The Mayor: City Hall-oween Season 1, Ep 4
As Halloween approaches, Mayor Courtney Rose and Police Chief Fox (Kristen Johnston) find themselves at odds on how to handle the night. At a press conference, Mayor Rose announces the community's first annual spook-tacular celebration at City Hall, surprising Chief Fox and his own team. [more inside]
Fresh Off the Boat: It's a Plastic Pumpkin, Louis Huang Season 4, Ep 4
On Halloween, Louis is disappointed that Evan doesn't take his childish delight in the holiday; Eddie and the gang plot to crash a cool older girl's party; Jessica and Emery are spooked when they hear a strange man's voice emanating from Grandma's room, and things get even creepier when a mysterious group of costumed strangers whisk Grandma away, making them suspect the supernatural worst.
Gen3 is creeping down the stairs in Pokemon GO! Several ghost types from Gen3 are being released with PoGo's Halloween event. Come on inside and tell us what you found! [more inside]
Some jokes about Trump. A little crowd work. And then jokes related to his heartbreaking loss. [more inside]
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Multilevel Marketing Season 3, Ep 29
This week (11/7):
- The final pre-Election 2016 segment! Contains a couple of old Daily Show clips, of John Oliver 1. begging Donald Trump to run for the comedy potential, and 2. claiming the Cubs will never win.
- And Now: The Inevitable, Sad Consequences of Morning Shows Celebrating Halloween
- Main story: Multilevel marketing companies like Herbalife, Kyäni and "Nu Skin," and their suspecious similarity to pyramid schemes. With LWT's own pyramid scheme at the end -- money isn't involved, but passing a video around to five of your friends is. Because MLM companies are now targeting the Latino community, the segment is offered on YouTube with Spanish subtitles. English - Spanish subs (both about 32m))
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Halloween IV Season 4, Ep 5
"Heists are dumb."
Farscape: Kansas Rewatch Season 4, Ep 12
Crichton and his friends find themselves on Earth in late October 1985. Unfortunately, Crichton discovers that in this alternate timeline, his father Jack is set to command the space shuttle Challenger on its final mission, which ended in the deaths of all seven crew members.[via]
Fresh Off the Boat: Miracle on Dead Street Season 2, Ep 5
The family has big plans for Halloween: Louis wants to turn the "dead zone" cul-de-sac into a prime stop for trick-or-treaters; and Louis, Eddie, Emery, Evan and Grandma Huang go all-out with their costumes. Jessica, meanwhile, finds herself in an escalating situation with a group of teenage boys, ending in a Halloween showdown. [more inside]
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Halloween III Season 3, Ep 5
Capt. Holt returns to the precinct, just in time for this year's Halloween (HALLO-WEEEEEEN!) heist. This will be a decisive year, since Holt and Jake are currently tied at 1-1 over the past two seasons, and there's a new twist: Instead of Jake stealing something of Holt's, they're each putting together a team to go after the same prize -- a golden crown that will anoint the winner as King of the Nine-Nine. [more inside]
Bob's Burgers: Hauntening Season 6, Ep 3
Louise claims to have never been scared before, so the Belcher family conspires to scare her once and for all with the scariest haunted house of all time. [more inside]
American Horror Story: Edward Mordrake, Pt. 2 Season 4, Ep 4
The second part of the AHS Halloween episode. [more inside]
Marry Me: Scary Me Season 1, Ep 3
Annie and Jake decide to stay home on Halloween, and contrary to the recommendation from Annie's nemesis, Julie, they set up a haunted house in their apartment. Dennah returns to the group's usual invite-only party. Gil and Kay go trick-or-treating, which Gil uses it as an excuse to spy on his ex-wife.
Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey and Iggy Azalea Season 40, Ep 4
Jim Carrey returns to host a frightfully uneven Halloween episode.
American Horror Story: Edward Mordrake, Pt. 1 Season 4, Ep 3
Time for the traditional two-part AHS Halloween episode! In Part 1, we get a new addition to the show, in the form of the mysterious Edward Mordrake. [more inside]
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXV Season 26, Ep 4
The 25th annual Simpsons Halloween special brings three more spine-chilling tales. [more inside]
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Halloween II Season 2, Ep 4
It's the sequel to last year's "Halloween": To win a bet with Capt. Holt, Jake orchestrates a daring wristwatch heist with the help of an expert pickpocket (guest star Apollo Robbins), but quickly discovers that he's been had. Meanwhile, Gina's dance troupe doubts in her commitment to
Sparkle Motion Floorgasm. [more inside]
In 16th-century Prague, a Jewish rabbi creates a giant creature from clay, called the Golem, and using sorcery, brings the creature to life in order to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution. [more inside]
Every Monday for the month of October we'll be discussing a film that incorporates fear, paranoia, or panic - or all three! It's trick-or-treats for adults, come join in. [more inside]
In honor of Halloween, MeFi Horror Club is going to double up, with extra picks every Friday in October. By design, these picks will primarily be the kind of widely-seen movies that a hefty chunk of horror fans will have already seen. This will allow us to maybe lure in some people with big titles, cover some movies we'd normally skip for being too overexposed, and present the opportunity for people to comment on films they may know well enough they needn't rewatch them to join in. List after the jump... [more inside]
We moved some things around to add in the Crossover category, with the first selection One Hour Photo honoring the recently-passed Robin Williams. Not only do we need to put the rotation back on track, but we also need to come up with a plan for the extra picks for October. [more inside]