Are You Afraid of the Dark is a horror anthology kids tv show based on a group of kids called “The Midnight Society”. Members meet in a secret location in the woods and take turns telling their own spooky tales around a campfire.
Each storyteller would begin their story by saying “Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society” and each story was called “The Tale of The”…um… whatever.
The series aired on Nickelodeon in the United States and lasted for 5 seasons until it was cancelled in 1996. Later on, it returned with a whole new cast for 2 seasons from 1999-2000.
Some famous actors and actresses got their start on Are You Afraid of the Dark. They include Neve Campbell, Hayden Christiansen, Melissa Joan Hart, Ryan Gosling, Elisha Cuthbert, Mia Kirshner, Vanessa Lengies and Tia & Tamera Mowry.
The most popular Are You Afraid of the Dark episodes were:
The Tale of the Forever Game
The Tale of the Zombie Dice
The Tale of Jake the Snake
The Tale of the Virtual Pets
The Tale of the Misfortune Cookie
The Tale of the Gruesome Gourmets