29 Haunted House Workers On The Truly Terrifying Things That Have Happened On The Job

22. One of the props moved on its own

Class 3 Poltergeist. I was laying in a bed playing the teen kid role when this little clown puppet is just staring at me. Totally freaky so I threw a coat over it and lay back down. I hear this noise and look back up and then its fucking gone.

23. I made a group of children shit themselves

Our middle school was having a fun haunted house but because our school was suddenly split (from Grade 7 and 8 to Grade 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 for some reason) we had to make everything not too scary so the monsters handed out candy and only for the older kids, it could be scary.

When some Grade 1 kids were walking through, I didn’t hand out candy, I stood up and screamed like a banshee. All the kids screamed really loudly. All of a sudden, all 5 or so of them started making worried faces. They had shit themselves. Because this was my fault, I was lucky I didn’t have to change them.

24. The children were replaced by little people

I knew a guy who worked at one in New Jersey in the 80s. its almost too good to be true but he said they had a dwarf who worked with them and while a family was in complete darkness they would replace their child with the dwarf. and when the lights were turned on the parent would look down and see they are holding the hand of a dwarf and would freak out.

25. I made a little kid wet his pants

I worked in one of those Amusement Park halloween-fest haunted houses as a teenager.

A bunch of redneck parents dragged their son who was maybe seven years old into the Haunted House, despite him being terrified. I jumped out all zombified, not realizing the next group included a small child, (we were alerted by motion sensors), and found myself face-to-face with a terrified little boy, frozen in place, tears running down his cheeks and piss running down his pant-legs. His parents just laughed. I doubt they took him home to change pants.

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