Apple on Thursday released the first episodes of its latest original series, The Shrink Next Door. The dark comedy-drama limited series, available on Apple TV+, stars Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd.
The series is based on a true story about Marty Markowitz (Ferrell) is controlled and abused during decades of manipulation by therapist Ike Herschkopf (Rudd).
Inspired by true events, “The Shrink Next Door” details the bizarre relationship between psychiatrist to the stars Dr. Isaac “Ike” Herschkopf (played by Paul Rudd) and his longtime patient Martin “Marty” Markowitz (played by Will Ferrell). Over the course of their relationship, the all-too-charming Ike slowly inserts himself into Marty’s life, even moving into Marty’s Hamptons home and persuading Marty to name him president of the family business. The series explores how a seemingly normal doctor-patient dynamic morphs into an exploitative relationship filled with manipulation, power grabs, and dysfunction at its finest. The series also stars Kathryn Hahn as Phyllis, Marty’s younger sister, and Casey Wilson as Bonnie, the wife of Dr. Herschkopf.
The first three episodes of The Shrink Next Door premiered on November 11. The rest of the episodes of the eight-part limited series will be released each week.
- The Shrink Next Door Episode 1: November 12, 2021
- The Shrink Next Door Episode 2: November 12, 2021
- The Shrink Next Door Episode 3: November 12, 2021
- The Shrink Next Door Episode 4: November 19, 2021
- The Shrink Next Door Episode 5: November 25, 2021
- The Shrink Next Door Episode 6: December 3, 2021
- The Shrink Next Door Episode 7: December 10, 2021
- The Shrink Next Door Episode 8: December 17, 2021
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