Ghost Wars: Season 1 (2017)


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Air date: Oct 5, 2017

Just as troubled medium Roman Mercer prepares to leave the one-horse town of Port Moore, an earthquake strikes the Alaskan island and awakens a supernatural force hell-bent on destruction.

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Air date: Oct 12, 2017

Smuggler Billy sails into Port Moore to find his hometown still disturbed by recent events. As he moves to distribute his latest shipment, his boat is overtaken by a presence of his past.

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Air date: Oct 19, 2017

Research scientist Landis Barker self-experiments to quantify the haunting of a Lambda Technologies branch in Port Moore after a particle accelerator test goes wrong and the entire building goes into lockdown.

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Air date: Oct 26, 2017

As churchgoers flourish in numbers, Reverend Dan soothes the anxieties of the townspeople. When the hauntings escalate to a possession of a young boy, Dan wrestles with the thought of performing an unsanctioned exorcism.

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Air date: Nov 2, 2017

The town leans on skeptical and steadfast handyman Doug after Port Moore's social structure begins to collapse. Doug's well-being quickly deteriorates when his dead daughter persuades Roman to deliver a message.

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Air date: Nov 9, 2017

Val's twin daughter, Abigail, goes missing. Jimmy leads the charge to find the young girl, employing Roman's medium skills and anyone else who's willing to search in the forest on the outskirts of town.

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Air date: Nov 16, 2017

Roman, Jimmy, Landis, and Doug experience a power outage, so they must trek up to the dam to get the power back on fast, as the ghosts are somehow stronger. However, a long-buried town secret threatens to tear the group apart.

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Air date: Nov 30, 2017

With his body in critical condition, Jimmy's spirit becomes trapped in the nightmarish ghost realm. As he tries to get back to his body, Roman pursues Dan, looking for answers about his mother's death.

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Air date: Dec 7, 2017

Lambda's attempts to experiment on their confiscated pod go awry when a Norm emerges from the ghost vessel. When the Norm unleashes havoc on everything in his path, a monster hunt begins.

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Air date: Dec 14, 2017

Lambda's attempts to experiment on their confiscated pod go awry when a grotesque Norm emerges from the ghost vessel and unleashes havoc on all in his path. A monster hunt begins.

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An earthquake hits the isolated Alaskan island Port Moore just as its resident psychic Roman Mercer (Avan Jogia) is about to leave after being exiled by the townspeople. However, the malicious supernatural presence the earthquake unleashed forces Roman to stay and use his powers to keep the dead from unhinging the living. "Ghost Wars" also stars Vincent D'Onofrio as Father Dan Carpenter, Meat Loaf as Doug Rennie, Kim Coates as Billy McGrath, Kristin Lehman as Dr. Marilyn McGrath-Dufresne, and Kandyse McClure as Dr. Landis Barker.

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Kim Coates
Billy McGrath
Kristin Lehman
Marilyn McGrath-Dufresne
Meat Loaf
Doug Rennie
Kandyse McClure
Landis Barker
Avan Jogia
Roman Mercer
Vincent D'Onofrio
Father Dan Carpenter
Elise Gatien
Maggie Rennie
Sharon Taylor
Sophia Moon
Simon Barry
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Critic Reviews for Ghost Wars Season 1

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This eerie series mixes horror and the supernatural to create a pretty heavy viewing experience.

Oct 10, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Ghost Wars: Season 1

  • Oct 06, 2020
    Please, for the love of all that is good, do NOT watch this show. Do not! It's a waste of time, and I'll tell you why. It starts off with with strong atmosphere, I'll give it that. It's not that scary, but it's unsettling. Gotta love me a lesbian power couple, too. I don't know how the hell people give it a 72%. This show is trying to be a mix of supernatural and sci-fi. In doing so, it also tries compiling elements from other (more successful) shows/films of the genres. It's like the creators saw the things they liked and decided to use them because 'hey it worked for others, why not us?' It's like Ghost Whisperer meets Aliens meets Stranger Things (gotta have that huge science machine that blasts a hole through dimensions) meets every show that has the 'small town going crazy' vibe. It also has a Ghost Busters ghost fighting gun, and I'm not kidding you. It has the 'you try to leave but no matter where you go you come back to where you started' thing. We've all seen THAT a hundred times. It has murder ghosts and ghostly hallucinations leading to insanity, and one or two heartfelt moments amongst all the scary stuff. But it also has alien pods/alien births, and linked consciousnesses, and body jumping, and interdimensional cubes, and do you see where I'm going with this?? It tries to focus on all these things, but in doing so the show backs itself into a corner, unable to resolve any of it. It leads to an ending that had nothing leading up to it to make it make sense. You're sitting there wondering "that's IT? That's what we get?" I have never been more angry at a show for where it left me. The creators tried mushing these hundred elements together like some Frankenstein's monster, and presented it to us as if it were a perfect creation. In reality, it's an abominable mess. This show feels like the creators couldn't decide what they wanted to focus on, then said 'what the hell, let's do it ALL.' Except it doesn't work like that, and when are they going to learn that? It had potential to be a really cool look at death, and how it affects a small town. But as you watch it, you realize everything's borrowed from something else, and any cool concepts they had going for them lead to nothing in the end. A huge disappointment. I have spent hours, waiting for the point, waiting for the punchline. But it's not coming. It never will.
  • Sep 10, 2020
    Very good TV show with so much potential, hopefully netflix will pick it up
  • Jun 24, 2020
    Horrible storytelling! Completely inconsequential; no sense of space or time - people leave at noon, travel a couple of miles and it's evening. Worse is the threat posed by said ghosts - there's no point to it. The first half was bearable because of some ok ideas, but none are really followed through and the final episode is horrible! If you have to spend some days sedated and have been through everything on Netflix then maybe you should consider just sleeping it off rather than binge this show.
  • Oct 28, 2019
    This show was awful! Cringe worthy acting, terrible story line and absolute garbage special effects. I'm being nice by giving it half a star. I love Kim, Meatloaf and Vincent, so I was excited for this line up but, sadly, they both get 2 thumbs down. Tbh, if I were them, I'd be embarrassed my name was attached to this pile of crap :'(
  • Sep 05, 2019
    Kept me invested in the characters and the story. This was my favorite binge watch of the year.
  • Aug 27, 2019
    Very good show has a few WTF moments but keeps you hooked!
  • Jun 20, 2019
    Overall the show was at times suspenseful, funny, eerie. But overall the show was great. I would recommend this show to anyone and everyone. Some may not like it but its all about what you're into.
  • Apr 02, 2019
    i stopped watching at the end of episode one. The episode is rather nice and gives me the idea that this character will play a special role in this town. BUT!!! killing the sherrif was much too easy. it is unexplainable why this sherrif would try to take his life in less that one minute when encountering some ghost. And the main character did again a much too lousy job preventing the kill. THIS IS BAD WRITING AND I AM NOT GONNA SIT TROUGH THAT A WHOLE SERIES. Every human has instincts to prevent himself from being killed and this script is only effect driven and the story will go nowhere. BYE BYE LAZY UNINSPIRED WRITERS
  • Feb 18, 2019
    A really really good show. Don't watch it for the scares, because there aren't many to be had. Instead watch it for an original plot that's executed very well. And best of all, it has a great ending. I really wish they had found way to continue the show into season 2.
  • Oct 08, 2018
    I really loved this show. I really hope to see season 2 ??

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