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The Alienist 

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Crime reporter, John Moore, meets with psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
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S1.E1 The Boy on the Bridge
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1898 New York City is the setting for a series of child murders. "Alienist" Lazlo Kreitzer sets out to solve the crimes using the new disciplines of psychology and forensics.


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 Stevie Taggert 10 episodes, 2018
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 Sergeant Doyle 10 episodes, 2018
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 Lucius Isaacson 10 episodes, 2018
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 Marcus Isaacson 10 episodes, 2018
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 Captain Connor 10 episodes, 2018
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 Mary Palmer 8 episodes, 2018
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 Thomas Byrnes 8 episodes, 2018
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 New Paresis Hall Boy / ... 6 episodes, 2018
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 New Paresis Hall Boy 5 episodes, 2018
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 Edith Roosevelt 5 episodes, 2018
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 New Paresis Hall Boy / ... 5 episodes, 2018
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 Paresis Hall Boy 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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Drama | Mystery

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Based on a series of novels by Caleb Carr. See more »

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Intriguing
22 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

Just catching the preview of the alienist and I tell you I think it's intriguing to say the least, and this is just the first episode. Talk about your American horror story's. I think the story and acting are terrific, and the setting of late 1800 New York spectacular. Can't wait for the next episodes! GK


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