Inside No. 9: Dead Line

The live broadcast of BBC 2’s Halloween special of Inside No 9, Dead Line, has already become a classic of creepy event television that is widely thought to rival Ghostwatch. Of course, the hoax elements of the broadcast, the fact that it successfully fooled viewers into believing that it was beset with technical problems, is what has led to it receiving such attention. But there was more to the episode than good natured trolling of the viewer. Specifically, the content of the episode was a really interesting take on the haunted, even hauntological, nature of television as a medium.

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