It’s time for Halloween TV specials! Grab that bowl of Halloween candy and snuggle up to your honey because we’ve got the scoop on spooky-themed TV episodes that are bound to be terrifyingly terrific.
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Friday, Oct. 18
“Last Man Standing” (8 p.m. on ABC)
“Haunted House” will find Vanessa taking over the Halloween-haunted fundraiser for Boyd’s school. The only problem? Her ideas “prove too scary for him.” It’ll be up to Mike to help Boyd face his fears. Fun Fact: “Home Improvement” star Jonathan Taylor Thomas will be making his directorial debut with this episode of the Tim Allen series.
“The Neighbors” (8:30 p.m. on ABC)
Larry loves Halloween, so when he learns about Chanukah he decides that he wants to combine the two into one mega holiday: “Challoweenukah.” Unfortunately not everyone is on board with Larry’s new holiday, so in order to hype it up he hands out candy to kids at the local playground -- and gets in trouble with the police.
Saturday, Oct. 19
“Toy Story OF TERROR!” (8 p.m. on ABC Family)
Missed the ABC “Toy Story” special on Wednesday, Oct. 16? You can catch it at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, when it makes its network premiere on ABC Family. The Halloween special will find Buzz, Woody and the other toys teaming up to “track down their missing friend.”
Tuesday, Oct. 22
“New Girl” (8 p.m. on Fox)
Jess throws a Halloween party at the loft in an attempt to reconnect with Cece. The roommates “catfish” Schmidt by pretending to be actor Michael Keaton, his childhood idol, and Schmidt ends up making a decision that “could change the loft forever.”
“Pretty Little Liars” ( 8 p.m. on ABC Family)
Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer return for a very spooky (and possibly deadly) episode of “Pretty Little Liars.” In “Grave New World” the girls will be attending the Ravenswood Founders Day Celebration in the town cemetery in an attempt to find Alison … before “A” does.
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (8:30 p.m. on Fox)
In episode 6, “Halloween,” Amy will be forced to “don a costume to go undercover on street patrol with Charles.” Meanwhile, Jake will be dressing up at the precinct when he bets Captain Holt that he can steal his Medal of Valor before midnight.
“Ravenswood” (9 p.m. on ABC Family)
The Halloween mystery will continue on ABC Family with the series premiere of the “Pretty Little Liars” spinoff, “Ravenswood.” The episode will find Caleb staying behind in Ravenswood to help out his new friend Miranda. However some of the residents are less than welcoming as he explores some “strange and supernatural occurrences.”
Friday, Oct. 25
“The Goldbergs” (9 p.m. on ABC)
Beverly wants to celebrate Halloween but unfortunately her kids don’t want to -- with her at least. Adam hangs with some eighth-graders (who are more than likely up to no good), while Barry and Erica go to a high school senior’s party. The night takes a fun twist when Beverly decides to crash the party in costume and “convince a girl Barry has a crush on to date him.”
“Trophy Wife” (9:30 p.m. on ABC)
Jackie’s homemade Iron Man costume “doesn’t turn out the way Bert had intended,” leading Kate to “hijack the holiday.” Meanwhile Pete goes a little crazy and holds a kid hostage after believing him to be the same delinquent who egged his house and mooned him last year.
Monday, Oct. 28
“Hart Of Dixie” (8 p.m. on The CW)
Lemon gets blacklisted from the Junior League Halloween Masquerade party after a fallout with the Belles. George is forced to do some damage control with the town judges at the party, and Wade “keeps finding himself in trouble with ineligible ladies.”
Wednesday, Oct. 30
“Modern Family” (9 p.m. on ABC)
Claire is forced by neighbors to keep her Halloween enthusiasm “kid-friendly.” Phil has an idea to hold an open house on Halloween night, and Mitch and Cam host a costume party.
“American Horror Story” (10 p.m. on FX)
For Madame LaLaurie, Halloween is a day when “fearful pranks ensue if the proper offerings are not made.” Fiona doesn’t believe in LaLaurie’s superstitions and wages a war against Marie Laveau as Queenie ends up “horribly violated and terribly injured.”
Meanwhile, the Council of Witchcraft pays a visit, Kyle goes missing, a “terrifying army is raised,” and Spalding “hosts a ghastly tea party.”
Thursday, Oct. 31
“The Vampire Diaries” (8 p.m. on The CW)
In “Monster’s Ball,” Elena and Damon attend the Whitmore Historical Ball dressed as Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII. Elena gets a disturbing message from Dr. Maxfield after sharing a dance with him and Caroline’s night turns from “happiness to heartbreak.”
Meanwhile, Nadia has a surprising history to Katherine, and Damon tries to make a deal with Silas that will lead to a “violent confrontation.”
“The Middle” (8 p.m. on ABC)
In “Halloween IV: The Ghost Story,” Sue holds a séance during a sleepover and “swears that she’s seen the ghost of Christopher Columbus and one of his ships. Meanwhile Axl is being hazed by the football team and can’t even attend the Halloween party being thrown in his form room and Brick is struggling to ask a girl he likes to go to the Halloween dance with him.
“Parks And Recreation (8 p.m. on NBC)
A recall vote falls on Halloween, leading Leslie to prepare a haunted house with Ben, Ann and Chris.
“Back In The Game” (8:30 on ABC)
Danny decides to break free from his tradition of spending Halloween with his mom and hangs out with his team. However the group fears getting bullied, leading Danny to hatch a plan.
“Welcome To The Family” (8:30 p.m. on NBC)
Junior and Molly attend a Halloween costume party at Dan’s old fraternity and “it becomes apparent that something has changed in the years since Dan was at school.” Meanwhile the Yoders and Hernandez family do some Halloween trick-or-treating.
“Grey’s Anatomy” (9 p.m. on ABC)
In episode 7, “Thriller,” Grey Sloan Memorial gets some “spooky patients” on Halloween which results in putting one doctor’s “well-being in jeopardy.”
Friday, Nov. 1
“Hawaii Five-0” (9 p.m. on CBS)
Hawaii has been invaded by zombies in “Kupouli ‘la.” The episode will find a “zombie-like man” shot and the Five-0 team racing to “stop a madman who is conducting experiments on humans.”
Amanda Remling studied journalism at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ.
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