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Maniac 

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Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial for a drug that will, they're assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems permanently. Things do not go as planned.
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Series cast summary:
Jonah Hill ...  Owen Milgrim 10 episodes, 2018
Emma Stone ...  Annie Landsberg 10 episodes, 2018
Sonoya Mizuno ...  Dr. Azumi Fujita 10 episodes, 2018
Justin Theroux ...  Dr. James K. Mantleray 9 episodes, 2018
Sally Field ...  Dr. Greta Mantleray 9 episodes, 2018
Kathleen Choe ...  3 9 episodes, 2018
Danny Hoch ...  5 9 episodes, 2018
Allyce Beasley ...  11 8 episodes, 2018
Stephen Hill ...  7 8 episodes, 2018
James Monroe Iglehart ...  Carl 8 episodes, 2018
Dai Ishiguro ...  Head Control Tech 8 episodes, 2018
Sejal Shah ...  First Medical Tech 8 episodes, 2018
Billy Magnussen ...  Jed Milgrim 7 episodes, 2018
Aaralyn Anderson ...  Belle Milgrim / ... 6 episodes, 2018
Gabriel Byrne ...  Porter Milgrim 5 episodes, 2018
Julia Garner ...  Ellie Landsberg 5 episodes, 2018
Jemima Kirke ...  Adelaide 5 episodes, 2018
Nate Craig ...  Phil 5 episodes, 2018
Alexandra Curran ...  Holly Milgrim / ... 5 episodes, 2018
Jesse Magnussen 5 episodes, 2018

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Two strangers, Annie and Owen, sign up for a pharmaceutical test program. Over the course of the program previously-undiscovered parts of their memories and minds are revealed to them. Moreover, their dreams and sub-consciousnesses are becoming interconnected. Unknown to them, however, there is danger present - the giant computer that runs the tests has gone rogue and is threatening to destroy the program. Written by grantss

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Smart phones never appear in the series. All phone calls are always made by landlines See more »

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[from trailer]
Owen Milgrim: I don't know what's real, and what's not.
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: 2019 Movie Catch-Up! (part 2 of 2) (2019) See more »

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Not your typical mini-series
22 September 2018 | by DarkLSee all my reviews

Psychology, anthropology, linguistics and information technology wrapped into an amazingly well-acted Sci-Fi story. At times I was confused, surprised, mystified and yet the plot was so incredibly well woven and presented. I can think of nothing better I have seen in years and watching this was time well spent.


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Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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