you couldn't have been a kid in the 1990s if you didn't have the complete set of Goosebumps books and a few of the really scary ones.
Goosebumps was based on the popular book series by R.L. Stine that every kid in the 1990s had on their bookshelf. The books came to life on your super small-screened, giant box of a TV.
Let's be clear about one thing: Round The Twist wasn't meant to be scary, it just was.
Those Scholastic book fairs were mint), the series follows Jake and his sort-of-most buddies who take a shortcut one day and meet an extraterrestrial and have the capacity to morph into animals.
The show is about a new kid in town named Marshall, who moves from New Jersey to Eerie. Marshall is played by Omri Katz, also known as Max from "Hocus Pocus."
In the 1980s and 1990s, anthology horror and sci-fi TV shows including Tales From The Darkside, The Outer Limits (resurrected in 1995), Monsters, Freddy's Nightmare, Deadly Nightmares, The Twilight Zone (the remake), and the young adult shows Goosebumps and Are You Afraid Of The Dark?
1999, barely 90s. X-Files compared Disney's darkest show, So Weird. On Fi's So Weird Webpage, teen Fiona Phillips studies ghosts, will o' the wisps, bigfoot, and aliens. The show's eerie tone and legends scared. In "Strange Geometry," the Fibonacci spiral explains multi-world portal travel.
Russell T Davies, who later wrote Queer As Folk and revived Doctor Who, wrote Century Falls, a British children's serial drama that no longer exists. After 1991's critically acclaimed sci-fi movie Dark Season, Davies' show followed.
Are You Afraid of the Dark? was the first 90s scary kids show. The Canadian sitcom launched Ryan Gosling, Hayden Christensen, Neve Campbell, and Melissa Joan Hart. Twice. Scary.