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By Nate Millado

If you're craving tricks and treats this Halloween, head over to CBS All Access for some spooktacular television episodes. And just like the ultimate bag of candy, there's something for everyone: sticky situations, sweet moments, genuine jolts, boo-worthy baddies, and classic comedy.

Evil: "October 31"

The Bouchard girls and their new friend Brenda hang out during Halloween

Maddy Crocco as Lexis Bouchard, Dalya Knapp as Laura Bouchard, Brooklyn Shuck as Lynn Bouchard, Matilda Lawler as Brenda, and Skylar Gray as Lila Bouchard in Evil.

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The supernatural drama Evil unleashes a double dose of scares on its viewers in this episode. First, priest-in-training David Acosta (Mike Colter) and forensic psychologist Kristen Bouchard (Katja Herbers) assess a possessed woman who goes full-on Regan from The Exorcist: hissing, cackling, speaking in tongues, and projectile vomiting.

What's even creepier is new girl Brenda hanging out with Kristen's daughters on Halloween. Brenda wears a doll mask she refuses to take off, asks awkward questions ("If I dared you to kill your mom…how would you do it?"), and leads the Bouchard girls to an empty grave at the cemetery.

Watch the "October 31" episode of Evil on CBS All Access.

One Day At A Time: "One Halloween At A Time"

Lydia as Belle and Leslie as The Beast

Rita Moreno as Lydia Riera and Stephen Tobolowsky as Dr. Leslie Berkowitz.

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For a single parent, nothing is scarier than finding a positive pregnancy test in the trash! But until that mystery is solved, we get some inspired Halloween looks from the Alvarez fam and friends: Max (Ed Quinn) and Penelope (Justina Machado) Grease it up as Danny and Sandy, Lydia (Rita Moreno) and Dr. Berkowitz (Stephen Tobolowsky) are Belle and the Beast, Alex (Marcel Ruiz) dyes his hair silver fox, and Elena (Isabella Gomez) is climate change activist Greta Thunberg (her Syd-nificant Other is a melting iceberg).

But Best Dressed goes to Schneider (Todd Grinnell), who serves up three couple costumes with his girlfriend: Goat Yoga, Drag Race, and Daenerys and her Dragon.

Watch the "One Halloween at a Time" episode of One Day at a Time on CBS All Access.

Cheers: "Fairy Tales Can Come True"

Cliff dressed as Ponce de Leon

John Ratzenberger as Cliff, summoning the courage to talk to Tinkerbell on Cheers.

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Poor Cliff (John Ratzenberger) has the worst luck with women. He has zero game! That is, until he dons a Ponce de León ensemble and meets Tinkerbell. They obsess over Florida, shoot pool, slow-dance, even close out the bar. The costumed couple agree to meet the following night sans masks; by the end, you're really rooting for Cliffy, hoping Tinkerbell doesn't stand him up. Meanwhile, we get to see our favorite Boston barflies in Halloween get-ups: pirate Sam, Diane and Frasier as Alice and the Mad Hatter, Carla in prison stripes, and Norm as…Norm.

Watch the "Fairy Tales Can Come True" episode of Cheers on CBS All Access.

Wings: "The Gift Of Life"

Faye Casey Brian Helen and Joe in Halloween costumes

Rebecca Schull as Fay, Amy Yasbeck as Casey, Steven Weber as Brian, Crystal Bernard as Helen, and Tim Daly as Joe in Wings.

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Sandpiper Air gets in a festive mood on Halloween: Helen (Crystal Bernard) vamps, Joe (Tim Daly) goes full Pinocchio, Antonio (Tony Shalhoub) confounds as the tornado from Twister. Brian (Steven Weber) is twice as funny as a lady and a gentleman. And it's a race against the clock as the gang tries to deliver a cooler containing a donor heart—"the gift of life"—to its rightful owner in Boston.

Watch "The Gift of Life" episode of Wings on CBS All Access.

Sabrina The Teenage Witch: "A Halloween Story"

Sabrina dressed as a witch

Melissa Joan Hart as Sabrina, who clones herself to be at two places at once, in Sabrina the Teenage Witch.

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The witchy Spellman sisters are big on All Hallows Eve. Their niece Sabrina (Melissa Joan Hart)? Not so much. She'd rather go to Harvey's Halloween party. So she casts a body duplication spell and sends her clone to the high school hangout until the real Sabrina can ditch her family affair. But fake Sabrina can speak only three sentences. What could possibly go wrong?

Watch the "A Halloween Story" episode of Sabrina the Teenage Witch on All Access.

Hawaii Five-0: "He 'oi'o kuhihewa; he kākā ola i 'ike 'ia e ka makaulā"

Alex OLoughlin in Hawaii Five 0

Alex O'Loughlin as Steve McGarrett in Hawaii Five-0.

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Hawaii Five-0 was known for its annual Halloween installments, and the final one is a doozy: a home invasion turns deadly after a dangerous "monster" escapes from the basement. We say aloha to Max (Masi Oka), who returns to Oahu with a very special guest! The episode's title, "He 'oi'o kuhihewa; he kākā ola i 'ike 'ia e ka makaulā," is Hawaiian for "Don't blame ghosts and spirits for one's troubles; a human is responsible."

Watch the "He 'oi'o kuhihewa; he kākā ola i 'ike 'ia e ka makaulā" episode of Hawaii Five-0 on CBS All Access.

Beverly Hills, 90210: "Halloween"

Kelly dressed as a witch and Brenda dressed as Bonnie

Jennie Garth as Kelly and Shannen Doherty as Brenda in Beverly Hills, 90210.

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Kelly (Jennie Garth) sure knows how to make an entrance! Recently dumped, she arrives at the Halloween party in a "friendly" witch costume. When Brenda (Shannen Doherty), who's Bonnie to Dylan's Clyde, pulls her aside and questions her get-up, Kelly tells the goody-goody to lighten up. It's all fun and games until a creepy college dude dressed as a cowboy corners Kelly.

Watch the "Halloween" episode of Beverly Hills, 90210 on CBS All Access.

MacGyver: "Skull + Electromagnet"

MacGyver dressed as a vampire and the rest of the team as creepy Wizard of Oz characters

Justin Hires, Isabel Lucas, Lucas Till, Tristin Mays, George Eads, and Meredith Eaton in MacGyver.

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Vampire MacGyver (Lucas Till) and his friends—dressed as demented Wizard of Oz characters—scare some trick-or-treaters at their haunted house. But first, they must head into the dreaded Bermuda Triangle to save the vice president's son after his plane goes down with a mysterious "package" on board.

Watch the "Skull + Electromagnet" episode of MacGyver on CBS All Access.

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By Nate Millado

Evil is not for the faint of heart. It's that terrifying—which makes the supernatural drama the perfect Halloween binge!

For the uninitiated, Evil centers on priest-in-training David Acosta (Mike Colter) and forensic psychologist Kristen Bouchard (Katja Herbers) as they assess whether the Church's unsolved mysteries are worth pursuing—or whether there's a more scientific explanation behind the phenomena.

Evil is the brainchild of Robert and Michelle King—the husband-and-wife duo behind The Good Wife and The Good Fightso you know you're in for some quality entertainment along with genuine jolts. Luckily, all episodes of its freshman season are available to stream on CBS All Access and Netflix, so here's your chance to catch up on CBS' scary-good series before its second season.

Watch all episodes of Evil on CBS All Access and Netflix.

The Boogeyman is Real!

Surely, anyone innocently named "George" can't be that bad, right? Dead wrong! This leathery demon is the stuff of nightmares. He haunts poor Kristen in her sleep—or is she awake?—zips around the room like The Flash, pees in the corner (rude!), and slices her fingers off for each incorrect answer during a "fun" game of True or False. George introduces himself in the pilot ("Genesis I"), but unfortunately for Kristen, reappears throughout the season ("177 Minutes," "Let x = 9," and "Book 27").

Bridget in the Bathtub

It's Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford like you've never seen before! In the episode "Vatican III," Bridget (Ashford) cops to murdering a boy named Enrique during her exorcism. Kristen, David, and Ben (Aasif Mandvi) cross-reference her claims with any open cases—and to determine whether the woman really is possessed by a demon named Howard. If you want to see just how versatile an actress Ashford is, catch her comedic side on the new CBS sitcom, B Positive (premiering Nov. 5).

Orson Isn't Well

Is accused serial killer Orson LeRoux possessed—or just plain psycho? That's the question Kristen and David attempt to answer throughout the season (in episodes "Genesis 1," "Justice x 2," and "Book 27"). Either way, on a creep factor scale of 1 to 10, Orson is 100.

Child of the Corn

In the "2 Fathers" episode, an intoxicated Kristen follows a woman's screams into a cornfield—and is shocked by what she sees: David's dad's wife Esther birthing out a baby that's most certainly not human. But wait, there's more! Esther tears into the sticky sac with her teeth to welcome her goblin child into the world. That's some sangria you drank, Kristen!

Hurts Like Hell


Nurse Ratched's got nothing on Nurse Plague! After David is stabbed (at the end of the "7 Swans a Singin" episode), he's sent to Harbor Hospital, where his nurse pumps him with pain meds. During a drug-induced trip, David witnesses patients being wheeled out by freaky-looking attendants to attend a "black mass." One of the unlucky sacrificial lambs happens to be David's roommate, Harlan.

The big reveal of the "Room 320" episode is thought-provoking—but definitely disturbing! Word to the wise: Watch with a friend.

Treat or Trick?


When your show is called Evil, you've gotta up the ante for Halloween—and yikes, does the "October 31" episode deliver! First, there's an Exorcist homage replete with hissing, cackling, speaking in tongues, projectile vomiting—the whole nine.

But what's really unnerving is the new girl "Brenda," who hangs with the Bouchard kids and their friends. Brenda tells creepy ghost stories and asks disturbing questions. ("If I dared you to kill your mom ... how would you do it?") Here's the kicker: Brenda's mom calls and says her daughter is sick in bed. So, who's really behind that creepy doll mask?

Watch all episodes of Evil on CBS All Access and Netflix.

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The cast of Young Sheldon as American astronauts

The cast of Young Sheldon dressed up as American astronauts.

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Season 4 of Young Sheldon premieres Thursday, Nov. 5 at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access. Catch up now on CBS All Access.

Brian Dietzen shows how to rock a Jekyll & Hyde look

Brian Dietzen as split personality

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Season 18 of NCIS premieres Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access. Catch up now on CBS All Access.

Sonequa Martin-Green is out of this world

Sonequa Martin-Green

Photography by Marie H. Rainville.

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LL COOL J is right out of the roaring 20s

LL COOL J dressed in roaring 20s type suit

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

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Lucy Liu as the belle of the ball

Lucy Liu in elegant classic ball gown

Photography by Ruven Afanador.

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Chris O'Donnell as a man of the Irish countryside

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

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Emily Wickersham as a cowgirl

Emily Wickersham as a cowgirl

Photography by Christopher Ross.

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Young Sheldon stars as a Renaissance family

The cast of Young Sheldon dressed up in Renaissance costumes

Photography by Miller Mobley.

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Daniela Ruah shows how to be retro chic

Daniela Ruah looking 80s

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

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Missy Peregrym as a snow queen

Missy Peregrym white faux fur in a snowy forest

Photography by Tom Corbett.

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Carrie Ann Inaba channels old Hollywood glamour

Carrie Ann Inaba in old-timey theatre

Photography by Marc Baptiste.

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Sean Murray as a high roller

Sean Murray with Las Vegas showgirls

Photography by Tom Corbett.

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Phil Keoghan as a different kind of biker dude

Phil Keoghan on a racing bike

Photography by Christopher Ross.

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Zoe Perry and Annie Potts channeling peace, love, and flower power

Zoe Perry and Annie Potts as hippies

Photography by Miller Mobley.

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Lucas Till dressed for secret mission success

Lucas Till in a suit and a deployed parachute

Photography by Kurt Iswarienko.

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