For all the laughs and sweet surprises, the Toy Story franchise can also deliver big frights, from the freaky mutant toys in the 1995 original to the deadly incinerator that nearly claimed the lives of Woody, Buzz and the gang in 2010's Toy Story 3. Now the peeps at Pixar are dishing up more chills with their first-ever Halloween special, Toy Story of TERROR!, a takeoff on the old Agatha Christie chestnut And Then There Were None (aka Ten Little Indians).
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Bob's Burgers serves up the scary with its Halloween episode featuring guest star Molly Shannon on Sunday (8:30/7:30c, Fox). The Saturday Night Live alum will lend her voice to the character Millie, a wacko little girl who has a very intense interest in her friend Louise (Kristen Schaal).
Nut Roaster Stages, where Adult Swim's bizarre live-action backwoods soap opera The Heart, She Holler shoots, is located in a part of Brooklyn seemingly untouched by the tendrils of gentrification. The stages are small, a converted nut roasting factory in what looks like an industrial wasteland. Once inside the graffiti'd walls, you're greeted by the likeness of Patton Oswalt's severed head resting on a folding table...
Grunkle Stan, Dipper and Mabel Pines will be back to explore the mysterious world of Gravity Falls for a second season. Disney Channel has renewed the hit animated series, created by young animator Alex Hirsch.
Gravity Falls — a mix of Twin Peaks, The X-Files, Lost and the animated feature Monster House, wrapped in a comedic, irreverent bow — features the voices of Hirsch, Jason Ritter, Kristen Schaal and Linda Cardellini.
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I'm going to miss Ashley on Revenge! Have we already seen the last of her? — Kate
NATALIE: No, Ashley will definitely be back, at least for the season premiere, in which she pops up at one of Emily's big parties. Look for her to share an awkward encounter with her ex Daniel, just as he seems to be as in love with Emily as he ever was. Meanwhile, Jack will be hitting the bottle extra-hard now that he's a single dad and knows the truth about Emily.
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ADAM: Both might...