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Dirty John 

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Series (2018– )
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Debra's seemingly perfect life is disrupted as she falls for a handsome doctor who sweeps her into a whirlwind romance. But her handsome new beau pulls Debra into a sinister game of psychological manipulation.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Connie Britton ...  Debra Newell 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Eric Bana ...  John Meehan 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Juno Temple ...  Veronica Newell 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Julia Garner ...  Terra Newell 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Jean Smart ...  Arlane Hart 5 episodes, 2018-2019
Keiko Agena ...  Nancy 4 episodes, 2018-2019
Jeff Perry ...  Michael O'Neil 3 episodes, 2018-2019
Kevin Zegers ...  Toby 3 episodes, 2018-2019
Jake Abel ...  Trey 3 episodes, 2018
Judy Reyes ...  Private Investigator 2 episodes, 2018
Sprague Grayden ...  Tonia Sells 2 episodes, 2018
Joelle Carter ...  Denise Meehan-Shepard 2 episodes, 2018-2019
John Getz 2 episodes, 2018-2019
Joe Tippett ...  Bobby 2 episodes, 2018
Lindsey Kraft ...  Ruth 2 episodes, 2018-2019
Julie Dretzin 2 episodes, 2018
Vanessa Martinez ...  Celia 2 episodes, 2018
Brent Anderson ...  Detective Marco Layton 2 episodes, 2018-2019
Tiffany Splettstoeszer Tiffany Splettstoeszer ...  Danielle 2 episodes, 2018
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Debra Newell (Connie Britton) has a seemingly perfect life: she's successful, beautiful and lives in one of California's most desirable coastal cities, Newport Beach. The only thing missing is love. So when she finally meets charming and handsome doctor John Meehan (Eric Bana), she's quickly swept into a whirlwind romance, much to the dismay of her daughters Terra (Julia Garner) and Veronica (Juno Temple). Their fast-tracked relationship creates tension between Debra and the girls, leaving them no choice but to investigate the stranger who has swept their mother off her feet. And with a fraught family history, the backstory of Debra and her mother Arlane (Jean Smart) provides insight into why she may have been so vulnerable to John in the first place. As Debra gets drawn deeper into his lies and sinister game of psychological manipulation, it results in horrific consequences for an entire family. Written by Bravo

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Release Date:

25 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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Dirty John See more »

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In the Thanksgiving dinner scene John is wearing a shirt that says University of Arizona but is the colors of Arizona State University. See more »

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Featured in Jeremy Vine: Episode #2.44 (2019) See more »

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Thought I would hate it.
6 January 2019 | by FIoretSee all my reviews

The podcast was a helluva ride, so when I heard they were making a mini serious I rolled my eyes. Obviously much like when a movie is adapted from a book, it'll never live up to your first experience.

Firstly off, Eric Bana --- what time capsule they get him out of. But after a few episodes you calm down and remember he's a good actor. Meanwhile Connie Britton has a made a deal with our Dark Lord because the woman just doesnt age. If you're an OG Designing Women fan, you're already love Jean Smart.

This is a fun series. Nothing mind blowing or ground breaking. I think a next good project would be "Doctor Death". Oddly enough, Eric Bana would be a good casting choice for that lead as well.


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