Netflix’s serial killer show is chilling viewers to the bone

This year’s flood of new true crime content has yet to abate from Netflix, with the new docuseries You can catch the killersThese are the latest examples that we can add to our collection.

This is the gist of it all. “The investigators behind infamous serial killer cases,” Netflix’s official synopsis explains, “reveal the harrowing, chilling details of their extraordinary efforts in this true crime series.”The first episode is titled “The First Episode”). The Green River Killer: Body Count), viewers learn the story of the unsolved murders of women around Green River, near Seattle — something that’s haunted investigators for decades. The crime scene science revolution will not allow for any progress until then.

Capturing KillersNow streaming on Netflix

“I’m going to be honest with you,”The trailer opens with a gruff man speaking in the first seconds For the series. “Walking up to this crime scene after 30 years — the sad part, that somebody lost their life right here a few feet from us, just kinda rushes over you.”

Here’s an example of what viewers can expect. Episode 2 (Manhunter: Aileen Wiornos) unspools a serial killer’s road trip through Florida in 1990. One that left several men dead and forced investigators to go undercover to catch someone they wouldn’t have expected. In the meantime, the last two episodes focus on the “happy face killer.”

True Lies, Part 1 “odd suspects, questionable confessions, and ever-shifting stories” confront detectives. They’re hunting for a women’s killer in Oregon in the 1990s. In the final episode, a “consequential”Letter surfaces with claims that challenge the closed case.

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So far Killer catcherPositive reviews seem to be a common result.

The team is at DeciderFor example, he recommended that viewers “stream it” as part of the website’s regular “Stream It or Skip It” feature. “This is a weird thing to say about a show involving serial killers,”The review explains. “but Catching Killers is a light watch, akin to what you might see on Dateline48 Hours, or cable true crime shows. There’s just enough information to make the show entertaining, but there’s no depth to any of the stories.”

And when you’re done with that? You can also check out our coverage of new Netflix true crime content.

  • There’s Yara, a new Netflix movie that dramatizes a crime that rocked Italy a decade ago — the murder of 13-year-old Yara Gambirasio;
  • Sophie: A Murder in West CorkThis is a documentary about a murder that took place in 1990s Ireland. It’s the first ever made in living memory.
  • Private Network: Who Killed Manuel Buendia This documentary is about a journalist who was murdered. He was a reporter who chronicled corruption for the daily newspaper. Excélsior,One of the most popular books in Mexico City. The Netflix documentary follows the events surrounding his assassination in his office in 1984.
  • And then there’s HeistA docuseries on a group of, you guessed, wild heists. One of these stories is about thieves who took $3.1 million from an armored truck at Las Vegas.


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