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15 Must-Watch Shows Based on True Stories

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Sometimes the truth really is stranger than fiction. Check out these 15 bingeworthy shows based on real events.

The Great

The Great

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A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.

American Crime Story

American Crime Story

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An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminal investigations.

The Crown

The Crown

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The gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.

Mindhunter

Mindhunter

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An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.

When They See Us

When They See Us

Shows

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park.

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