Halloween Wars

The WORST episodes of Halloween Wars

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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: 6/27/2022Network: Food Network
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Possessed Toys
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7.00
14 votes

#1 - Possessed Toys

Season 11 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/19/2021

The teams create cakes inspired by a possessed, revenge-seeking doll.

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Addams Family Dream Vacation
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7.00
7 votes

#2 - Addams Family Dream Vacation

Season 11 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/26/2021

The Addams family's vacation inspires the teams' creepy and kooky cakes.

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Spine-Chilling Circus
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7.17
6 votes

#3 - Spine-Chilling Circus

Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/10/2021

The teams have to create cakes reflecting the terror of a traveling circus.

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Two-Faced
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7.37
52 votes

#4 - Two-Faced

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/16/2016

Four remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween-themed displays that capture the horror of a two-faced monster. Carlson Young, actress from MTV's Scream, joins the judging panel to help decide which team will be eliminated and which will move on to the final battle.

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A Vampire's Vanity
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7.50
6 votes

#5 - A Vampire's Vanity

Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/24/2021

The teams are challenged to depict a vampire's hobbies in cake form. Inspired by a haunted mirror that Zak Bagans acquired from an actor who played Count Dracula, the three remaining teams are challenged to depict in cake the hobbies a night-stalking vampire might have picked up after hundreds of years of immortality.

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Don't Go in the Basement!
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7.57
7 votes

#6 - Don't Go in the Basement!

Season 11 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/17/2021

The teams create cakes that reveal what lurks in dark, creepy basements.

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Monster Party
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7.61
57 votes

#7 - Monster Party

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/15/2017

Four remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar artist go into battle to create astonishing and delectable Halloween-themed displays that capture what happens when all of the most macabre monsters throw their own ghastly Halloween party. Juliet Landau, who portrayed fan-favorite vampire Drusilla on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, serves as guest judge.

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Witches vs. Warlocks
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7.61
96 votes

#8 - Witches vs. Warlocks

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/2/2016

Six teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween-themed displays that capture an epic and terrifying clash between witches and warlocks. At the end of this battle, one team will be eliminated with help from special guest judge Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

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Hybrid Horror
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7.65
40 votes

#9 - Hybrid Horror

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/11/2015

Four teams compete by creating displays showing a mutant and hybrid horror.

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Mausoleum Mayhem
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7.65
49 votes

#10 - Mausoleum Mayhem

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/23/2016

The final three teams of expert pumpkin carvers, cake decorators and sugar artists go to battle to create mind-blowing displays that capture the horror that unfolds inside of a crypt after dark. Three teams start this battle, but only two will earn their way into the Halloween Wars finale. Greg Plotkin, director of Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, joins the judging panel.

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Demonic Wedding
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7.70
44 votes

#11 - Demonic Wedding

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/30/2016

It's the horrifying finale of Halloween Wars! After taking down the competition one by one, the final two teams made up of a pumpkin carving expert, cake artist and sugar artist go to battle one last time. The team that can best capture the scariest and most demonic wedding ever imagined will be crowned Halloween Wars champion and win $50,000. Bitsie Tulloch, actress from the hit series Grimm, joins as special guest judge.

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Monster Road Trip
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7.71
17 votes

#12 - Monster Road Trip

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/13/2020

Six teams consisting of a cake artist, a sugar master and an expert pumpkin carver are challenged to make spooky displays of Halloween monsters on a road trip. Host Jonathan Bennett shares a look at the competitors' road to Halloween Wars, and judges Shinmin Li and Todd Tucker are joined by actor Jeremy Ray Taylor to choose the winner.

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Infestation
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7.72
46 votes

#13 - Infestation

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/4/2015

Five teams go head-to-head in the Halloween Wars kitchen competition.

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Zombie Cooking Show
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7.76
63 votes

#14 - Zombie Cooking Show

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/22/2017

The final three teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar artist go into battle to create stunning and scrumptious Halloween-themed displays that imagine what happens when a horrifying undead ghoul hosts their own zombie cooking show! Bryan Fuller, executive producer and creator of Hannibal and American Gods, joins the judging panel.

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The Boogeyman's Nightmare
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7.77
47 votes

#15 - The Boogeyman's Nightmare

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/30/2018

Six teams, each consisting of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master, dive into the first battle of the season. They have to create mind-blowing and yummy Halloween-themed displays that depict a monstrous creature so scary that it's the Boogeyman's greatest nightmare. Actor Sean Gunn of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie franchise joins the judging panel.

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The Hitchhiker's Worst Nightmare
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7.79
98 votes

#16 - The Hitchhiker's Worst Nightmare

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/1/2017

Six teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar artist go into battle to create mind-blowing Halloween-themed displays that depict what happens when hitchhikers find themselves driving towards disaster after accepting a ride from a terrifying stranger. Shane West, star of Salem and frontman for horror-themed band The Twilight Creeps, joins as special guest judge.

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The Haunted Farm
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7.83
40 votes

#17 - The Haunted Farm

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/5/2014

Five teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween themed displays that capture a terrifying Haunted Farm. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated. Special Guest Judge: Naomi Grossman, who appeared in American Horror Story: Asylum.

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Dueling Monsters
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7.83
6 votes

#18 - Dueling Monsters

Season 11 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/31/2021

It's the spine-tingling finale of Halloween Wars! The final two teams go head-to-head for the $25,000 prize as they craft cakes that show what happens when two monsters square off in a duel.

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Grave Robber
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7.86
36 votes

#19 - Grave Robber

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/18/2015

Three teams compete by making scary grave-robbing displays.

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Battle of the Vampire Killer
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7.87
45 votes

#20 - Battle of the Vampire Killer

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/14/2012

The theme is vampires.

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Haunted Carnival
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7.88
32 votes

#21 - Haunted Carnival

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/26/2014

In the final battle in Halloween Wars, two teams made up of a pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist battle to create a terrifying display that captures the twisted, demonic world of a Haunted Carnival. Horror actor Lew Temple is the special guest judge, helping to determine which team is worthy of the $50,000 grand prize.

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Trapped in a Nightmare
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7.92
37 votes

#22 - Trapped in a Nightmare

Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/29/2019

Six teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master create mind-blowing and yummy Halloween-themed displays that depict the horror of being trapped in a nightmare and unable to wake up. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, serves as guest judge.

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Witches and Scary Places
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7.93
133 votes

#23 - Witches and Scary Places

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

Five teams (three members each) compete by making Halloween displays inspired by a witch and by a scary haunted house.

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Clowns vs. Zombies
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7.94
32 votes

#24 - Clowns vs. Zombies

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/7/2018

Five remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master go into battle to create amazing and tasty Halloween-themed displays that depict an epic face-off between clowns and zombies. The special guest judge is John Kassir, the actor behind the unforgettable voice of the Crypt Keeper on the TV series Tales from the Crypt.

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Undead Dinner Party
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7.94
34 votes

#25 - Undead Dinner Party

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/25/2015

Two teams battle for the spookiest display in the Halloween Wars finale.

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