The BEST episodes of Halloween Wars

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

In this four-episode competition series, five teams are comprised of candy makers, pumpkin carvers, and cake decorators. While working together to create the ultimate Halloween themed display, the competition becomes fierce. One team is eliminated each week and the winner takes home $50,000.

Last Updated: 1/25/2023Network:Food Network
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Scary Tales II
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8.96
24 votes

#1 - Scary Tales II

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/27/2019

In the spine-tingling finale of Halloween Wars, the final two teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master have slaughtered the competition and are ready to face off in an epic showdown with actor Caleb McLaughlin from Stranger Things as guest judge. The team that can best turn a classic fairy tale into a terrifying scary tale is crowned Halloween Wars Champion and takes home $50,000!

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Look Out!
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8.64
14 votes

#2 - Look Out!

Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/11/2020

Jonathan Bennett welcomes the two remaining teams of pumpkin carver, cake artist and sugar master to the spine-tingling final challenge. The team that can best capture all the terror and fun of the ultimate horror movie "jump scare" moment and impress judges Shinmin Li, Todd Tucker and actress Marisol Nichols will be crowned Halloween Wars Champion and win $50,000!

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Dressed to Kill
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8.63
8 votes

#3 - Dressed to Kill

Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/30/2022

The final two teams face off in an epic, spine-tingling showdown as Zak Bagans takes them to Paris, the City of Lights, and the dark and haunted catacombs that sit under the streets. Host Eddie Jackson, along with fellow judges Shinmin Li and Aarti Sequeira, crown a winner to claim the title of Halloween Wars champions and take the trip of a lifetime to one of the most haunted cities in the world!

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Killer Waves
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8.55
11 votes

#4 - Killer Waves

Season 12 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/23/2022

Three teams battle it out in the rough waters of the semifinals as Zak Bagans asks them to dive into their deepest fears, inspired by the dark and haunted sea that surrounds Cape Disappointment in Washington.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Outbreak!
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8.47
17 votes

#5 - Outbreak!

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/28/2018

It's the spine-tingling finale of Halloween Wars! The final two teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master have slaughtered their competition, and now they're facing off in one last epic showdown. The team that can best illustrate a terrifying worldwide outbreak and the race for an antidote will be crowned Halloween Wars champions and win $50,000! LeeAnna Vamp, actress, model and horror culture icon, serves as guest judge.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Trapped with a Monster
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8.47
15 votes

#6 - Trapped with a Monster

Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/4/2020

Jonathan Bennett challenges the final three teams -- an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master -- to create stunning and scrumptious Halloween-themed displays showing the claustrophobic terror of being trapped with a monster. Actress Jocelin Donahue joins judges Shinmin Li and Todd Tucker to choose the two teams for the final.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Nightmares
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8.44
25 votes

#7 - Nightmares

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/27/2013

It all comes down to two teams and a $50,000 prize when the contestants are told to capture a nightmare for their last display.

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Boos and Booze
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8.43
7 votes

#8 - Boos and Booze

Season 12 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/16/2022

The four remaining teams face another spine-chilling assignment from Ghost Adventures' Zak Bagans. This time, they must conjure up a ghostly rave party for judges Eddie Jackson, Shinmin Li and Aarti Sequeira inspired by the haunted Shanghai Tunnels that lie beneath the bustling streets of Portland, Oregon.

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Don't Go Into The Forest
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8.40
30 votes

#9 - Don't Go Into The Forest

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/12/2014

The four remaining teams go to battle creating mind-blowing Halloween themed displays that evoke the dire warning: whatever you do, don't go into the forest! Special guest judge, film producer Adi Shankar, will help determine which team will be eliminated.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Halloween Time Travel
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8.33
24 votes

#10 - Halloween Time Travel

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/21/2018

The remaining three teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master pull out all the stops to create stunning and scrumptious Halloween-themed displays that bend time and space to show their vision of Halloween time travel. Actor Gaten Matarazzo of Stranger Things serves as special guest judge.

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Scary Tales
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8.30
50 votes

#11 - Scary Tales

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/9/2011

The four remaining teams of three compete by making edible displays inspired by twisted fairy tales.

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Blind Date From Hell
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8.29
17 votes

#12 - Blind Date From Hell

Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/20/2020

Jonathan Bennett challenges the five remaining teams -- an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master -- to show that there's nothing scarier than dating as they create their scariest vision of a blind date. Actor Guillermo Diaz joins judges Shinmin Li and Todd Tucker to pick the winning team.

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Zombie Wedding
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8.29
31 votes

#13 - Zombie Wedding

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/28/2012

Teams must evoke the scene of a romantic yet horrific zombie wedding.

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Zombie Prom
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8.29
31 votes

#14 - Zombie Prom

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/6/2013

Five teams go head to head in the first of four battles. To start off, they must create displays depicting a scene from a zombie prom.

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Witch Gets a New Ride
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8.29
21 votes

#15 - Witch Gets a New Ride

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/14/2018

Four remaining teams consisting of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master put their skills to the test to create astonishing and delectable Halloween-themed displays that show what happens when a witch trades in her tired old broom for a brand new ride. Writer, director and producer Mick Garris of the iconic film Hocus Pocus joins the judges.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Frightening Folklore
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8.29
7 votes

#16 - Frightening Folklore

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

Six teams sculpt cakes inspired by Zak Bagans' haunted Dybbuk Box.

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Underworld
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8.28
40 votes

#17 - Underworld

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/23/2011

Two teams create Halloween displays of the Underworld; Halloween Wars champion chosen.

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Science Gone Wrong
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8.27
30 votes

#18 - Science Gone Wrong

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/21/2012

Teams capture the moment when a mad scientist's creation goes wrong.

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Swamp Creatures Attack
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8.26
27 votes

#19 - Swamp Creatures Attack

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/20/2013

The three remaining teams create a display of swamp creatures on the rampage.

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The Swarm
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8.24
29 votes

#20 - The Swarm

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/13/2019

Four teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master go into battle to imagine their most terrifyingly tasty displays yet: an attack by a swarm. The special guest judge is horror-comedy actress Harley Quinn Smith from the films Tusk! and Yoga Hosers.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Escape from Alcatraz
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8.22
9 votes

#21 - Escape from Alcatraz

Season 12 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/25/2022

Three teams go to battle in the last qualifying round as Zak Bagans asks the teams to imagine a monster prison escape inspired by one of the most haunted places on Earth -- Alcatraz. Judges Eddie Jackson, Shinmin Li and Aarti Sequeira decide which teams will escape to the next round.

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Secret Creature Reveal
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8.17
63 votes

#22 - Secret Creature Reveal

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/8/2017

Five remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar artist go into battle to create amazing and tasty Halloween-themed displays that show the horrific, hideous monsters that disguise themselves with normal, human faces. Actor Robert Patrick, known for his portrayals in The X-Files and Terminator 2: Judgement Day, joins the judging panel.

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Beware
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8.16
37 votes

#23 - Beware

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/29/2017

It's the spine-tingling finale of Halloween Wars! The final two teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar artist have slaughtered their competition and must face off in one last epic showdown. The team that can best illustrate the final seconds before a deadly danger strikes will be crowned Halloween Wars champion and win $50,000! Fiona Dourif, actress from the hit horror franchise Child's Play, serves as guest judge.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Mummies vs. Werewolves
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8.16
25 votes

#24 - Mummies vs. Werewolves

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/19/2014

Three remaining teams go to battle to create a Halloween display capturing an epic battle between mummies and werewolves. Special guest judge Francia Raisa will help decide which two teams will move on to the $50,000 final battle.

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Zombie Dating Show
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8.16
25 votes

#25 - Zombie Dating Show

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/6/2019

Five teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master create amazing and tasty Halloween-themed displays that mix fear and romance in a depiction of a zombie dating show. The special guest judge is Fear the Walking Dead's Colman Domingo.

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