Into the Dark

10 Worst Episodes of Into the Dark

A horror anthology series from Blumhouse Productions, where each episode is inspired by a holiday from the month of its release.

Written by Sophie and last updated on aug 12, 2022.

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Into the Dark - S2E12

#10 - Blood Moon (Season 2 - Episode 12)

Esme and her 10-year-old son, Luna, move to a small desert town looking for a fresh start, but soon attract all the wrong kinds of attention. As the locals begin to probe, Esme must battle to protect her son and a terrifying secret before the next full moon threatens their very existence. (Holiday Theme: Spring Full Moon)

The episode was rated 6.44 from 80 votes.

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#9 - Treehouse (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Celeb-chef, Peter Rake, who tries to escape a recent wave of negative tabloid exposure by retreating to his family's vacation estate in the woods. But the ghosts of Peter's past are everywhere and debts will be settled. Soon, he realizes that a woman's place is anywhere that she chooses to be. (Holiday Theme: International Women's Day Ides of March)

The episode was rated 6.42 from 253 votes.

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#8 - New Year, New You (Season 1 - Episode 4)

In the era of “self-care” mania, a group of millennial friends gather for a girls’ night reunion on New Year’s Eve to reconnect and reminiscence. But as they begin to rehash old memories and revisit an old party game of “Never, Have I Ever,” gripes and secrets they’ve been harbouring manifest in nefarious and surprising ways. (Holiday Theme: New Year's Eve)

The episode was rated 6.37 from 316 votes.

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#7 - Pooka! (Season 1 - Episode 3)


A struggling actor gets a holiday season job as a Christmas character in a plush suit to promote the hottest toy of the year, “Pooka.” At first, it’s a fun and friendly distraction, but he slowly develops two personalities–one when he’s in the suit, and one that’s outside it-as Pooka slowly starts to take possession of him. (Holiday Theme: Christmas)

The episode was rated 6.37 from 346 votes.

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#6 - Delivered (Season 2 - Episode 8)

A pregnant woman’s life gets upended by an unexpected threat aimed at taking her unborn baby. (Holiday Theme: Mother's Day)

The episode was rated 6.28 from 104 votes.

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#5 - The Current Occupant (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Trapped in a mysterious psychiatric ward, a man with no memory comes to believe that he’s the President of the United States and the subject of a diabolical political conspiracy. As the asylum’s soul-crushing forces bear down on him, he fights to preserve his sanity and escape so that he can return to power. (Holiday Theme: Independence Day)

The episode was rated 6.22 from 101 votes.

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#4 - Tentacles (Season 2 - Episode 11)

A young Los Angeles couple Tara and Sam who fall head over heels into a new romance, entwining their lives — until their intimacy transforms into something terrifying. (Holiday Theme: Valentine's Day)

The episode was rated 6.16 from 91 votes.

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#3 - Crawlers (Season 2 - Episode 6)


On St. Patrick's Day - a night of wild parties and drunken revelry - and follows three unlikely friends who band together to save a college town from a vicious horde of body-switching aliens. (Holiday Theme: St Patrick's Day)

The episode was rated 6.13 from 128 votes.

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#2 - Midnight Kiss (Season 2 - Episode 4)

A group of gay best friends and their gal pal head to a desert home to celebrate New Year’s Eve. But when a sadistic killer wants in on the party, relationships are tested and secrets are exposed as the night turns into a fight for survival. (Holiday Theme: New Year's Eve)

The episode was rated 5.35 from 141 votes.

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#1 - My Valentine (Season 2 - Episode 5)


A pop singer’s songs and artistic identity have been stolen by her ex-boyfriend/manager – and shamelessly pasted onto his new girlfriend/protégé. Locked together in a small concert venue after hours, the three of them confront the emotional abuses of the past…until things turn violent. (Holiday Theme: Valentine's Day)

The episode was rated 5.32 from 133 votes.

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