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Dead Still

Season 1
IMDb 6.92020X-Ray16+
Brock Blennerhasset makes a living out of photographing the dead in Victorian Ireland. When a series of murders threatens to sully Blennerhasset's reputation, a tenacious detective drags him into an investigation of Dublin's criminal underbelly. Set within the fascinating historical period of postmortem portraiture, this darkly comic series blends murder mystery with delightfully macabre humor.
Michael SmileyJimmy SmallhorneEileen O'Higgins
English [CC]
Audio languages

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  1. 1. Photochemistry
    May 17, 2020
    In Victorian-era Ireland, portrait photographer Brock Blennerhasset has made a successful career out of commemorating the recently deceased. When one of his photographic plates goes missing-putting his reputation on the line-Blennerhasset hires eager gravedigger Conall Molloy to help find it.
  2. 2. Development
    May 17, 2020
    Blennerhasset and Molloy photograph a young boy who drowned, but when a heavy storm descends upon the area, it forces them to stay at a house that may be haunted. Desiring a more exciting social life, Blennerhasset’s niece, Nancy, attends a party, though her brother, Henry, puts a damper on the evening.
  3. 3. Daguerreotype
    May 24, 2020
    When Blennerhasset discovers that some of his camera equipment has gone missing, he and Nancy travel to an unsavory part of Dublin to track down Molloy, who has also disappeared. Meanwhile, Detective Regan follows up on a lead regarding the illicit photos circulating in Dublin’s black market.
  4. 4. Camera Obscura
    May 31, 2020
    When Nancy’s grandmother dies, Molloy meets Blennerhasset’s difficult family. Molloy brings Blennerhasset and Nancy to a séance to capture a photograph of a ghost.
  5. 5. Snuff
    June 7, 2020
    During a job out in the country, Blennerhasset and Molloy realize the illicit photo album is in their possession, and they worry that they could be suspects in a crime.
  6. 6. Only Memories Remain
    June 14, 2020
    When his life is threatened, Blennerhasset reveals he knows who created the album, but his silence has already put Nancy in danger.

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Deadpan Pictures
Acorn TV
Amazon Maturity Rating
16+ Young Adults. Learn more
Content advisory
Drug usefoul languagesexual contentviolence