As a little kid, was there a TV or movie scene that terrified you?

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Jann Nikka Profile
Jann Nikka answered

No, I was fearless as a kid and teen. I was surrounded by thugettes and thugs.

Tinkerbell St. Basil Profile

The wicked witch scared me the most, but my Dad always told me he "knew a guy" in touch with the flying monkey's and if I didn't eat all my dinner..... They were only a phone call away 😲

Fortis Paradise Profile
Fortis Paradise answered

The Ring.

I was afraid the girl would come for me too :D freaked me out for a long time until I watched Scary movie 2!

Yin And Yang Profile
Yin And Yang answered

Ugh! There was a creepy monkey in Steven Kings "Creep Show" Its still the creepiest thing!

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HappyTo BeHereTo
HappyTo BeHereTo commented
Ooooooo! Maybe one did!!!! 💀🙊
Yin And Yang
Yin And Yang commented
Let me set the scene for you...... picture it..... dark two laned road ..... I am the only one out there. No head lights coming towards me. About to turn the bend of a small hill next to me..... when all of a sudden something scurries out from the opposite side of the road brush and scampers across the road and disappears into the dead plants to the side of me. It's eyes glowed at me for a moment as it was blinded by my headlights..... yes it looked like it had the snarling teeth of that old childhood creepy monkey that ate people! Oh I hoped my car would NOT chose to break down at that moment! Lol!
HappyTo BeHereTo
HappyTo BeHereTo commented
Definitely creepy monkey! No raccoon, opossum, skunk, groundhog, squirrel (well maybe squirrels according to Jaimie) would ever scurry across a dark road. Creepy monkey for sure!
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Jaimie JT answered

Some old guy in a hat walking down a side walk whistling in one of the poltergeist movies :/ I can still picture it and it freaks me out .... I was gonna look for a clip but I wanna sleep tonight :)

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Corey The Goofyhawk , Epic has no limit, answered

I remember my brother and sister were terrified of a scene from StarTrek Next Generation where there were two visitors on the Enterprise that suddenly transformed into beast, werewolf looking creatures. I don't really remember a scene that scared me.

PJ Stein Profile
PJ Stein answered

I don't remember anything that scared me. I do remember my little brother being so scared by the abominable snowman in Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer that he hid behind the couch.

Pepper pot Profile
Pepper pot answered

There's two that stand out, Jaws (I hid behind the couch, and the only other time I did this was during games of hide and seek or when The Pools man (football) knocked on our door and our dad wasn't in to pay him).

And American Werewolf In London., I sat frozen to the spot, literally "scared stiff."

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HappyTo BeHereTo
HappyTo BeHereTo commented
Good scary ones! Jaws sure had our beaches "deserted" for awhile. As a kid, I was glad to be hundreds of miles from either coast.
Pepper pot
Pepper pot commented
I agree, it changed paddling in the sea for me O_o
Jann Nikka
Jann Nikka commented
American Werewolf omg super good acting and special effects when David turned in the werewolf. WOW
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Janis Haskell answered

On t.v. .... I was terrified of Korla Pandit, the organ player who had his own show in the early 1950's.


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HappyTo BeHereTo
HappyTo BeHereTo commented
I must admit, I had to google him. :)
Thanks Janis. That was an interesting read. Go figure! He's not really Indian.
Janis Haskell
Janis Haskell commented
I know, Happy! A 4-year old has a pretty vivid imagination, and they deliberately marketed him as a mysterious being. (I thought he could see me through the screen.) LOL
HappyTo BeHereTo
HappyTo BeHereTo commented
Plus spooky organ music? HIDE!!!

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