The Outsider(TV show/series, 2020)

| 1h per episode | Genres: Mystery, Drama, Crime

Mini series in 1 season with 10 episodes

The OutsiderRating: 3.7/5 (with 500 votes)
The Outsider is an American psychological thriller-horror crime drama television series based on the 2018 novel of the same name by Stephen King, adapted for television by Richard Price. It was ordered to series on December 3, 2018, after being optioned as a miniseries by Media Rights Capital in June 2018. It premiered on HBO on January 12, 2020. It stars Ben Mendelsohn, Cynthia Erivo, Bill Camp, Paddy Considine, Julianne Nicholson, and Jason Bateman (who also directed the first two episodes). Though HBO has not renewed the series, King stated that scripts for a second season have been written, and the cast and crew have expressed interest in continuing the series. In November 2020, HBO passed on a second season, with production company MRC to shop the series to other outlets. ()
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About The Outsider

When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.

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The Outsider (2020): Official Trailer | HBO(Trailer, 2:37)

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The Outsider Seasons and Episodes

01/12/2020Miniseries - 10 episodes
#1 | 01/12/2020Fish in a Barrel
4.2/5 (with 20 votes)
When the body of an 11-year-old boy is found in the Georgia woods, detective Ralph Anderson launches an investigation into the gruesome murder.
#2 | 01/12/2020Roanoke
3.9/5 (with 16 votes)
During a surreptitious late-night visit with Terry, Ralph admits to being baffled by conflicting physical evidence. The next day, an unexpected tragedy throws the investigation into a tailspin. Meanwhile, Glory tries to soothe her daughter Jessa, who says she’s been visited by a strange man in her room at night.
#3 | 01/19/2020Dark Uncle
3.3/5 (with 15 votes)
Despite being on mandatory leave, Ralph continues to scrutinize the confounding circumstances surrounding the night of the murder. Jack has a hair-raising experience at a remote barn where key evidence and a mysterious substance have been found. Glory deals with fallout at her daughters’ school and with Jessa’s increasingly concerning nightmares.
#4 | 01/26/2020Que Viene el Coco
3.7/5 (with 14 votes)
After returning from an eye-opening trip to New York, Holly searches for clues at several locations connected to the Dayton case. Jeannie finds herself shaken by an unnerving incident at work and delivers an ominous warning to Ralph. Jack is put on the defensive at Tamika's baby shower.
#5 | 02/02/2020Tear-Drinker
3.3/5 (with 12 votes)
After returning from an eye-opening trip to New York, Holly searches for clues at several locations connected to the Dayton case. Jeannie finds herself shaken by an unnerving incident at work and delivers an ominous warning to Ralph. Jack is put on the defensive at Tamika’s baby shower.
#6 | 02/09/2020The One About the Yiddish Vampire
3.5/5 (with 11 votes)
Holly presents her unusual theory about the connection between two other mysterious child murders and the Frankie Peterson case. While Ralph remains skeptical, a more receptive Yunis suggests they start looking into Claude, the last person to have contact with Terry. Jeannie’s attempt to include Glory in their group of concerned citizens backfires.
#7 | 02/16/2020In the Pines, In the Pines
3.5/5 (with 11 votes)
Holly makes a calculated attempt to help a volatile but conflicted Jack, while their whereabouts are tracked by Ralph and Alec. After she's confronted by town gossip on her first day back at work, Glory considers Howie's suggestion on how to secure her family's financial future.
#8 | 02/23/2020Foxhead
3.8/5 (with 9 votes)
Sensing something ominous afoot, Claude reconnects with his brother Seale in Tennessee, while Holly, Ralph, Yunis and Andy follow him in hopes of isolating the evil force and thwarting its next kill. Meanwhile, a family visiting a local cave festival narrowly avoids a dangerous encounter.
#9 | 03/01/2020Tigers and Bears
3.6/5 (with 8 votes)
After obscuring their true purpose in town from local police, Ralph and Yunis interview witnesses from the cave festival, while Holly and Andy visit the scene. Later, the group considers its next move as Claude deals with the weight of his role.
#10 | 03/08/2020Must/Can't
3.2/5 (with 9 votes)
The group finds itself in a climactic showdown in their last-ditch, desperate attempt to root out El Coco.

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "The Outsider" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 26 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 01/12/2020
Last episode released on: 03/08/2020
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"El visitante"

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Other TV shows/series with this title: The Outsider (US, 1968), The Outsider (CA/GB, 1983)

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