1970s Forgotten TV Halloween Specials by Rhetty for History

Step back in time to the 1970s with Rhetty for History and experience a nostalgic journey as he goes over the Halloween specials that once graced TV screens. Specials that are also available to watch online.

Some of the Halloween specials mentioned in the video:

Halloween with the New Addams Family (1977)

The original Addams Family cast reunites for a one-off television special filled with the same macabre charm and darkly humorous shenanigans that fans love.

Witch's Night Out (1978)

Halloween magic unfolds as two kids seek the help of a bumbling witch to find the spookiest costumes, leading to a chaotic and enchanting adventure.

Once Upon a Midnight Scary (1979)

An hour-long Halloween special introduced by the Master of Horror Vincent Price, featuring three eerie tales, each more mysterious and chilling than the last.

Mad Mad Monsters (1972)

A delightful animated Halloween special, classic monsters like Frankenstein, Dracula, and the Werewolf gather for a hilariously chaotic wedding, filled with madcap antics and monstrous mayhem.

Paul Lynde Halloween Special (1976)

A Halloween extravaganza featuring a star-studded cast, including the Wicked Witch of the West herself, Margaret Hamilton, and a memorable blend of comedy and music.

The Halloween That Almost Wasn't (1979)

Dracula strives to save Halloween from a witch who wants to abolish the holiday, leading to a spirited battle between the supernatural characters.

Fat Albert Halloween Special (1977)

Fat Albert and his friends decide to skip treats and embark on a mischievous adventure to scare their neighbors, but they end up getting a spine-tingling surprise of their own from the spooky lady living near the graveyard

Halloween Is Grinch Night (1977)

Halloween Is Grinch Night tells the story of the Grinch wreaking havoc on Whoville during a particularly eerie Grinch Night.

The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone (1979)

The beloved Stone Age family faces a ghoulish adventure as they cross paths with the famous monsters Rockula and Frankenstone

Casper Saves Halloween (1979)

Casper, the Friendly Ghost tries to dress up as a real boy and befriends a group of orphans. But their Halloween fun is threatened by Harry Scary and his ghostly gang, prompting Casper and his friends to embark on a mission to rescue Halloween.

Halloween Hall of Fame (1977)

Jonathan Winters stars as a security guard who, while working late at the Walt Disney Production Studio on Halloween night, encounters a talking pumpkin jack-o'-lantern that presents a series of classic Disney Halloween cartoons

Halloween Safety (1977)

An educational film, lasting 11 minutes, teaching the importance of Halloween safety, covering topics like reflective tape, inspecting treats, traveling in groups, and other safety measures while trick-or-treating, offering valuable tips for a secure Halloween experience.

The Pumpkin Who Couldn't Smile (1979)

An animated CBS special that tells the heartwarming story of Raggedy Anne and Raggedy Andy's quest to find a smiling pumpkin for a boy in need of Halloween cheer, providing a delightful tale of friendship and joy.

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