Are You Afraid of the Dark?

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Spooky campfire stories are fun for resilient kids.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 10 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+


As a conservative mother, I am torn on this video.... There is nothing I see that is truly "bad" , but this does seem very creepy and nightmarish, especially for younger kids. I believe the suspense and jump scares are the most intriguing part of this. I am sure this will cause nightmares though..... Thus, I am torn

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Too much violence
age 9+

Nostalgia at its best

It's so hard to find shows or movies that are in the middle of too grown up (PG-13) and too babyish. This fits right in the middle and is perfect for the 9-12 year range. Spooky, but not too spooky. The episodes are interesting and, while dated and occasionally cheesy, they are fun to watch.

TV Details

Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love spooky stuff

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