2009 Halloween Special - Ghost Hunters Live is a special episode that aired on Syfy on October 31, 2009.
TAPS conducted a return live investigation of the Essex County Sanitarium in Cedar Grove, NJ, with the student crew from the Ghost Hunters Academy spin-off series. Guest Josh Gates of Destination Truth hosted the event. During the program, clips from past Ghost Hunters investigations, considered the most memorable, were shown. The special also employed an interactive "Panic Button" feature where viewers could contribute feedback during the event through online and cellphone texting.