To get everyone in the proper mood for the spooky month of October we thought it might be fun to think about some of the scary characters that damaged us when we were kids.

Halloween is coming up on October 31st and as we all try to figure out what we, or our kids should dress up as this year we thought we might give you some suggestions. To come up with some scary ideas, we thought...lets start with some of the fictional characters that scared the hell out of is when we were growing up.

The characters, that after we saw them for the first time, we had a hard time sleeping that night and many, many nights after. Here is what we came up so far....if you have an addition to add, please leave a comment below.

Fictional Characters That Scare the Hell Out of Us Growing Up

Fake characters that still scare us today.

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