Thread: What scared you the most as a child?

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    • 1 year 7 months ago
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    The pirate from SpongeBob! A lot of toddlers have this fear along with the funny faces segment on Yo Gabba Gabba...it still creeps me out like how Chuckie on Rugrats is afraid of the Quaker Oatmeal guy! The Magic Adventures of Mumfie movie also scared me when I was the same age. My teacher showed it to us in kindergarten, and the scenes with the Secretary of Night, the scary echoing laughter in the forest, the part when Scarecrow sees a lighthouse and his voice sounds weird ["So...a lighthouse! Maybe Mumfie has seen it, too!"] and the part where Mumfie went to jail for sneezing and breaking a bottle creeped me out! Also, the 1-800-Bar None Sock Puppet scared me as a child...but I got over both Mumfie and the puppet.
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      • 1 year 7 months ago
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      Things that scared me when I was a kid....

      -The Emergency Broadcast System/Emergency Alert System. Still freaks me out, I hate the noise so much!

      -That alien that shows up during the credits of Star Trek. HORRIFYING.

      -The door-to-door salesman from Pee-wee's Playhouse. Something about his obnoxiously huge head puts me off.

      -Rescue 911 theme music. I have no clue why, but nowadays I think it's cool.

      -Clowns. Still hate clowns.

      -I don't remember the name of the episode, but when I was a kid there was one episode of Fantasy Island that scared the daylights out of me. All I remember was it involved a woman going into a house (I think it was her childhood home?) and there were these toys and dolls all around, and suddenly the house caught on fire... I don't know, it still creeps me out nowadays.
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        the ole freddy & Jason mov
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            • 1 year 6 months ago
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            Quote by MilkTheCouch
            The pirate from SpongeBob! A lot of toddlers have this fear along with the funny faces segment on Yo Gabba Gabba...it still creeps me out like how Chuckie on Rugrats is afraid of the Quaker Oatmeal guy!

            the spongebob episode with nosferatu kinda scared me
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              • 1 year 6 months ago
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              Remember the Ren and Stimpy episode Hermit Ren? that creeped me out when i was 12 when Ren was tripping out yet with that music, then when he saw his mummy bog man's face turn into his own face that scared me a bit even with the music.
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                • 1 year 4 months ago
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                The movie "IT" scared the daylight out of me.
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                  • 1 year 4 months ago
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                  Quote by VillechaizeLove
                  Things that scared me when I was a kid....

                  -The Emergency Broadcast System/Emergency Alert System. Still freaks me out, I hate the noise so much!

                  -That alien that shows up during the credits of Star Trek. HORRIFYING.

                  -The door-to-door salesman from Pee-wee's Playhouse. Something about his obnoxiously huge head puts me off.

                  -Rescue 911 theme music. I have no clue why, but nowadays I think it's cool.

                  -Clowns. Still hate clowns.

                  -I don't remember the name of the episode, but when I was a kid there was one episode of Fantasy Island that scared the daylights out of me. All I remember was it involved a woman going into a house (I think it was her childhood home?) and there were these toys and dolls all around, and suddenly the house caught on fire... I don't know, it still creeps me out nowadays.


                  Glad to hear I'm not the only one that was scared of the EBS. I'll add:

                  - A dude from a local furniture commercial that time has been kind enough to let me forget (Although I swear as a child, my parents took me in there, and I saw the guy!)

                  -The skeletons drunk driving ad.
                    • 1 year 4 months ago
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                    Jason scared me as a kid
                      • 1 year 3 months ago
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                      This sounds silly, but the goddamn A/C unit in The Brave Little Toaster scarred me for life as a child.
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                        • 1 year 2 months ago
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                        Quote by MilkTheCouch
                        Also, the 1-800-Bar None Sock Puppet scared me as a child...but I got over both Mumfie and the puppet.
                        Didn't you say that already? "I'm keeping this thread alive! The White Screen of Death and the 1-800-Bar None Sock Puppet scared me as a kid!"
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                          • 1 year 2 months ago
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                          I remember not wanting to drink water from a glass for the longest time. An episode of Captain Planet was to blame when they were shrunk by that lady and added to Kwame's water canteen with some parasites freak me out at the age of six.

                          The Dark Crystal was another one I was terrified of that movie especially the scene where the poor little Podling is strapped into the chair and has look into the red light from the crystal while his essence is drained from his body. I remember watching it and seeing face shrivel up like that was awful. I was only ten years old at the time and just couldn't finish the movie after that I actually begged my dad to return the video to the library because it was so scary.

                          Not me but my older sister was afraid of the Polkaroo from the show The Polka Dot Door. But one thing that scared us both was one night when she turned on her lamp and she would do this every night like a dozen times. And when she turned it on a voice said "Polkaroo" and I kid you not I heard it too and it wasn't the TV or anything and we still can't explain it even now.
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                            • 1 year 1 month ago
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                            There is a lot that scared me as child. Like the ending of The Laurel and Hardy film: "The Bullfighters". It ends with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy as skeletons after Richard K. Muldoon skinned them alive. And boy that scared me, But I did feel sorry for Stan Laurel ( who ends up whining in a high-pitched voice after Oliver Hardy rants to Stan "Well, Here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!" ). And my father told that this was variation of the Laurel and Hardy 1934 short: "Going Bye-Bye!"
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                              • 1 year 1 month ago
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                              Quote by digigirl411
                              I remember not wanting to drink water from a glass for the longest time. An episode of Captain Planet was to blame when they were shrunk by that lady and added to Kwame's water canteen with some parasites freak me out at the age of six.

                              I remember that episode.
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                                • 11 months 3 days ago
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                                Sorry to double-post, but I revisited one of my worst childhood traumas tonight: THAT ALIEN FROM ROLLING THUNDER.
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                                  • 11 months 1 day ago
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                                  Man, I am glad I didn't grow up being terrified by pop culture on a regular basis.
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                                    • 6 months 14 days ago
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                                    There was a moment from SpongeBob that terrified me. It featured a talking droplet of hot sauce. This moment continues to scare me and I do not want anyone to link to it or anything.
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                                      • 6 months 13 days ago
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                                      Quote by Nickelodeoninthe90s
                                      There was a moment from SpongeBob that terrified me. It featured a talking droplet of hot sauce. This moment continues to scare me and I do not want anyone to link to it or anything.


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                                        • 6 months 10 days ago
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                                        Over this whole thread, I believe this is the accurate assessment in most cases.
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