The Best Episodes of A Haunting
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2019
Between the world we see and the things we fear...there are doors. When they are opened....Nightmares become reality. These are the true stories of the innocent and the unimaginable. Based on true events, A Haunting dramatises some of the scariest stories, revealing a world in which tragedy, suicide and murder have left psychic impressions so powerful that innocent people become forced to deal with them decades later. Through mesmerising first-person accounts, the mystery and origin of each haunting is powerfully revealed and leaves a lingering sense that life - and death - are much stronger then anyone could have possibly imagined.
#4 - Gateway to Hell
Season 2 - Episode 1
Bobby Mackey owns a country music nightclub in the small town of Wilder, Kentucky. The building was once home to a slaughterhouse. The Licking River, which runs next door, is said to have attracted Satanists and murderers over the years. Bobby initially pays no attention to the legends, even though his pregnant wife Jackie and an employee had been attacked by spirits. With the eerie violence escalating, an ancient well in the basement is discovered; it seems to be the source of the dark force. It seems intent on harming Jackie's unborn child and taking someone's soul.
#5 - Where Evil Lurks
Season 4 - Episode 6
Eerie noises and ghostly voices echo through the Shea family's Arkansas home. Over time, the paranormal activity escalates from harmless childlike pranks to the chilling terror of a darker threat caused by a demon named Seth.
#6 - The Allen House aka House of Horrors
Season 5 - Episode 4
With great pride and excitement, Professor Mark Spencer and his wife Rebecca have just purchased the historic Allen House in Arkansas. The house has a unique character, but they begin to experience unexplained events shortly after moving in. After exhaustive research, Mark learns that the house may be haunted by the spirit of a woman named LaDell, who mysteriously died in the master bedroom. But Mark and Rebecca do not believe in ghosts. They remain skeptical until Rebecca comes face to face with a faceless spirit. Determined to get answers, Mark calls investigators to determine if the spirit means them harm. What he uncovers is the dark and troubling truth…about LaDell’s suicide.
#7 - Phantom Room
Season 7 - Episode 16
A family discovers a secret room in their new home, enraging a volatile ghost who will stop at nothing to drive them out.
#11 - Face of Evil
Season 9 - Episode 11
#12 - The Haunting of Summerwind
Season 1 - Episode 2
Ginger is immediately drawn to Summerwind, a 50-year-old home by the shores in West Bay Lake, Wisconsin. The house's history of hauntings do nothing to discourage her or her husband from moving in with their family. A malevolent force soon overtakes the home, turning her husband into a deranged and violent madman who quits working and sits at the organ pounding out chilling music. With the family now broke and her children living in constant terror, Ginger must find a way to free them from the evil of Summerwind.
#13 - Blood Visions
Season 5 - Episode 1
Betty Johnson and her family think they have found their perfect new residence in rural Michigan. But as Betty and her family settle in, they realize they are not alone. Faced with a supernatural threat and unexpected financial distress, the family moves hoping to leave their troubles behind. But when Betty’s oldest child, Brinn, starts experiencing bloody visions and is physically attacked, the family realizes "it" has followed them. With the help of investigators, Betty cleanses their lives of the presence once and for all.
#14 - Dark Dreams
Season 5 - Episode 5
Michigan attorney Chris Gibbons and his family think they’ve finally found their dream house. But when Chris starts renovating, he discovers it’s the start of a nightmare. A ghost, visible to Chris’s children, haunts the home and drives Chris to the point of insanity by also infiltrating his dreams. Only with the help of paranormal investigators, priests, psychics, and shamans does Chris figure out a way to protect his family and "evict" the evil spirit. At least for now…
#15 - The Wheatsheaf Horror
Season 3 - Episode 7
David Guy purchased the two-hundred-year-old Wheatsheaf Pub in northern England in 2004. From the start, staff and customers reported unexplained sounds and numerous sightings of a young girl in period garb. Jokingly, the staff uses an improvised Ouija board to contact the spirits in bar. It's no longer a game when a spirit named Joseph tells them to get out or he will kill them all. Psychic Suzanna Hadwin becomes involved and learns through her "third eye" that Joseph killed the young girl, Jessica, a century ago and hid her body in a wall upstairs. It is now up to Suzanna and the staff to set Jessica free and rid the Wheatsheaf of the malevolent Joseph.
#16 - The Presence
Season 3 - Episode 9
Having saved for years, Sarah Miller bought her first home in small town California in 2000. From the start, her teen daughter, Becky, felt something amiss about the house. Sarah dismissed her daughter's claims of disembodied voices and floating faces as simply adjustment problems from the move. Months later, when Sarah herself sees blood oozing from the walls, she knows there's something evil within. From a neighbor, she learns the previous tenants practiced devil worshiping masses in Becky's room. Frightened, she contacts Dave Consadine at Phantasm Psychic Research. After a long investigation, the paranormal team decides there's something much worse than a ghost in the Miller's home; it's a diabolocial, a demon, trying to break the family apart.
#17 - The Awakening
Season 4 - Episode 2
In Bloomington, Illinois, Randy and Marcy Wikoff live with real stress everyday, as both work in law-enforcement. But when their son's deployment to the Middle East and a motorcycle accident outside their house test Marcy's emotional breaking point, a sleeping presence awakens to threaten her.
#18 - Spellbound
Season 4 - Episode 7
Sandra Waldron is fascinated by the supernatural. She lives with her son Gene and husband Steven in a haunted house in Ohio, which only fuels her interest. When she and her husband split, Sandra only dives deeper into the occult, which Gene does not approve of.
#19 - Echoes of the Past
Season 4 - Episode 8
In March 2005, Libby and Sean Johnson renovate an old, rundown home in Chester, Vermont. But shortly after moving in, strange noises fill the night. They realize that recent renovation caused the disturbances and turn to Wiccans for help. This story was also used as a setting for an episode of the Sci-Fi Channel's Ghost Hunters.
#20 - Stalked by Evil
Season 4 - Episode 10
A ghostly presence watches the McCarthy family from the dark corners of their Corpus Christi, Texas home. Over time, it focuses its wrath on the McCarthy's beautiful teenage daughter, Caressa.
#21 - Monster in the Apartment
Season 4 - Episode 12
Twenty-year-old Morgan Knudsen is thrilled to finally have an apartment to call home in the Canadian city of Edmonton. Her friend Bob seems like the perfect roommate until he tells her that the spirit of an eight-year-old boy has been visiting him at night. At first, Morgan assumes Bob has a psychological issue, but that changes after a spate of threatening-and very personal-supernatural attacks. At the same time, Bob becomes obsessed with contacting Joseph, secluding himself in his room for hours. Desperate, Morgan seeks the help renowned paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren and discovers her roommate is the target of demon.
#22 - Legend Trippers
Season 4 - Episode 13
When three Wisconsin teenagers learn of a local legend about a nearby cemetery in Green Lake, WI, they decide to see for themselves if the stories are true. However, they are forced to believe them after they see spirits of children who died of polio and an Indian chief walking around in the cemetery. Dead last in the season and a low point for the series in general.
#23 - Angels and Demons
Season 5 - Episode 2
Maryland single Mom Kathie Sheats hopes life will change for the better when she marries her boyfriend Brian. But "something" inside her house has other ideas. Spiritual warfare literally breaks out…taking over Kathie’s mind, body and soul. After a priest, psychic and paranormal investigator fail to rid her and her home of the evil presence, it’s up to Kathie alone to "exorcise" the demon. In a classic battle between good and evil, Kathie desperately calls on an angel for help…and her message is heard.
#24 - Nightmare in Bridgeport
Season 5 - Episode 3
Connecticut child safety specialist Bob Baker has devoted his life to protecting children from natural and supernatural harm. After years of battling supernatural forces, he thinks he’s seen it all. But when his mother starts hearing voices in his childhood home, Bob is faced with a demon that evolves from his own nightmares. After colleagues, priests, and a world-renowned exorcist fail to cleanse the property, Bob resorts to literally "smoking out" the demon to reclaim his mother’s home and his own life.
#25 - Back From the Grave aka Restless Grave
Season 5 - Episode 7
North Carolina natives Jamie and Aaron live the perfect small-town Southern lifestyle filled with the love of family and friends. Stay-at-home-mom Jamie enjoys taking walks with her children through her historic neighborhood, until "something" dark and sinister follows them home. Jamie soon finds her son directly communicating with an entity from "beyond the grave". In desperation, she reaches out to local paranormal experts and risks being ostracized by her conservative community to keep her family safe…and sane.