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A young man searches for answers as to why he's been suffering from supernatural possessions his entire life.

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Robert Kirkman
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Series cast summary:
Patrick Fugit ...  Kyle Barnes 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Philip Glenister ...  Reverend John Anderson / ... 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Wrenn Schmidt ...  Megan Holter 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Reg E. Cathey ...  Chief Giles 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Brent Spiner ...  Sidney 17 episodes, 2016-2017
Callie Brook McClincy ...  Holly Holter 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Madeleine McGraw ...  Amber Barnes 14 episodes, 2016-2017
Melinda McGraw ...  Patricia MacCready 12 episodes, 2016-2017
David Denman ...  Mark Holter 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Kate Lyn Sheil ...  Allison Barnes 11 episodes, 2016-2017
C.J. Hoff ...  Aaron MacCready / ... 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Pete Burris ...  Ogden / ... 9 episodes, 2016-2017
Charmin Lee ...  Rose Giles 9 episodes, 2016-2017
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Kyle Barnes has had a series of misfortunes in his life; his mother would beat him as a child and he was accused of attacking his own daughter. After attending an exorcism in his native town, he is convinced his mother and his wife were possessed and he was not the source of them going bad. He therefore teams up with Reverend Anderson to try and save people that are possessed by demons while putting up with the residents of his town who think he's bad news and would deserve to be in jail. Written by Andy Ward

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Possession is just the beginning

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Drama | Horror

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English

Release Date:

23 May 2016 (USA) See more »

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Atstumtasis See more »

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Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA See more »

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In episode 3 of season 1; the prison they are pulling up to is the Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Tennessee which closed in 2009. See more »

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3 June 2016 | by StararmourSee all my reviews

This show is supposed to do for the ghost/ possessed genre what the walking dead has done for the zombie genre. Bring it out of the ridicule into the books of serious TV. I didn't read much else about this show going into it and I am glad for it.

Like many reviewers have said, it's that first scene that completely has you hooked. I was grimacing and enthralled at the same time.

I didn't think too much of the story-line - it seems to echo the usual haunted by a possession in the past trope, but there are some twists that bring it out of the absolutely ordinary. It remains to be seen how well they build on the out-of-the-ordinary elements in the story. Let's remember that TWD also started out regular - a guy waking up in a world inhabited by zombies was very very familiar. It is what they have done with it in the long run that has made it a gem.

This is just the first episode in what appears to be a very promising ghost series. Go Kirkman!!

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This is the slow burn that The VVitch tried so hard to accomplish. Things move slowly and deliberately towards tragedies/ triumphs in the storyline. The season ends in a good place, leaving us wanting more.

I wont lie, there are some bits where it seems to drag its feet in petulance, but it does recover. And, boy, when it twists, so do you!!

I would recommend putting in the work to get through the draggy bits for this one.


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