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Mindhunter 

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Set in the late 1970s, two FBI agents are tasked with interviewing serial killers to solve open cases.

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Joe Penhall
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2019   2017  
Top Rated TV #144 | Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Jonathan Groff ...  Holden Ford 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Holt McCallany ...  Bill Tench 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Anna Torv ...  Dr. Wendy Carr / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Sonny Valicenti ...  ADT Serviceman 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Stacey Roca ...  Nancy Tench 12 episodes, 2017-2019
Hannah Gross ...  Debbie Mitford 10 episodes, 2017
Joe Tuttle ...  Gregg Smith 10 episodes, 2017-2019
Zachary Scott Ross ...  Brian Tench 10 episodes, 2017-2019
Cotter Smith ...  Unit Chief Shepard / ... 9 episodes, 2017-2019
Albert Jones ...  Jim Barney / ... 8 episodes, 2017-2019
Lauren Glazier ...  Kay Manz 8 episodes, 2019
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Two FBI agents, fighting the departmental stigma of backroom boys - those who try to complicate the status quo of simple Means, Motive, Opportunity (MMO) of crime-solving with academics - work to develop an innovative investigative field incorporating psychology, anthropology and sociology as a method to reveal the motive. They acknowledge classic crime-solving - MMO - as no longer sufficient because criminality is becoming more complicated as Motive graduates from need and greed to inexplicable and irrational reasons. They theorize applying deeper psychological evaluation will posit new questions. Simply, asking Why will lead to the Who. This series focuses on the development by two men, two agents, of a new criminal field and does so through story lines of visiting the sociopathic mind. Written by sasisami

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Trivia

Kazu Hiro and his prosthetics makeup team spent six hours working on actors Oliver Cooper and Damon Herriman for their respective roles as David Berkowitz and Charles Manson, so that when they walked onto the set they were the very embodiment of their real-life characters. Hiro had earlier won the Oscar for his transformation of Gary Oldman into Winston Churchill in the biopic Darkest Hour (2017). See more »

Goofs

There is a scene where Tench is sitting at a table drinking whiskey. Whilst the label is pointing away from the camera, it is possible to tell from the embossing on the side of the glass bottle that it is a bottle of Bushmills Northern Irish whisky. This specific 'embossed' bottle type was first introduced to market in 2010. And was certainly not around in the 70's when this show is set. See more »

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How can we get ahead of crazy if we don't know how crazy thinks?
13 October 2017 | by anniec62See all my reviews

I'm spoiled for good quality TV shows that are intriguing and make me think while entertaining along the way. So many shows I watch the first episode and can't even get through it because its so predictable or cookie cutter. I'm excited I've found a new one to enjoy. And even though it is set in the 70s, its very relevant for today. Crazy takes on many forms. Back then it was "sequence killers" prior to term "serial killer" being used. Today its crazy mass shooters. I love Ford's desire to learn. I've watched 2 episodes and looking forward to the rest. And BTW the soundtrack is amazing!


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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2017 (USA) See more »

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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