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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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Season 2 Premiere



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Friday, October 13, 2017

The team cracks under the pressure from an in-house review. Holden's bold style elicits a confession but puts his career, relationships and health at risk.


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Top Rated TV #152 | Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jonathan Groff ...  Holden Ford 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Holt McCallany ...  Bill Tench 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Hannah Gross ...  Debbie Mitford 10 episodes, 2017
Anna Torv ...  Wendy Carr 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Sonny Valicenti ...  ADT Serviceman 8 episodes, 2017
Cotter Smith ...  Unit Chief Shepard 8 episodes, 2017
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Storyline

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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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mindhunter See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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Trivia

The show is based on the real-life experiences of John Douglas, a special agent who pioneered the practice of psychological profiling during his 25 years with the FBI. See more »

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User Reviews

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