45 Unintentionally Creepy Images That’ll Scare The Bejesus Out Of You Before You Realize They’re Perfectly Innocent

In the tapestry of our everyday lives, there are moments when the ordinary takes an eerie twist, leaving us momentarily frozen in a mix of surprise and unease. These are the instances that peel back the comforting layers of reality and reveal a thread of the uncanny lurking just beneath the surface.

From innocuous objects to chance encounters, the world has a knack for weaving unintentional creepiness into our experiences. Here are 40 of the best unintentionally creepy pics.

1. This Tall Guy In My Neighbor’s Yard Always Scares The Hell Out Of Me… It’s 2 Small Trees And A Satellite Dish


2. Our Airbnb Had A Translucent Bathroom Door. I’m Used To My Impatient Toddler Stalking Me Through The Door, But This Took It To A Much Creepier Level

3. These ants carrying a glove up a lamp post:

4. This dog with a wig looking like the girl from The Ring.






8. Bottled Water’s True Nature

9. My Daughter’s Stuffed Dog Rolled Under Her Bed. Checking The Monitor Gave Me A Damn Heart Attack

10. I Found This Child-Sized Rescue Dummy On The Bottom Of Lake Natoma, CA, And Thought I Was Going To Have A Heart Attack

11. These plants in South Africa (named Conophytum) that look like they have lips:

12. Just Some Regular Rubber Gloves Washing Accidentally Opened The Gate Of Hell

13. I Woke Up After Taking A Short Nap In The Passenger Seat And Nearly Had A Heart Attack When I Opened My Eyes

14. For Halloween I Had An Inflatable Cat On My Roof. Last Night It Was Very Windy. This Is What Greeted Me When I Opened The Door This Morning

15. You Get Afraid Thinking These Are Ku Klux Klan Members Until You Realize They Are Only Closed Parasols In The Beach

16. Every Morning At 11 Or So, Window Man Shows Up And Scares The Bejesus Out Of Me (My Neighbor’s Chimney)

17. Almost Had A Heart Attack Coming Out Of The Subway Today

18. Woke Up Scared Stiff Last Night When I Noticed A Victorian Ghost Floating At The End Of My Bed. Took Me A Few Minutes To Realise It Was My Clothes On The Door

19. My Friend’s Way Of Drying Shoes Scared Me A Bit. I Thought She Was Hanging Out Her 11th-Floor Window

20. Poorly Colored Garden Hose Guaranteed To Give You A Heart Attack

21. Canal In Copenhagen Nearly Gave Me A Heart Attack

22. Just Walked Out Of My Kitchen And This Scared The Hell Out Of Me

23. Almost Got Me A Heart Attack Middle Of The Highway

24. My Daughter Just Came Around The Corner Wearing A Lavender Face Mask And Scared The Absolute Hell Out Of Me

25. The Reflection Of The Fireplace Freaks Me Out For Just A Second Every Time

26. My Neighbor Is Trying To End Me By Heart Attack

27. Moving Furniture Around The Store And Glanced Over To Have This Scare The Hell Out Of Me. I Thought It Was A Customer

28. This Is How My Husband Left His Boots. It Almost Scared The Hell Out Of Me

29. There Was No Child In The Back Seat. Scared The Bejesus Out Of Me

30. Not Sure Why Your Cousin Was Freaked Out By Their Baby Monitor – This Is What Shows Up On Mine Every Night

31. Being An Asian, Seeing This At The End Of The Hallway When The Elevator Doors Open Scared Me Quite A Bit Because Of The Folklore Of The Ghost Lady In Red

32. My Celeriac Scared The Hell Out Of Me

33. This Poster Of “Mr. Rodgers” At Work Gave Me A Heart Attack

34. Creepy Statues All Over Town Made Me Nearly Pee My Pants At 2 Am

35. I Hung My Chest Waders In My Shop To Dry. Nearly Gave My Poor Dad A Heart Attack

36. My Grandma Made A Knitted Toilet Seat Cover And The Corner Sticks Out A Bit, Nearly Gave Me A Heart Attack

37. A Friend Of Mine Is A School Bus Driver And Nearly Had A Heart Attack When A Bread Truck Pulled Up Behind Her

38. Checked My Cameras And This Blanket Almost Gave Me A Heart Attack

39. They Scare The Hell Out Of Me Every Time They Sleep Like This… I Keep Thinking One Has Passed Away And The Other Is Mourning Him

40. Girlfriend Taking The Dog Outside And The Bad Amazon Solar Lights Illuminating Her Face

41. Just Me And The Baby At Home, I Looked At The Baby Monitor And Had A Heart Attack

42. Scared The Daylights Out Of Me

43. I Got So Freaked Out This Morning With My Wife’s Cooking. Turns Out Long Beets Can Closely Resemble Skinned Rats

44. Almost Had A Heart Attack When Turning The Lights On In This Abandoned Storage Room

45. My Daughter Legitimately Scared Me When I Checked Her Monitor


Mike Primavera

Mike Primavera is a Chicago-based comedy writer even though he doesn't HAVE to work. He lives comfortably off of his family's pasta fortune. Follow him on all social media at @primawesome