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Halloween Horror Nights: Reflections of Fear
Slogan Reflections of Fear/ I dare you to say it one more time/Bloody Mary
Year 2008
Icon Bloody Mary
Icon attraction Reflections of Fear

Dark Reflections

Number of haunted houses 8
Number of scarezones 6 (Official)

4(Unofficial)

Preceded by Halloween Horror Nights: Carnival of Carnage
Followed by Halloween Horror Nights: Ripped From the Silver Screen

"She waits for you behind the mirror. She aches to hear you whisper her name. And before you know it, her cold breath is on your face and her icy hands reach out to pull you into her world."

"Chanting her name lures you through the mirror. A mesmerizing, swirling portal guides you through each world. You explore – nervous of what you might find, unsure of where Mary is taking you. Your own heartbeat quickens, but you can’t seem to draw yourself away from the spinning vortex. Did something just blink at you?"

Halloween Horror Nights: Reflections of Fear was the 18th annual Halloween Horror Nights event at the Universal Orlando Resort. Held for 23 nights from September 26 to November 1, 2008, it included eight haunted mazes and six scarezones, was the largest Halloween Horror Nights up to that point, and held the second or third IP icon (although this case was a bit different from The Cryptkeeper).

Universal's creative team introduced the event and its icon Bloody Mary on the Halloween Horror Nights website in July, and expanded its backstory up to and during the run of the event. With Bloody Mary as icon, fears, fairy tales, and urban legends formed the overarching theme of the event. With a press release on August 28, Universal revealed the names and descriptions of the mazes. Visible construction could be seen starting in August, and major scarezone construction began in early September. Although there was no elaborate opening show featuring Bloody Mary, the media event excluded, she made a number of appearances throughout the event.

 Dates & Times[edit | edit source]

Event Nights[edit | edit source]

September 26-27 2008

October 2-5, 9-12, 16-19, 22- 26, & 29-31 2008

November 1 2008

Event Times[edit | edit source]

Sunday through Thursday ran from 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Friday and Saturday ran from 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Ticket Prices[edit | edit source]

Single Admission: $69.99 + tax


The Event
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The story started with an individual known as Mary Agana. Opening a facility in which she would perform experiments on fear, this would later spiral into a series of events in which she became a ruler of evil legends, Bloody Mary.

The theme of the event itself was that guests would step into The Mirror and enter a world that contained the twisted, disturbing, yet artistic visions of the violent Bloody Mary. With the exception of the shows, everything in the event was either tied into the Legend of Bloody Mary, or took place in a realm of the Mirror (Fears, Tales, Urban Legends, Nightmares, and Myths).

Attractions[edit | edit source]

Every one of this year's haunted housed and scarezones was linked to Bloody Mary and her patients. Bloody Mary makes a brief appearance in every house, like an Easter egg.

Haunted Houses[edit | edit source]

Scarezones[edit | edit source]

Unofficial Scarezones[edit | edit source]

Shows[edit | edit source]

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show Tribute (Beetlejuice Stage) - Mad scientist Dr. Frank-N-Furter, Rocky Horror, and other famous Rocky Horror Picture Show characters return, bringing the musical mayhem of the classic horror spoof to life on-screen and on-stage with live performers singing and dancing in outrageous costumes. The tribute was interactive with audience participation and on-stage guest involvement.
  • Brian Brushwood (Animal Actor's Stage) - Based on his popularity as a part of last year's Freak Show, Brian Brushwood returned, presenting some of his signature acts in his own show.
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure (Fear Factor Stage) - Bill S. Preston Esq. and Ted Theodore Logan returned with an all-new, especially excellent Halloween adventure featuring a who's who of notorious celebrity guest stars.

Rides[edit | edit source]

Articles and Press Releases[edit | edit source]

Website Pictures[edit | edit source]

Website Audio[edit | edit source]

Audio that played on the main page:

Music that played on the main page: Inside the Scarab by Midnight Syndicate

Pictures[edit | edit source]

Halloween Horror Nights: Reflections of Fear Merchandise and Collectables[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • According to this, every restaurant open during Halloween Horror Nights: Reflections of Fear had some kind of reference to Bloody Mary. For Example: The Monsters Cafe had a shattered mirror above one of the doorways.
  • Some; but not all, of the audio from the website can be found through the audio mixes provided by HorrorNightNightmares (link below)

List of Resources[edit | edit source]

  • http://www.timkha.com/work/singlepoint/newsletters/2008_q3/
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/past-websites/2008/flash/case_eight.swf
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/past-websites/2008/flash/case_seven.swf
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/past-websites/2008/flash/case_six.swf
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/past-websites/2008/flash/case_five.swf
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/past-websites/2008/flash/case_four.swf
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/past-websites/2008/flash/case_three.swf
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/past-websites/2008/flash/case_two.swf
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/past-websites/2008/flash/case_one.swf
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/past-websites/2008/flash/journal_ii.swf
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/past-websites/2008/flash/journal_iii.swf
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/past-websites/2008/flash/journal_iv.swf
  • http://unofficialhorrornights.com/2008b/flash/mary.swf
  • https://www.horrornightnightmares.com/



Halloween Horror Nights: Reflections of Fear
Characters: Bloody Mary (Event Icon)  • Boris Shuster • Alice • The Gentlemen • Charlie McPherson • Samhain • John Michaels
Haunted Houses: Body Collectors: Collections of the Past  • Creatures!  • Dead Exposure  • Doomsday  • The Hallow  • Interstellar Terror  • Reflections of Fear  • Scary Tales: Once Upon a Nightmare
Scarezones: American Gothic  • Asylum in Wonderland  • Fractured Tales  • The Path of the Wicked  • The Skoolhouse  • Streets of Blood
Unofficial Scarezones: Dark Reflections  • Doomsday: The Infected  • The Harvest  • Zombies!
Shows: Bill & Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure  • Brian Brushwood   • The Rocky Horror Picture Show Tribute

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