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Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop
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What happens when you take a walk through the cemetery after dark - the caretaker appears to run you off. This Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop is just the thing to strike fear in the hearts of guests! The sound activated caretaker rises above his tombstone with glowing eyes as his lantern lights and his mouth moves to utter scary warnings and spooky Halloween sounds. Fantastic!
  • The sound-activated Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop rises above his tombstone - his eyes glows, his lantern lights and his mouth moves to utter Halloween sounds.
  • Item Dimensions & Weight H" x L" x D"- 36" x 16" x 8"; 3# 
  • Requires 4 AA Batteries (not included)
  • Optional 6V/2A Adapter available (sold separately)
  • For indoor use
  • Optional foot pad activator sold separately
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Avg. Customer Rating:
 
4 stars
(based on 54 reviews)
80% of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:

Pros:
Unique (26), Attractive (22), Authentic looking (9), Bright (7), Lots of fun (5)
Cons:
Delicate (10)
Best Uses:
Outdoors (22), Just for fun (5), Trick or treating (5), Living room (4), Haunted house (3)
Describe Yourself:
Midrange shopper (20), Budget shopper (8), Adventurous style (6), High-end shopper (6), Classic style (3)
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Nice Decoration
By PhantomzVerified Reviewer from Greensboro NC on 10/21/2014
Pros:
Unique
Cons:
Delicate
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

I bought this to use in my front yard decorating and it is a very cool piece. I thought that having it outside that the motion detector wouldn't work since no one goes by it, but with loud sounds and even the cars going by sets it off which is perfect. He looks very creepy and has built in lights that help set him off and the creepy sayings are good. Unfortunately I can't give it 5 stars since his sound went out within a week of using him. He still looks creepy even without the sound and I think its just a loose wire. Also I recommend bringing him in from rain to maintain him working good

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THE TOMBSTONE ):
By CaretakerVerified Buyer from Cayce, SC on 10/15/2014
Pros:
Attractive Design, Unique
Cons:
Cheap Material On Tomb, Tombstone
Best Uses:
Inside, Not Windy
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

The product was excellent and my neighbors loved him but the tombstone just wouldn't stay up!

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A very good buy when on special.
By The pumpkin kingVerified Buyer from Louisville, KY on 10/13/2014
Pros:
Attractive Design, Unique
Best Uses:
Indoors
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

A very unique item to add to my display this year. Try to buy it when on special or with free shipping. Multiple movements, which is great. The face and especially the eyes lack some realism. I usually put my own mask over these faces to cover up the bright glowing eyes. The big test yet to come is how well it holds up season to season.

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[2 of 4 customers found this review helpful]

 
the start is a wolf"s howl
By asdfgv from 7839 kavanaguh road on 10/6/2014
Pros:
Attractive Design
Best Uses:
Lantern
Describe Yourself:
High-end Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

I copy the start with prop

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Great prop, when it works.
By BfoxVerified Reviewer from Illinois on 10/2/2014
Pros:
Great animation
Cons:
Put Together Poorly
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

I purchased him last season for our graveyard display. We were blown away by the animation in his face and the voice was certainly creepy. When I went to put him out this year, I ended up having to take the motor and all electrical components apart because he wasn't working. Some wires were completely disconnected or they were hanging on by a thread. Pretty bad considering I baby my props and bring them in when it rains or we have high winds. All in all, it's a great concept, I just wish I didn't lose 3 hours of my life performing surgery.

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Best One Out There! Legit
By Graveyard VixenVerified Reviewer from Stone Mountain, GA on 9/17/2014
Pros:
Attractive Design, Durable
Cons:
Hard To Balance
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

There are a lot of graveyard props like these. THIS IS THE BEST CHOICE. His sayings are VERY scary and it is the best quality looking piece. The balance of the tombstone is a little tricky and flimsy but you cannot beat his voice and mouth movements. GREAT BUY VERY SATISFIED

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not worth it
By HALLOWEENFREAKVerified Reviewer from CLEVELAND OHIO on 9/17/2014
Pros:
Attractive Design
Cons:
Delicate
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

I HAVE HAD 2 OF THESE. BOTH BROKE DOWN WITHIN A WEEK.
1ST ONE STARTED SMOKING & SMELLED LIKE BURNT PLASTIC.
EXCHANGED & SECOND ONE THE MOUTH & SOUND STOPPED WORKING.
NOW i USE AS A STATIC PROP.

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Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop
By Holdensaurus TheDinoGamerVerified Reviewer from Florida USA on 7/24/2014
Pros:
Bright, Unique
Cons:
Delicate
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
High-end Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

It's pretty good, I bought the display so it's lasting pretty long so ya it's awesome!

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
Very happy
By Ms.Beatlemania from Winter Park, FL on 7/21/2014
Pros:
Attractive Design, Durable
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

I really like him. I have been building my front yard grave yard since middle school. (I am not in college) and he was a perfect addition. I put him close to the door and put the pad under the ground so he pops up when stepped on. A crowd pleaser.

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
Awesome!
By 3xxx the halloween freak from Carbondale il on 6/2/2014
Pros:
Attractive Design, Bright, Unique
Cons:
Delicate
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

It was cool I bought it at my local spirit halloween store for a good price!

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Cool!
By Cam from ohio on 5/3/2014
Pros:
Attractive Design, Fun, Unique
Cons:
Cheap Tombstone Stakes, Delicate
Best Uses:
Garage Haunt
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

This guy is cool! I bought him a while ago and he still works great! I reccomend for a graveyard scene. people really love this guy.

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Super in the graveyard!
By snoopVerified Reviewer from Inverness, Florida on 4/29/2014
Pros:
Attractive Design, Unique
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

My guests,34 of them loved this both years. Yes we"ve had him 2 years now and he"s one of our main haunts for our yard.

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
YEAH !!!!!
By wyattzworldVerified Reviewer from WHITBY ONTARIO CANADA on 3/6/2014
Pros:
Attractive Design, Semi-durable, Unique
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
High-end Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

LOVE THIS PROP, HE IS QUITE THE WORDSMITH ONLY THING I DIDN'T LIKE IS, I THOUGHT THE TOMBSTONE SHOULD HAVE BEEN MADE OF HARDER PLASTIC NOT FOAMBOARD

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
broken after a couple of day
By CodmanVerified Reviewer from Orchard Park New York on 1/1/2014
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

When I first got the creepy caretaker he worked until two days before Halloween. His sound and his left eye didn't light up and his tombstone didn't come with the stakes

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
Awesome Prop Poorly Made
By Big Dog Geocacher from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA on 11/17/2013
Pros:
Unique, Very Cool And Spooky
Cons:
Poor Wiring
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

My Wife and I fell in love with this prop while shopping in the store. They only had the display model at the time so we were put on a waiting list.
The wait wasn't very long (only a couple of days).
I put it together (following the directions to the letter), but it wasn't working right.
The lights, sound, and mouth worked, but he wouldn't go up.
I wiggled the wires to the motor and then it went up.
I had two choices (open up the motor housing and re-solder the wires) or (take it back to the store).
I didn't want void any warranties so I took it back.
The store didn't have any to replace it so I chose to just get my money back.
I'm not very happy about this item.

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Creepy! Yes he was!!!
By obsidian88Verified Reviewer from Palm Springs, CA on 11/1/2013
Pros:
Spooky Scary Creepy
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

I have bought a lot of Halloween animatronics, mostly witches. My house theme is animatronic witches and airblown black cats. But we expanded this year to include spiders and a graveyard. This guy was a perfect edition. He was sufficiently loud, he popped up and scared kids. It was great. The only bad part is putting the tombstone together because it is Styrofoam. But it worked and he did look and work great.

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Nice Prop, More Portable
By Michael V.Verified Reviewer from Carlsbad, CA on 10/25/2013
Pros:
Attractive Design, Portable
Cons:
Fragile
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

Just received from another vendor by mistake, but decided to keep. Good graveyard addition, solid base, loud sound and decent voiceover and material. Because this one runs on batteries it's much more flexible as to placement. Would be sneakier if the cheap plastic hand wasn't always visible. Had to order U shaped ground stakes to hold tombstone down as it's too light like most to stay up in a breeze. But simple remedy. One of several similar props available but still nice.

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
cheap
By GaryVerified Reviewer from Goodyear AZ on 10/18/2013
Pros:
Unique
Cons:
Low Quality
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
High-end Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

Not what I expected

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Creepy Caretaker mostly good
By pony4bt from thousand oaks on 10/2/2013
Pros:
Attractive Design, Unique
Cons:
One Eye Lights On And Off
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

After awhile of use, one of the eyes would go on and off once the creepy guy started talking... It's got to be a loose wire inside, but I refrain from opening him up...you never know how that will go... So, he's even a little more creepy than the other caretakers...

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scary ghoul
By Rivers zombie 89 from Somewhere in the world on 9/17/2013
Pros:
Bright, Good volume, Scary
Cons:
Cheesy Material, Off Switch Dosent Work
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

Great when we 1st got it for our haunted forest. The bad part is that the off switch is really timer at least in this 1. So you have to take the batteries out to turn it off which is a pain. It worked well in our haunted forest and was scary and lit up perfectly. It was a great addition to our "graveyard" in the forest. The plastic hand is kind of cheesy but other than that it is fine. Hope that it works for this year

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this is one of my favorites
By phinnichalloweenbuyerVerified Reviewer from ohio on 7/5/2013
Pros:
Very Realistic Movement
Cons:
Tombstones Steaks Broke
Best Uses:
In my haunted garage
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

watch your step because you dont want to cross the path of this freaky fella. the creepy caretaker quietly rises behinde his tombstone with his lantern flikering mouth moving sand eves lighting up. dont think twice about buying this prop. its my favorite spirit prop i own.

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Great Prop with only one real difficulty
By Nolan the Pretty Cool DudeVerified Reviewer from Tampa, FL on 6/24/2013
Pros:
Attractive Design, Bright, Durable, Unique
Cons:
Motion Sensor Was Slow
Best Uses:
Gifts, Kitchen, Living Room, Office, Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

This is by far my favorite Halloween prop that I own. It works great and, after testing it a week ago, I found that it survived storage in my closet- which isn't an easy accomplishment. The only problem I came across was trouble getting the motion detector to work; which wasn't really an issue since it went off periodically. I'm considering getting a footpad for next year.

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Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop
By Spirit is awsomeVerified Reviewer from Canada,ON on 2/3/2013
Pros:
Atractive, Attractive Design, Creepy, Scary looking, Unique
Cons:
Design Of Face
Best Uses:
Atracts People, Haunted Garage, Haunted House
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

it is over all one of the best props of my haunted garage that I make every year because it attracts people. I gave it 4 stars because the face doesn't look the same as on the video/package. Over all its really cool and I think everyone should try it out!

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i would by this again and again
By halloween loverVerified Reviewer from guys mills pa on 1/28/2013
Pros:
Attractive Design
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
High-end Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

we put this on my porch and it scared a lot of people

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Awesome Prop
By Yvonne from katy, texas on 11/1/2012
Pros:
Attractive Design
Cons:
Delicate
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

Tombstone a little flimsy. Used outside with no problems. Kids and I loved it. Had an issue with my coupon at check out but Spirit Halloween took care of it. I am a very statisfied customer.

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perfect if you have a GRAVE YARD
By PMCARD from CLIFTON HTS. PA. on 10/17/2012
Pros:
Workes Just As Advertised
Cons:
Shipping Cost More
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

WASN'T HAPPY THAT SHIPPING ECONOMY COST MORE THEN THE 20% OFF COUPON I HAD BECAUSE STORES WE OUT OF THEM , OTHER THEN THAT IT'S AWESOME

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great choice
By medic from omaha ne on 10/17/2012
Pros:
Unique
Cons:
Batterie Operated
Best Uses:
Living Room
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

fun prop

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[2 of 3 customers found this review helpful]

 
Creepy but issues with lift
By Naomi from Fresno, Ca on 10/15/2012
Pros:
Attractive Design, Unique
Cons:
Delicate
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

I like the look of this guy and his mouth moves to his words to look pretty realistic. However, the wiring that makes the lift work had some issues. I was able to take it apart and fix it but, I question how many Halloweens he'll be around. The other part I don't care for, is the gravestone, it's made out of two foam pieces and the picks that are supposed to keep the two pieces together do a horrible job. I was able to glue it together so it wouldn't keep separating but, it's disappointing that I had to do so much work on it for something I just purchased 10 minutes before. If you're looking for something to really make your cemetery pop, he'll do a great job, but he is not wired for outdoor use so it's something you would bring out the day of. Lastly the box didn't state otherwise at the store but, the AC adapter is not included for this guy.

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[1 of 3 customers found this review helpful]

 
Ugh!
By LovinHolloweenVerified Reviewer from Maricopa, AZ on 10/12/2012
Pros:
Great idea, Looks great
Cons:
Low Quality, Mouth Not Working, Returned 3 Times
Best Uses:
Indoors, Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

I loved it when I first saw it in action...
(1st time back to the store) The problem was, when I got home the mouth did not work and it did not go up or down...
(2nd time back to the store) The moth still did not work (ok, so what you could hear it) would go up but not down.
(3rd time back to the store) OK I want something else now... they offered me the diplay but I said naw...

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great graveyard addition
By Dr. megatronVerified Reviewer from philadelphia pa on 9/30/2012
Pros:
Fits Well
Best Uses:
Just For Fun, Trick Or Treating
Describe Yourself:
Adventurous
Was this a gift?:
No
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Creepy Caretaker Animated Prop:

I was looking for something to give my graveyard entrance a little kick. And this little piece delivered. My visitors were scared and excited when he rose from behind the tombstone like the great pumpkin. I dressed up the surroundings for him and POW!! Great reaction from the guest.

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