17 Creepy TV Characters to Haunt You on Halloween

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Happy Halloween!

That's an odd saying, right? Happy Halloween. What's happy about being scared to death? Oh, for those of us who like horror there is a lot cheer about on this cherished day!

To celebrate all things frightening, we've rounded up some of the scariest characters we can recall on TV. These characters left an impression and many are still going strong. Perhaps their worst days are ahead. You be the judge.

Serial Killers and general psychos seem run of the mill next to cannibals (two, mind you), living statues, hovering men with smiles not unlike Twisty the Clown's, demons and creepy freaks.

What characters left an impression on you? Hit the comments and share your memories. In the meantime, be safe trick-or-treating and enjoy a marathon of the scariest entertainment has to offer.

You can start with some of these! BOO!

Carissa Pavlica is the managing editor and a staff writer and critic for TV Fanatic. She's a member of the Critic's Choice Association, enjoys mentoring writers, conversing with cats, and passionately discussing the nuances of television and film with anyone who will listen. Follow her on Twitter and email her here at TV Fanatic.

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