posted on Jun, 18 2013 @ 06:46 AM
For a while I was totally into the investigation type paranormal shows, but when all there is to watch is one guy saying "Did you hear that?"
to another guy, for a whole hour, I started drifting away from them and looking for other kinds of paranormal shows. This one - Paranormal Witness -
is probably the best of the story-driven shows. Each episode is about a real case that has been well-documented (meaning that there is plenty of
sourcing associated with the case, including professional sources, like cops or military)
and I haven't seen much in the way of sensationalism,
even though the dramatic aspects are amplified to give the stories the punch that a good ghost story should have.
I got concerned with the season opener a couple weeks ago. It was a story about a Long Island woman with a demon, and she got a couple other local
women with her and they allegedly drove the demon out in a cheap, cookie-cutter storyline kind of manner, and it seemed like maybe the show had jumped
the shark (new writers, new corporate pressure due to an increased level of popularity can do this to any show)
but the episode last week was
pretty much back to its normal level of relative schmalz (keeping it to a minimum)
so I'm going to be hopeful.
It's the only story-driven paranormal case series I'll bother with anymore. I like it.
edit on 6/18/2013 by NorEaster because: (no reason