I’m not sure which is worse, Ghost Lab or Ghost Hunters Academy. But then again, I’m not sure it really matters since both shows are complete crap. You would think with all the equipment Ghost Lab has at their disposal the show would be more rooted in science and scientific discovery (I mean that’s the whole point of their voiceover, right?). It turns out the show is nothing more than a couple of pranksters with a junior high mentality running around the country claiming that every place they visit is a breeding ground of the paranormal. That bathtub is haunted!
Brad and Barry are clueless and it’s painful to watch their process, not that they really have one. Their ideas are inept and with each episode they change their mind on what their data tells them. In one episode the values mean one thing, and then the very next segment (of the same show) the same values mean nothing to them. Come on, make up your mind. Is it important or not? Pick one and stick with it.
Every single thing that happens to them is the work of the paranormal. They hear a creak and it’s a spirit. A door closes and they call it a ghost. A picture comes out blurry and that is conclusive evidence they found something. I can’t bear to watch the show anymore because if someone farts in the other room, they’ll claim it’s paranormal.
You would expect a show that claims science holds the answers would be more on the side of debunking claims. But not these two. They don’t debunk a single thing. I’m beginning to think they don’t know what that word means. Truth is, I don’t think they know the meaning of a lot of words.
The episode that takes the cake and makes me want to scream is the episode involving John Wilkes Booth. This was the biggest load of nonsense I have ever seen on television (even more so than American Idol). Running around claiming they have John Wilkes Booth on tape was just pathetic. These guys should be ashamed. At the very least they should be embarrassed. It’s "Dumb and Dumber" go ghost hunting.
How these guys got a big trailer loaded with cool gear is the bigger mystery. Who’s financing this mess?
I can’t bring myself to watch the rest of the episodes I have recorded. It’s not like things will miraculously get better. Even if you polish a turd, it’s still a turd. I’m done with these dimwits.
The stupid, it hurts.
Other Articles of Interest:
- Ghost Lab – Catfish Plantation and Hotel Lawrence
- Ghost Asylum S01E01
- Ghost Hunters Academy – Almost making Ghost Lab look good
- What a difference a year makes … It’s time to say goodbye
- Ghost Bait – Demon House – S01E01
- Haunted Collector – Burning Spirits – Ghosts of the West – S01E03
- Ghost Hunters Academy – Episode 1 – Fort Mifflin
- Ghost Lab – Episode 5 – Nottoway, Louisiana /Metro Club, Chicago
- Ghost Hunters Season 3 Part 1
- Ghost Hunters and GH International