Things that terrified you as a child

Being crushed flat like Flat Stanley:

Vigo the Carpathian:

And for some reason Juliette from Dogtanian freaked me out:

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The Iraq war
Jurassic Park
Ghostwatch

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Rabies - Thanks to my Dad saying that the channel tunnel opening would mean rabid foxes could just wander into the country in their droves

Diabetes - Thanks to a poster in the local library which called out “needing to wee a lot” as a symptom and having a sense that I needed to wee more than most people do

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These pricks

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Also the nuns at school

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Witch attack at a McDonalds birthday party

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Sudden flashback to my mum telling me about ‘lockjaw’ and then deciding I might get it and I might starve, dying a slow agonising death as I couldn’t eat. She did nothing to dissuade me of this, so I assume she was trying to convince me a tetanus shot wasn’t all bad.

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The opening titles to Married With Children

Papa Lazarou

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Dying in my sleep. That stupid child’s prayer has a lot to answer for.

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Rabies! Largely due to the public information films screened during kids TV - if we hadn’t had a lovable daft labrador it could have led to a real fear of dogs.

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the bit where the walls fall away from his bedroom and its all just blackness … had that as a nightmare for about a month after

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No Contxt on Tumblr: The cyborg sequence from Superman III.

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The thought of the ghost of Mary I haunting me because I was a Protestant
The burglar alarm when it flashed red
A dream where my family and friends were turned into items from McDonald’s
Dogs

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Hitler

Thought he was this guy from Doom 1993 and would come and shoot me at night

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This prick