The Haunted Mask is Goosebumps’ Finest Hour


Stine’s children’s horror book series Goosebumps was an uncontainable hit in the ‘90s.

Kids all over the world were reading the books, it was breaking records, and to this day is the second bestselling book series of all time after Harry Potter.

It was so wildly successful that when a TV series was pitched, Fox greenlit it without even asking for a pilot, and the show made its debut days before Halloween, 1995 in the form of a 43-minute special.

Of the 26-odd books that Stine had written at that time, they had their pick of a good selection of source material, and it was wisely decided that they would kick-start this awesome new show with book number eleven, The Haunted Mask.

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