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The Alienist 

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Newspaper illustrator John Moore meets with criminal psychologist (alienist) Dr. Laszlo Kreizler to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
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Series cast summary:
...  Laszlo Kreizler 10 episodes, 2018
...  John Moore 10 episodes, 2018
...  Theodore Roosevelt 10 episodes, 2018
...  Cyrus Montrose 10 episodes, 2018
...  Marcus Isaacson 10 episodes, 2018
...  Lucius Isaacson 10 episodes, 2018
...  Mary Palmer 10 episodes, 2018
...  Stevie Taggert 10 episodes, 2018
...  Sara Howard 10 episodes, 2018
...  Captain Connor 10 episodes, 2018
...  Sergeant Doyle 8 episodes, 2018
...  Thomas Byrnes 7 episodes, 2018
...  Esther 5 episodes, 2018
...  Joseph / ... 5 episodes, 2018
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The Alienist opens when a series of haunting, gruesome murders of boy prostitutes grips New York City. Newly appointed police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt (Geraghty) calls upon criminal psychologist (aka alienist) Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Brühl) and newspaper illustrator John Moore (Evans) to conduct the investigation in secret. They are joined by Sara Howard (Fanning), a headstrong secretary determined to become the city's first female police detective. Using the emerging disciplines of psychology and early forensic investigation techniques, this band of social outsiders set out to find and apprehend one of New York City's first serial killers.

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Madness Lies Within

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St. Elizabeths Hospital was the site of a Federal Mental Asylum frequented by members of the armed services who were deemed unfit for duty. In the early twenty-first century, it is slated for redevelopment as the Headquarters of the Department of Homeland Security. See more »

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Geniuenly good show
20 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

Honestly just binged through 5 episodes. It's obviously not unique, but it is well worth the watch. Now I haven't read the book or anything so this is my review just based on the episodes I have seen not from any books and comparing them to the show. So if you're like me - who likes; crime, a psycho, bit of weirdness and a good story. Then this is definitely for you.


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