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Season 1 2017

  • 2017-10-13T04:00:00Z on Netflix
  • 60 mins
  • 9 hours, 34 mins (10 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Crime

In the late 1970s two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters.


10 episodes

1x01 Episode 1

  • Series Premiere

    2017-10-13T04:00:00Z — 60 mins

In 1977, frustrated FBI hostage negotiator Holden Ford finds an unlikely ally in veteran agent Bill Tench and begins studying a new class of murderer.

1x02 Episode 2

  • 2017-10-13T04:00:00Z — 60 mins

Holden interviews the eerily articulate murderer Ed Kemper, but his research provokes negative feedback at the Bureau.

1x03 Episode 3

  • 2017-10-13T04:00:00Z — 60 mins

Dr. Wendy Carr joins Holden and Bill in their first success, when their insights lead to an arrest.

1x04 Episode 4

  • 2017-10-13T04:00:00Z — 60 mins

Bill and Holden consult with Wendy to begin classifying their subjects. They receive surprising news.

1x05 Episode 5

  • 2017-10-13T04:00:00Z — 60 mins

Holden and Bill return to a perplexing case in Pennsylvania where a set of clues leading in multiple directions leaves no shortage of suspects.

1x06 Episode 6

  • 2017-10-13T04:00:00Z — 34 mins

Wendy considers an offer. Holden and Bill struggle to communicate the meaning of their findings to the judicial system in the baffling Altoona case.

1x07 Episode 7

  • 2017-10-13T04:00:00Z — 60 mins

Wendy takes a career risk to relocate and join the team full time. Holden and Bill find it harder to keep the emotional intensity of work at bay.

1x08 Episode 8

  • 2017-10-13T04:00:00Z — 60 mins

Bill and Wendy interview candidates for a fourth member of the team. Holden is intrigued by complaints about a school principal's odd habit.

1x09 Episode 9

  • 2017-10-13T04:00:00Z — 60 mins

Holden's methods during a disturbing interview with mass murderer Richard Speck create dissension among the team and kick off an internal FBI probe.

1x10 Episode 10

  • 2017-10-13T04:00:00Z — 60 mins

The team cracks under pressure from an in-house review. Holden's bold style elicits a confession but puts his career, relationships and health at risk.