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The Tale of the Haunted Woods
Season 9 , Episode 2
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Air date February 19, 2021
Written by JT Billings
Directed by Jeff Wadlow
Episode guide
The Tale of the Haunted Woods
The Tale of the Phantom Light

The Tale of the Night Frights, is the second part of Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Curse of the Shadows, the second season of the "Are You Afraid of the Dark? (2019)". It is the ninety-sixth episode in total.


As the Midnight Society digs deeper into the mystery, they discover themselves haunted by an evil entity known as the Shadowman.


Midnight Society Cast[]

Episode Cast[]

  • Kyle Strauts as The Shadowman
  • Josh Blacker as Coach Kullback
  • Miranda Edwards as Mrs. Lewis
  • Kalyn Miles as Ms. Shaffner
  • Donavon Stinson as Mister McCoy
  • Mark Sweatman as Shandu the Magician
  • Alyssa Tavares as Dogwalker




  • Jai reads an issue of the Night Frights: Tales for After Dark comic book before noticing himself being depicted in the panels. This also happens to Ethan Wood when he flips through the Ghastly Grinner comic in "The Tale of the Ghastly Grinner".
  • Seth watches a magic tutorial on his tablet performed by a magician named Shandu, referencing the character Shandu created by Gary for "The Tale of the Magician's Assistant".
  • While Seth jots down ideas for a story he considers one about a haunted train. A story like this is told in "The Tale of Train Magic".
  • The group reflects on a werewolf story Connor once told called "The Tale of the Quicksilver". An unrelated story involving dark magic also called "The Tale of the Quicksilver" was told by Kiki. Ironically, "The Tale of the Night Frights" concludes with the group deciding to hold a séance, which is what the characters in Kiki's "Tale of the Quicksilver" do to stop the Creature of Darkness.