5 Classic Monster Cameos Featured in The Munsters

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Based on the classic Universal Monsters, the Munster family consists of five core members: Herman, a lighthearted parody of Frankenstein’s monster; Sam “Grandpa” Dracula, a vampire turned mad scientist; Lily, a goth woman with vague similarities to the Bride of Frankenstein; Eddie, a werewolf boy; and Marilyn, the normal one. Several other Hollywood monsters also […]

7 Scooby Doo, Where Are You? Episodes That Every Classic Horror Fan Should See

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As a lifelong horror fan, I always loved the old Scooby-Doo cartoon series for its creepy situations and menacing villains—many of which were inspired by classic monster movies and works of literature. For this reason, I decided to compile a list of seven episodes (all from the original show) that every creature feature buff should […]

13 Terrifying Monsters Featured in the Star Trek Franchise

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As a fan of the sci-fi/horror genre, I always enjoyed Star Trek for its terrifying alien creatures. In honor of today’s date, here are thirteen monsters—from both the original series and its follow-up offerings—that captured my imagination. The Gorn Captain Lacking a trace of emotion in his glittery eyes and possessing many times the strength […]

The 10 Scariest Lost in Space Episodes

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When revisiting Lost in Space as an adult, one thing which fascinates me is that many episodes—especially the black-and-white offerings from season one—blend science fiction themes with elements of the horror genre. For this reason, I decided to kick off the Halloween season by analyzing the top ten scariest episodes of my favorite childhood television […]

The 10 Most Underrated Star Trek: The Original Series Episodes

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In my recent list of The 10 Best Star Trek: The Original Series Episodes, I indicated that a compilation of the ten most underrated Star Trek offerings would soon follow. As promised, below are my selections.   10) Spock’s Brain When Kara (Marj Dusay)—leader of the Eymorgs—teleports aboard the Enterprise and surgically removes Spock’s brain, […]