Did you feel that slight, cool breeze in the air? That means it's time to throw away our sunglasses and break out the flannel button-up because fall is coming and Halloween is right around the corner. And since we all know that Halloween isn't just a holiday, but rather a lifestyle, what better time than now to start binging our favorite Halloween episodes until pumpkin spice pumps through our veins. From wacky trick-or-treat mishaps to genuinely scary horror homages, there's nothing quite like a classic sitcom tackling Halloween in all its spooktacular glory.
This list of sitcom Halloween episodes will have your spine tingling because we're ranking the best Halloween TV episodes in order to determine once and for all who does the most important Holiday on the calendar best. So put the Jack o'lantern knife down, flip through the TV searching for reruns, and rank the most ghoulish Halloween episodes of the most devilishly spooky sitcoms.
In a series of shorts: Homer sells his soul for a doughnut, but seems happy with the deal; Bart sees a gremlin in classic Twilight Zone-style; Mr. Burns is a vampire and Bart falls victim to his bite.
Original Airing: Oct 28 1993
Season: The Simpsons -Season 5
Episode Number: 5
Greendale students, including Pierce, ingest a biohazardous substance at a Halloween party that turns them into zombies; some must save themselves and the school when they are locked in with infected students.
Original Airing: Oct 28 2010
Season: Community - Season 2
Episode Number: 6
The living dead beset South Park after a bottle of Worcestershire sauce mixes with embalming fluid at the mortuary, meanwhile Tina Yothera judges a costume contest.
Original Airing: Oct 29 1997
Season: South Park - Season 1
Episode Number: 7
The third installment of Captain Holt and Jake's Halloween heist, tied at one win apiece, enters a tie-breaking competition to claim the title of "amazing detective/genius." This year, Jake and Holt split the squad into two teams to help them win, both of them excluding Amy. Amy proves who the most "amazing detective/genius" really is, by winning the heist.
Original Airing: October 25, 2015
Season: Brooklynn Nine-Nine - Season 3
Episode Number: 5