The Following (2013– )

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A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.

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 Ryan Hardy (39 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Mike Weston / ... (39 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Joe Carroll / ... (39 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Emma Hill (29 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Max Hardy (24 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Claire Matthews (23 episodes, 2013-2014)
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The FBI estimates there are currently over 300 active serial killers in the United States. What would happen if these killers had a way of communicating and connecting with each other? What if they were able to work together and form alliances across the country? What if one brilliant psychotic serial killer was able to bring them all together and activate a following? Written by Jack

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The Following shares a lot of actors with the show Unforgettable (2011) including: Debra Parker, Kyle Catlett, Marin Ireland and Tom Lipinski. See more »

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Excellent action, stupid cops.
19 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'll start by saying that the show had some good action to it, the actors are well developed and the overall theme to the show is great.Aside from that the show seriously lacks in the general intelligence and intuition of those playing law informant characters. The F.B.I. are after a cult following a brilliant serial killer who is currently behind bars, the members of the cult are supposedly rather intelligent themselves and yet the F.B.I. and the police never seem to be prepared for the twists, never sending enough officers to do a job. Of course if the police were depicted as being intelligent and competent individuals, the producers would have had to hire actual writers to keep the series moving.


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