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Suspenseful TV Shows in Preparation for Halloween

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Although horror movies are the staple for Halloween, it might get a little stale watching too many movies before October 31st actually comes around. Instead of movies, we suggest watching some suspenseful TV shows that you can find on Netflix! In this week’s Dolley Madison Towers Blog, we’ll share with you some suspenseful TV shows that you can watch to get into the Halloween mood.

The Walking Dead

Have you ever wondered whether you’d be able to survive the zombie apocalypse? The Walking Dead explores the lives of a group of survivors in the Atlanta area and how they deal with the fallout from the fall of civilization. Follow Rick Grimes as he comes to consciousness in the wake of a catastrophic event that devastated most of organized society and left hordes of zombies in its place. Will Rick survive? Find out by watching The Walking Dead!


When Sam and Dean Winchester’s mother was burned up in a mysterious way, their father, John, turns to hunting the supernatural in order to find out exactly what happened. Fast forward to a few years later and John has gone missing. Find out what happens when Sam and Dean head out on the road to find their father and to fight the supernatural on the way.

Bates Motel

As a prequel to the 1960s film Psycho and the book of the same name, Bates Motel is the story of Norman Bates and his mother Norma and the events that transpired before the events portrayed in the film. This television series explores Norman Bates and what drove him to become the killer he is.

It’s time to sit back and relax in your Arlington, VA apartment while you watch these suspenseful shows on Netflix! If you’ve got a suggestion of a suspenseful show to watch in preparation for Halloween, leave us a comment!