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The Patient

TV-MA 2022 - Present 1 Season Mystery & Thriller Drama TRAILER for The Patient: Limited Series First Look List View All /tv/the_patient/videos videos The Patient: The Patient Limited Series Featurette - Inside Look How Steve Carell Went From Actor to Therapist The Patient: The Patient Limited Series Featurette - Inside Look How Steve Carell Went From Actor to Therapist 3:41 The Patient: Limited Series First Look The Patient: Limited Series First Look 2:55 The Patient: Limited Series Teaser - Therapist Or Prisoner? The Patient: Limited Series Teaser - Therapist Or Prisoner? 0:30 The Patient: Limited Series Trailer The Patient: Limited Series Trailer 1:35 View more videos
89% Avg. Tomatometer 61 Reviews 68% Avg. Audience Score 500+ Ratings Therapist, Alan Strauss, is held prisoner by a patient, Sam Fortner, who reveals himself to be a serial killer. Sam has an unusual therapeutic demand for Alan: curb his homicidal urges. In order to survive, Alan must unwind Sam's disturbed mind and stop him from killing again but Sam refuses to address critical topics, like his mother Candace. Alone in captivity, Alan excavates his own past through memories of his old therapist, Charlie, and grapples with waves of his own repressed troubles -- the recent death of his wife, Beth, and the painful estrangement from his religious son, Ezra. Over the course of his imprisonment, Alan uncovers not only how deep Sam's compulsion runs, but also how much work he has to do to repair the rift in his own family. Read More Read Less Watch on Hulu Stream Now

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The Patient

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Synopsis Therapist, Alan Strauss, is held prisoner by a patient, Sam Fortner, who reveals himself to be a serial killer. Sam has an unusual therapeutic demand for Alan: curb his homicidal urges. In order to survive, Alan must unwind Sam's disturbed mind and stop him from killing again but Sam refuses to address critical topics, like his mother Candace. Alone in captivity, Alan excavates his own past through memories of his old therapist, Charlie, and grapples with waves of his own repressed troubles -- the recent death of his wife, Beth, and the painful estrangement from his religious son, Ezra. Over the course of his imprisonment, Alan uncovers not only how deep Sam's compulsion runs, but also how much work he has to do to repair the rift in his own family.
Creator
Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields
Executive Producer
Steve Carell, Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Caroline Moore, Chris Long, Victor Hsu
Network
Hulu
Rating
TV-MA
Genre
Mystery & Thriller, Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date
Aug 30, 2022