investigative group in Connecticut were called to a
haunted house. The homeowners warned the group that the house was haunted by an
especially "evil" spirit that enjoyed playing pranks. The team leader of the
paranormal society invited along a friend from Massachusetts. He was a
physicist, and amateur paranormal investigator, who everyone called "Doc". Doc
believed that there were no such things as ghosts or poltergeists, and that
every type of haunting or unusual phenomenon had a reasonable, earthly
They traveled across the State of Connecticut in three vehicles filled with
team members and equipment. Upon arriving at the home, the team immediately
started setting up the monitoring equipment as the team leader and his friend,
Doc, received a tour of the home from the homeowner.
At one point in the tour, as the three men approach the staircase that led to
the second floor, very loud footsteps could be heard on the upstairs landing.
"Is anyone else home?" Doc asked the homeowner.
"No, my wife's at work and we have no kids," the homeowner replied.
Excited to have his first opportunity to confront an alleged ghostly spirit
, Doc walked to the foot of the stairs.
"Come on! You can do better than that you lousy ghost!" Doc yelled up the
"Doc, I wouldn't do that if I were you," the paranormal team leader advised.
Doc ignored him. Instead, he stepped up onto the bottom step.
"If you're really a ghost, why don't you show us what you can really
do, you lousy, no-good prankster!" Doc yelled.
The moment the last word came out of his mouth, his pants flew down around
his ankles. The homeowner and the team leader burst into laughter as Doc,
terrified, struggled to pull his pants back up. He then stumbled as fast as he
could out the front door of the house. He refused to re-enter the house or to
talk about the episode ever again. However, the episode went down in the records
as one of the most humorous moments the paranormal team had ever witnessed in a
haunted home. They still tell this funny ghost story