Host Alyson Hannigan welcomes seven expert pumpkin carvers to battle it out for the title of Outrageous Pumpkins Champion! Their first challenge is to master the classic Halloween jack-o'-lantern and feature a dynamic use of light. In the Quick Carve round, the competitors must depict the struggle between good and evil. For the Big Carve round, each competitor is given one of the seven deadly sins to inspire their truly horrifying creation. Elimination is on the line as judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carvers advance in the competition.
Host Alyson Hannigan challenges six expert carvers to display their pumpkin-sculpting abilities with depth-defying 3-D creations. In the Quick Carve round, the competitors have to create frightening science experiments gone horribly wrong! Things literally heat up in the Big Carve round as the carvers must incorporate an element of fire in a 3-D diorama depicting pumpkin trick-or-treaters. Judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carver is sent home.
Host Alyson Hannigan challenges five expert pumpkin carvers to build spooky structures. In the pet cemetery-themed Quick Carve round, the competitors feature animals returning from the dead, and their structures must be at least two pumpkins tall and include everything from stem to seed. For the Big Carve round, the carvers create enormous prehistoric animals, and wind, rain and snow make the challenge extra difficult. Elimination is on the line as judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carvers advance to the finale.
In the final challenge, host Alyson Hannigan tasks the remaining four pumpkin carvers with their most-monstrous carves yet. For the Quick Carve round, they have to create a terrifying monster-in-law. In the Big Carve round, they have to make a 5-foot-tall monster bash scene using Atlantic Giant pumpkins weighing in at over 1,000 pounds each! Judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which monster is the life of the pumpkin party and which carver takes home the $25,000 prize.