Horror has become an integral component of television in the 21st Century, as shows like The Walking Dead, American Horror Story, and Preacher prove some of today’s most popular and profitable properties. But this wasn’t always the case. Back in the 1990s, we had rarities like The X-Files and Tales from the Crypt, but it wasn’t like the Golden Age we live in today.
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Of course, some of the darkest moments on TV in the 1990s came from unexpected places. The folks at Grunge have assembled a list of some of the most shocking example. From Alf to The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, and even Family Matters, horror appeared where it was least expected. Give the video a spin for a nostalgic (and slightly nightmarish) look back in time!
If you can’t stream, the 6 darkest TV moments from the 1990s are listed and briefly summarized below the video. Enjoy!
Official Synopsis: These days, popular TV shows go dark on a regular basis, and if you get tired of watching an old-fashioned sitcom, you’re only one click away from the gory post-apocalyptic landscapes of The Walking Dead. But while your memories of ’90s TV might seem quaint and fluffy in comparison, don’t be fooled. When the shows you’re now so nostalgic about weren’t busy wrapping up every episode in a neat little bow, they plunged you into all kinds of downers. So who’s ready to relive some childhood nightmares?