Almost every TV series finds the time to showcase all of the major holidays at least once during their run, but over the decades, TV generally shows out for Halloween like no other. The best drama series' use the fear-themed day to bring characters' innate doubts and fears to the surface, while the best sitcoms go balls out with costumed mischief and assorted hijinks.

With the season of tricks and treats upon us, Complex collected the best of both to create a definitive list of the best of the best, specifically those episodes that directly deal with the actual holiday. So if you don't see insert-popular-spooky-drama, it's because, while frightening on a weekly basis, it never actually celebrated All Hallow's Eve proper. Read on for The 25 Best Halloween Themed TV Episodes.

Written by Frazier Tharpe (@The_SummerMan)