Halloween season is upon us, and you know what that means: scary movies and TV shows. If you've been looking for scary TV shows to binge-watch this Halloween, I've got your back. Here are 5 shows you'll definitely enjoy.
I enjoyed watching Hannibal. The main character, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, is a really smart psychiatrist who is also a cannibal. And this show goes there. You'll see Hannibal doing the down and dirty, from hunting to killing, and cooking. It's very graphic. And macabre. The second main character, Will Graham, is a criminal profiler who has had a successful career catching criminals because he can think like them, and personally so. Will enlists the help of Hannibal to catch serial killers, and thus begins the dangerous tango between Hannibal and Will Graham: Hannibal has a strange obsession with Will and Will thinks Hannibal can help him somehow. Fun fact: Hannibal the character is from suspense novels by Thomas Harris. Harris revealed that Hannibal is based off of a real-life doctor and murderer he met while visiting Mexico in the 1960s.
2. Wayward Pines
Wayward Pines is a mystery-horror-thriller type of show. A scientist named David Pilcher discovers brutal genetic mutation humanoid - 'Abbies' - that were set to take over. So he decided to 'choose' people to form his own special community in Wayward Pines that would be safe from these Abbies. He employs all manner of means: amnesia, hibernation chambers, freezing and unfreezing... Thousands of years later, here comes a secret service agent looking for two missing secret service agents. Unfortunately, in Wayward Pines, once you go in, you do not go out. Seriously. You'll be publicly executed.
3. American Horror Story (AHS)
America Horror Story has cemented itself a front runner in the horror genre. There's 8 seasons of gory to choose from (91 episodes so far). Each season is its own miniseries, with a different set of characters, settings, and story line. Suggestions: Asylum and Murder House (AHS seasons 2 and 1 respectively). Those two are frequently voted as the best seasons of AHS.
Bonus show: Outcast
Written by the same writer who wrote The Walking Dead, i.e. Robert Kirkman, Outcast follows a man, Kyle Barnes, who's been plagued by actual real demons his whole life. Fun. The demons possess humans, and they have possessed Kyle and people around him from since he was young. But, as it turns out, Kyle has the power to cause the demons pain and to drive them away from the people they possess. Behold the power of exorcism! This show has received rave reviews and it's said to be genuinely terribly scary. This one is for the troopers.
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