BLACK MOLD & FRIENDS GOES TO THE MOVIES
Here is something a little bit different than our usual content. I’ve compiled a list (NOT comprehensive) of different TV shows that talk about mold or utilize mold as part of the plot. Viewers discretion is advised for a few of these selections.
The Haunting of Hill House
In this series on Netflix, a traumatized and dysfunctional family attempt to sell the family mansion. Tragedy and terror commence.
Outmatched: Season 1, Episode 9 “Black Mold”
Parents Kay and Mike do their best to raise three children with high IQs. A necessary renovation of the basement causes chaos and hilarity ensues.
House: Season 2, Episode 23 “Who’s Your Daddy?”
Ill-tempered, inappropriate but brilliant, Doctor House takes on the medical cases that no one else can solve. A woman collapses on an airplane and can’t breathe while hallucinating that water is rushing in around her. House eventually comes to the conclusion that it was a toxic mold that made her ill.
Bones: Season 6, Episode 13 “The Daredevil in the Mold”
Doctor Brennan and her team at the Smithsonian help the FBI solve crimes by focusing on the clues left on the bones of the victims. In this episode, the team works on the body of a BMX rider covered in slime mold.
The Afflicted (TV-MA)
This series on Netflix documents the lives of seven people battling chronic illnesses. One woman, Bekah, has an intense mold sensitivity due to a compromised immune system. She has to live in a van in the desert to detox from the mold.
Drop Dead Diva: Season 2, Episode 9 “Last Year’s Model”
This series is about a model who dies and comes back to life as an intelligent lawyer in a non-model body. In this episode, a member of the team goes to investigate a house claimed to be haunted. The team member visits the home and starts hallucinating. It turns out that black mold is to blame.
Medical Detectives (Forensic Files): Season 7, Episode 37 “Breaking the Mold”
This episode chronicles the intense and mysterious health issues experienced by a family…which turns out to be caused by mold. You can watch the full episode HERE.
Flip This House: Season 4, Episode 12 “Out with the Mold, In with the New”
Because of its ideal placement and nice side lot, a home is purchased without inspecting it first. It turns out it’s a tough case for various reasons, including a ton of mold. You can watch this through A&E.
Royal Pains: Season 5, Episode 6 “Can of Worms”
This series focuses on the medical exploits of a former ER doctor now working as a “doctor for hire” for the population of the Hamptons. In this episode, the sickness of a young boy is traced to black mold festering under the carpet.
So, pop some popcorn, turn out the lights, and enjoy the DRAMA of Mold—safely!
And if you have any questions about mold in your house, don’t hesitate to give us a call!
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