Synopsis: Father Tomas Ortega and Marcus Keane investigate a foster family on an island off the coast of Seattle who have been experiencing strange events that might be consistent with demonic possession.
Episodes: 10 (8 aired to date)
TV Parental Rating: TV-14
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 21 (1 major, 20 minor)
Average Jump Scares Per Episode: 2.7
Jump Scare Rating: Season 2 of The Exorcist has a similar level of jump scares and overall “creepiness” to the first.
Jump Scare Times
Timings start from the beginning of the “previously on The Exorcist” recap.
— Episode 1 —
30:56 – Accompanied by a sound effect, an insect lands on Andy.
39:48 – A hand comes out of Cindy’s mouth and grabs Tomas around the throat.
— Episode 3 —
10:03 – During one of Tomas’s nightmares, a young woman turns around to reveal she has no face.
32:22 – A bird breaks through the window startling Andy and Grace.
43:17 – The camera zooms in on Sister Dolores (who is chained up) and she suddenly turns around to reveal she is possessed.
— Episode 4 —
1:32 – Sister Dolores lunges at Father Bennett.
14:13 – The table moves during a tense scene.
17:42 – A window cracks.
— Episode 5 —
26:57 – The record player starts to spin, making a loud noise and startling Tomas.
27:17 – Grace is suddenly standing by Tomas.
30:24 – There is a loud bang from above Tomas (followed by several more over the next minute or so).
36:51 – There is a loud gunshot as a drop of blood lands on the floor.
— Episode 6 —
37:31 – Harper gets out of bed and looks out the window when her mom appears behind her and puts a hand over her mouth.
40:35 – A window in the house blows out.
— Episode 7 —
17:58 – Andy picks up the pillow mask to reveal Nikki standing behind her.
20:24 – Andy turns his head and sees Nikki lying in bed beside him.
28:38 – Andy looks away from the bedroom and Nikki is standing in front of him.
31:38 – Nikki opens her eyes to reveal they are white.
41:15 – Andy goes down the stairs and runs out of the house and we see Caleb lying tied up on the floor.
— Episode 8 —
18:12 – Accompanied by a sound effect, Tomas sees Nikki on top of Andy.
42:44 – Verity touches Colleen and her head falls back to reveal her throat has been cut.
(Major scares in bold)