Are You Afraid of the Dark? - Episode Guide

Season 1

The Tale of the Phantom Cab

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Aug 15, 1992

The Tale of the Phantom Cab

Two brothers, while lost in the woods, come across a mysterious cab driver and a very unusual man named Dr. Vink who won't let any of his victims go unless they solve a riddle.

The Tale of Laughing in the Dark

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Aug 22, 1992

A kid named Josh decides to prove that a fun house isn't haunted by stealing the nose of the clown who is supposed to haunt the place. He learns that the story isn't fiction when Zeebo pays him a little visit.

The Tale of the Lonely Ghost

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Aug 29, 1992

A girl who desperately wants to be friends with her snotty cousin and her group of friends agrees to spend the night in the haunted house next door to become part of the group.

The Tale of the Twisted Claw

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Sep 5, 1992

In a twist of "The Monkey's Paw," two boys scare an old lady to death the night before Halloween just as the next night they receive a hand granting them wishes with consequences.

The Tale of the Hungry Hounds

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Sep 12, 1992

Two girls go to an attic where one of them tries on a uniform that belonged to a dead relative where her spirit lives on.

The Tale of the Super Specs

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Sep 19, 1992

Weeds, a prankster, buys his friend Marybeth a pair of super spec glasses as part of an April's Fool Day where once she places on the glasses, strange figures appear and can't be explained.

The Tale of the Captured Souls

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Sep 26, 1992

A family moves to a small house in the summer where they befriend a young man, where the family starts feeling weaker every day.

The Tale of the Nightly Neighbors

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Oct 3, 1992

Some new neighbors move into a neighborhood. They are originally from Eastern Europe, wear black, collect blood, and only are active at night.

The Tale of Jake and the Leprechaun

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Oct 17, 1992

Jake, an inspiring young actor, is in a play where during rehearsals strange things start happening to him where it's only a matter of time before opening night.

The Tale of the Dark Music

Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Oct 24, 1992

Andy Carr moves in the new neighborhood where things don't start out well until he figures out that there's something hidden inside his basement.

The Tale of the Prom Queen

Episode: 1x12 | Airdate: Nov 7, 1992

Two boys befriend a young woman where they encourage her to join them in search of a legend that comes every year.

The Tale of the Pinball Wizard

Episode: 1x13 | Airdate: Nov 14, 1992

Ross, a mischievous kid, goes to the mall where his old habits sometimes get the best of him.

Season 2

The Tale of the Final Wish

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Jun 19, 1993

Jill is a thirteen year old that still loves things her peers have grown out of, such as unicorns and fairy tales. One night she wishes that she could be in a fairy tale world forever. After her wish is granted, she finds that living in a fairy tale isn't as happy as she'd once imagined.

The Tale of the Midnight Madness

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Jun 26, 1993

An old movie theater has two weeks before they close down for good. Ever since the multiplex came into town, the older movie theater has made less than six dollars per day. All of a sudden, the mysterious Dr. Vink appears and offers them a horror movie he made decades ago. He promises the owner and his staff that his movie would save them from closing down and it works! Dr. Vink's horror movie, Nosferatu: The Demon Vampire, starts attracting more than fifty people a night. The staff wonders what attracts people to this film and unfortunately they find out. The terrifying vampire jumps out of the movie and into the real world where it can have all the victims it wants. Now the staff must pull the plug on the movie before it gets out of hand!

The Tale of Locker 22

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Jul 3, 1993

In the 1970s, a young girl named Candy Warren was forced to work on her Chemistry assignment after school. However, neither she nor her teacher noticed that the gas line of her Bunsen burner was frayed. This caused an accident, claiming Candy's life. Years later, a young girl gets Candy's locker and soon finds herself haunted by Candy's ghost.

The Tale of the Thirteenth Floor

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Jul 10, 1993

Two siblings generally spend all their free time playing hockey on the 13th floor of their apartment building. However, one day the regular elevator operator disappears and they find that the floor is now being used by a company to manufacture toys and games. However, the toys that they're creating aren't exactly from this world.

The Tale of the Dream Machine

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Jul 17, 1993

Sean Hackett finds a strange old typewriter in his house that once belonged to a writer who mysteriously vanished. He loves to write short stories, but soon finds that whatever he types comes to life as it's read. Things seem harmless enough until he writes a story for English class in which his best friend dies.

The Tale of the Dark Dragon

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Jul 24, 1993

A teenager buys a potion from Sardo's magic shop hoping to make himself cooler, since he was in a accident that caused him to have to wear a brace on his leg. He soon finds himself changing, but also discovers that the potion has some very bad side effects.

The Tale of the Frozen Ghost

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Jul 31, 1993

When Daphne takes Charlie to stay with his aunts, they mention something about a ghost. Charlie's terrified when he keeps seeing a strange, glowing boy complaining that he's cold.

The Tale of the Whispering Walls

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Aug 7, 1993

While driving to a carnival, a babysitter and the two children she's looking after get lost. When their car breaks down, she goes inside a house to call for help. Trouble begins when she disappears and the kids soon find out that while they aren't the only ones in the house, they're the only ones that are alive.

The Tale of the Full Moon

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Aug 21, 1993

Two young pet detectives try to figure out where all the neighborhood cats are disappearing to. They find a clue when looking through a neighbor's back yard. He seems to have a rather large collection of cat collars hidden in his backyard. They begin to suspect that he's a werewolf, but unfortunately, no one believes them.

The Tale of the Shiny Red Bicycle

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Aug 28, 1993

Years ago a boy named Ricky Hagerdy drowned. His close friend Mike Buckley tried to save him, but failed. Ever since that day he's felt guilty for what happened. Trouble begins when he starts seeing Ricky's ghost everywhere he looks.

The Tale of the Magician's Assistant

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Sep 11, 1993

A young boy, Todd, starts doing the one thing that he's wanted to do since his father died, further his interest in magic. He becomes an assistant to the great magician Shandu and learns the rules of being a magician: Only let the audience see what you want them to see, never touch another magician's wand unless he hands it to you, and never get caught in your own reflection. But trouble ensues when Todd makes an unwise decision to take Shandu's wand and use it for himself.

The Tale of the Hatching

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Sep 25, 1993

Two siblings, Jazz and Augie, are sent to boarding school while their parents are away. They immediately notice that the school is quite different and has some rather strange rules. For example, only calm, soothing tones are allowed inside the school and the students are only given the option to eat something called 'sponge' for meals daily. Jazz and Augie soon learn why the owners are so strange and have these odd rules in place.

The Tale of Old Man Corcoran

Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Oct 2, 1993

Two boys befriend a group of hide 'n' seekers who play their game in a graveyard that's rumored to be haunted by a caretakers's ghost. They soon find out that it might not be just a rumor.

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