The BEST episodes of Scare Tactics

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

Do you know what scares you? You will get to see what scares the living daylights out of average citizens just like you on Scare Tactics, the hit series from the Sci-Fi Channel and the producers of the hidden camera show Spy TV. The series puts a new spin on the hidden camera idea by featuring pranks inspired by science-fiction and horror films. Such pranks feature "victims" in situations involving haunted houses, alien abductions and more. As an added twist, throughout the seasons the different hosts of Scare Tactics take part in many of the show's pranks.

Last Updated: 12/31/2022Network:Syfy
Twilight My Fire
1 votes

#1 - Twilight My Fire

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/6/2012

Two journalists learn the consequences of offending a satanic cult. A guard tries to fend off possessed treasure thieves. A reporter gets caught as he dresses like a woman to participate in a feminist club. A therapist's assistant must sing a lullaby to soothe a savage prisoner on the hunt.

Street Justice
2 votes

#2 - Street Justice

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/11/2004

Street Justice The Victim: Chris The Accomplice: Thomas Location: Old Sandaas Road Jensen, UT After a group of friends get pulled over by the police, one of them gets shot and the rest learn that they might be next. That's Not Santa The Victim: Bennet The Accomplice: Clayton Location: Sutherland Residence Boyd, OR While working on a chimney, a young man discovers a corpse and fears for his life when he learns he may be joining the corpse. Freaks Come Out at Night The Victim: Rudy The Accomplice: Priya Location: Medical Facility Hammargren, PA On his first night as a security guard, a man has to decide what to do when he learns the company is using humans for experiments. Possessed Office The Victim: Ambaar The Accomplice: Aaron Location: Investment Brokerage Saturn, FL A secretary receives a message from the beyond warning her that she is in the presence of a killer.

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Alien Road Block
37 votes

#3 - Alien Road Block

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/8/2010

A delivery guy, a temp worker and a production assistant play roles in pranks. Also: a witness in the witness protection program has a disturbing visitor. Stunts: Alien Road Block, Lend Me a Hand, Black OPTS, Murderer Still at Large

Hazmat Hell
65 votes

#4 - Hazmat Hell

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/18/2003

Hazmat Hell: A young man finds himself trapped in a warehouse filled with hazardous biochemical waste. Surgery Nightmare: A boyfriend is horrified when a simple surgical procedure turns his girlfriend into a hideous monster. Death Lunch: A tainted appetizer turns a casual lunch into a 911 emergency. Bad Seed: A new babysitter learns that this little girl always gets her way — or else!

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The Collector
2 votes

#5 - The Collector

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 10/21/2008

A demented family covets a woman for a strange collection; the creator of a Web series about unsolved murders makes a shocking find; a wrong turn sends partygoers to an unusual underground rave; a ghost issues a special message to a woman.

Party Till You Nuke
1 votes

#6 - Party Till You Nuke

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/19/2011

A party-planner becomes involved with extreme activists who plan to blow up a nuclear reactor. A cult guru and his assistant formulate a doomsday plan to kill his followers. One man's hospital "prank" kills an innocent patient and a ghost protects a rich woman from thieves!

Corpse Whisperer
2 votes

#7 - Corpse Whisperer

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/9/2012

A security guard is attacked by zombies, and a young man's with a gorgeous woman is spoiled by her demonic ex-boyfriend. Scientists get eaten alive by flies and a children's birthday becomes deadly.

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Laboratory Meltdown
63 votes

#8 - Laboratory Meltdown

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/25/2003

Laboratory Meltdown: A new security system fails, trapping workers in a room filled with deadly gas. Eye Witness: An office-worker finds himself implicated in a violent, government-backed conspiracy. Unborn Clones: A woman is shocked to learn that her husband has promised to rent her reproductive system to a shady medical firm. Silo Scare: A business is evacuated when federal agents tell its employees they are sitting on top of an unstable nuclear weapon.

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Scare Tactics Scare Tac-ular!
30 votes

#9 - Scare Tactics Scare Tac-ular!

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 10/31/2003

A one-hour Halloween special filmed in front of a live audience at Universal Studios features "scares" from the first season as well as new never-before-seen "scares" and scenes from the horror movies that inspired them.

Deadly Genie in a Beer Bottle
35 votes

#10 - Deadly Genie in a Beer Bottle

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/16/2008

A young man, working unknowingly for a fake hidden camera show, dresses as a genie grants three "deadly" wishes. A woman working at a new health spa is shocked to discover that the secret ingredient in their signature treatment is human blood. Then a security guard is trapped when an escaped inmate hijacks a vehicle and decides to play a deadly game of chicken. And while cleaning out a supposedly abandoned garage, a young woman uncovers an entire race of alien pods that are about to hatch.

Satan's Baby
38 votes

#11 - Satan's Baby

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/9/2008

After a 3 1/2-year hiatus, Scare Tactics returns with new host Tracy Morgan. In this episode, a young woman employee at a medical clinic believes she has helped to deliver Satan's baby.

Organ Harvest
69 votes

#12 - Organ Harvest

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/2/2003

Organ Harvest: A receptionist hoping for a career in the medical community gets more than she bargained for when the doctor she's working for turns out to be an organ dealer in the black market. Monster in the Closet: A babysitter loses the child she's looking after but it's to what she lost it to that shocks her. Disappearing Stripper: A man at a bachelor party gets caught red-handed when a stripper disappears and the only evidence left is what appears to be blood on his hands. Limo in Area 51: Partygoers on their way to a desert party near the infamous Area 51 discover how serious the government is about keeping that area a secret.

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Satan's Baby Returns
3 votes

#13 - Satan's Baby Returns

Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired 11/4/2008

A young woman working in a medical clinic suddenly finds herself the unwitting assistant in the delivery of Satan's baby. A young woman attends a screening of some scary short films where the director silences his critics with death. A young man playing a joke at a barbershop becomes the unwilling target of a hidden camera prank gone wrong.

Psycho in a Box
35 votes

#14 - Psycho in a Box

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/16/2008

First up, a delivery driver picks up a coffin from a mental institution, but the man inside is not dead. A young man working on a reality show that catches cheating boyfriends actually catches a murderer. A worker in an upscale community finds himself trapped in a cult that worships tainted pie. And finish off with a tale involving a young man hired to sift through chunks of prehistoric ice who unexpectedly finds signs of life.

Life's a Witch
38 votes

#15 - Life's a Witch

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/1/2010

An organ-harvesting prank is featured, along with segments involving a witch, aliens and a creature that caused an accident. Stunts: Life's a Witch, Revenge of the Werewolf, Alien Babysitter, Organ Harvesting Facility

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36 votes

#16 - Buzzkill

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/21/2011

A prank with a female robot that runs on blood; a babysitter summons evils spirits with a Ouija board; a beekeeper's ambition plays out; a plumber and his assistant encounter a bunch of snakes. Stunts: Buzz Kill, Electrocutie, Ouija Sitter, Snakes in a Drain

UFO Trailer Attack
68 votes

#17 - UFO Trailer Attack

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/20/2003

UFO Trailer Attack: A college student realizes she is not alone when aliens abduct her best friend right before her eyes. The Cannibal Family: A nanny learns that her new family has a taste for blood. Séance From Hell: A young actor loses his cool when a hidden-camera séance turns deadly. Driving the Dead: A cemetery worker gets the shock of his life when a corpse reanimates in the back of his hearse.

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Home Invasion
62 votes

#18 - Home Invasion

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 10/10/2003

Home Invasion: While on a date, a couple gets a visit from an ex-boyfriend who has a jealous side. Demonic Possession: While pretending to be possessed by the devil, a wanna-be actor realizes he is about to experience a real life exorcism. Fatal Beauty: A kid witnesses an exotic dancer that comes back to life and gets revenge against her driver. The Hunted: A kid who gets a job as a day labor learns that his contractor is the kind of person who not only hunts animals, but humans as well.

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Tanning Salon Terror
64 votes

#19 - Tanning Salon Terror

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/11/2003

Tanning Salon Terror: An experimental tanning cream leaves a young girl with an unwanted glow. Cable Killers: Agents posing as cable-TV installers ransack a victim's house in search of a secret device. Little Girl Psychic: A young psychic predicts a horrific future for an unsuspecting restaurant patron. Runaway Corpse: The corpse inside an unearthed coffin seemingly awakes from the dead.

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When White Noise Attacks
30 votes

#20 - When White Noise Attacks

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/23/2008

First, a woman is hired to clean spirits from an abandoned building, but these ghosts won't go without a fight. Then a young woman working for the power company must confront a crazed scientist stealing power in order to make the ultimate weapon. A worker who tears down a wall discovers a neighbor has been using the space to hide a body. Finally, a lab assistant gives an experimental drug to paralyzed patients who experience side effects including anger and super-strength.

Taxi Cab Carnage
30 votes

#21 - Taxi Cab Carnage

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/30/2008

A cab driver scares a passenger with an accident involving a pedestrian. Stunts: Taxi Cab Carnage, Alien Consortium, Double Trouble Clone, Junkyard Showdown

Valet Violence
38 votes

#22 - Valet Violence

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/15/2010

A demonic doll causes trouble for a babysitter; an actor's joke on a mobster does not end well; an old book that can summon spirits is used in a prank; a news crew's report on death cults goes awry. Stunts: Valet Violence, Cursed Book, Possessed Farm, Demon Doll

Fright at the End of the Tunnel
1 votes

#23 - Fright at the End of the Tunnel

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/30/2012

An exterminator's assistant learns that rat traps cannot contain the creatures living under a tunnel. The loser of a comedy awards show tries to kill his way to the top. Target practice turns deadly for a knife-thrower and a young man is forced to marry pair of freakish sisters.

Alien Car Crash
1 votes

#24 - Alien Car Crash

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/16/2012

An insurance investigation turns into a wild encounter with outer-space visitors. A morgue assistant learns that a corpse has a crush on him. The ghost of a legendary explorer guards his booty from searchers and a coma-ward is terrified when an awakened patient tries to murder her.

Tow Truck Killers
2 votes

#25 - Tow Truck Killers

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 10/21/2008

A sunscreen experiment goes awry in the presence of a bikini-clad woman; an escaped mental patient seeks refuge in an office; the main course at an exclusive dinner party shocks a lady guest; partygoers encounter a crazed cult.

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