Parents' Guide to

Ghost Hunters International

By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Truth is out there, but it may be scary for kids.

TV Syfy Reality TV 2008
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

Not worth time, find an educational show to watch.

Hate It! How phoney and boring can a show get? A waste of tv time. I tried to watch it twice, I kept falling asleep. That should tell you how exciting the show is. Don't waste your time.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (2 ):

If there really are spirits out there, the Ghost Hunters will find them. These adventurous investigators spend their days and nights -- mostly their nights -- wandering through deserted dungeons, old torture chambers, creepy castles, and any other site rumored to be haunted, using high-tech tools to hopefully capture evidence of the paranormal.

The history lessons are always interesting, but the show's flaw is the actual investigation. Though watching the team wander through these creepy old buildings, usually in the middle of the night, can be nerve-wracking, it's hard to get away from the fact that not much is actually happening. Occasionally the team spots something strange, something that'd difficult to explain rationally. But most of the footage ranges from the tedious to overly dramatic, with the producers using editing and music to create excitement out of empty rooms.

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