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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.
First Air Date 2019-03-20
Last Air Date 2019-05-01
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hannah shared a tip "I was so impressed with this show! still can’t believe it’s a true story"
deena_chadwick shared a tip "Watch "Mommy Dead and Dearest" it's the documentary of "The Act"."
sara_schirer shared a tip "I watched most of the 1st season already."
sara_schirer shared a tip "Definitely something too watch if u want some drama in your life"
alexaldyfloyd shared a tip "This show was one of my favorite true crime stories portrayed of 2019. Patricia Arquette abbbbbbsolutelyyyyyyy kills it."
amy_santi shared a tip "The Acting Phenomenal! The Fact That This Is A True Story Is Insane Please Watch Great Depiction"
lyndon_bray shared a tip "Riveting documentary about Munchausen by proxy. An interesting look at codependence and its dangers."
emily_mcdowell_926 shared a tip "The actors who played in this show nailed their parts!"
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."
janine_4526 shared a tip "It's so creepy, especially because it's true."
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"
liset_solis shared a tip "Love it"
RockerChick91 shared a tip "Disturbing and impossible to stop watching"
rani_5764 shared a tip "This was pretty good. I’d consider this to be a quick and easy watch if you like this kind of drama"
pete_smith shared a tip "I love this show also"
fun_views shared a tip "I don’t have a favorite it all just comes together"
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!"
prola_kilo shared a tip "This was an amazing tv show and u should watch it"
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"
lorraine_clemmer shared a tip "I knew only what headlines offered prior to watching. More questions after watching...who was more disturbed & deceptive...."
50sumthing shared a tip "Crazy good! Hard to watch sometimes but amazing"
nicole_power shared a tip "I couldn't stop watching it. Binged it within 24 hours. Hits close to home for me."
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("
carissa_mancuso-mil shared a tip "I want more seasons but i know thats the whole story."
christie_rowe shared a tip "Based on a true story. Very interesting"
alexandra_nolan shared a tip "Rating: B"
jacque_booth shared a tip "True best on true story stories"
rosy_melon shared a tip "A stunning performance by the actors!!! Also that it's a true story gives it a lot of edge."
traci_long shared a tip "Excellent"
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"
tamra_martin shared a tip "Honestly I loved the whole series!!"
lacey_lowe shared a tip "Want to watch it"
phia shared a tip "I love showe with a grrat plot about mothers faking their kids illness"
jeremiah_morales shared a tip "It was crazy"
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."
athziri_hernandez_190 shared a tip "I love it but how can I see it?"
lovelylayla shared a tip "So good"
baileigh_grisham shared a tip "#true_crime"
deborah_dunn_7625 shared a tip "Truth is more disturbing than fiction. Hands down. Sad"
danielle_desaulniers shared a tip "Amazing story of munchausen by proxy!"
clare_smith_3889 shared a tip "Good binge. Scary and effed up 😅😅"
madison_ward shared a tip "Really portrays the story so well."
sumi_4202 shared a tip "Great Movie!"
jackiemeows shared a tip "Disgustingly great, phenomenal that this can happen in our world 🌎 #******"
hillary_duran shared a tip "Unreal! True to the news. But sexually explicit. This story is eye opening!"
PleaseSendMeCoffee shared a tip "Such a great show!"
deleted_user_1619601957412 shared a tip "Very good. Calum Worthy gives a devastating performance. Breaks your heart."
danielle_butcher shared a tip "Well done but disturbing!"