Synopsis: Documentary style retelling of a married couples’ paranormal experiences after moving to a house on Roanoke Island in North Carolina
Episodes: 10 (6 aired to date)
TV Parental Rating: TV-MA
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 29 (6 major, 23 minor)
Average Jump Scares Per Episode: 4.8
Jump Scare Rating: Roanoke has a darker, less campy feel than previous seasons of American Horror Story. Jump scares are present with an average of around 5 scares per episode to date.
Jump Scare Times
— Episode 1 —
9:00 – A garbage can is hurled towards Matt.
13:57 – The wind causes a door to slam into the side of the house, startling Shelby.
16:42 – A hand pushes Shelby under the water while she lies in the hot tub.
22:39 – A loud gunshot may startle some viewers.
26:19 – Lee begins to talk during a tense scene which causes Shelby to jump in fright.
37:29 – While driving, Shelby looks up and a woman is suddenly standing in the middle of the road.
— Episode 2 —
10:55 – A pig squeals and runs past Matt.
22:37 – Lee sees a pig-like creature in the mirror.
30:34 – The video footage that Shelby and Matt are watching shakes suddenly.
31:06 – A female figure appears in the mirror beside Dr. Cunningham.
37:24 – Matt runs out of some bushes startling Shelby.
— Episode 3 —
19:16 – The Butcher suddenly cuts the candle on the table in half.
20:49 – The windows in the room suddenly break one by one.
— Episode 4 —
2:33 – Shelby opens the shower curtain and is attacked by the pig-like creature (the creature appears again at 2:41 and 3:05).
6:56 – There is a loud bang from upstairs (followed by several more over the next 20 seconds).
7:54 – The pig creature appears suddenly in front of a woman.
9:38 – The Butcher suddenly appears and knocks a jug out of a woman’s hand.
14:59 – Dr. Cunningham appears behind Shelby.
28:13 – Flora runs in front of a car causing the driver to brake suddenly.
— Episode 5 —
9:03 – There is the sound of a pig squealing and a sheet is placed over Edward.
13:34 – A ghost drops down from the roof and grabs Flora.
14:54 – A door breaks.
18:29 – Matt, Shelby, and Flora are suddenly ambushed from behind.
35:53 – During a dream, Shelby opens the bathroom door and is attacked by The Butcher.
— Episode 6 —
7:27 – Water explodes out of the sink.
7:46 – Cupboards suddenly slide across the kitchen floor, several seconds later fire comes out of the furnace behind Sidney.
20:44 – The pig man leaps up from the back of the car and grabs Diana.
25:17 – Agnes breaks a window.
37:56 – The nurses appear as Rory closes a closet door.
(Major scares in bold)