Dearly Departed Tours

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Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.8  491 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 36 100 0 = 100 100% 4.9
Last 6 months 67 189 0 = 189 100% 4.9
Last 12 months 184 491 0 = 491 100% 4.8
All 1,800 4,651 41 = 4,610 99% 4.8
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
% Positive Average
Dearly Departed's Hollywood Tragical History Tour 358 100% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Helter Skelter Tragical History Tour 95 100% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Nasty Nellie Oleson Tour 19 100% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Hollywood Movie Tours! 19 100% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Sort Descending Group Type?
Rating: 5
Interesting, informative, and fun time
Fri, Oct 5, 12   1:00 PM Xtamtamx Male 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
The tour was great. The guide was funny, enthusiastic, and extremely knowledgable. I definitely recommend it to anyone looking to see more of Hollywood and learn more about the things that happened there.
Rating: 5
loved it
Fri, Oct 5, 12   1:00 PM marypmurphy Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
It was the best tour I have ever taken.
Rating: 4
good stuff
Sun, Sep 30, 12   1:00 PM jkaler Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
Great info. Curious why we never saw location of Black Dahlia. Perhaps an open air van for better viewing and photos. Really glad I went. Hope to go on the Helter Skelter tour at some point. Thanks!
Rating: 5
Awesome tour
Sat, Sep 29, 12   1:00 PM terrienm Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
The tour was both interesting and fun. Our guide Brian was quite knowledgable about the tour subject matter as well as LA and Hollywood. He put a fun spin on the tour.
Rating: 5
tour guide is fabulous!!
Sat, Sep 29, 12   1:00 PM kaymitchell Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Our Tour guide was very informative and took us to many places not even listed on the tour.

He and the owner were so cordial. We thought the tour was much better than the one we went on last year.
Rating: 5
Terrific tour!
Fri, Sep 28, 12   1:00 PM barabook Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
The tour guide, Brian, was fun, entertaining, and knowledgeable. I really enjoyed this tour and learned a lot--about people, history, houses, and Beverly Hills and Hollywood. I would highly recommend this tour.
Rating: 5
Loved it!
Fri, Sep 28, 12   1:00 PM jstafford24 Female 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Great tour -- perfect for adults of all ages (but not children), particularly those interested in Old Hollywood or fans of
Rating: 5
A must do for Death Hags and the morbidly curious!
Thu, Sep 27, 12   1:00 PM cathykamen12 Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I have been a HUGE fan of for years. When we planned our trip to L.A., booking this trip was the first thing I did and boy was it worth every cent! I brought along my husband and two friends, both who had never heard of the site, but were intrigued after hearing my enthusiastic sales pitch. As I walked into the Dearly Departed Tour office and saw Scott Michaels behind the desk, my cold, dead heart skipped a beat! Was HE to be our tour guide? Alas he was not, but assured us that we would not be disappointed with Brian. Scott then suggested we look around the tiny two floor building which was full of morbid memorabilia either before or after the tour. He was then gracious enough to pose with me for a picture and gasp! gave me an official Death Hag sticker to call my own! Swoon! We then boarded the comfortable air-conditioned mini-bus for a fascinating trip through Hollywood's morbid past and our guide Brian could not have been any more fantastic! You can tell this guy LOVES his job and loves this city. He was like a kid that ate too many Pop Rocks & soda! Brian had also been a Hollywood tour guide for years, so not only did he point out the creepy, but also pointed out several celeb homes & lots of fun tidbits. Every time we made a stop to view either a home or location, he made sure to pull over, or if he could not, drive very slowly so everyone could get a good look or snap a picture. Brian was also very interactive with the group and answered any questions asked. He was full of knowledge and enthusiasm. In the end, the tour was fantastic & I recommend it to all fellow Death Hags and also to anyone that likes things a little twisted and a lot of fun!
Rating: 5
must do!!!
Thu, Sep 27, 12   1:00 PM jaimelynnkoh Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
our tour guide was amazing and very friendly, the tour was informative and entertaining. I would reccomend this tour to anyone looking for a good time !
Rating: 5
If you only do one tour, do this one!
Tue, Sep 25, 12   1:00 PM herbivore Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
I took this tour with my husband, it was a great way to see Hollywood and Beverly Hills and learn a bunch of interesting history! Tons of info, lots of fun! Tidbits on current celebrities, too.

Note: This is for mature audiences only, some story and visuals were very graphic/violent/morbid, but very interesting and critical to shaping Hollywood history.
Rating: 5
Great Tour!
Mon, Sep 17, 12   1:00 PM kandyh54 Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
I and my 19 yr. old son decided to take this tour after talking about some of the interesting 'never-solved' crimes in the LA area. He being much younger than me, was not familiar with all the names and events, but found the tour quite fascinating anyway! And it was not just about the dark things of Hollywood, there were some very interesting facts and history of Hollywood itself. I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to see some interesting sites and stories of some of the most notorious macabre events in LA. And also those that just want to see the sites and not worry about the traffic! Wonderful tour guide and very comfortable bus. Can't wait to take the "Helter Skelter Tour"!
Rating: 5
Entertaining, humorus and enlightening
Thu, Sep 13, 12   1:00 PM SMcCreary Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Great time.
Rating: 5
Well Worth the Time and Money
Thu, Sep 13, 12   1:00 PM peeks60 Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Briefly, this was a tour set up for family visiting from the east coast. Although we live and work near the Hollywood area, this tour was so informational in regards to not only the macabre side of Hollywood, but also to the architecture and other interesting aspects of the area as well.
Rating: 5
Don't normally do tours, but loved this one!
Wed, Sep 12, 12   1:00 PM bigoldv8 Male 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
After being a reader of Scott's web site for several years I finally had a chance to take the "Hollywood Tragical History Tour" and am glad I did! We had the pleasure of meeting Scott at the office, and then having Brian as our guide. Both are enthusiastic about what they do, and are genuinely nice and fun people. Brian adds a lot to the tour just by his personality and love of Hollywood. You will never be bored on this ride! Be aware though that it can run for around 3 hours so don't plan anything right after. It's worth it! Enjoy!
Rating: 5
Tue, Sep 11, 12   1:00 PM georgiak601 Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I highly recommend this tour. Brian is the best guide I've ever had on a tour and he had us out there for

more than the designated time. If you want to see alot of current movie stars homes, this tour isn't for you, but you see and hear about famous crimes and deaths and it was very interesting. So glad I did it!