Jump Scares in The Fall of The House of Usher (Season 1)

The Fall of The House of Usher (Season 1) screenshot
The Fall of The House of Usher (Season 1) screenshot
The Fall of The House of Usher (Season 1) screenshot
The Fall of The House of Usher (Season 1) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 17 jump scares in The Fall of The House of Usher, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: There’s at least one in every episode but across the episodes only 2 very abrupt ones.

Synopsis: Based on Edgar Allan Poe’s short story by the same name, adapted into a series by Mike Flanagan. It features a rich family of unlikeable people to various degrees, and their downfall.

Contributor: Jack Casey contributed all the information on this page (Sign up now to become a contributor too! Learn more)

Jump Scares: 17 (2 major, 15 minor)

Episodes: 8

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: TVMA

Netflix (US): Yes

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

Jump Scare Times

—Episode 1—

00:14:55 – Thunder strikes.

00:17:16 – A woman appears with thunder.

00:51:59 – Someone is in the car when man looks in.

00:52:00 – Memory flashbacks.


—Episode 2—

00:20:33 – A burnt face appears.


—Episode 3—

00:03:15 – A corpse grabs man’s leg.

00:25:32 – A woman appears as man turns accompanied by thunder.

00:50:49 – A chimpanzee jumps on cage.

00:52:55 – A chimpanzee jumps on cage again.


—Episode 4—

00:10:02 – A cat jumps out from behind the clothes.

00:26:30 – A body falls from above.


—Episode 5—

00:24:19 – A woman is in the man’s place as he looks down.


—Episode 6—

00:25:23 – Windows explode behind the man “At this point, isn’t it all just water under the…”


—Episode 7—

00:23:27 – A clock rings mid-sentence “We’ve been here before, you and me, right here. In fact–“

00:48:53 – “I’m finally, finally here.”, then wrecking ball comes through wall.


—Episode 8—

00:02:42 – A man turns around and someone grabs his throat.

01:06:35 – Thunder after “I bet I still could have sold it.”

(Major jump scares in bold)

Report inaccurate data: Contact us with the URL of this page and a description of what data is inaccurate. We’ll work to get it fixed!