On this week’s episode, Randy and Sean welcome back Official Resident Horror/Ryan Murphy Expert Simon Howell, for a deep dive into Mike Flanagan and Netflix’s latest housebound horror story, The Haunting of Bly Manor. Is it great TV? A bad sequel? A good horror story? All of these questions are answered (in some order), reflecting on everything from the performances, the choice of central characters, and a lot of healthy debate on the season’s eighth and ninth episodes.
Shows discussed: The Haunting of Bly Manor, The Haunting of Hill House
The Mid-Season Replacements Podcast is a weekly show hosted by Goomba Stomp and TV Never Sleeps’ Randy Dankievitch and Sean Colletti, with new episodes debuting every Tuesday.
Opening Music: “Curtains” by Ryan Elliott (of Ancient Fears)