Successful Scares: See the Winning Designs from Halloween Wars, Season 5

Get an insider's look at the best-ever creations from Halloween Wars.

Photo By: Emile Wamsteker ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Emile Wamsteker ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Emile Wamsteker ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Emile Wamsteker ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Week 4: Voodoo Doll Done Right

It was a finale of hallowed proportions as the teams were tasked with bringing the gore and horror in a voodoo doll in the Small Scare round. The Scream Team kicked off the finale episode with a win in this challenge, thanks to its button-eyed creation stitched up with the needles from the pincushion below it.

Week 4: The Undead Deliver Top Horrors

"Consistently everything they've done is in a Halloween world, and this is no exception," judge Brian Kinney says of Scream Team's undead dinner party display, featuring a young child as the centerpiece offering at a zombie dinner party. This Spine Chiller creation was so strong that the team earned the championship title and the $50,000 prize.

Week 3: Small Baby, Big Shock

"All the details, like the little devil-y ears and the painted eyes, are really, really well-done," Shinmin told the members of Gore Mayhem of their devil-tinged baby, resting in the hands of the devil. The teams were tasked with bringing Satan's spawn to life in the Small Scare challenge, and though this feature earned Gore Mayhem the win in this first round, the group failed to advance to the finale after an inferior performance in the Spine Chiller challenge.

Week 3: Stealing the Dead

The name of the game in the penultimate episode's Spine Chiller challenge was grave robbing, and the members of Scream Team won with a dressed-up man getting away with a coffin — or so he thought, as the dead soul inside appears not so dead anymore. Stealing the show was the hatted central figure; judge Brian said, "That grave robber was phenomenal."

Week 2: Mirrored Reflections

Challenged to create a Small Scare masterpiece showcasing the fear in mirrors, Gore Mayhem opted for "beauty plus gore," according to cake artist Heidi Trelstad, in the form of a bodiless doll looking through a pumpkin mirror. And indeed it served the team well, as the group took home a win this round and earned an advantage going into the Spine Chiller test.

Week 2: Man Meets Monster

"This is a very complete character," judge Brian told the members of Scream Team regarding their cesspool-dwelling man-monster creature. The team's sample offering, creme brulee-filled caramel apples, was an over-the-top success as well, as judge Shinmin deemed it among her "top 10 eating experiences." The trio ultimately won the Spine Chiller challenge.

Week 1: Sinful Sights

With a gluttonous display featuring a big-toothed pumpkin with exploding guts for the Small Scare challenge, the members of the Scream Team successfully represented one of the Seven Deadly Sins, so much so that judge Brian Kinney said, "This paint job really sells this purification happening."

Week 1: Insect Invasion

Infestation was the name of the game in the Spine Chiller challenge, and Morbid Morticians brought their best — and creepy-crawliest — design in the form of a slothful man living in a squalid hotel room amid hungry roaches. Thanks to this design, the team members managed to redeem themselves and score the win in this challenge, despite their early struggles in the Small Scare face-off.

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