Season 9: Kids Horror Finale

December 16, 2022

Thank you for joining us for Season 9: Kids Horror! In this finale, we keep it short and sweet for all you busy parents – we rank the movies in age-appropriateness, and share a finger painting craft! Movies Ranked byRead More

The Addams Family

November 18, 2022

They’re creepy and they’re kooky / Mysterious and spooky / They’re all together ooky – that’s right, we’re covering The Addams Family! Featuring everyone’s favorite macabre characters, the 1991 movie introduced a new audience to the bizarre aristocratic family. EpisodeRead More

The Monster Squad

November 11, 2022

Ostensibly a real movie and not just a vehicle for Universal Studios to sell merchandise, The Monster Squad is a late 80s kids’ classic horror movie. Featuring iconic characters like Dracula and the Wolfman, the plot of the movie isRead More


November 4, 2022

Not Quite Dead covers the 2015 movie Goosebumps, a film jam packed with references to the classic kids horror book series. The film takes a meta approach to author R.L. Stine and his creations, for better and worse! Controversially, MeganRead More

Minisode: Fear Street 1666

October 28, 2022

The final installment of the Fear Street trilogy takes us all the way back to 1666 – and then forward to 1994 – then back again – then back again. Sheesh! Should this series have been four movies instead ofRead More

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

October 21, 2022

If you were an 80s or 90s baby, you may be entitled to financial compensation for emotional trauma from the illustrations featured in the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark series. This movie pastiches some of the more famousRead More

Minisode: Fear Street 1978

October 14, 2022

Fear Street 1978 pays homage to the campground slashers of the era, with all the blood, sex, and pot you’d expect. “Wait!” you’re thinking, “Isn’t this a kids’ movie?” Well, listen to this minisode and hear what the NQD galsRead More

The Witches (1990)

October 7, 2022

The Roald Dahl classic children’s book gets the movie treatment in the 1990 flick The Witches! This movie is notably creepy with its Jim Henson puppetry and intense witch makeup on Anjelica Huston. The Not Quite Dead gals debate theRead More

Minisode: Fear Street 1994

September 30, 2022

Netflix’s three-part Fear Street series is getting the Not Quite Dead minisode treatment this season! Come listen to discussion on the surprisingly (to some) mature content and debate with us when you can introduce kids to their first slasher movie.Read More

Hocus Pocus

September 23, 2022

The surprisingly low-rated but now cult classic Hocus Pocus kicks off Season 9 of Not Quite Dead: Horror for Kids! The 1993 Hocus Pocus holds a special place in our hearts, from the stellar Bette Middler performance to the dreamyRead More