An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, and the apocalypse.
James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a road trip in search of her real father.
Explores a group of siblings who, as children, grew up in what would go on to become the most famous haunted house in the country. Now adults, and forced back together in the face of tragedy, the family must finally confront the ghosts of their past, some of which still lurk in their minds while others may actually be stalking the shadows of Hill House.
In Shirley Jackson's original novel, Eleanor, Theo, and Luke are not siblings and did not grow up in Hill House. The characters Shirley and Steven were created for the show. See more »
Throughout the series, the cook-stove/range in Hill House is an electric model from 1940s or 50s, clearly (and wrongly) shown with an exhaust duct extending from behind it and into the wall. Electric ovens don't need exhaust ducts - gas ovens do, to vent the byproducts of combustion. The model in the episode isn't dual fuel. There's no need for this duct at all. See more »
It's generally good but the drama part makes it hard to bear sometimes
Although, the horror part of the show is REALLY original and great, you should be warned that for the most part it is a family drama (disguised under a horror through misleading marketing, and I hate being tricked this way). It would have been much better to have this show split into 2 mini-mini series: the horror one and the cheesy one. Therefore, despite of the high quality production, this series attempting to satisfy everyone, may not fully satisfy anyone because you can't have it both ways, sorry.
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