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Video: YouTubers Freak Out In 'Freddy Vs. Jason' Haunted House
It's that time of the year where Ellen DeGeneres sends some apprehensive scaredy-cats into haunted houses to see how well they fare the scares. This year's series kicks off with YouTubers Tyler Oakley and Hannah Hart (My Drunk Kitchen).
Oakley, who is now creating content for the Ellen media empire, and Hart braved Universal Studios' Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights. In the video, the pair take on the Freddy vs. Jason maze, which plunges them into a foreboding warehouse titled Craven Industries. Inside, they encounter both Nightmare on Elm Street's Freddy Krueger and Friday the 13's Jason Voorhees. The maze is full of startling animatronics and actors popping out when one leasts expects.
The pair shriek and scream their way through the haunt while clinging to one's another's arms. They're not as fun to watch as Ellen's usual victim, executive producer Andy Lassner, but we'll take it. And hopefully, we'll get to see Lassner's haunted house adventure soon.
For old time's sake, here's Lassner going through the Walking Dead maze at Universal last Halloween, accompanied by Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet.
And four years ago, Ellen sent one of her writers into a haunt, alone. She did not like it.