Jump Scares In Dark (TV Series, Season 1)

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Synopsis: Four families search for answers to a mystery spanning three generations after two children go missing in the small town of Winden, Germany.

Episodes: 10

TV Parental Rating: TV-MA

IMDb: 8.8/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 83%

Netflix (US): Yes

Jump Scares:  7 (0 major, 7 minor)

Average Jump Scares Per Episode: 0.7

Jump Scare Rating: Dark has an unsettling vibe running through it and while the cave scenes are quite scary no real jump scares arise from them (other than some loud noises).

WARNING: The jump scare descriptions listed below may contain minor spoilers
Show Descriptions

Jump Scare Times

— Episode 1 —

8:09 – As the camera zooms in on the cave, a loud noise suddenly emanates from it.

39:46 – Jonas turns around after hearing his name and sees the bloodied body of his father.


— Episode 2 —

1:58 – In a dream, Jonas sees the bloodied face of his father in the closet mirror.

5:06 – Ulrich slips while exploring the cave.

37:09 – The camera cuts back to the cave opening and we hear another loud noise coming from inside the cave.


— Episode 3 —

32:06 – A dead bird falls on Egon.


— Episode 6 —

28:07 – A sudden cut from a tense scene where Jonas is exploring the cave to a loud knock on a door may startle some.