Netflix’s The Haunting of Bly Manor is set to release on October 9, just in time for spooky season. This highly-anticipated series centers around a brand new tale of a haunted house and the hype around it has been building up since its announcement in late August.
Recently, Netflix let fans in on the names of the episodes, as well as some hints towards the plot through the use of ominous one-liners on Twitter. The information posted about the upcoming horror series contained no shots of the cast, instead focussing on cryptic clues as to what the theme of each episode could be:
Episode 1: The Great Good Place
According to their twitter, episode one, titled The Great Good Place, will kick off in an older setting with some haunted history behind it. The tweet read, “places this old, they’ve all got those stories…” Based on this alone, fans can expect an eventful first episode to the new series.
Episode 2: The Pupil
The second episode’s description might leave you with an unsettling feeling. The tweet reads, “I’m going to start counting. And it’ll be your turn to run and hide. Then, I’ll find you.” While we don’t know who the hider and who the seeker is, we can expect this to not be your typical game of hide-and-seek.
Episode 3: The Two Faces Part 1
Episode three of the series seems like it’ll be one of the creepiest, as the image is pretty haunting. The tweet reads, “people do, don’t they. Mix up love and possession.” Based on that alone, it doesn’t provide much context, but it definitely builds up anticipation for the series.
Episode 4: The Way It Came
This next episode’s description gets straight to the point. The tweet said, “dead doesn’t mean gone.” From that, we can expect a series full of spooky spirits to leave us on the edge of our seats.
Episode 5: The Altar of The Dead
The fifth episode of the new series is described by saying, “we could fade at any time.” Similarly to the other short descriptions of the episodes, this one raises more questions and anticipation than anything.
Episode 6: The Jolly Corner
For the sixth episode, the show tweeted, “further than I’ll miss you, but closer than goodbye.” This is particularly interesting, as we don’t know who they’re referring to, and the visual leaves many questions as well.
Episode 7: The Two Faces Part 2
The seventh episode in the series is the second part of The Two Faces, but this time, we see foot steps instead of a creepy, no-face doll. The tweet reads, “we’re all on our own time, it seems. But you… you just kept on dreaming.”
Episode 8: ?
All of the information that we have about this episode makes it even more confusing than not knowing anything at all. According to their twitter, The Haunting of Bly Manor didn’t reveal the name in the image, and probably for a good reason.
Episode 9: The Beast in The Jungle
Out of all of the episode names, this one might take the cake for the creepiest. The description for the eighth episode is as follows:
Where Can I Watch The Haunting of Bly Manor?
The first season of this franchise, The Haunting of Hill House is currently streaming on Netflix. Likewise, The Haunting of Bly Manor will be available across the same platform once it’s released on October 9 2020.