‘The Haunting of Hill House’: Netflix Makes Folks Pass Out, Faint, Sick – Is It Really That Scary?

The Haunting of Hill House on Netflix with Luke Crain (Oliver Jackson Cohen) is reported to be scary. Some publications claim the show makes viewers pass out, get sick or faint. Does The Haunting of Hill House really make people faint? According to viewers of the new horror series that first aired on October 12, talk of throwing up and fainting is hyperbole.

The Haunting of Hill House didn’t make me faint, say viewers

Even acclaimed horror novelist Stephen King gave The Haunting of Hill House his Twitter blessing. However, claims that viewers pass out en masse and throw up during the Netflix horror series are being disputed by some who’ve watched the show. Whereas The Haunting of Hill House tells the tale of five brothers and sisters raised in a haunted home. But the Netflix retelling didn’t make everyone faint and puke.

“I watched Haunting of Hill House expecting to pass out like everyone else apparently did and I am disappointed I did not,” wrote one Twitter user.  Others call the horror series very scary. Some write invitations to others Netflix viewers to faint and pass out with them.

Netflix: The Haunting of Hill House – Feeling faint or no?

The Haunting of Hill House stars Luke Crain (Oliver Jackson-Cohen). It contains 10 episodes. The show is based on a horror book by Shirley Jackson published in 1959. The haunting tale follows the children to adulthood and back again. Traveling back and forth from the present to the past, the series brings the siblings back together when one of them dies.

Although assumed to be fiction, the series dubbed The Haunting of Hill House may actually chronicle the fate of Charlotte Anne Moberly and Eleanor Jourdain. The English girls visited the Palace of Versailles in Paris in 1901. Afterward, reports of scary apparitions followed in a horror book about their experiences.

Does the The Haunting of Hill House truly sicken people?

Reports that The Haunting of Hill House contains scenes so scary and shocking that viewers are dropping like flies are overrated. Instead, reviews of the horror series indeed peg it as fascinating, haunting, and well made. Viewers like that the family members actually look like they could be related.

Fans are joking on social media that they don’t want to watch the show alone, for fear of passing out or vomiting. While some claim that the horror show gave them weird nightmares, they say it wasn’t to the point of fainting. Different opinions of true horror are filling the social media feeds of people who publish their reactions to the show.

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