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A seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother.

Parental GuideTV-MA

Status Ended

First Air Date 2019-03-20

Last Air Date 2019-05-01

Seasons 1

Episodes 8


TMDB 7.6


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hannah shared a tip "I was so impressed with this show! still can’t believe it’s a true story"

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2gmiguel shared a tip "The part where she and her online boyfriend finally have sex was probably the most cringe I've experienced in a long time."

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amy_santi shared a tip "The Acting Phenomenal! The Fact That This Is A True Story Is Insane Please Watch Great Depiction"

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lisa_flores_8364 shared a tip "This show is hard to watch but pushes you to think what if this happened to you and what would you do about it."

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amber_martin_8084 shared a tip "Really chilling show. I loved it."

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kileyi shared a tip "a little too much sex scenes but other then that it’s really good"

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lori_knight_4195 shared a tip "Really enjoy these series, very different than anything else I have seen recently. Can’t imagine people doing this"

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pete_treperinas shared a tip "Chilling and sad, but I couldn’t stop watching"

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deena_c shared a tip "Watch "Mommy Dead and Dearest" it's the documentary of "The Act"."

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sara_schirer shared a tip "I watched most of the 1st season already."

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sara_schirer shared a tip "Definitely something too watch if u want some drama in your life"

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dillina_allen shared a tip "Yes, Joey King did a great job. There were a few facts changed for the series but overall I felt they did a great job"

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alexaldyfloyd shared a tip "This show was one of my favorite true crime stories portrayed of 2019. Patricia Arquette abbbbbbsolutelyyyyyyy kills it."

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lyndon_bray shared a tip "Riveting documentary about Munchausen by proxy. An interesting look at codependence and its dangers."

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rebekah_santos shared a tip "So well acted and just an incredibly crazy story."

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emily_mcdowell_926 shared a tip "The actors who played in this show nailed their parts!"

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janine_4526 shared a tip "It's so creepy, especially because it's true."

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sarah_starnes_3714 shared a tip "Nice"

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liset_solis shared a tip "Love it"

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RockerChick91 shared a tip "Disturbing and impossible to stop watching"

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elauna_robinson shared a tip "Very interesting and set on the edge of your seat thrilling."

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pete_smith shared a tip "I love this show also"

daniela_alayon shared a tip "Disturbing but so fascinating."

kenyiah_mays shared a tip "Great show to binge watch, lots of plot twists"

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fun_views shared a tip "I don’t have a favorite it all just comes together"

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50sumthing shared a tip "Crazy good! Hard to watch sometimes but amazing"

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christie_rowe shared a tip "Based on a true story. Very interesting"

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kelli_scott shared a tip "Love the show, pacing was a little slow. Otherwise excellent acting!"

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prola_kilo shared a tip "This was an amazing tv show and u should watch it"

bimpe shared a tip "They both acted their asses off"

magen_beyer shared a tip "Great show"

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debbi_hartley shared a tip "My heart ached for that girl. Yours will too."

jacqueline_moore shared a tip "Still ****** up over this show. Too creepy but I couldn't stop watching"

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lorraine_clemmer shared a tip "I knew only what headlines offered prior to watching. More questions after watching...who was more disturbed & deceptive...."

mackenzie_noble_1922 shared a tip "I know that this show came out about 2 years ago but I am still in love with this story("

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carissa_mancuso-mil shared a tip "I want more seasons but i know thats the whole story."

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nicole_power shared a tip "I couldn't stop watching it. Binged it within 24 hours. Hits close to home for me."

olivia_rivera_3903 shared a tip "It was so mysterious and kind of weird."

megan_169 shared a tip "If you like this one then try Sharper Objects."

sailly_6586 shared a tip "Very good but disturbing and sad"

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alexandra_nolan shared a tip "Rating: B"

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kaitlyn_rigsbay shared a tip "It’s was good I liked the twist"

jennifer_richards_1832 shared a tip "Great dramatization of what happened. Very binge worthy"

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Rabbit_Poo shared a tip "really good acting"

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jacque_booth shared a tip "True best on true story stories"

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rosy_melon shared a tip "A stunning performance by the actors!!! Also that it's a true story gives it a lot of edge."

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traci_long shared a tip "Excellent"

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lacey_lowe shared a tip "Want to watch it"

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kimberly_moore_7694 shared a tip "Well I mean since it is based on a real story, I knew how it ended. Didn't expect anything else"

ash_6509 shared a tip "I like it a lot!"

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tamra_martin shared a tip "Honestly I loved the whole series!!"

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phia shared a tip "I love showe with a grrat plot about mothers faking their kids illness"

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jeremiah_morales shared a tip "It was crazy"

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sophia_searles shared a tip "A tragically beautiful retelling of Rypsy Rose's story. Wonderful for a true crime lover. The perspective is perfectly done."

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athziri_hernandez_190 shared a tip "I love it but how can I see it?"

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lovelylayla shared a tip "So good"

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lovelylayla shared a tip "it has so much depth, it feels so real to me! couldnt stop watching<33"

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baileigh_grisham shared a tip "#true_crime"

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deborah_dunn_7625 shared a tip "Truth is more disturbing than fiction. Hands down. Sad"

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danielle_desaulniers shared a tip "Amazing story of munchausen by proxy!"

marilyn_ray_7906 shared a tip "true crimre"

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madison_ward shared a tip "Really portrays the story so well."

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clare_smith_3889 shared a tip "Good binge. Scary and effed up 😅😅"

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sumi_4202 shared a tip "Great Movie!"

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jackiemeows shared a tip "Disgustingly great, phenomenal that this can happen in our world 🌎 #******"

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hillary_duran shared a tip "Unreal! True to the news. But sexually explicit. This story is eye opening!"

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PleaseSendMeCoffee shared a tip "Such a great show!"

karen_holder shared a tip "disturbing, couldn't keep watching. I can handle dark and urky stuff but this was just too real and uncomfortable."

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danielle_butcher shared a tip "Well done but disturbing!"

morgan_3720 shared a tip "Its really emotional but a great story"

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kathlina_eayre shared a tip "A great retelling of the crime committed by Gypsy Rose and her mother, one you gotta see if you like true crime!"

rebecca_alford_4670 shared a tip "True crime"

lisa_cowan_6820 shared a tip "Yes."

kevin_pedraza_1614 shared a tip "It's very well done show."

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dawn_capps_631 shared a tip "Awesome!! Had to binge on this one, couldn’t turn it off!!! Dawn C"

gerarda_tiangco shared a tip "Crazy!"

alexis_callicoat shared a tip "I finished mind hunters recently. I really loved watching it."

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