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Halloween TV Party: Halloween episodes of Hey Arnold!, Rocko’s Modern Life, and more

Once again, a collection of some more Halloween TV specials I watched but don’t have a whole lot to talk about (comparatively speaking). Let’s get started! I’ve already spoken elsewhere about Hey Arnold!‘s distinct lack of reluctance when it comes to … Continue reading

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Halloween TV (Movie) Party: Halloweentown (1998)

As a kid, there were a few things that were synonymous with Halloween for me. Of course there’s the usual candy, costumes, scary music, haunted houses, and, of course, trick or treating. Yet my personal favorite time of night always … Continue reading

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Halloween TV Party: The Last Halloween (1991)

From one Hanna-Barbera short feature to another! It’s mind-blowing to me that Casper’s Halloween Special and this program are only a little over a decade apart, as they seem to be separated by eras of difference. If you’ve seen both, then … Continue reading

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Halloween TV Party: Casper’s Halloween Special (1979)

We meet again, 1979! I already talked about in my preface for The Pumpkin Who Couldn’t Smile that 1979 seems to be the sweet spot for Halloween-themed TV specials for some strange reason. My theory seems to lie primarily on … Continue reading

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Halloween TV Party: “A Disney Halloween” (1983)

Today’s Halloween TV special requires a little bit of historical backtracking. Since 1954, Disney has produced an anthology series primarily for ABC. This series begun as an outlet for Walt Disney to branch out from film into the then-new medium … Continue reading

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