The Homely Oddity is a location added in v4 of Echo of the Wilds. The Homely Oddity location features a television and several other items familiar to the player.
When the television is inspected, the player appears in a living room. In this room, the player's level of hydration drops rapidly, and the player can go back to the wilds by inspecting to the television again. Once a player has returned to the wilds, the face of the Haunting Shadow will appear within the television.