Halloween is just around that dark, foreboding corner…and that means one thing—candy! Oh yeah, there are also costumes, parties, spooky stories and a bountiful boo-fet lineup of Halloween TV shows and movies!

Check out our haunting holiday viewing guide for Halloween shows and movies the whole family can enjoy.

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

You'll only have two chances to catch this Halloween classic for free. The iconic It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is a childhood fave. Your kiddo can catch it on ABC Thursday, Oct. 18 from 8 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern or Friday, Oct. 26 from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern. 

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Super Monsters

New on Netflix this month! Catch Super Monsters Save Halloween and Super Monsters Season 2. Your kiddo will get a kick out of the cute, and totally not scary, characters. 

Wicked the Musical

Something "Wicked" this way comes—just in time for Halloween! NBC brings the Broadway hit to the small screen on Monday, Oct. 29 at 10 p.m. Oh and original stars Kristen Chenoweth and Idina Menzel will star in the sure-to-be amazing show. 

Creeped Out

Netflix's new show is this generation's "Are You Afraid of the Dark?"—and we can't wait. Creeped Out isn't for your preschooler. But your tween or teen will looove this cool, creative pick. The horror anthology series is a Brit import that's kind of like The Twilight Zone, for today's viewer. 

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Stranger Things

Even though this isn't a Halloween-only TV event, it still fits into the whole kind of creepy theme. Right? And it looks like just about everyone is enjoying this Netflix original. Stranger Things rates as number one in a recent Rotten Tomatoes poll. 

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Netflix & Chills

October brings streaming viewers a whole month of "Netflix and Chills" for Halloween. If you're not sure what to watch or just how scary the spooky shows are, check out Netflix's scare-o-meter!

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31 Nights of Halloween

Get ready for a month-long marathon of your favorite spooky movies! Freeform has 31 whole nights of Halloween happiness. Yep, that's right—31 nights of Halloween-themed movies and more. What should expect. Check out the entire spooky lineup here.

—Erica Loop

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