A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
This is a reality show investigating ghosts, there are no positive messages.
Positive Role Models
This is a reality show investigating ghosts, there are no positive role models.
All of the people shown are white.
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Violence & Scariness
The series puts forth multiple eerie and supernatural encounters, featuring accounts of disembodied voices, instances where individuals feel their hair being stroked or being touched by something unseen. These paranormal occurrences contribute to an atmosphere of unease. One episode involves a séance, where the boys participate while describing the sensations they experience. They note feeling vibrations and, as the séance unfolds, repeated knocking sounds are heard while a woman methodically goes through the letters of the alphabet. This mysterious communication is interpreted as a ghost attempting to interact with them. People look more amazed than scared -- one person cries because he believes it's the spirit of his deceased grandmother.
The series also includes haunting visual elements, such as a black-and-white photograph depicting a little girl levitating above a bed. The boys also conduct interviews, notably speaking with a woman who claims to have been present at the infamous 1974 séance that served as the basis for the horror movie, The Conjuring.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Jokes sometimes reference mature content, such as strippers, and sexual innuendos.
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Occasional profanity, including "f--k."
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Products & Purchases
There are incentives offered to viewers for likes and subscribes throughout the show.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Surviving a Week at the Conjuring House is a reality show. It investigates the presence of paranormal activity in the house that inspired the horror movie The Conjuring. There's no real violence, but the hosts make a big deal about lights flickering and start to believe that a ghost is trying to communicate with them via knocking during a seance. One of them starts crying because he thinks it's his grandmother. There are occasional sexual innuendos and profanity, including "f--k." The hosts also offer incentives to viewers for likes and subscribes throughout the show.
Is It Any Good?
This melodramatic paranormal investigation is led by YouTubers Sam and Colby, a duo with a history of sensational content. A Week at the Conjuring House's relentless pursuit of the supernatural, and blatant disregard for more plausible explanations, might entertain those who want to believe, but it offers scant satisfaction for the skeptics seeking hard evidence. Dramatic episodes, like Colby's tearful séance supposedly connecting with his grandmother, verge on theatrical rather than truly haunting. Although it promises an electrifying journey for enthusiasts of the genre, the show's repetitive and unsubstantiated proof of the paranormal is likely to leave many viewers unimpressed with what the hosts actually deliver.
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