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The original follows a similar formula to film ''Film/{{Poltergeist}}'' where an evil supernatural force abducts Dalton's spirit for their own ends, except they want to possess his physical body for use on this side rather than keep him and his physical body on the otherside. Similar to ''Poltergiest'', Josh must cross over to the otherside (The Further) and rescue Dalton from his prison except with AstralProjection, but Josh can't imagine what dangers await him in this plane of the dead and an old nemesis awaits his arrival.

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The original follows a similar formula to film ''Film/{{Poltergeist}}'' where an evil supernatural force abducts Dalton's spirit for their own ends, except they want to possess his physical body for use on this side rather than keep him and his physical body on the otherside. Similar to ''Poltergiest'', Josh must cross over to the otherside (The Further) and rescue Dalton from his prison except only with AstralProjection, but AstralProjection. Unfortunately, Josh can't imagine what dangers await him in this plane of the dead and an old nemesis from his childhood awaits his arrival.


The original follows a similar formula to film ''Film/{{Poltergeist}}'' where an evil supernatural force abducts Dalton's spirit for their own ends, except they want to possess his physical body for use on this side rather than keep him and his physical body on the otherside. Similar to ''Poltergiest'', Josh must cross over to the otherside (The Further) and rescue Dalton from his prison except with AstraProjection, but Josh can't imagine what dangers await him in this plane of the dead and an old nemesis awaits his arrival.

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The original follows a similar formula to film ''Film/{{Poltergeist}}'' where an evil supernatural force abducts Dalton's spirit for their own ends, except they want to possess his physical body for use on this side rather than keep him and his physical body on the otherside. Similar to ''Poltergiest'', Josh must cross over to the otherside (The Further) and rescue Dalton from his prison except with AstraProjection, AstralProjection, but Josh can't imagine what dangers await him in this plane of the dead and an old nemesis awaits his arrival.


The original follows a similar formula to film ''Film/{{Poltergeist}}'' where an evil supernatural force abducts Dalton for their own ends, except they want to possess his physical body rather than keep him and his physical body on the otherside. Similar to ''Poltergiest'', Josh must cross over to the otherside (The Further) and rescue Dalton from his prison, but Josh can't imagine what dangers await him in this plane of the dead.

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The original follows a similar formula to film ''Film/{{Poltergeist}}'' where an evil supernatural force abducts Dalton Dalton's spirit for their own ends, except they want to possess his physical body for use on this side rather than keep him and his physical body on the otherside. Similar to ''Poltergiest'', Josh must cross over to the otherside (The Further) and rescue Dalton from his prison, prison except with AstraProjection, but Josh can't imagine what dangers await him in this plane of the dead.
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Josh and Renai Lambert have three children, the oldest being ten-year-old Dalton. As they begin to settle into a new home, they experience strange noises and other unexplained phenomena. Soon Dalton is rushed to the hospital after slipping into a coma shortly after falling off a ladder in the attic. Months slip by, and the doctors still have no explanation for his continuing coma. When the boy is returned home under his mother's care, more frightening events occur in the home. The mother is so horrified that she moves the family to a another new home in hopes of leaving the fearful memories behind them. The family quickly discovers that the haunting has nothing to do with their home, but rather from Dalton. A team of paranormal experts, ghost-hunters Specs and Tucker and psychic Elise, observe Dalton, the family, and their home. They determine that Dalton is trapped on the other side in a dark world they call The Further. The parents team with them to try to bring their boy back from The Further and save him from the clutches of a dark entity that hopes to claim him as his own.

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Josh and Renai Lambert have three children, the oldest being ten-year-old Dalton. As they begin to settle into a new home, they experience strange noises and other unexplained phenomena. Soon Dalton is rushed to the hospital after slipping into a coma shortly after falling off a ladder in the attic. Months slip by, and the doctors still have no explanation for his continuing coma. When the boy is returned home under his mother's care, more frightening events occur in the home. The mother is so horrified that she moves the family to a another new home in hopes of leaving the fearful memories behind them. them.

The family quickly discovers that the haunting has nothing to do with their home, but rather from Dalton. A team of paranormal experts, ghost-hunters Specs and Tucker and psychic Elise, observe Dalton, the family, and their home. They determine that Dalton is trapped on the other side in a dark world they call The Further. The parents team with them to try to bring their boy back from The Further and save him from the clutches of a dark entity that hopes to claim him as his own.
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The original follows a similar formula to film ''Film/{{Poltergeist}}'' where an evil supernatural force abducts Dalton for their own ends, except they want to possess his physical body rather than keep him and his physical body on the otherside. Similar to ''Poltergiest'', Josh must cross over to the otherside (The Further) and rescue Dalton from his prison, but Josh can't imagine what dangers await him in this plane of the dead.


** In ''The Last Key'', Specs strikes a blow to Ted in the back of the head due to his hostility once Tucker and Specs discover he has abducted someone. Fair enough, but then Specs decides to drop a bookshelf on his head rather than grabbing his firearm. Sure, it was a tense situation with an armed assailant but the team doesn't suffer much of a setback for Specs committing manslaughter.

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** In ''The Last Key'', Specs strikes a blow to Ted in the back of the head due to his hostility once Tucker and Specs discover he has abducted someone. Fair enough, but then Specs decides to continue his attack and [[spoiler: drop a bookshelf on his head rather than grabbing his firearm. Sure, firearm.]] Granted, it was a tense situation with an armed assailant standoff, but the Elise's team doesn't suffer isn't set back much legally from their questionable use of a setback for Specs committing manslaughter.force.

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* NoOntologicalInertia: In ''Chapter 2'', "defeating" the ghost of Parker Crane (essentially like a separate entity) also disables Possessed!Josh until Josh's spirit can return to his body.


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** {{Handwaved}} in ''Chapter 2'' when Possessed!Josh is acquitted of strangling Elise due to his possessor changing his fingerprints, conveniently proving that Josh didn't actually do it.
** In ''The Last Key'', Specs strikes a blow to Ted in the back of the head due to his hostility once Tucker and Specs discover he has abducted someone. Fair enough, but then Specs decides to drop a bookshelf on his head rather than grabbing his firearm. Sure, it was a tense situation with an armed assailant but the team doesn't suffer much of a setback for Specs committing manslaughter.



** Josh, though he didn't die from it. Before [[spoiler: going back to his body after retrieving Dalton from The Further]], he met [[spoiler: the Bride in Black that tried to possess him when he was 8]]. With not much time left, he chose to confront her instead of continuing on his way. In the end, the few seconds he lost [[spoiler: prevented him from coming back in our world, and lead to Elise's demise]].
** Elise, suspecting that Josh is possessed by the Bride in Black blows her pretense of ignorance by snapping a photo of Josh's body which guarantee's that the Bride becomes enraged and strangles her to death. The film prequels even make it clear that Elise had previous encounters with the Bride in Black and was threatened by them making her death feel at least delay-able by not letting on that she senses something off about Josh's body.

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** Josh, [[OnlyMostlyDead though he didn't die from it.it]]. Before [[spoiler: going back to his body after retrieving Dalton from The Further]], he met [[spoiler: the Bride in Black that tried to possess him when he was 8]]. With not much time left, he chose to confront her instead of continuing on his way. In the end, the few seconds he lost [[spoiler: prevented him from coming back in our world, and lead to Elise's demise]].
** Meanwhile, Elise, suspecting that Josh is possessed by the Bride in Black blows her pretense of ignorance by snapping a photo of Josh's body which guarantee's that the Bride becomes enraged and strangles her to death. The film prequels even make it clear that Elise had previous encounters with the Bride in Black and was threatened by them making her death feel at least delay-able by not letting on that she senses something off about Josh's body.


** Elise, suspecting that Josh is possessed by the Bride in Black blows her pretense of ignorance by snapping a photo of Josh's body which guarantee's that the Bride becomes enraged and strangles her to death. The film prequels even make it clear that Elise had previous encounters with the Bride in Black and was threatened by them making her death feel at least delay-able.

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** Elise, suspecting that Josh is possessed by the Bride in Black blows her pretense of ignorance by snapping a photo of Josh's body which guarantee's that the Bride becomes enraged and strangles her to death. The film prequels even make it clear that Elise had previous encounters with the Bride in Black and was threatened by them making her death feel at least delay-able.delay-able by not letting on that she senses something off about Josh's body.


* TooDumbToLive: Josh, though he didn't die from it. Before [[spoiler: going back to his body after retrieving Dalton from The Further]], he met [[spoiler: the Bride in Black that tried to possess him when he was 8]]. With not much time left, he chose to confront her instead of continuing on his way. In the end, the few seconds he lost [[spoiler: prevented him from coming back in our world, and lead to Elise's demise]].

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* TooDumbToLive: TooDumbToLive:
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Josh, though he didn't die from it. Before [[spoiler: going back to his body after retrieving Dalton from The Further]], he met [[spoiler: the Bride in Black that tried to possess him when he was 8]]. With not much time left, he chose to confront her instead of continuing on his way. In the end, the few seconds he lost [[spoiler: prevented him from coming back in our world, and lead to Elise's demise]].demise]].
** Elise, suspecting that Josh is possessed by the Bride in Black blows her pretense of ignorance by snapping a photo of Josh's body which guarantee's that the Bride becomes enraged and strangles her to death. The film prequels even make it clear that Elise had previous encounters with the Bride in Black and was threatened by them making her death feel at least delay-able.


-->[[spoiler:'''Aubrey:''' Hands off my little girl!]]

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-->[[spoiler:'''Aubrey:''' Hands off my little girl!]]girl.]]

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-->[[spoiler:'''Aubrey:''' Hands off my little girl!]]


* TraumaCongaLine: Elise's life story is nothing but [[TheChewToy this]]. [[spoiler: When she was a kid, she was emotionally and physically abused by her father, who told her that no one would love someone like her, because he hated and feared her powers. Her mother died because she unwittingly let a demon into their house, something that continues to haunt her into old age, and her father, predictably, blamed her. Years afterward, she finally snapped and ran away from home. While Elise later married Jack and had a good life, that ended when Jack committed suicide. She's coaxed by helping Quinn Brenner to help contact the ladder's mother, which almost gets Elise killed. Then when she tries to make amends to her brother after visiting home to investigate her childhood home for ghosts, her brother lashes out at her for abandoning him to deal with their father's abuse alone. Her niece almost immediately gets killed by the spirit haunting her childhood home, which turned out to be the same spirit who possessed her abusive father and had him kill and dismember women in their basement. She goes through this and [[HopeSpot finally gets closure from her remaining family]]...then she's called by Lorraine Lambert, who's son Elise helped be free of the Bride in Black when he was a boy, to help her haunted grandson Dalton. [[DownerEnding We know how this ends]].

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* TraumaCongaLine: Elise's life story is nothing but [[TheChewToy this]]. [[spoiler: When she was a kid, she was emotionally and physically abused by her father, who told her that no one would love someone like her, because he hated and feared her powers. Her mother died because she unwittingly let a demon into their house, something that continues to haunt her into old age, and her father, predictably, blamed her. Years afterward, she finally snapped and ran away from home. While Elise later married Jack and had a good life, that ended when Jack committed suicide. She's coaxed by helping Quinn Brenner to help contact the ladder's mother, which almost gets Elise killed. Then when she tries to make amends to her brother after visiting home to investigate her childhood home for ghosts, her brother lashes out at her for abandoning him to deal with their father's abuse alone. Her niece almost immediately gets killed by the spirit haunting her childhood home, which turned out to be the same spirit who possessed her abusive father and had him kill and dismember women in their basement. ]] She goes through this and [[HopeSpot finally gets closure from her remaining family]]...then she's called by Lorraine Lambert, who's son Elise helped be free of the Bride in Black when he was a boy, to help her haunted grandson Dalton. [[DownerEnding We know how this ends]].

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* TrappedOnTheAstralPlane: What happens to Dalton, with soul trapped in The Further and the other characters have to help him get back into his body before some other malevolent spirits try to take possession of it for themselves.


* ThoseTwoGuys: Tucker and Specs, in all four films.

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* ThoseTwoGuys: Tucker Specs and Specs, Tucker, in all four films.

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