Scariest TV Series Ever


The Top Ten

1 The Twilight Zone

My favorite show ever

The Twilight Zone is the standard with with all television horror must be judged against.
It was filled with cautionary tales, and frightening situations. - Alexandr

2 The X Files

My friend watched the home episode of x files and whenever I say x files to him on the playground he hides for the rest of recess

The truth is out there´┐Żand it just might scare the hell out of you. The X-Files did a great job of being a mystery and a fantastically scary show. - Alexandr

Its just so good and can be one of the scariest things on T.V. I love it to bits better than buffy supernatural the walking dead and all that

Such an iconic terrifying T.V. show not to mention extremely disturbing,love it

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3 American Horror Story American Horror Story

This show is unique, original, unpredictable and DISTURBING AS HELL!

Ok, so Murder House was just good, nothing else, but Asylum & Coven have proven that AHS is a show that can shock even the most tame viewers. Asylum truly showed the show's potential off in a fantastically grim and unsettling manner, while Coven has brought back some of the sanity of Murder House while introducing us to some truly interesting characters with some horrible pasts. Amazing!

I am 11yrs old and I watched 2 episodes and I don't think that they're scary I just think that they're chilling and very good storyline


4 Masters of Horror
5 Tales from the Crypt

Often funny, entertaining, and sometimes truly frightening - Alexandr

6 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Are You Afraid of the Dark?

It was a show that first ran on Nickelodeon on Saturday nights. It was an anthology show that featured kids telling campfire tales as a framework for short scary stories. It was very much in the vein of Tales from the Crypt or the Twilight Zone, with a 90s, kid friendly spin´┐Żbut it still scared the hell out of us here at T.V. jab when we were but wee lads. - Alexandr

7 Courage the Cowardly Dog Courage the Cowardly Dog Courage the Cowardly Dog is an American animated horror comedy television series created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network as part of the network's Cartoon Cartoons block.

This is a kid's cartoon why is it on the list!?

8 Goosebumps

Should be number 1.

No this has to go off

9 Millennium

Millennium followed a police consultant, Frank Black, with the skill of peering into a criminal's mind. The first season revolved around the pursuit of serial killers, but Season Two opened the scope up and introduced demonic forces into the mix. - Alexandr

10 Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King

The Contenders

11 Twin Peaks Twin Peaks

That finale freaked me out!

12 Thriller
13 The Hitchhiker
14 Sightings
15 Night Gallery
16 MTV's Fear
17 Dexter
18 Buffy the Vampire Slayer
19 Keeping Up With The Kardashians Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Creepiest thing I ever saw :/ very disturbing

Should be number 1

Truly Horrific

20 Carnivale
21 Tales from the Darkside
22 Dark Shadows

It was my all time soapoera

Dark shadows made televiision history fameous

Ithan it was the best show in T.V. history


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23 Freddy's Nightmares
24 Doctor Who Doctor Who The Doctor a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey in the constellation of Kasterborous, he travels around in his time machine called The TARDIS which stands for time and relative dimensions in space. The show was first broadcast on 23rd November 1963 one day after JFK was assassinated! The show has since more.

I know its not a horror series, but between the Weeping Angels, The Empty Child, The Silents, and the Clockwork Dolls, I think they've got a good grasp on scary - jamienicholls

Try watching the episode 'Listen' and then tell me that this show isn't scary.

25 Supernatural Supernatural This haunting series follows the thrilling yet terrifying journeys of Sam and Dean Winchester, two brothers who face an increasingly sinister landscape as they hunt monsters. After losing their mother to a supernatural force, the brothers were raised by their father as soldiers who track mysterious more.

Very scary, yet entertaining for adults.

26 The Outer Limits

The remake, which ran from 1995 to 2002 introduced a more science related sci-fi that you normally see on television, and some of the show had truly frightening concepts. - Alexandr

27 Hammer House of Horror
28 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
29 Dark Skies
30 The Ray Bradbury Theater
31 Fringe
32 True Blood
33 Amazing Stories
34 Eerie, Indiana
35 American Gothic
36 Way Out
37 Angel
38 One Step Beyond
39 Unsolved Mysteries
40 Fringe
41 Harper's Island
42 Invasion

After a hurricane pulverizes a small Florida community, little water-based parasites worm their way into as many of the townsfolk as possible, cloning their victims into lookalike evildoers. So, yeah, it was basically Invasion Of The Body Snatchers for the prime-time T.V. circuit, which is awesome. - Alexandr

43 Kolchak: The Night Stalker

I like tis show when came n 1974

44 Friday the 13th: The Series
45 The 4400
46 Kingdom Hospital
47 Tales of the Unexpected
48 Monsters
49 Dead at 21
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Top Remixes

1. The X Files
2. Millennium
3. MTV's Fear
1. The Twilight Zone
2. Masters of Horror
3. Tales from the Crypt
1. The Twilight Zone
2. The X Files
3. Millennium


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