‘Dark Night of the Scarecrow’ Returning for 40th Anniversary

On October 24, 1981, horror classic Dark Night of the Scarecrow premiered on CBS the CBS Saturday Night Movie at 9pm EST. This Sunday, the 40th anniversary of the original air date, Bubba returns.

This made-for-TV turned classic was written and directed by Frank De Felitta, and stars Academy Award nominee Charles Durning (Tootsie; When A Stranger Calls) and Emmy winner Larry Drake (Darkman; L.A. Law).


In a small Southern town, four vigilantes wrongfully execute a mentally-challenged man, but after the court sets them free mysterious “accidents” begin to kill them off one by one.

Original Trailer

When and where can you catch this underrated gem? Sunday, October 24 at 9pm EST.

The free linear Midnight Pulp channel is available on Samsung TV Plus (Channel 1445), The Roku ChannelPlexStirr (Channel 226) and on the Midnight Pulp app.  Midnight Pulp, part of the growing Digital Media Rights OTT Channels group, is available at www.midnightpulp.com, and as an app on popular mobile and connected TV devicesstreaming all things strange and on demand.

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