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Is IKEA the inspiration behind this new horror show?

If you've been to an IKEA, you know what a nightmare it can be. That nightmare may now be coming to a TV near you.
/ Source: TODAY

If you’ve been to an IKEA, you know what a nightmare it can be.

From the screams (somebody please get that child some meatballs!), the cries (who knew you could break up over a couch color?), and the fact that there really is no way out (it’s a maze in there!), the Swedish furniture store really could be inspiration for a horror story.

And it looks like it just might be.

Customers enter an IKEA store on June 26, 2014 in Emeryville, California. Swedish furniture retailer IKEA announced that it plans to raise the minimum wage for its retail employees in the U.S. by an average of 17 percent in 2015. The minimum wage will increase by an average of $1.59 to $10.76 an hour. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

A new TV show called "Horrorstör" is being developed for Fox, and while the show centers around the U.S. flagship of a European furniture superstore called ORSK, we can’t help but see some major similarities with IKEA.

The supernatural dramedy, which is being written and produced by Josh Schwartz of "The O.C." fame, is based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Grady Hendrix. In the book, employees of the store notice that every morning there are broken Kjerring bookshelves, shattered Glans water goblets, and smashed Liripip wardrobes, but the security footage reveals nothing. So, three brave workers volunteer to stay the night to unravel the mystery. And we thought putting furniture together was scary — shudder!

A bedroom set up is pictured in IKEA's first city centre store in Hamburg June 25, 2014. Sweden's IKEA, the world's biggest furniture chain known for its sprawling out-of-town showrooms, is opening its first city centre store as it responds to a shift in shopping habits to smaller local stores and the Internet. While IKEA has already opened a few stores closer to city centres than usual in countries like Britain and Japan, its new building in the northern German port city of Hamburg is the first time it will be in a central pedestrian shopping zone. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS)FABIAN BIMMER / Reuters

According to Deadline, the show will center around 26-year-old Amy who gets a job at the store, but soon discovers that it “actually preys upon its customers’ desires to a supernatural degree, selling products that make their wishes and fantasies come true in unexpected and insidious ways.”

It’s kind of genius, considering what we wouldn’t give to find the perfect inexpensive wardrobe or closet organizer.

Along with Schwartz, Gail Berman’s The Jackal Group and Stephanie Savage’s Fake Empire are also producing. No word on timing for the series, but in the meantime you can read the book for all your furniture store scares.