Halloween is a time to celebrate all that is spooky and terrifying–for some. Others like the costumes and trick-or-treating, but not the haunted aspect. Some parent object demonic overtones. Here are non-scary Halloween movies and cartoons, for children who don’t like being frightened. Many are found on Youtube and links are provided.
- It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. The quintessential children’s Halloween cartoon. Follow with A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. These films are charming and funny.
- Halloween is Grinch Time. Check out this laugh-aloud Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas sequel.
- Winnie-the-Pooh’s Halloween Stories a collection of vintage Pooh cartoons with Piglet, Tigger and the 100-Acre woods.
- Quack Pack House of Haunts features a rollicking Halloween romp with Donald Duck and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie. Many vintage cartoons.
- Happy Trickoween. Join the Berenstain Bears as they enjoy Halloween fun.
- Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein. Hilarious hi-jinks in a ghostly manor in which the boys are pursued by various spooks.
- A Haunting We Will Go. Screamingly funny Laurel and Hardy Halloween film. Classic comedy doesn’t get any better than this. There’s an old Nancy Drew Halloween episode by this same title.
- Garfield Halloween. This link is to part 1. Check the right side bar for part 2. Halloween mayhem and fun for Garfield, Odie and Jon.
When tired trick-or-treaters, come home ready to unwind, have some films queued and ready for watching. These Halloween movies are best enjoyed cuddled under a blanket, with trick-or-treat candy, a big bowl of popcorn and apple cider.
Happy un-haunted Halloween.
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For easily frightened children, why not skip the scary parts of Halloween and enjoy these charming, funny films and cartoons. Silliness and fun, lightly sprinkled with spooky.
Join cartoon favorites Charlie Brown, Donald Duck, Garfield, Winnie the Pooh, Berenstain Bears and the Grinch for Halloween fun and high spirits.
Trick or Treat
Enjoy not spooky Halloween with these classic films of featuring Laurel and Hardy and Abbott and Costello and other funny folks. These films will delight young and old.