Behind The Monsters

The BEST episodes of Behind The Monsters

Every episode of Behind The Monsters ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Behind The Monsters!

Each episode of Shudder's Behind the Monsters examines a horror icon who has broken free of the confines of the film from which it was born and become the stuff of legend.

Last Updated: 12/2/2022Network:Shudder
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Freddy Krueger
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8.00
19 votes

#1 - Freddy Krueger

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/17/2021

In 1984 Wes Craven saw the slasher boom filling screens and took it to the next level by leaving reality behind. Other slashers carved through teen bodies; Freddy invaded their minds.

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Candyman
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7.85
20 votes

#2 - Candyman

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/3/2021

The genre's first black slasher showed up in 1992, rich with subtext about racial tensions in American history. In 2021, he's coming back - and is perhaps the most relevant horror icon imaginable.

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Pinhead
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7.82
17 votes

#3 - Pinhead

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/1/2021

Emerging from a low budget independent film, this character who was simply called "Lead Cenobite" would become the undeniable symbol of pleasure and pain and the icon of the Hellraiser franchise.

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Chucky
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7.80
20 votes

#4 - Chucky

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/10/2021

What started as a nasty spin on 80s consumerism flourished over three decades into an unlikely progressive horror property that refuses to get back on the shelf.

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Michael Myers
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7.74
31 votes

#5 - Michael Myers

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/27/2021

A cheap film shot in 21 days changed the landscape of horror, made several careers, and gave one actress an iconic role that she's tweaking 42 years later.

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Jason Voorhees
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7.47
17 votes

#6 - Jason Voorhees

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/24/2021

The producers just wanted to rip off HALLOWEEN. What happened instead was the accidental creation of a machete-wielding avatar of conservative 1980s morality.

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