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The very best supernatural shows on television, ranked from best to worst. Popular supernatural TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining supernatural show of all time is. This list of the greatest supernatural shows includes everything in the genre, from TV shows about witches, to vampires, aliens, and beyond. Don't let your favorite supernatural television programs in history fall to the bottom of the list - be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of supernatural television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator, and premiere date, and even pictures, when available.

Whether they're current supernatural TV shows or off-the-air classics, shows with paranormal themes tend to gain huge cult followings. This list below has a variety of shows on it, from Strange to Haven, and from witch TV shows to other fantasy shows that fans of the genre love. Scrolling through Netflix looking for some new shows like Supernatural to watch? Look no further, this list has all the good supernatural TV shows that will fill your need for shows in this genre.

What is the best supernatural show of all time? What are the greatest supernatural shows? Cast your votes below and rerank this list of supernatural TV shows to see how your preferences stack up to those of other fans.

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
HeyDude added Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy

See: The Best Seasons of Supernatural

Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more

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The Originals is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Kumar Mandati added The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt The Originals (The CW, 2013) is an American television series created by Julie Plec, and is a spinoff of The Vampire Diaries. Vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson (Joseph Morgan) and his ...more

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The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
The Vampire Diaries Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

See: The Best Seasons of The Vampire Diaries

The Vampire Diaries is an American supernatural drama television series developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, based on the popular book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith. ...more

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan

See: The Best Seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American television series which aired from March 10, 1997 until May 20, 2003. The series was created in 1997 by writer-director Joss Whedon under his production ...more

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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
JessicaAlvarez added Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

See: The Best Seasons of Grimm

Grimm is an American police procedural fantasy television drama series. It debuted in the U.S. on NBC on October 28, 2011. The show has been described as "a cop drama—with a twist... a dark ...more

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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
JessicaAlvarez added Once Upon a Time Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla

See: The Best Seasons of Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time is an American fairy tale drama series that premiered on October 23, 2011, on ABC. The show takes place in the fictional seaside town of Storybrooke, Maine, whose residents are ...more

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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
VoronErichLangsdorfXarya added Game of Thrones Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

See: The Best Seasons of Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, based on the series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin. Nine noble ...more

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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Charmed Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

See: The Best Seasons of Charmed

Charmed is an American television series created by Constance M. Burge and produced by Aaron Spelling and his production company Spelling Television, with Brad Kern serving as showrunner. The ...more

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Clark Benson added The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

See: The Best Episodes of The X-Files

The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter. The program originally aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox, spanning nine ...more

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Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Teen Wolf Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden Teen Wolf is an American television series developed by Jeff Davis for MTV. It is loosely based on the 1985 film of the same name, and stars Tyler Posey as a teenager named Scott, who is bitten ...more

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
ashli_franKo94 added American Horror Story Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters

See: The Best Seasons of American Horror Story

American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, ...more

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Angel David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

See: The Best Episodes of Angel

Angel is an American television series, a spin-off from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The series was created by Buffy's creator, Joss Whedon, in collaboration with David ...more

The Best Shows Currently on the Air

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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
ladybug2535 added The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

See: The Best Seasons of The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead (A&E, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie ...more

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Sleepy Hollow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
indy2602 added Sleepy Hollow Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Lyndie Greenwood Sleepy Hollow is an American supernatural drama television series that premiered on Fox on September 16, 2013, that aired on Mondays at 9:00 pm ET. The series is considered a "modern-day ...more

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
wiabux added Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith

See: The Best Seasons of Doctor Who

Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more

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True Blood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
True Blood Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

See: The Best Seasons of True Blood

True Blood is an American television drama series produced and created by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the ...more

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Being Human is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
KingaKsiążek added Being Human Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington
Being Human is a British supernatural drama television series. It was created and written by Toby Whithouse for broadcast on BBC Three. The show blends elements of flatshare comedy and horror ...more

The Best TV Shows Based on Movies

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Warehouse 13 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Warehouse 13 Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek

See: The Best Seasons of Warehouse 13

Warehouse 13 is a U.S. television science fiction series that premiered on July 7, 2009, on the Syfy network. Executive-produced by Jack Kenny and David Simkins, the dramatic comedy from ...more

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The 100 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
DanielGregory added The 100 Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Thomas McDonell The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series developed by Jason Rothenberg, loosely based on the book by Kass Morgan. 97 years after a nuclear ...more

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Ghost Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Ghost Whisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim

See: The Best Seasons of Ghost Whisperer

Ghost Whisperer is an American television supernatural drama, which ran on CBS from September 23, 2005, to May 21, 2010. The series follows the life of Melinda Gordon, who has the ability to see ...more

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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
wiabux added Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

See: The Best Seasons of Fringe

Fringe is an American science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci. It premiered on the Fox Broadcasting network on September 9, 2008, and concluded ...more

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Haven is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
luis-esteban-valencia added Haven Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour Haven is an American/Canadian supernatural drama television series loosely based on the Stephen King novel The Colorado Kid. The show, which deals with strange events in a fictional town in ...more

The Best Current Supernatural Shows

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Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Scooby-Doo Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North Scooby-Doo is an American animated cartoon franchise, comprising several animated television series produced from 1969 to the present day. The original series, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, was ...more

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Constantine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Constantine Matt Ryan, Harold Perrineau, Charles Halford

See: The Best Constantine TV Quotes

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Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
AndreeaSerban added Penny Dreadful Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green Penny Dreadful is a British-American horror TV series created for Showtime and Sky by John Logan, who also acts as executive producer alongside Sam Mendes. The show was originally pitched to ...more

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Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
MystikHanes added Lost Girl Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer

See: The Best Seasons of Lost Girl

Lost Girl is a Canadian supernatural drama television series that premiered on Showcase on September 12, 2010. It follows the life of a bisexual succubus named Bo, played by Anna Silk, as she ...more

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Merlin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
VictoryBeauty added Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

See: The Best Episodes of Merlin

Merlin is a British fantasy-adventure television programme, created by Julian Jones, Jake Michie, Julian Murphy and Johnny Capps and starring Colin Morgan in the title role. It was broadcast on ...more

The Best Movies Based on TV Shows

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
nikince3 added Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television series created for ABC by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, based on the Marvel ...more

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Heroes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
jnrnikki added Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

See: The Best Seasons of Heroes

Heroes is an American science fiction television drama series created by Tim Kring that appeared on NBC for four seasons from September 25, 2006 through February 8, 2010. The series tells the ...more

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

See: The Best Seasons of Smallville

Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The ...more

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell

See: The Best Episodes of Arrow

Arrow (The CW, 2012) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. Five years after being ...more

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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
AndreeaSerban added The Twilight Zone Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

See: The Best Seasons of The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone is an American television anthology series created by Rod Serling. It is a series of unrelated stories containing drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, ...more

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The Secret Circle is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
JessicaAlvarez added The Secret Circle Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin The Secret Circle is an American supernatural teen drama that aired on The CW from September 15, 2011, to May 10, 2012. It is based on the book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith. ...more

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Witches of East End is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
ericaclove25 added Witches of East End Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

See: The Best Witches of the East End Quotes

Witches of East End is an American television series based on the book of the same name by Melissa de la Cruz. The series premiered on Lifetime on October 6, 2013. Set in the fictional seaside ...more

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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Vamp Doll added iZombie Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli

See: The Best Episodes of iZombie

iZombie (The CW, 2015) is an American television series developed by Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, loosely based on the comic books by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred. A medical ...more

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Lucifer Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series. It features a character created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg taken from the comic ...more

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
kdenney added The Flash Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

See: The Best Episodes of The Flash

The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, based on the DC Comics character. Crime scene investigator ...more

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Lost is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

See: The Best Seasons of Lost

Lost is an American television drama series that originally aired on the American Broadcasting Company from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 ...more

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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick

See: The Best Episodes of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996, on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its ...more

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
The Flash John Wesley Shipp, Amanda Pays, Alex Desert The Flash is a 1990 American television series that starred John Wesley Shipp as the superhero, the Flash, and co-starred Amanda Pays. The series was developed from the DC Comics characters by ...more

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Xena: Warrior Princess is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Xena: Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi Xena: Warrior Princess is an American/New Zealand television series filmed in New Zealand. The series aired in syndication from September 4, 1995, until June 18, 2001. The series was created in ...more

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Shadowhunters is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
-1453829052713 added Shadowhunters Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende Shadowhunters (Freeform, 2016) is an American fantasy television series based on The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare. Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara) has just enrolled at Brooklyn Academy ...more

The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Hercules: The Legendary Journe... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst, Kevin Smith Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is an American/New Zealander television series filmed in New Zealand. It was produced from January 16, 1995 to November 22, 1999, and was very loosely based on ...more

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The Tomorrow People is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
DanielGregory added The Tomorrow People Robbie Amell, Peyton List, Luke Mitchell The Tomorrow People is an American science fiction television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Phil Klemmer, and Julie Plec that aired on The CW during the 2013–14 American television season. ...more

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The Librarians is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
The Librarians Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth The Librarians (TNT, 2014) is an American fantasy-adventure television series developed by John Rogers, and a spinoff of the film series. A group of librarians set off on adventures in an effort ...more

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Highlander: The Series is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Highlander: The Series Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes Highlander: The Series is a fantasy science fiction action-adventure television series featuring Duncan MacLeod of the Scottish Clan MacLeod, as the eponymous "Highlander". A slight ...more

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Gotham is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Gotham Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz Gotham (Fox, 2014) is an American crime drama television series developed by Bruno Heller, based on the DC Comics characters from the Batman franchise. The story behind Detective James Gordon's ...more

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Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
maria-tereza added Supergirl Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed by Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. The adventures ...more

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Kyle XY is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
Chrissygirl1010 added Kyle XY Matt Dallas, Marguerite MacIntyre, Bruce Thomas Kyle XY is an American science fiction television series produced by ABC Family. The central character is a teenage boy who awakens naked in a forest outside Seattle, Washington, with no more ...more

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Bitten is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time
nikince3 added Bitten Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt, Greg Bryk Bitten (Syfy, 2014) is a Canadian television series based on the Women of the Otherworld series of books by author Kelley Armstrong. A female werewolf (Laura Vandervoot) is torn between a normal ...more