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Nightmare Fuel / Wizards of Waverly Place

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Shows about wizards and magic are never without their share of frightening insanity, and even as a double Emmy award winning kids show, Wizards of Waverly Place is no exception.

  • The two-part special "Wizards vs. Angels":
    • Involved Justin giving up wizardry attempting to become an angel of darkness. When he meets with the leader of darkness, Gorog, they use powers to shroud NYC (and plan to get the world) in darkness, turning the citizens bad at their will. .
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    • Justin grabbing the little angel girl Tina, offering to throw her from the building in exchange for his own life. Um, a Disney protagonist just threatened to kill a little girl. Creepy.
  • Then there's Mason, his werewolf counterpart, and his howling at the moon while a creepy song is playing in the backround. Later, he literally eats Dean. Alex starts crying, and we don’t blame her.
  • Stevie's death. First, she get's turned to ice. No big deal, Justin and Alex will probably change her back and get rid of her powers, right? Then Max accidentally (or was it?) knocks her over, shattering her into a million pieces. What's worse is how indifferent everyone acts about it, even her own brother.
  • Mantooth's face in "Halloween" might not be the most pleasant thing for kids to look at.
  • Abercrombie. Especially when he likes Harper’s brain.
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  • The monster hunters going after the Van Heusens. Then they start going after Harper after she switches places with Juliet.
  • It’s implied that Juliet’s parents killed King Arthur.
  • Seeing Juliet turn into an old hag is rather unsettling.
  • Harper’s stalker-level crush on Justin.
  • Alex turning into a chocoholic after the pocket elf bites her is several levels of disturbing.
  • Mason’s family wanting to eat Harper and Alex.
  • Manny falling apart.
  • Alex’s feet for hands spell is mild [[Body Horror]]. Same with Juliet’s wing arms.
  • The wizard boy hypnotizing his parents.
  • Mason accidentally going full wolf and scaring Alex.
  • Alex getting stuck in the ceiling when Frankie throws her too high. Who knows how long she was up there?
  • Alex drinking both halves of the love potion, causing her head to grow. If it weren’t for Max’s hat, her head could have exploded.
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  • Justin nearly getting his powers drained at Volcano Land.
  • The mummy, especially when he makes Juliet work for him.
  • Mr. Laritate turning into a zombie. He just looks so... off.
  • Alex using a positivity spell and acting uncharacteristically kind is kind of disturbing. Fortunately, Harper changes her back after the home team loses.
  • Harper and Alex survived outer space exposure. Real people, not so much.
  • Justin’s talking zit sounds a bit rapey. Especially when he wants Justin to kiss his date.
  • Isabella catfishing Justin. It gets worse when she turns him into a werewolf and he runs away from home.


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