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Top Ten 2022 Lowes Halloween Animatronics

Halloween is getting closer and closer and we are starting to see Halloween props popping up in random locations. Today I noticed my neighborhood Lowes had recently put out all of their new Halloween merchandise for the 2022 season. After surveying the lot I decided to do a Top Ten of their new…

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Spirit Halloween Announces That Nightcrawler Will Return For 2022

Today Spirit Halloween announced that an old favorite will be joining their lineup for Halloween 2022. That’s right, Nightcrawler will be back this year! If you aren’t familiar with Nightcrawler, please check out the video below. 3.5 Ft Nightcrawler Animatronic – Decorati… Tossed to the streets by deadbeat parents when just a teen,…

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Spirit Halloween Lord Raven Review

Halloween is almost here, guys! Last weekend we saw the grand opening of the Spirit Halloween flagship store in Egg Harbor, New Jersey along with all the cool new stuff coming your way this fall! One of the most anticipated Halloween props for 2022 is the new Lord Raven animatronic. If you aren’t…

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Spirit Halloween Regan Review

Halloween is getting closer and closer and Spirit Halloween is starting to roll out their new lineup of animatronics for 2022. While we have seen Regan from the Exorcist props over the years, we have a new one. Spirit Halloween has upgraded the old Regan prop and this year’s version is pretty cool….

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Spirit Halloween Bog Zombie Review

What a weekend in Egg Harbor Township! I saw all kinds of killer new animatronic Halloween props that I know will be very popular this year! One of the props I was most exciting to see what the new Bog Zombie. From what I had seen online, the Bog Zombie was a pretty…

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Mr. Punchy Review

We are getting close to Halloween! Over the weekend Spirit Halloween opened their flagship store in Egg Harbor Township to thousands of anxious and crazed Halloween fans including myself). Of all the cool animatronics I saw on the trip, one of the most polarizing props was Mr. Punchy, a new clown for Halloween…

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Lil’ Skelly Bones Review

There were a lot of interesting new animatronic Halloween animatronic at Spirit Halloween’s flagship store grand opening in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey over the weekend. One of the new props that jumped out at me (literally and figuratively) was Lil Skelly Bones. If you haven’t seen Lil Skelly Bones in action, please…

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New For 2022: Young Crouchy From Spirit Halloween

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of Halloween getting closer and closer! Today Spirit Halloween rolled out their latest Halloween animatronic for 2022 and it’s an new, I mean old take on an old favorite, Crouchy. That’s right, we are getting Young Crouchy this year! If you haven’t seen the young clown,…

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New For 2022: Mr. Punchy From Spirit Halloween

Man, Spirit Halloween has outdone themselves this year. They have some great new props for all the crazy animatronic fans like myself. If you like new clown props, you have to be stoked! Today they rolled out a new one called Mr. Punchy. According to Spirit Halloween: Mr. Punchy was a terrible clown….

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New For 2022: Betty Sharpe From Spirit Halloween

Who doesn’t love creepy children Halloween props? Well, Spirit Halloween has a four foot tall terribly delightful animatronic for you this year, Betty Sharpe! If you are not familiar with Miss Sharpe, please check out the video below. According to Spirit Halloween: Have you ever seen a more enthusiastic smile? Think carefully before…

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New For 2022: Animated Goblin From Home Depot

Home Depot has become a great place to by Halloween animatronics. A few years ago they stuck their toe in the water and began selling some cheap Home Accents animatronics. But now, they have gone all in and have some of the best selection online. One of their offerings for 2022 that jumped…

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Kinda New For 2022: Regan From Spirit Halloween

We’ve seen some pretty intense Regan from the Exorcist animatronics in recent years. This year Spirit Halloween is rolling out a revamped prop from the classic movie. If you aren’t familiar with her, please check out the video below. According to Spirit Halloween: Regan was living a normal life as a sweet and…

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New For 2022: Possessed Pumpkin From Spirit Halloween

If you are in the market for a jumbo-sized, seven foot tall pumpkin prowler Halloween animatronic, Spirit Halloween is your hookup this fall. Today, the Halloween megastore unveiled one of their latest props, Possessed Pumpkin. If you haven’t seen him yet, please watch the video below. According to Spirit Halloween: Over 100 years…

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New For 2022: The Widow From Spirit Halloween

Spirit Halloween is on a roll with their new lineup for 2022. Today they unveiled The Widow, a fun prop that I haven’t seen done before. If you haven’t see the Widow, please check out the video below. According to Spirit Halloween: Hell hath no fury like a scorned woman! When she caught…

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New For 2022: Nozzles The Clown From Spirit Halloween

Who doesn’t love creepy clowns at Halloween? Spirit Halloween heard you and will be delivering one of the neatest new clown animatronics I have seen this year. Behold Nozzles the Clown! If you aren’t familiar with Nozzles, please check out the video below! According to Spirit Halloween: Terry was on top of the…

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New For 2022: Bog Zombie From Spirit Halloween

Who doesn’t love a cool zombie animatronic in October? Spirit Halloween is your hook up this year with their new Bog Zombie animatronic. This guy is great! If you aren’t familiar with the new zombie prop, please check out the video below. According to Spirit Halloween: In the 1930s, an evil headmaster ran…

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New For 2022: Lucky Bottoms From Spirit Halloween

Who doesn’t love evil clowns for Halloween? Spirit Halloween heard you and has decided to unleash a new clown animatronic on us for 2022! Lucky Bottoms is a great looking prop. If you haven’t seen him, please check out the video below. According to Spirit Halloween: Lucky truly believed that laughter was the…

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New For 2022: Lord Raven From Spirit Halloween

Spirit Halloween is dropping their new props today and one of the best ones so far is the new Lord Raven animatronic. This guy is awesome! If you haven’t seen Lord Raven for yourself, please check out the video below. According to Spirit Halloween Deep in the dark mountains of the black hills,…

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New For 2022: Monty From Spirit Halloween

We told you something was coming, and now it is here! Behold Spirit Halloween is finally starting to release their lineup for 2022. We’ve been waiting and it is good to see that the Halloween superstore is showing us what is in store for October! If you aren’t familiar with Monty, please check…

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Spirit Halloween Announces Buzzsaw Will Return For Halloween 2022

spirit Halloween in revving up for 2022 and yesterday we learned that an old favorite from 2021 will be joining us once more. That’s right, Buzzsaw will be back in all his glory just in time for October! If you haven’t seen the gnarled and twisted former professional wrestler that Vince McMahon could…

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New Animatronic Monty From Spirit Halloween Leaked!

It’s time! We should be getting new Spirit Halloween props any day now. This morning we learned of a new prop called Monty. He appears to be an oversized monkey that plays the cymbals. Pretty creepy, right? We will be getting more details soon! Keep checking back for more info!

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New For 2022: 9’6 Tall Immortal Werewolf Animatronic From Home Depot

Home Depot is really stepping up their Halloween game! Last year they went all in on the extra large Halloween animatronics with the supersized skeletons everyone seemed to fall in love with. This year they are doing it again with a jumbo sized werewolf! If you haven’t seen the 9’6 Immortal Werewolf, please…

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Spirit Halloween Announces Two Scoops Returning For Halloween 2022

He’s back! That’s right, one of our favorite clown animatronics from 2021 will be returning to the 2022 Spirit Halloween lineup. The Halloween superstore announced this morning that the creepy clown will be back this year in time for October! If you aren’t familiar with Two Scoops, please check out the video below….

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New 2022 Spirit Halloween Animatronics Leaked

We are inching ever so slightly to Halloween 2022 and Spirit Halloween has some new props coming our way! Typically the large Halloween retailer rolls them out in early July on their social media accounts. While nothing has been released officially, we have learned that there are several new props coming down the…

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Spirit Halloween Confirms Grim Skeleton Will Return For Halloween 2022

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of Halloween getting closer and closer! We are just days away from Spirit Halloween announcing the new additions to their 2022 lineup. However, as a bit of a teaser they let us know that an old favorite will be returning this year. Our old friend Grim…

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Spirit Halloween Confirms Barry Will Return For Halloween 2022

Halloween 2022 is getting closer and closer. While Spirit Halloween has been pretty tight-lipped about their lineup for this year, we do know they are bringing back an old favorite. Barry was a new prop last year that was received with mixed results. While he’s not exactly the biggest animatronic that Spirit Halloween…

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Spirit Halloween Announces 2022 Grand Opening of Flagship Store in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Halloween is getting closer! Today Spirit Halloween announced that their flagship store in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey will officially open for the 2022 Halloween season on Saturday, July 30th at 9 A.M. Eastern Time. Each year Spirit Halloween goes all out for their grand opening and people turn out in droves to…

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New For 2022: Yeti From Distortions Unlimited

I have seen sheer terror and now know it’s name. The Yeti from Distortions Unlimited was one of the monster hits from Transworld 2022 (pun intended) and I wasn’t the only one blown away by how cool and downright terrifying he was! Everyone who passed by the Distortions Unlimited booth got a video…

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New For 2022: Giant Hanging Opossum From Beastcraft

For roughly ten years I lived in a heavily wooded part of town. Everyday it was quite common to see deer, foxes, squirrels, rabbits and other wildlife scurrying around in the back yard. I didn’t mind it at all. It was nice being so close to nature. At the time I had a…

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New For 2022: Harvest Golem

I’ve seen a lot of Halloween animatronics in my day, and honestly, it doesn’t take a lot to impress me. I can find a discounted $50 animated prop at Home Depot on November 1st and find ways to make it spectacular. With that being said; I am not sure I could improve the…

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New For 2022: Creep Show From Distortions Unlimited

If you’ve been checking out the site for any amount of time, you already know I’m a massive fan of creepy animatronic clowns. Some people love clowns, others hate them. Me, well, I think they are a lot of fun and extremely fascinating. They are always a big hit at my home haunt…

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12′ Werewolf Rumored For Home Depot’s 2022 Halloween Lineup

Imagine being lost in the woods after dark when suddenly you hear a wolf howl. You take off running only to run headfirst into a 12 foot tall werewolf! Sounds scary, right? Well, if the rumors are true we might just have a ten or twelve foot tall werewolf prop coming our way…

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New For 2022: Animated Witch From Morris Costumes

If there’s one thing you can count on each year, it’s the fact that Morris Costumes/Seasonal Visions will always have a few not-so-creepy and child friendly animatronics to lighten things up on Halloween. Sure, you can find zombies, eerie clows and lots of other terrifying props all over the place, so it’s nice…

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Lowes Teasing New Mummy Prop For Halloween 2022

Home Depot has quietly become a force when it comes to Halloween animatronics in recent years. However, their main competitor, Lowes has also stepped up their game the past few years. While they don’t have the selection Home Depot does, we have seen some really cool stuff from Lowes lately. Yesterday Gemmy Industries…

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New For 2020: Wharf Rat From Gore Galore

Gore Galore is at it again! This time they have hit it out of the park with the Wharf Rat Actormatronic that debuted at Transworld Halloween 2022 in St. Louis. The Wharf Rat was a very popular prop this year and people were falling all over themselves to get a picture or video…

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New For 2022: Cymbal Monkey Animatronic from Fright Props

Hands down one of the ten best props I saw at Transworld Halloween 2022 was the Cymbal Monkey Animatronic from Fright Props. He’s just so darn eerie. Typically I subscribe to the thinking of bigger is better when it comes to Halloween animatronics. Well, usually that is the case. But when it comes…

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New For 2022: Dark Mistress From Hazard Room

If you want terrifying, I think I have something right up your alley. Strolling through the trade show floor at Transworld Halloween 2022, I heard something like a wild banshee coming from the back part of the convention center. Naturally, my curiosity got the best of me and I stumbled into the Hazard…

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Imaginerick

Walking the trade show floor at Transworld Halloween 2022 was a lot of fun. I saw some of the scariest props and masks I had ever seen. I also some of the most creative and fantastic props I never knew existed. One of the booths that completely blew me away was Imaginerick which…

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Oogie Boogie Halloween Prop Rumored for Home Depot in 2022

This weekend Home Depot’s lineup of Halloween animatronics for 2022 leaked online. Typically Home Depot plays their cards close to the vest and doesn’t release anything pertaining to Halloween until the late summer. Well, fans of The Nightmare Before Christmas film will be thrilled to learn that Oogie Boogie will soon be coming…

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New For 2022: Graveyard Host From Morris Costumes

Talk about imposing! The new Graveyard Host animatronic from Morris Costumes will be a big hit for Halloween 2020 this year. The reason for the prediction is because it seemed like everyone who walked by him at Transworld Halloween 2022 stopped and got a video or picture of him at the trade show…

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New For 2022: Frothy Snowman From Gore Galore

If you love Halloween you are really in no rush for Christmas. But, if you do enjoy Christmas as much as All Hallow’s Eve perhaps you might be in the market for a brand new Christmas/Winter-themed animated prop. Don’t worry. The guys at Gore Galore have you covered. As I walked around Transworld…

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New For 2022: Drilled Betty From Slaughterhouse FX

I saw a lot of Halloween animatronics at Transworld Halloween 2022 in St. Louis last weekend and I was blown away by the creativity I saw from the companies that had their items on display at the trade show. One of the eeriest props I came across in St. Louis was the new…

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New For 2022: Whimsical Animated Witch From Morris Costumes

Walking the trade show floor at Transworld Halloween 2022 can be a daunting task. Not only are you overwhelmed with some of the creepiest Halloween props in the country, there are also some of the scariest masks you will ever see at every turn. So when you stumble across a giggling, smiling witch,…

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New For 2022: Rot Zombie Ankle Grabber From Gore Galore

What is scarier than a zombie trying to bite your face in the dark? A zombie successfully grabbing your legs when you aren’t expecting it! That’s exactly what Gore Galore was going for when they came up with their latest creation, the Rot Zombie Ankle Grabber animatronic. If you haven’t seen the Rot…

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New For 2022: Spider Man From Poison Props

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, Poison Props shakes it all up and rolls out another great off the wall Halloween prop! Sure, we’ve seen zombies, witches, clowns and a lot of other beloved Halloween characters but what about a half-man half-spider mutant Halloween animatronic? That’s just what Poison Props did…

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New For 2022: Rotten Harvester From Morris Costumes

Transworld Halloween 2022 had its share of really creepy Halloween props. But, it wasn’t all super scary. In fact, there were a handful of animatronics that were kid-friendly. When you find the “G-Rated” props they tend to stick out because there are so few of them on the trade show floor. One of…

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Creepy Creator

Transworld 2022 is finally in the history books and there was so much to see in St. Louis. One Halloween prop manufacturer’s booth I found myself in was Creepy Collector. Creepy Collector is a small independent prop company that specialized in static props. Whether its goth, zombies, hospital patients and staff or eerie…

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Kinda New For 2022: Jack Stalker From Morris Costumes

One superimposing Halloween animatronic that really got my attention this year Transworld in St. Louis was Jack Stalker from Morris Costumes. Sure, I had seen him before at other trade shows and he also went by another name, “Prowler Jack” in recent years. But this year Jack is back and he looks like…

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Closed Casket Studios

As Dorothy infamously said in The Wizard of Oz, “Clowns, scarecrows and zombies, oh my!” Well, at least that’s how I remember it. That’s what I was saying when I got done walking through the Closed Casket Studios booth at Transworld Halloween in St. Louis last weekend. If you aren’t familiar with the…

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New For 2022: Mutant Animatronic From Distortions Unlimited

If you were to ask me to describe the perfect Halloween prop, I would respond that it needed to be a larger than life, over the top creature that could snap my neck and tear my arms off one by one. Well, it appears that Distortions Unlimited created something in that ballpark- The…

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New For 2022: Kisser From Hazard Room

At Transworld Halloween 2022 I saw a lot of really cool and creepy props for the upcoming Halloween season. As I was about to leave I noticed there was a section in the back that I had completely missed. All of a sudden I heard someone scream “Kiss me!” followed by hysterical laughing….

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Macabre Intentions

Walking down the aisle between booths at Transworld can be pretty daunting. After a while all the creepy stuff tends to run together and you lose track of what’s really scary because just about everything you see is scary (or supposed to be scary). One booth jumped out at me as I made…

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New For 2022: 13’ Thrashing Zombie From Scare Factory

Everyone around here knows my philosophy when it comes to Halloween props, bigger is always better! So you can imagine my excitement when I stumbled across the 13 foot tall Thrashing Zombie animatronic from Scare Factory. This guy is gigantic and really impressive. If you aren’t familiar with the Thrashing Zombie from Scare…

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Creepy Collection

If you’ve been around the haunt scene for a while you have already heard about Creepy Collection. Over the years they have been churning out some of the eeriest creations I’ve ever seen. From creepy clowns to zombie clergymen, Creepy Collection has it all. They even have their own version of Michael Myers…

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New For 2022: ICU From Distortions Unlimited

“Oh my God!” That is exactly what I was thinking when I saw the ICU prop from Distortions Unlimited at Transworld last weekend. I was casually strolling through the convention floor when I saw the Distortions Unlimited booth. Naturally, I knew I’d find some really cool eerie Halloween props there. They’ve been making…

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Rib FX

Behold the Fishmonger! This creepy fishy static Halloween prop jumped out at me at Transworld 2022 while walking the tradeshow floor. Rib FX is one of the newer companies on the Halloween prop block but their skilled team of creepy creators have worked in the industry for years. In case you aren’t familiar…

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New For 2022: Lurking Drowned Bride Zombie From Beastcraft

Transworld 2022 is now in the history books and there is so much to cover. I saw so many cool things at the Halloween trade show and after a day or so, some of them run together. However, one prop that jumped out at me (not literally) was the Lurking Drowned Bride Zombie…

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Transworld Spotlight: Fright Night Studios

Nothing catches your eye better than a dead disembodied clown. And that’s exactly what I saw at Transworld 2022 in the Fright Night Studios. The poor clown seemed to have had a bad day and wound up missing his lower extremities before being put on display. Yet, the dead clown wasn’t the only…

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New For 2022: Glut Prisoner From Ghost Ride

Walking through the trade show floor at Transworld can be quite overwhelming. Zombies, vampires, clowns and skeletons seem to greet you at every turn. So when you spot a 700 pound dead inmate in a orange jumpsuit on a table your eyes are immediately drawn to him. That’s exactly what happened to me….

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Transworld Spotlight: Original Sin Design

Transworld 2022 is officially in the books. Now that it is over I wanted to highlight some of the smaller prop manufacturers that do excellent work but get lost in the shuffle behind larger companies like Distortions Unlimited. As I walked through the sea of creepy Halloween-related merchandise I stumbled across the Original…

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