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Gemini Home Entertainment (GHE) is a Web Video Analog Horror anthology series by Remy Abode. The videos are presented in the form of short guides, documentaries or adverts distributed by the (fictitious) Gemini Home Entertainment video company. They depict a world where things went wrong although the exact details of which are unclear.

The videos include:

  • "World's Weirdest Animals", a short documentary about some of the weirdest animals living in Rural Minnesota.
  • "Storm Safety Tips", an instructional video on how to prepare for storms and what to do during and after one.
  • "The Deep Blue", a short documentary on maritime wildlife as well as the exploration of a mysterious portion of the ocean.
  • "Artificial Computer Learning", a demonstration guide by Regnad Computing on the development of the world's most advanced artificial intelligence.
  • Advertisement:
  • "Our Solar System", a documentary about our Solar System, presented with interesting facts.
  • "Camp Information Video", a short information video showcasing the activites, accomodations and the mythos of the Moonlight Acres Family Camp.
  • "Lethal Omen Commercial", an advertising and short playthrough of a videogame called Lethal Omen. The full game has recently been released online.
  • "Wilderness Survival Guide", an instructional video by famous wildlife expert Jack Wylder on how to protect yourself in the wilderness.
  • "Sleep Image Visualizer", a short guide how to use the Sleep Image Visualizer (SIV).
  • "Games for Kids", an instructional video featuring four games for groups of kids to play.
  • "Advanced Mining Vehicle", a short information video showcasing a new advancement in mining technology.
  • "Deep Root Disease", an educational video on what the Deep Root Disease is and how to recognize it.
  • Advertisement:
  • "Monthly Progress Report", an informational video on Regnad Computing's latest project progress.
  • "Christmas Eve Party", a video showing the 1985 Christmas Eve Party at a familiar location.
  • "Home Invasion Help", a video showing what to do in the event of a home invasion.

The channel can be found here.

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  • Alien Invasion: Our Solar System hints that the creatures seen thus far came from beyond Earth, and it's further indicated by Camp Information Video and its Light in the Sky event.
  • Animalistic Abomination: Woodcrawlers, as well as the bear in Wilderness Survival Guide.
  • Artistic License – Astronomy: Played with. Given how outdated the tape is (probably late 80s, early 90s), Our Solar System has some incorrect facts, like how Mercury is considered to be the hottest planet and Pluto is still considered a planet at the time of the tape's release.
  • Artistic License – Geography: In "The Deep Blue", the Marianas Trench is represented by a photograph of a marine sinkhole surrounded by a coral reef. In reality, the Marianas Trench is completely underwater, without any surrounding reefs. The picture is actually from the Great Blue Hole in Belize... some 13,000 kilometersnote  away.
  • Arc Symbol: Neptune, as it is used as the company's logo.
  • Artificial Human: Fake People. Either created or possessed by Woodcrawlers.
  • Bread, Eggs, Milk, Squick: Many videos begin with a number of more mundane topics before introducing the twist, accompanied by a sudden stop in the music.
    • In "World's Weirdest Animals", rural Minnesota is home to the Greater Prairie Chicken (found in Wilkin County), the Burrowing Owl (in Clay County) and Woodcrawlers (found everywhere).
    • "Wilderness Survival Guide" does it twice, the more striking of which is "Sounds to Avoid": Coyote howls, Cougar screams and auditory hallucination (a man screaming desperately for help, later revealed to be a "fake human").
    • "Games for Kids" gives the rules for games that can be played by groups of kids. Examples shown include Hide and Go Seek, Freeze Tag, Sardines and FEED THE WOODS.
  • Body Horror:
    • In "Lethal Omen", one of the enemies is fused with a Nature's Mockery.
    • In "Wilderness Survival Guide", Nature's Mockeries cause (among other things) body disfigurement and flesh decay.
    • The Deep Root Disease. Although never seen fully, it's safe to assume the victim's fate isn't pretty.
    • We may see the end result of Deep Root Disease in Home Invasion Help. The cameraman enters the house to find a human converted into root-like Meat Moss similar to that seen in Advanced Mining Vehicle. Who is still alive enough to look at the camera.
  • Botanical Abomination: Nature's Mockery is categorized as a plant, anyway, in Wilderness Survival Guide.
  • Chase Scene: "Home Invasion Help" features the cameraman being chased by the Woodcrawler he spotted.
  • Cosmic Horror Story: The premise of the show. Humanity is at the mercy of an extraterrestrial force that uses the planets of our Solar System against us, infecting and infesting Earth with unearthly creatures that cause serious injuries and death.
  • Covers Always Lie: The title card for "Deep Root Disease" shows flowers, indicating that this is a plant disease. It is revealed that the disease doesn't affect plants, but humans.
  • Daylight Horror:
    • In "World's Weirdest Animals", the cameraman records a Woodcrawler during the day.
    • In "Wilderness Survival Guide", the picture of the Nature's Mockery was taken in broad daylight.
  • Deliberate VHS Quality: As to be expected from a company that distributes VHS tapes.
  • Don't Go in the Woods:
    • Both cameramen in "World's Weirdest Animals" and "Wilderness Survival Guide" are filming in rural forests. Neither reappears.
    • The Moonlight Acres Camp is located in the middle of a forest.
    • "Games for Kids" plays with this in its final game: "Feed the Woods" requires kids to sneak out at night, go into the woods and scream, thus attracting food for Woodcrawlers.
  • Dream Walker: Implied in "Sleep Image Visualizer". The SIV takes images from a person's mind and visualizes them. They are sent to Harbinge Technologies and automatically becomes their property.
  • Dug Too Deep: The Remote-Operated Compact Tunneller (ROCT) in Advanced Mining Vehicle encounters a nest of creatures deep underground, gets entangled in a set of veins before being dragged down into the depths of Earth's crust.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Oooh boy... Between the Woodcrawlers, the Skinwalkers, the Iris, Nature's Mockery and whatever those squid-like creatures are in "The Deep Blue" and "Advanced Mining Vehicle", it is safe to say that GHE's bestiary is full of these.
  • Eldritch Location: "The Deep Blue" reveals that something is alive in the Marianas Trench, implying that the World itself became one, as creatures like these now roam the Earth.
  • Eldritch Ocean Abyss: The Demisia Tunnel, deep in the Marianas Trench.
  • Fast Tunnelling: The ROCT in Advanced Mining Vehicle is presented as such, being the newest innovation in mining industry.
  • A Fête Worse Than Death: The 1985 Christmas Eve Party is abruptly interrupted by Mary, leading to the death of a large portion of the attending guests, if not all of them.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: The series is lousy with them!
    • The presentation in "Artificial Computer Learning" says it will showcase its technology by showing the viewer three iterations of an AI-generated story. The video ends after five iterations.
    • "Our Solar System," actually has several:
      • If you pause the video when it shows all our planets lined up next to each other, you'll see The Iris was there all along.
      • Earth is described as one of the only planets that can support life.
      • If you pause the video as Jupiter's information card is interrupted by static, you can see the description of the Great Red Spot change and call it an "open wound"
      • During the cards for Mars and Saturn, Neptune can be seen slowly approaching both planets before disappearing in static.
      • After Neptune's mutation comes into view, a dark line quickly grows on it, giving the impression that it is opening up.
    • In "Games for Kids", the line "'it' wins" lingers after the rest of the text explaining the rules for freeze-tag fade out.
    • In "Sleep Image Visualizer," if you pause the video as the infographic showing the headset begins to fade to black, you can see the headset tightening around the mannequin head
    • In "Monthly Progress Report," if you pause the video when the last line of the "Moonlight" prompt is shown, you can see that it reads "The Hungry Eye is Coming Soon", even though the speaker reads "The Hungry Eye Is Welcome" You can also see as the Speaker is repeating the line "Jack is with us now", it ends by saying Jack is us now, with no quotations like the rest of the verses.
  • Genius Loci: The Iris appears to be this, in that it is an invading planet (or planet-sized being) masterminding everything that takes place.
  • Giant Eye of Doom: The Iris.
  • Haunted Technology: Regnad's Artificial Intelligence. It is revealed in "Monthly Progress Report" that the iterations are from a mysterious "speaker" who's controlling the transmitter array of Regnad's control room.
  • Hell Is That Noise:
    • In "Storm Safety Tips", the chimes of the Warning System.
    • In "Our Solar System", when the Iris awakens.
    • In "Camp Information Video", we hear what seems to be some animal screaming. It is actually the Skinwalker who's screaming. The same scream returns in "Lethal Omen" when the creature breaches the underground bunker.
    • In "Wilderness Survival Guide", the auditory hallucination is a person screaming for help.
    • In "Deep Root Disease", the sounds of the "Sprouting" phase of the Disease.
    • In "Monthly Progress Report", the voice of the thing underground, as well as the sound of transmissions to the eerily-warped antenna.
  • Horror Doesn't Settle for Simple Tuesday: "Christmas Eve Party" happens on Christmas Eve 1985.
  • Introduced Species Catastrophe: The non-native animals fit perfectly into their new environment and do horrible things to Earth's fauna.
  • Jump Scare:
    • In "World's Weirdest Animals", when the Woodcrawler suddenly walks into the room the cameraman is filming. It's made even scarier by the fact that the creature doesn't make any sounds.
    • The second attack of Mary in "Christmas Eve Party".
  • Kill It with Fire: In "World's Weirdest Animals", we're told to do this to the bodies of the people killed by the Woodcrawlers/the bodies of the Woodcrawlers themselves.
    Burn the bodies, lest they stand up again.
  • Leitmotif: With the exception of "Artificial Computer Learning", each video has relaxing music playing in the background.
  • Light Is Not Good:
    • In "Storm Safety Tips", strange lights appears in the field as the cameraman leaves the bunker.
    • It is revealed that several of the creatures throughout GHE's tapes have a light source as part of their bodies
    • Whatever is inside the beam of light shot by the Iris in "Our Solar System" is definitely not good.
    • "Camp Information Video" mentions its famous Lights in the Sky event.
  • Meaningful Name: "Danger" backwards, Regnad Computing seems to be conversing with an eldritch demon, meanwhile Harbinge Technologies sells a number of commodities meant to protect humans from... well, whatever the hell the things walking the Earth are.
  • Nightmare Face: The well-dressed men in "Sleep Image Visualizer" have no facial traits.
  • Ominous Knocking: In "Camp Information Video", someone knocks on the cabin's door... and we're told not to answer it.
  • Ominous Mundanity: In "Advanced Mining Vehicle", the underground network of Meat Moss that entangles the titular vehicle and seems to create Woodcrawlers is simply referred to as "The Garden".
  • Ominous Visual Glitch: Everywhere, the main reason being that the videos are presented as VHS recordings.
  • Reality Has No Soundtrack:
    • Played straight in "Artificial Computer Learning". It is the only video that has no music playing throughout.
    • Once we reach Animal #3 in "World's Weirdest Animals", the music doesn't return until the end card.
    • In "Storm Safety Tips", the music stops when told to return to the bunker.
    • In "The Deep Blue", footage of the underwater exploration of the Marianas Trench is played without any music. Once we learn that the Demisia Tunnel has an unknown depth, the music doesn't come back.
    • In "Our Solar System", when the Iris is presented, there's no music playing.
    • In "Camp Information Video", the Mythos section of the video is devoid of music. Same goes for the footage inside the cabins.
    • The "Lethal Omen" videogame has no soundtrack except for the main menu music.
    • When presented with sounds to avoid in "Wilderness Survival Guide", the music stops. When Jack Wylder tries to make a campfire, no music is playing.
    • In "Sleep Image Visualizer", every visualization is devoid of music.
    • In "Games for Kids", there is no music for the rules and demonstration of the final game.
    • In "Advanced Mining Vehicle", the music stops after the fourth exploration clip.
    • In "Deep Root Disease", the music cuts when we're shown the Sprouting stage of the Disease.
    • In "Monthly Progress Report", once we reach the ACL Communications segment, the music never comes back.
  • Recurring Element: Several:
    • Jack Dean a.k.a. Jack Wylder appears, or is mentioned, in nearly every video.
    • Moonlight Acres Camp seems to pop up quite often.
    • Whenever it shows up on video, the Moon is never full, only half.
    • Whenever the music cuts out, it's a good indication something is about to go wrong.
    • A literal element, aluminum tends to pop up a suspicious amount of times.
  • Rogue Planet: The Iris. And to a lesser extent Neptune.
  • Scenery Porn:
    • Eldritch Location aside, "Our Solar System" comes under this, with photographs of each planets.
    • "The Deep Blue" has some very beautiful underwater footage.
    • "Camp Information Video" has gorgeous shots of natural scenery. Understandable, since the Moonlight Acres Camp is located in what looks to be the Rocky Mountains.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Once the cameraman gets spotted by the fake human in "World's Weirdest Animals", the former bails as the latter starts chasing him.
  • Shown Their Work: In "Lethal Omen", the series creator made an actual game for this video. And it has been released in a playable build.
  • Soundtrack Dissonance: The tapes' contents all begin with relaxing music.
  • Space Is Noisy: Happens twice in "Our Solar System", when the Iris awakens in a cosmic-like groan and during the footage of Neptune light-beaming the rest of the Solar System.
  • Too Dumb to Live: The staff of the Moonlight Acres Camp in "Camp Information Video" who answered the knocking on the door and became Vessels, although it could be downplayed. Either they didn't know that an harmless knocking was actually something far more sinister, or maybe it was actually the Skinwalker who opened the door.
  • Wham Line:
    • In "World's Weirdest Animals", when it explains what Woodcrawlers do to people:
      You will hear screaming. They stole their voices.
    • In "Our Solar System", when each planet is presented, it's followed by two facts about them. When we get to Neptune, the second fact tells us it has been mutated, and when the Iris is presented, we're told it's laughing at us.
    • In "Camp Video Information", when the Lights in the Sky event is presented, the upper line reads:
      ACTIVITIES: Harvest
    • In "Sleep Image Visualizer", instructions for how to operate the aforementioned machine are given. When the instructions are over, this is said:
    • "Games for Kids" starts with three common kids' party games. The music stops at the fourth, FEED THE WOODS.
    • "Monthly Progress Report" has a transmission that says this:
      Jack is with us now. Jack is with us now. Jack is with us now. Jack is with us now. Jack is us now.
      • There's also this charming line:
      We expect to meet our Client in-person in as little as 7 months.
  • Wham Shot:
    • The first glimpse of the Woodcrawler in "World's Weirdest Animals".
    • In "Storm Safety Tips", when the cameraman looks if there are lights in the field, one light appears. And then dozens.
    • "The Deep Blue" reveals that nothing can live in the Marianas Trench... Cue a very alive and completely unearthly creature.
    • In "Our Solar System", we get to see the Iris. And then it wakes up.
    • The door opens at the very end of "Camp Information Video".
    • At the end of the "Lethal Omen" trailer, the player decides to look at the sky.
    • In "Sleep Image Visualizer", we see the Iris rising above the horizon, eclipsing the early morning sun.
    • "Games for Kids" ends with a photo of the Earth, taken from space.
    • "Advanced Mining Vehicle" ends with the aformentioned vehicle being dragged down deeper and deeper into the earth and losing its signal.
    • "Monthly Progress Report" has computers and an antenna mixed in with the Meat Moss of the Woodcrawlers.
    • "Christmas Eve Party" finally introduces us to Mary Dean, Jack Dean's wife. She isn't human anymore.

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