The Alienist is an American television period drama mystery series based on the novel of same name by Caleb Carr With Ten-episode. Crime reporter John Moore meets with psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
The psychological thriller drama is set in 1896, when a series of gruesome murders of boy prostitutes has gripped New York City. Newly appointed police commissioner Teddy Roosevelt calls upon Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a criminal psychologist – aka alienist – and newspaper illustrator John Moore to conduct the investigation in secret. Joining them in the probe is Sara Howard, a headstrong secretary at police headquarters, as well as the Jewish twin brothers Marcus and Lucius Isaacson, both Detective Sergeants in the NYPD.
IMDB Rating: 7.7