Halloween is only ten days away! Right now many of you are probably finalizing your costumes (or buying them). Then it will be time for trick-or-treating, celebrations, and lot and lots of sugar.
Let's take a moment to compare the holiday's most famous characters.
||18th century Europe
||Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897)
||Hugues, the Wer-Wolf (1838)
||Werewolf of London (1935)
||Teen Wolf (1985)
||Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
||Teen Wolf Too (1987)
|Pop culture representative
|Non-Twilight pop culture representative
||Remus Lupin, Harry Potter
|How they're formed
||Bitten by a vampire
||Bitten by a wolf
|Representative in food
||You. All of you.
||Immortality, increased strength, flying (as a bat)
||Increased strength, speed, warm coat of fur
||Stakes, sunlight, holy water, garlic
||Fleas, silver bullet, rye, mistletoe, wolfsbane (historically)
|Duration of change
||Usually only at full moon
If you don't have anything to do on or near Halloween, or are looking for another activity, then check out the Halloween-themed events we have listed. Vampire-lovers, there are also a handful of vampire-themed shows. Sorry, werewolf fans, there is nothing specifically about werewolves right now.