Freud: Season 1

Freud: Season 1

Freud: Season 1

Young psychologist Sigmund Freud sets to make a name for himself in 1880s Vienna by investigating a crop of mysterious murders in this German crime series. To crack the cases, he enlists the help of a fragile psychic and a war veteran inspector.

2020Austria, GermanyGerman with English subtitles
CrimeDramaMysteryHistorical

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EPISODE 1.1
15 March 2020

Hysteria

Struggling with his career and swigging cocaine, Freud is pulled into a gruesome crime, then into an exclusive séance led by a mesmerizing psychic.

EPISODE 1.2
15 March 2020

Trauma

His theories opposed, Freud tips off authorities searching for a lost innocent. But he’ll have to collaborate with an outsider to get to the truth.

EPISODE 1.3
15 March 2020

Somnambulant

A duel takes a startling turn, with dire consequences. Sophia plants deadly seeds, a dreamer awakens and Freud learns how to unlock a shuttered mind.

EPISODE 1.4
15 March 2020

Totem and Taboo

Wishes — and nightmares — do come true as Freud teeters on the brink of self-destruction and Sophia and Viktor realize their deepest desires.

EPISODE 1.5
15 March 2020

Desire

Roused from a terrifying dream yet unable to shake a living nightmare, Fleur struggles with Freud. Killers close in as a bottomless rage spills forth.

EPISODE 1.6
15 March 2020

Regression

The effects of trauma run deeper than even Freud suspected as he looks into a dead pianist. Viktor accepts an invitation, and Kiss confronts Heinz.

EPISODE 1.7
15 March 2020

Catharsis

Desperate to hide the truth, Freud takes refuge in the haunted flat. A curse is sealed, and all must face their worst fears as the darkness closes in.

EPISODE 1.8
15 March 2020

Suppression

An empire comes under siege from within as an inner circle upends the establishment. Once a door is opened, can it ever really be closed?

Freud: Season 1 / Reviews

The Guardian

The Guardian

Freud slips from weird into downright ludicrousness when the doctor attends a seance... The plot takes about two episodes to cohere into any sense...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

You could argue that the series offers subtle commentary on the elevation of mediocre men to mythical status, but sometimes, a poorly executed vision is just a poorly executed vision.

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