Let’s talk television. For a while there, TV shows knew how to bring the chills without all the gore, then came cable, then came the reality TV format and well, let’s just say, there isn’t much that comes on network television that could be considered scary. But man…back in my day…(lol)
Raise your hand if you remember these shows:
Or these made for TV movies?
Granted, they are a bit dated now; the special effects are lacking that pop we’ve become so accustomed to, but these were the sleep stealing shows as I was growing up. The situations, the unexplained (that went unexplained for entire seasons – I’m looking at you X-Files and The Prisoner), the monsters! I mean seriously, when the vampire in Salem’s Lot is finally shown on-screen? I was DONE! LOL. We won’t even discuss Pennywise. Geez, who comes up with these things?
A special nod goes to Dr. Who for the one and only episode (from the new generation episodes) that freaked me out:
So, what television shows kept you up at night as a kid?