Horror fans geared up for a one-of-a-kind treat in tonight's The Goldbergs, but some viewers encountered a whole other kind of nightmare.
For New York audiences, the first ten-or-so minutes of tonight's episode - which saw Robert Englund return to his iconic role as Freddy Krueger - was not actually aired. Instead, viewers were treated to a black screen and a high-pitched beeping sound, which certainly proved to be a whole other kind of creepy.
While it looks like the outage only lasted for a few minutes, it still caused enough of a stir for fans of the ABC sitcom. Here's a round-up of some of those responses.
I guess Freddy Krueger broke #TheGoldbergs. Got a black screen and a weird beeping noise on my TV right now. Only on ABC. Fuck.— John Squires (@FreddyInSpace) October 25, 2018
I'm here for #TheGoldbergs!
...But for some reason ABC is playing a blank screen that's just beeping.— Steve Jortles, But Spooky (@Galileo908) October 25, 2018