Synopsis: Angela Rance seeks help from a priest after she begins to suspect one of her daughters may be demonically possessed.
Episodes: 10 (8 aired to date)
TV Parental Rating: TV-14
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 25 (1 major, 24 minor)
Average Jump Scares Per Episode: 3.1
Jump Scare Rating: The first two episodes of The Exorcist are quite heavy on jump scares however they are much less prominent in subsequent episodes.
Jump Scare Times
— Episode 1 —
12:48 – A possessed boy lunges at a priest as Tomas wakes from a dream.
17:15 – The circuit board sparks as Tomas touches it.
17:35 – Tomas turns to see Angela standing behind him.
20:37 – A raven crashes into the window beside Angela.
29:37 – The possessed boy suddenly rises up from the bed and attacks Marcus.
41:31 – A ladder drops down from the attic.
42:14 – Tomas trips over something in the attic.
42:44 – A rat crawls out from underneath a box.
42:56 – A hand reaches out and grabs the rat.
— Episode 2 —
3:19 – A chained man lunges at a boy.
5:37 – A voice says “wake up” and Casey suddenly jolts forward and puts her hands on the table.
11:06 – A door slams as Angela reaches out to pick up a cell phone.
11:31 – A centipede crawls out from underneath the cellphone, a few seconds later Kat lifts up a pillow to reveal a nest of centipedes.
20:38 – The Jenga tower suddenly falls down.
25:18 – There is a short flashback to the chained man from the beginning of the episode.
28:49 – A woman’s head appears by the tent opening.
— Episode 3 —
19:37 – A picture frame falls from the wall.
— Episode 4 —
36:51 – The demon grabs the nurse’s crucifix necklace and chokes her with it.
— Episode 5 —
5:01 – Casey chokes Henry with her chains.
22:38 – Jessica suddenly transforms back into Casey.
— Episode 6 —
20:44 – Accompanied by a jump scare sound effect, Angela has a vision of Casey with a maggot infested face standing behind her.
— Episode 7 —
28:35 – A metallic noise causes Father Bennett to look around. A few seconds later the lights flicker and a man can be seen watching Father Bennett.
— Episode 8 —
11:01 – Chairs fall from the ceiling.
22:13 – Captain Howdy suddenly appears right in front of Angela.
28:42 – A SWAT team breaks open a door.
(Major scares in bold)