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Rik and Nik conclude their recap of the 90s hit “Are You Afraid of the Dark” Season 1 with a look at the final, and biggest, episode of the season.

Rick and Nik are at it with one final episode of Season 1 of Are You Afraid of the Dark?  The Finale! Who is up for a game of Pinball?


Join filmmakers Richard Tanner and Nik Uttam as they look back fondly on every episode of the hit 90’s show from Nickelodeon that influenced so many young horror fans: ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?

Richard Tanner is an award-winning writer, director, and regular Morbidly Beautiful contributor. He is also the owner of A Buck Short Productions. Nik Uttam is a filmmaker and podcaster that has seen every movie from the 80s…twice. He is an editor and cinematographer who started the company Reel Independent Productions to get a better reach into the horror world.

Follow Rick and Nik every Thursday right here on as they join The Midnight Society for thrills and chills that will warm your heart and make your blood run cold! 

Episode 8: The Tale of the Pinball Wizard (47 min)

This week, Rick and Nik pull out their quarters and are ready to take on The Tale of the Pinball Wizard  (Season 1, Episode 13 Original Air Date: November 14th, 1992).

In The Tale of the Pinball Wizard, Ross, a mischievous kid with an addiction to arcade games, goes to the mall where his old habits sometimes get the best of him.

Richard and Nik take a moment to pull out the soap boxes and complain about the lack of repair shops in our disposable culture.  We also countdown the top 5 episodes of season 1 of Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Join us on this episode as we deal with repair men, production values and super soakers!  

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