Jimmy Kimmel and Fred Willard mock a Virginia city for threatening to lock up teenaged trick-or-treaters

Fred Willard and Jimmy Kimmel mock Virginia city
(Image credit: Screenshot/YouTube/Jimmy Kimmel Live)

Halloween is a week away, and some people always take it more seriously than others. That's true for cities, too, Jimmy Kimmel said on Wednesday's Kimmel Live, pointing to a new law in Chesapeake, Virginia, that makes trick-or-treating over the age of 12 a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail. "Don't get me wrong, I do think trick-or-treating should be limited to little kids, not teenagers, but not with the threat of incarceration!" Kimmel said. "It seems completely nuts." So he brought on Chesapeake Police Sgt. Buck DePalma (Fred Willard), who made quite a show of vigorously defending the policy.

It is also two weeks from the midterms, so The Late Show took a slightly different direction on its Halloween coverage, combining not just the holiday and the election, but also America's new fervor for horror movies. You can watch fictional machete killer Jason Voorhees suppress voters below in the trailer for Tuesday the VIth: Voting Day. Peter Weber

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