Does Nell have sleep paralysis? In episode five of The Haunting of Hill House, youngest daughter Nellie Crain is clinically diagnosed with sleep paralysis by a medical professional who later becomes her husband.
Why was Nell seeing The Bent-Neck Lady? As a child, the Bent-Neck Lady was Nell’s future quite literally staring her in the face, warning her of the fate that awaits her. Nell also appears in front of her family throughout the series (despite being dead) to warn them against their imminent returns to Hill House.
What episode does Nell find out she’s The Bent-Neck Lady? “The Bent-Neck Lady” is the fifth episode of Season One of The Haunting of Hill House. It premiered on October 12th, 2018. The episode focuses on Nell, and her experiences with being haunted by the “Bent-Neck Lady”.
Who did Nell see on the ceiling? She counts them out loud, touching each one, just as Luke instructed her to do as a child. Later, Nell wakes up in sleep paralysis, and sees Luke sprawled out on the ceiling.