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It's That Episode 54: 'Are You Afraid of The Dark?' David Young Answers, "Yes"

On "It's That Episode" Craig Rowin (UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode and other crap.

David Young (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) stops by to watch an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark? that terrified him as a kid. David confronts his fear as Craig admits to being too scared as a kid to watch SNICK (Saturday Night Nickelodeon). Listen as David and Craig revisit their childhood TV watching while Craig subtly introduces David to the world of Scientology.

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13 Things About Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Your younger brothers and sisters (ah, hell, let’s be honest: Your kids) may know DJ MacHale as the author of the wildly successful YA novel series Pendragon. But you and I know him as the creator of Nickelodeon’s own version of The Twilight Zone, Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Originally running as an essential terminus to the four-part SNICK Saturday nights on Nickelodeon, Are You Afraid of the Dark? pre-dated Goosebumps as perhaps the first “tween horror/thriller series” on television. Screw Twilight (but not Let the Right One In); this was the real-deal in kids dealing with everything from supernatural monkey paws to devious urban legends and the [...]