Some are more historically accurate than others (we're looking at you, Salem), but all of these dramas take place in America's storied past, and most - we like to think - provide some insight into its present state.
Fresh, well-received, and genuinely chilling - these are the shows you must be watching to be considered a legitimate horror-buff. Gory horror, psychological horror, and horror comedy all make an appearance on this list of the best spookfests on television: although the real shock will come when you realize how much time you've spent binging them.
In Victorian England readers would have to pay a penny to see macabre tales of monsters, bloodshed, and witchcraft. Today we have to pay $8.99 a month for a Netflix subscription, which even adjusting for inflation seems a bit pricey.