Afraid of the Dark

Go back to a time before the invention of artificial light and experience a world petrified in the pitch of darkness…when fear ruled the night.

Throughout the ages, real and imagined terror existed in the absence of light, and nighttime was anything but relaxing. Our predecessors cowered in caves to keep from being eaten alive.

During the Middle Ages, brutal bandits went on the prowl and roadside ditches became death traps.

Also in years past, the devil, werewolves and vampires were staunchly believed to stalk the night. With no artificial light, the black night sky of Galileo’s gaze could illuminate every star without a telescope.

This chilling special explores all the reasons why the dark was so feared throughout the eras. It takes you around the globe to places where real night still exits, and examines our modern-day fear factor when the lights go out during blackouts.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/jaymes420 Jaymes Moynihan

    very good!

  • Nick A

    I wish it went more into the psychology and pandered less to mythologies.  Very entertaining though.

  • Nick A

    I wish it went more into the psychology and pandered less to mythologies.  Very entertaining though.

  • Bo

    I hate US narrators…
    Its not a Terminator movie, speak like a normal person!

  • Bo

    I hate US narrators…
    Its not a Terminator movie, speak like a normal person!

  • Bo

    I hate US narrators…
    Its not a Terminator movie, speak like a normal person!

  • Bo

    I hate US narrators…
    Its not a Terminator movie, speak like a normal person!

  • Bo

    I hate US narrators…
    Its not a Terminator movie, speak like a normal person!

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  • Agija

    For me, educational, but not that interesting, that it can drag me till the end. All those weird views – waste of time! Of course, there must be some story, and there was, but I wanted something else… 

  • Agija

    For me, educational, but not that interesting, that it can drag me till the end. All those weird views – waste of time! Of course, there must be some story, and there was, but I wanted something else… 

  • Cracked_actor_no1

    enjoyable viewing, they def know how to make it epic, haha! soo inspirational I wrote a song about it!

  • Bill King

    What a lot of nonsense.

  • Bill King

    What a lot of nonsense.

  • Bazamoonhare

    Mate thats some voice .I shall smite thee with my sword of darkness.Who turned out the lights. baza moonharex