Physical medium Amy Allan and former NYPD homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi investigate allegedly haunted locations at the request of their clients, in an effort to provide proof of paranormal activity.
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Series cast summary:
Amy Allan Amy Allan ...  Self 117 episodes, 2011-2021
Steve DiSchiavi Steve DiSchiavi ...  Self 117 episodes, 2011-2021
Matthew Anderson Matthew Anderson ...  Self 111 episodes, 2011-2016


An investigative series that pairs Steve DiSchiavi, a retired Homicide Detective with the New York City Police Department with more than 21 years of active service with psychic communicator Amy Allan who has an established sixth sense and an affinity for channeling the dead. In order to not influence the other, the partners initially explore each case on their own. Steve interviews the residents/employees and investigates the history behind the property (prior ownership, murders or other crimes that occurred at or around the property, etc.) to verify the veracity of the claims, and Amy does a walk-through of the building and expressing any feelings, emotions, or other impressions she feels, with any leading items such as photos, personal items, religious items, etc., having been previously covered or removed, so as not to influence her impressions. She also works with a forensic sketch artist to sketch any entities she claims to witness. They then link up at the end to compare notes ... Written by Anonymous

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The production has taken the first two notes from the '90s song, "Stroke of Luck" by Garbage for the first two notes of their show's intro sound. See more »


Amy decidedly suffers from chronic "playing it to the gallery" or comical over-acting. See more »

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good show if you like paranormal stuff
4 November 2011 | by PRVanAkenSee all my reviews

I tend to believe what psychics say in shows about spirits haunting places more than what so-called scientific evidence investigation shows come up with. The Dead Files has given me a real sense what a creepy haunting is like. Better than trying to make us believe in the equipment used on ghost investigation shows... the ultimate bogus device being The Ovilus. A prime example of a show with purely manipulated "evidence" and video edit faking is what you see on Ghost Adventures. It's in the same class as Most Haunted out of the UK.

As far as shows featuring psychic work, The Dead Files is better than average and has a more authentic feel than the above-mentioned physical evidence shows.

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