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[10/05/10 - 12:50 PM]
NBC Celebrates Halloween With 'Spook-Tackular' Holiday-Themed Episodes and Specials
Said installments include "Parenthood" (Oct.19), "Chuck" (Oct. 25), "Community" (Oct. 28), "The Office" (Oct. 28) and "Outsourced" (Oct. 28).

[via press release from NBC]

NBC CELEBRATES HALLOWEEN WITH 'SPOOK-TACKULAR' HOLIDAY-THEMED EPISODES AND SPECIALS

Halloween Episodes Include "Parenthood," "Community," "The Office," "Outsourced" and "Chuck"

Halloween Episode Guest Stars Include William Baldwin on "Parenthood," Timothy Olyphant on "The Office," and Linda Hamilton, Morgan Fairchild and Robert Englund on "Chuck"

Original Special "Scared Shrekless" from DreamWorks Animation Airs on October 28

NBC.com Presents New Webisodes of "The Office" Feature the Making of Ryan's Horror Film Starting on October 21

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -- October 5, 2010 -- NBC is celebrating Halloween with a fright-fest of tricks and treats from holiday-themed series episodes of "Parenthood" (Oct.19), "Chuck" (Oct. 25), "Community" (Oct. 28), "The Office" (Oct. 28) and "Outsourced" (Oct. 28) and the original holiday special "Scared Shrekless" (Oct. 28) from DreamWorks Animation. In addition, webisodes of "The Office" featuring the making of Ryan's (B.J. Novak) horror film will be available on NBC.com starting October 21.

Halloween episode guest stars include Linda Hamilton, Morgan Fairchild and Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger from "Nightmare on Elm Street") in one haunting episode of "Chuck" on Monday, October 25 (8-9 p.m. ET). William Baldwin returns in his multi-episode arc on the "Parenthood" Halloween episode Tuesday, October 19 (10-11 p.m. ET), and Timothy Olyphant ("Justified") guest-stars on "The Office" Halloween episode Thursday, October 28 (9-9:30 p.m. ET).

Following are programming dates and show descriptions (in chronological order; all times ET):

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19 (10-11 p.m.) "Parenthood"

TRICK OR TREAT! THE BRAVERMAN FAMILY CELEBRATES HALLOWEEN -- WILLIAM BALDWIN GUEST-STARS - Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) once again tries to go overboard with the Halloween celebration and is upset when Haddie (Sarah Ramos), Amber (Mae Whitman) and Drew (Miles Heizer) refuse to join in the fun. Meanwhile, Adam (Peter Krause) and Kristina (Monica Potter) are nervous about Max's (Max Burkholder) new plans for the holiday. Sarah's (Lauren Graham) relationship with Gordon (guest star William Baldwin, "Gossip Girl") gets complicated after she confronts him about their kiss. Elsewhere, Julia (Erika Christensen) struggles with her belief in women's rights when Sydney (Savannah Paige Rae) chooses a costume that she doesn't approve. Dax Shepard, Joy Bryant, Tyree Brown, Bonnie Bedelia and Sam Jaeger also star.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 ON NBC.COM "The Office" Webisodes

HORROR ON 'THE 3RD FLOOR' - The band "Subtle Sexuality" is back on "The Office" webisodes -- but this time with a new project: a horror movie. The Dunder-Mifflin group decides singing and dancing are out, and gore is in. Under Ryan's (B.J. Novak) direction, Kelly (Mindy Kaling) and Erin (Ellie Kemper) readily take on their new roles as scream queens in his slasher flick "The 3rd Floor." Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Angela Kinsey, Zach Woods and Creed Bratton also star.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 25 (8-9 p.m.) "Chuck"

CHUCK'S DREAM OF FINDING HIS MOM MAY BE HIS WORST NIGHTMARE -- LINDA HAMILTON, MORGAN FAIRCHILD AND ROBERT ENGLUND GUEST-STAR -- When Chuck (Zachary Levi), Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski), Casey (Adam Baldwin), and Morgan (Joshua Gomez) are tasked to stop Dr. Stanley Wheelright (guest star Robert Englund, "Nightmare on Elm Street" films) from releasing a nightmare-inducing toxin, they're also lead to question the allegiances of Chuck's mom (guest star Linda Hamilton, "The Terminator"). Meanwhile, Jeff (Scott Krinsky) and Lester (Vik Sahay) use their unique sensibilities to celebrate Halloween at the Buy More, and Ellie (Sarah Lancaster) and Awesome (Ryan McPartlin) get a visit from Dr. Honey Woodcomb (guest star Morgan Fairchild). Bonita Friedericy and Mark Christopher Lawrence also star.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28 (8-8:30 p.m.) "Scared Shrekless"

INSPIRED BY THE HIT FEATURE FILM 'SHREK'- STARRING MIKE MYERS, CAMERON DIAZ AND ANTONIO BANDERAS-When Halloween arrives, Shrek (Mike Myers) cannot wait to start celebrating his favorite holiday -- ogre style. Instead of the usual tricks or treats, Shrek challenges Donkey (Dean Edwards), Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) and the other fairy-tale characters to a scary storytelling contest. Before the night of frights can begin, they learn that they must all spend the night in Lord Farquaad's haunted castle. The last one to be scared "Shrekless" will win.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28 (8:30-9 p.m.) "Community"

INFECTION SPREADS AT GREENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAUSING A WALKING NIGHTMARE -- Pierce (Chevy Chase) and a few other Greendale students ingest a bio-hazard substance at the school Halloween Party, causing them to exhibit flu-like symptoms and they soon begin turning into zombies. It is up to the rest of the gang to save themselves and the school when Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) locks them in with the zombie-infected student body. Joel McHale, Allison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown, Donald Glover, Danny Pudi, Gillian Jacobs and Ken Jeong also star.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28 (9-9:30 p.m.) "The Office"

HALLOWEEN IS IN FULL SWING AT DUNDER MIFFLIN -- TIMOTHY OLYPHANT ("Justified") GUEST STARS -- When Darryl (Craig Robinson) takes an idea to corporate over his head, Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) freaks out. Everyone in the office is in a competitive mood as the Halloween costume contest gets underway. Meanwhile, Pam (Jenna Fischer) tries to get the truth out of Danny (guest star Timothy Olyphant) about their dating history. Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Ed Helms, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, Phyllis Smith, Oscar Nunez, Creed Bratton, Paul Lieberstein, B.J. Novak, Ellie Kemper and Zach Woods also star.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28 (9:30-10 p.m.) "Outsourced"

TRICK OR TREAT -- Excited about Halloween, Todd (Ben Rappaport) tries to get the office in the holiday spirit, but his co-workers have no idea what Halloween is all about. After a series of Halloween pranks and an attempt to explain why people dress up, Todd decides to throw a costume party. Taking advantage of the social setting, Todd tries to get closer to Asha (Rebecca Hazlewood), but the plan backfires when Tonya (Pippa Black) makes a pass at Todd. Rizwan Manji, Sacha Dhawan, Parvesh Cheena, Anisha Nagarajan and Diedrich Bader also star.





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· CHUCK (NBC)
· COMMUNITY (YAHOO)
· GOSSIP GIRL (CW)
· JUSTIFIED (FX)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· OUTSOURCED (NBC)
· PARENTHOOD (NBC)











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