The Shrink Next Door: Season 1

The Shrink Next Door: Season 1

The Shrink Next Door: Season 1

A psychiatrist (Paul Rudd) starts to slowly creep in, and take over, his patient Marty's (Will Ferrell) life and family business in this dark comedy series based on a true story. Co-stars Kathryn Hahn (WandaVision).

2021USAApple
ComedyTrue Story & Biography

Streaming (1 Provider)

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

The Consultation

Marty is struggling with anxiety, so his sister Phyllis persuades... More him to start seeing well-regarded psychiatrist Dr. Ike.

EPISODE 1.2

The Ceremony

Dr. Ike convinces Marty to have a second bar mitzvah,... More which upsets Phyllis.

EPISODE 1.3

The Treatment

Marty invites Dr. Ike to help out with the family... More business. Phyllis senses she is losing her brother and decides to take matters into her own hands.

EPISODE 1.4

The Foundation

Dr. Ike persuades Marty to start a charity with him.... More Marty sparks with a female employee at the frame store.

EPISODE 1.5

The Family Tree

When Dr. Ike experiences a death in the family, Marty... More invites him to come stay at his house in the Hamptons.

EPISODE 1.6

The Party

Dr. Ike and Marty throw a series of extravagant parties... More at the Hamptons house—mostly at Marty's expense.

EPISODE 1.7

The Breakthrough

Marty considers a company move to New Jersey, but is... More that a boundary even Dr. Ike can't cross?

EPISODE 1.8

The Verdict

Marty confronts Dr. Ike about his behavior and tries to... More reconnect with the life he left behind. Series finale.

The Shrink Next Door: Season 1 | Reviews

59%58 reviews

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Variety

Variety

Both characters are, in the end, ciphers.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Strikes a few chords over eight episodes and holds your interest throughout...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

The result is confusing, landing in a no-man's-land between comedy, drama and thriller.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Mainly what held my interest in The Shrink Next Door was the myriad reasons it doesn't quite work.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

A drawn-out true-cringe story.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

If you watch The Shrink Next Door as a showcase for two extraordinary actors, you will likely have a great viewing experience. I certainly did.

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New York Post

New York Post

Disturbing - and not in an entertaining way.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

The series rapidly hops between decades but feels like it moves at a crawl, dulling the myriad charms of its leading cast.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

It would all seem a tad daft and overblown if it wasn't for the fact that it all really happened.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The sheer size and nerve of the three-decade scam will keep you going to the end.

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IGN

IGN

The rinse/repeat abuse dynamic of Ike and Marty becomes an exceptionally tedious watch by series end.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

Maybe a different creative team could've done a better job adapting The Shrink Next Door, or maybe Marty Markowitz's story simply didn't need to be retold.

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