Top 10 Cartoon Episodes that Feel Like Watching a Horror Movie

egnomac
Many cartoon episodes tend to have a very dark feel to them episodes that can come off as creepy or downright disturbing and then there are those dark episodes that end up feeling more like your watching a horror movie rather than a typical cartoon episode.

The Top Ten

1 The Mad Doctor - Mickey Mouse The Mad Doctor - Mickey Mouse

This episode is the definition of a horror movie as Mickey's dog Pluto is kidnapped by the mad doctor who wants to fuse Pluto with a chicken to make a chimera the whole episode is just terrifying and filled with stuff that Disney would never do in this day in age in the end Mickey finds himself strapped to a gurney as he is about to be cut in half with a buzz saw only for it all to be a dream. - egnomac

O god! That looks horrfying - Manlypants

2 Swing You Sinners! - Talkartoons Swing You Sinners! - Talkartoons

A dog named Bimbo gets caught trying to steal a chicken and runs into a cemetery which becomes a fatal mistake as the door to the cemetery locks then turns into a wall as Bimbo find the place completely haunted as ghosts and monsters tell him he will be punished for his crimes as he is being chased by them a giant skull devours him and the cartoon ends. - egnomac

Jeebus that image. It inspired Cuphead. The cop was the bee cop the Tombstones were Goopy, Specter was the grave ghost, Cagney and the dancing ghost dance the same. The bat is the cancelled Vampire Bat Boss, The little goopys are the ghost that looked circular but had two other ghosts behind it. The Blaze brothers are the ghosts above. Candy Castle is the barn, Grim is the gator. Dr Kahl is the thumb licking guy and Croaks is the scatting frog. - Bertie11

3 Dark Harvest - Invader Zim Dark Harvest - Invader Zim

Just how the hell did Nickelodeon ever allowed this episode to air and not get banned, Invader Zim was always full of dark and creepy moments but this one really takes the cake the episode plays out like an actual horror movie with Zim stealing all the kids organs and replacing them with things at one point he is shown as a huge overweight monster filled with all the organs at one point he coughs up some kids intestines. - egnomac

He literally replaced kids organs with stuff like oh I don't know...SCISSORS! If I saw that happening I would move out of that crappy town - Manlypants

4 Ren Seeks Help - Ren & Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon Ren Seeks Help - Ren & Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon

This whole episode almost feels like watching Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer only they should have called the episode "Ren: Portrait of a Psycho Path" just the images of Ren horribly torturing these helpless animals just for the thrill of it at one point he pulls the leg off a Caterpillar while it screams in pain is beyond disturbing the episode even ends after Ren murders Mr. Horse with the gun then turns into a ferocious monster and bites the hand off one of the animal control people. - egnomac

5 A Pal for Gary - SpongeBob SquarePants A Pal for Gary - SpongeBob SquarePants
6 Pluto's Judgement Day - Disney Shorts Pluto's Judgement Day - Disney Shorts
7 One Flu Over the Loud House - The Loud House One Flu Over the Loud House - The Loud House

The episode plays out like Night of the Living Dead only instead of a Zombie outbreak it's a flu outbreak as Lincoln, Leni, Lisa, Lucy and Luna attempt to escape the Loud household and avoid being infected but one by one they end up getting infected until everyone ends up getting infected. - egnomac

8 Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty - Taz-Mania Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty - Taz-Mania

Taz's sister Molly brings home a lost kitten which quickly turns out to be a kitten from hell. - egnomac

I remember this.

9 The Ghost of Maiden's Peak - Pokemon The Ghost of Maiden's Peak - Pokemon

Ash, Misty and Brock & Team Rocket arrive at Maiden's Peak where both James and Brock fall for the ghost of the 2000 year old maiden's ghost, in the episodes climax things take a turn for the worst as the maiden attempts to take both Brock and James but are stopped by the others and the ghost unleashes a series of horrifying creatures at them when Ash takes out his pokedex its revealed that the ghost is actually a Gastly who uses its powers of illusion to easily defeat everyone's Pokemon at one point when Ash pulls out Squirlte and Bulbasaur Gastly brings out a Blastoise and a Venasuar and combines the two of them to form a Venastoise but luckily for them the sun rises causing Ghastly to fall back reminding them that the ghost and the mysterious old lady will rerun next summer. - egnomac

10 Princess Snake - Dragon Ball Z Princess Snake - Dragon Ball Z

Goku ends up at a strange house where he gets sucked in and is welcomed by Princess Snake and her servants who invite him to stay and rest but it all turns out to be a trap as everything was nothing but an illusion and that Goku is inside a giant snake he gets out but is pursued by the giant snake who refuses to relent until Goku out smarts the thing by tricking it into tangling itself in a knot and he safely gets away. - egnomac

The Contenders

11 The Return of Raggedy Android - My Life as a Teenage Robot
12 Candibalism - Viva PiƱata
13 Teeth for Two - CatDog
14 That's Life - Fairly Oddparents

Timmy's pet comes back to life in order to kill him and his family. - egnomac

15 The Day The Ed Stood Still - Ed, Edd n Eddy
16 Night of the Weremole - Courage The Cowardly Dog Night of the Weremole - Courage The Cowardly Dog
17 Into the Bunker - Gravity Falls Into the Bunker - Gravity Falls
18 One Coarse Meal - SpongeBob Squarepants One Coarse Meal - SpongeBob Squarepants
19 Ghost Bride - Hey Arnold
20 Northwest Mansion Mystery - Gravity Falls Northwest Mansion Mystery - Gravity Falls
21 Jack and The Zombies - Samurai Jack
22 The Joy - The Amazing World of Gumball

This episode does play out like a horror movie.

23 The Tower of Terror - Pokemon
24 The Puppet Master - Avatar The Last Airbender
25 Night of the Living Dougs - Doug
26 Lesson Zero - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
27 Angelica's Worst Nightmare - Rugrats
28 The Ceremony - The Brothers Grunt

The whole show feels like watching a horror movie.

29 Abra and the Psychic Showdown - Pokemon Abra and the Psychic Showdown - Pokemon
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