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The Best Halloween Episodes In Sitcoms  

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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.

Treehouse of Horror IV is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Halloween Episodes In Sitcoms
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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

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Epidemiology is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Halloween Episodes In Sitcoms
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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

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Halloween III is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Halloween Episodes In Sitcoms
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Halloween III

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

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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Halloween Episodes In Sitcoms
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Halloween

On Halloween night, a busy time of the year for any precinct, Amy, who hates the holiday, is not happy that she has to wear a costume to go undercover on the street with Charles. Meanwhile, at the precinct, Jake bets Holt that he can steal his Medal of Valor before midnight, which leads to him bringing out his own costumes. Jake says that if he can steal the medal Holt must declare that he is an amazing detective/genius, but that if he can't steal the medal he will do all of Holt's Halloween paperwork. Jake wins the bet with the help of the other detectives.

Original Airing: October 22, 2013

Season: Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season 1

Episode Number: 6

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