8 Television Characters Who Are a Total Halloween Bummer
Andy-Andy from Cheers
You know who’s not super fun to have around on Halloween? A murderous stalker. Sorry, Diane.
That time Shauna Malwae-Tweep was on The League
We get it, you celebrate Samhain. THAT’S TOTALLY COOL. But maybe don’t accept a trick-or-treating offer just so you can talk about how offensive that is to you.
Three hole punch Jim? “Dave”? At least Pam eventually gets him to give a crap about one of her favorite holidays.
The 30 Rock Writers’ Room
They’re bumming everybody out.
Look, this isn’t Marge’s fault. You think she wants to come on stage at the beginning of those first Halloween episodes and be a wet blanket? Of course not. But she’s totally right. Those episodes were freaking SCARY as a kid. She was just looking out for us.
Sure, he gave us one of Buffy’s best episodes (and gave everyone lasting powers and abilities they’d use for years to come), but he also seriously ruined the gang’s Halloween.
Any number of hot high school ghosts
When a show set in a high school needs a Halloween episode script, you make a decent wager on Hot Ghost showing up. He (usually a he) is usually a drag. Remember My So-Called Life’s greaser ghost Nicky Driscoll? He was just a post-living Catalano, forever leaning and sighing. YOU CAN DO BETTER, ANGELA.
Special mention, then for Angela’s little sister, basically the only character (besides Ricky, who dressed as Brian Krakow) on that show to nail the spirit of Halloween: