie trapped in a cat costume and...stuff happens.
  • Milo Murphy's Law: "Milo's Halloween Scream-a-Torium!" has Milo building a haunted house and trying to use it to scare Zack. Meanwhile, Cavendish and Dakota take advantage of the last Halloween ever to learn how it's supposed to work and have fun.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic:
    • There's "Luna Eclipsed" where the ponies celebrate the day as "Nightmare Night" and a certain literal Ensemble Darkhorse shows up, being determined to change her frightening public image she made back in the past. At first, it wasn't really working out all that well for Princess Luna, and it goes to the point where she ends up decreeing the cancellation of Nightmare Night forever! However, Luna eventually learns that the young ponies actually like being scared by her, and she declares that Nightmare Night's back on.
    • The Season 5 episode, "Scare Master", Fluttershy steps out of her cottage on Nightmare Night and tries to celebrate the holiday with the other Mane Five. It's very awkward at first, until she manages to pull off the scare of a lifetime on them, which is where we learn why Fluttershy doesn't traditionally celebrate Nightmare Night: she hates seeing her friends scared and frightened, even if it is just for laughs.
  • Ninjago has the "Day of the Departed", which is an awesomely bizarre mashup of Halloween (costumes and trick or treating), Dia De Los Muertos (remembering lost loved ones), and a Japanese lantern festival. It originally aired on October 29th, so fans have taken to celebrating the holiday on that date in real life as a Halloween pre-game of sorts.
  • Over the Garden Wall is an odd example, because depending on how you look at it, either the ninth episode or the whole miniseries takes place on Halloween, due to no time passing in our world while Wirt and Greg are in the Unknown.
  • The Pac-Man cartoon also had two Halloween episodes: "Pacula" and "Trick or Chomp".
  • Pepper Ann had Pepper Ann and Milo get ready for trick-or-treating, only for Pepper Ann to consider the two of them too old after all of their classmates tell her that they don't plan to trick-or-treat. Pepper Ann and Milo go despite this, and an ending montage reveals that their classmates secretly joined in.
  • Phineas and Ferb has a few.
    • While not taking place during Halloween, "One Good Scare Ought to Do It" and "The Monster of Phineas-n-Ferbenstein" aired in October for Season 1.
    • "That's the Spirit" and "The Curse of Candace" aired together, but only the first one is specifically Halloween themed. The second one has Candace thinking she's a vampire.
    • Season 4 has "Drusselsteinoween" and "Face Your Fear", the first one has Vanessa throwing a Halloween party in the castle her father inherited. The second one was about Doofenshmirtz creating a machine that cause animals to grow bigger and he tested it on a bat which he is afraid of. Like before only the first one was on Halloween.
    • Another episode is "Terrifying Tri-State Trilogy of Terror", which just like the Simpsons Tree House of Horror series was in a three shorts format. Although the shorts were not Halloween themed, they did air in October. Being P&F, this is lampshaded:
      Phineas: Wow, this is such a Halloween thing to happen in the middle of summer.
    • "Night of the Living Pharmacists" is another one. Doofenshmirtz creates an -inator that turns people into mindless copies versions of himself, but the effect is accidentally made contagious and a Zombie Apocalypse breaks out in Danville.
  • Pinky and the Brain: Pinky sells his soul to the Devil so that Brain can take over the world. Brain then challenges Satan to a gymnastic competition for Pinky's soul, and loses. However, when Pinky signed the contract giving his soul to the Devil, the Devil forgot to give him some sort of gizmo (with a really weird name and a vague explanation of its function), thus rendering the contract null and void, and saving Pinky's soul.
  • The 2010 version of Pound Puppies had "A Nightmare on Pound Street". It was set on Halloween, and the hopeful adoptee was a "creepy-looking" puppy named Freddy.
  • The Proud Family has "A Hero For Halloween" - as the title suggests, it doubles as a Superhero Episode.
  • Ready Jet Go! had the half-hour special "Jet's First Halloween", which focuses on Jet celebrating his first Halloween on Earth. The kids also learn all about lunar eclipses, and Jet dresses up as a witch and flies across the moon.
  • The Real Ghostbusters had four such episodes.
    • "When Halloween Was Forever": A pair of ghosts free Samhain, the Spirit of Halloween, whose goal is to create a permanent Halloween night.
    • "Halloween 2½": Samhain is freed from the Containment Unit and tries to again achieve his goal, while also seeking revenge against the Ghostbusters.
    • The Slimer! short "Sweet Revenge": Slimer plans to go trick-or-treating with his friend Fred the Dog, having to watch out for his nemesis Professor Dweeb attempting to capture him as usual as well as Goolem and Zugg seeking revenge against the spud for sending them to the South Pole.
    • "The Halloween Door": Seeking to end Halloween forever, a Moral Guardian steals Ghostbuster tech to use for his machine. Doing so, however, breaks an ancient, ghostly contract - allowing hordes of supernatural terrors to invade New York City.
  • Recess had "The Terrifying Tales of Recess", which was similar in structure to "Treehouse of Horror" (but more G-rated), possibly because a good amount of the Recess staff worked on The Simpsons.
    • The TV-movie "Taking The Fifth Grade" had its third segment taking place on Halloween where Spinelli decides she's too old for Halloween traditions and nearly ruins it for her friends.
  • Regular Show:
    • "Terror Tales of the Park", à la Treehouse of Horror, consisting of a series of smaller episodes. In true Treehouse of Horror fashion, none of the episode is canon. The first part of the episode is about a Victorian age doll named Percie that Pops had as a child who has a compulsive need to draw on people's faces, which climaxes as the doll comes to life and attempts to kill Mordecai, Rigby and Pops to fulfill his need. The second part features Muscleman and High Five Ghost as they plan to crash an RV into a bottomless pit only to find the late owners, a metal band named Skull Bash, have not left. The third part features Mordecai and Rigby trick-or-treating. Rigby eggs the Halloween Wizard's house and pays for his crime. It is revealed that the entire story was told by the Halloween Wizard, disguised as Rigby the entire time.
    • The following year had "Terror Tales of the Park II" which had the same format of three separate shorts, but had a framing device to link them all together; in this case, the Park staff are on a journey to a Halloween party and tell the stories to pass the time. Mordecai's story, "Payback", involved Mordecai accidentally killing his Uncle Steve, and Uncle Steve's corpse subsequently haunts Mordecai to settle his Unfinished Business. Margaret's story, "Party Bus", has Mordecai, Rigby, Margaret and Eileen take the "Party Bus" to the movies instead of their late taxi; however, as the party on the bus proceeds and the other guests start to collapse from partying too hard, they realize that this party's a killer. The final story, told by Benson, is "Wallpaper Man", an homage to Stephen King's story ''The Lawnmower Man". Mordecai and Rigby are tasked with applying new wallpaper to the house but they are swayed by a television offer from Jan the Wallpaper Man, who will wallpaper an entire house for free. However, Jan's sinister red-and-black wallpaper turns the house's interior into a claustrophobic maze, with the other park employees trapped in the center. Mordecai and Rigby must rescue their co-workers and confront Jan, who has a dark agenda and a monstrous secret...
  • Rocko's Modern Life had "Sugar Frosted Frights", in which Filbert went trick or treating for the first time and met the Hopping Hessian (a parody of the Headless Horseman). It was paired with "Ed is Dead", an episode where Rocko does a Rear Window Investigation when he suspects Bev Bighead has murdered her husband Ed.
  • Rugrats had "Candy Bar Creep Show", where the babies tried to get Reptar Bars, and "Curse of the Were-Wuff", where Angelica scares them into thinking they will become their costumes after Halloween.
  • In Sabrina: The Animated Series there was a similar plot to the live action's season 2 episode, with Sabrina and Gem competing to have better Halloween parties and Sabrina ends up summoning real ghouls from the Netherworld to help her out.
  • Scaredy Squirrel has Halloweekend, in which Scaredy proves to his boss that he can scare people.
  • Scooby-Doo:
    • The Scooby-Doo Show had "The Headless Horseman of Halloween", where Mystery, Inc. had to capture the Headless Horseman during a Halloween costume party.
    • The Halloween Episode of The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries was "A Halloween Hassle at Dracula's Castle", where the gang stumbled upon a party thrown by real monsters and were hired by the monsters to get rid of the Ghost of Van Helsing.
    • The Day of the Dead is used as the reason for Mystery Inc. to visit Mexico in the direct-to-DVD movie Scooby-Doo! and the Monster of Mexico.
    • Halloween is the day used for Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King.
    • What's New, Scooby-Doo? used the Halloween episode straight in "A Scooby-Doo Halloween", where the gang dealt with ghostly scarecrows while visiting Velma's family for Halloween.
    • A Pup Named Scooby-Doo has "Ghost Who's Coming To Dinner" In it, the gang meets a real-life ghost on Halloween night and help him clear his name when a fake ghost attempts to scare everyone away.
    • The half-hour special Scooby-Doo! and the Spooky Scarecrow had the gang attend a Halloween festival in a town called Cobb Corner and have to deal with a scarecrow named Cornfield Clem.
    • Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! had one simply titled "Halloween", which had Fred try to solve the mystery of Baba Yaga years after failing to do so as a kid.
  • The Simpsons' annual "Treehouse of Horror" episodes, which are anthologies containing three short stories with a horror theme (Played for Laughs, of course, and non-canonical to the show's universe). Oddly enough, in later seasons most of these have premiered after Halloween, due to FOX's World Series coverage pre-empting its Sunday prime time lineup at the end of October each year. Season 27 had two Halloween Episodes, the usual "Treehouse of Horror" and "Halloween of Horror", a canon episode that takes place in Springfield on Halloween.
  • "The Smurfs Halloween Special" was really a regular Saturday-morning cartoon episode, and it was mostly about celebrating Jokey's birthday, though one of the subplots is that Hogatha the witch wants to celebrate Halloween by scaring little children, only for her holiday to be ruined by one of Gargamel's spells. There's also "Monster Smurfs", where the Smurfs celebrated a similar holiday called Spook-A-Smurf Eve. A more semi-scary episode "I Was A Brainy Weresmurf" involves Brainy Smurf turning into a werewolf after getting scratched by a stinky flower.
  • There have been a few in South Park. The first, called "Pinkeye", is about Kenny becoming infected with a zombie virus and turning most of the townspeople into zombies; the second one is "Spookyfish", involving Stan receiving a killer goldfish from his aunt and meanwhile alternate universe versions of the boys show up; the third is "Korn's Groovy Pirate Ghost Mystery", which involves the rock band Korn solving a mystery involving pirate ghosts in an Affectionate Parody of Scooby-Doo; the fourth is "Hell on Earth 2006", involving Satan throwing a Halloween party; and the most recent one is "A Nightmare on FaceTime", in which Randy purchases an abandoned Blockbuster Video and begins acting like Jack Torrance, while Stan's attempt to use FaceTime results in his friends being endangered by a group of killers.
  • Space Goofs: A Dracula-like vampire is the new guest at the house. He bites Gorgious as revenge for taking a red can, turning him into a vampire. vampire!Gorgious then later bites the aliens on their sleep, thus turning them all into vampires. In the end, he makes the vampire a cake for his birthday with garlic in it, which turns him into a human (as opposed to killing him). He opens a window to see the sun for the first time...and all of the aliens turn into ash.
  • The Spectacular Spider-Man has one of the most plot important episodes as a Halloween episode. It involves plot advancement on who the Green Goblin is, and it is actually the set up for another episode when Peter arrives in his Spidey suit.
  • The Spider-Man (1981) episode "Revenge of the Green Goblin" took place on Halloween and had Peter Parker attending a costume party with Betty Brant before having to deal with the Green Goblin.
  • Spongebob Squarepants has "Scaredy Pants" and "I Was a Teenage Gary" (aired on October 28, 1999), "Ghoul Fools" (from season 8) and "The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom" (from season 11).
    • Semi-scary episodes include "Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost" (season 1), "Graveyard Shift" (season 2), "Ghost Host" (season 4), "The Curse of Bikini Bottom" (season 7) and "Don't Look Now" (season 9).
  • Star vs. the Forces of Evil: In "Hungry Larry", Marco's dad is bummed because no one finds his haunted house scary, so Star tries summoning a real monster named Hungry Larry to haunt the Diaz house and scare trick-or-treaters. It works all too well when the kids, Janna, Marco, Mrs. Diaz, and even Star are Swallowed Whole by Hungry Larry and Mr. Diaz has to save them.
  • In Steven Universe: While none of the traditional holidays exist in this show's universe, "Horror Club" has all the elements of a typical Halloween episode. Fall, blowing leaves, cooler weather, scarecrows, costumes, Scary Flashlight Face, and a haunted lighthouse. Word of God has also confirmed that it's a Halloween special.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Time Squad: In "Every Poe Has A Silver Lining", the squad visits Edgar Allan Poe the day before Halloween and attempt to fix him of his Tastes Like Diabetes attitude. When Poe finally becomes the moody, dark-hearted writer the world knows him to be he walks outside to a rainy Halloween night and scares some trick-or-treaters.
    • Season 2 episode "Whitehouse Weirdness" is a Scooby Doo parody episode that according to creator Dave Wasson, he considered this episode to be a true "Halloween" themed one, and it's not hard to see why; President Taft and his cabinet are dressed up in colorful Halloween costumes such as a Dracula type vampire and Frankenstein's Monster, and have set up a table with dog food and boiled eggs in bowls that humorously say "Brains" and "eyeballs".
  • Tiny Toon Adventures: "Tiny Toons' Night Ghoulery": A parody of Rod Serling's Night Gallery with Babs Bunny in the Serling role. One story is a parody of Frankenstein with Elmyra as Doctor Frankenstein, Dizzy as Igor, and the Gossamer as Frankenstein's Monster. Another is a parody of Stephen King's Pet Sematary with Elmyra's dead pets coming back from the grave as zombies. Another is a parody of Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, with Buster Bunny and Plucky Duck as the titular duo, respectively. The final story is a parody of The Twilight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet", with Plucky as the William Shatner character and the gremlin from the Looney Tunes short Falling Hare as the monster (it also, to some extent, spoofs the final segment of Twilight Zone: The Movie).
  • Transformers Animated had one, "Along Came a Spider", in which Bumblebee, Bulkhead and Sari go trick-or-treating, dressed up as Dracula, a ghost (with a costume made out of a striped fumigation tent, so he looks more like a walking billowing circus), and Optimus Prime, respectively. Also, Blackarachnia appears to confront Optimus about their past.
  • T.U.F.F. Puppy: Happy Howl-O-Ween episode has the villains stealing Halloween candy, and Keswick creating an army of zombies who are craving for candy.
  • The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat: Felix is persuaded to join the Black Cat Society, a secret society for people dressing and acting as black cats. He runs away when they try to take off Felix's mask (i.e., his face). When they discover that he is an actual black cat, they name him their king.
  • The Venture Bros. has the "A Very Venture Halloween" special. Interesting in that it is a Synchronous Episodes with the Season 5 premiere "What Color is Your Cleansuit?", taking place entirely with the first "commercial break" of that episode. It also contains one of the biggest plot revelations in the series so far despite being a "special" episode, namely that Dean finds out that he and Hank are clones.
  • We Bare Bears: "Charlie's Halloween Thing" is a pair of VignetteEpisodes hosted by Charlie the Sasquatch. The first installment featured a pair of spooky stories starring the Bears and their friends; one involves the Bears buying haunted dolls online, the other involves Chloe turning into a were-bear. The second installment featured four stories: a zombie attack, the baby bears staying in a haunted mansion, an internet troll virus voiced by Alex Hirsch terrorizing the bears and Chloe after pirating a movie, and Charlie making a wish to be human to a fortune teller machine called Zohar.
  • The Weekenders has Tino's friends refuse to go trick-or-treating with him so he comes up with an elaborate prank to scare them on Halloween anyway.
  • "Trick or Treat" from Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?: After Zack and Ivy attempt another trick on Carmen Sandiego, she pays them for their second trick attempt at arresting her.
  • The Wild Thornberrys had a Day of the Dead episode in 2000.
  • Winx Club had an Season-2 episode where the girls went to a party in their transformed fairy outfits.
  • W.I.T.C.H. had "W is for Witch", in which the girls were able to get away using their Guardian identities in public in order to capture Nerissa. However, thanks to the series' serial storyline, when Toon Disney elected to air this during a Halloween-themed marathon, it was shown earlier than it was supposed to be, effectively spoiling viewers to a number of future plot points.
  • The Woody Woodpecker Show got a Halloween Special called "Spook-A-Nanny". It's included as an extra on the first Woody Woodpecker and Friends DVD collection, and worth watching for its cheese factor. Oh, and ghosts wearing Beatle wigs. No, really.
  • PJ Masks: The season 2 episode "Halloween Tricksters", in which the PJ Masks have to protect children from Luna Girl, Night Ninja and the Wolfy Kids, who have teamed up to steal Halloween goody bags.


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