Not going ‘Trick or Treating’ or a Halloween themed party? Settle down for some scary laughs with our top 4 picks. While some might not be strictly a ‘Halloween Special’ all are sure to have you sleeping with the lights on*.
So in no particular order…
Father Ted ‘Night of the Nearly Dead’ – Series 3, Episode 7
Kick it off with a strange choice as it’s not strictly a Halloween episode, but the old women made of jam lurking towards the house and being trapped inside it gives it classic horror style episode with hilarious moments too.
The IT Crowd – ‘The Haunting of Bill Crouse’ – Series 1, Episode 5
Moss goes to extraordinary lengths to help Jen escape the unwanted attention of potential suitor Bill Crouse. These lengths include Jen’s untimely death…
Bottom – ‘Terror’ – Series 3, Episode 2
Probably one of the best Bottom episodes, Richie & Eddie dress up as Devil and Banana (last costumes at the shop) and go trick or Treating with cattle prod. Guaranteed belly laughs before our last sinister pick…
The League of Gentlemen –
Christmas Halloween Special
Christmas?! Wait bear with me this episode is a Christmas Special, however the feel and darkness of this special it can definitely be counted as a Halloween episode. Origins of Mr Chinnery’s curse, vampires and a brutal kidnap scene with the one and only Papa Lazarou will be sure to give you nightmares… take a look!
Well there’s some of my favourite comedy twinged with the scary side. A perfect blend and I personally think the British do it so well. However if there are any you’d recommend put it in the comments below or Tweet us!
*You may or may not need the lights on to sleep.
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