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Netflix’s Mindhunter will return for 2nd season

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Mindhunter is an American crime drama web television series created by Joe Penhall, based on the true crime book Mindhunter:

IMDb has rated this show 8.8 and Rotten Tomatoes judged it to 97%!


well, that was their opinion, Mindhunter is not just any other Netflix show. It has something to do with the mind as its title says. The shows have one after the other criminal case to investigate and in between criminals to interview. That’s what makes this show worth watchable.


Synopsis of Mindhunter

Catching a criminal often requires the authorities to get inside the villain’s mind to figure out how he thinks. That’s the job of FBI agents Holden Ford and Bill Tench. They attempt to understand and catch serial killers by studying their damaged psyches.

Along the way, the agents pioneer the development of modern serial-killer profiling. The crime drama has a strong pedigree behind the camera, with Oscar-nominated director David Fincher and Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron among the show’s executive producers.

That’s the basic plot, the series is shot in the 20th century, which looks original. Jonathan Groff has done his best,


Jonathan Groff as Holden Ford and all the other’s did well too, especially Cameron Britton who played Edmund Kemper.

Mindhunter – Edmund Kemper & Holden Ford

The climax of Mindhunter Explained

But the series lacks a convincing finale or climax. The final episode is disappointing because it’s inconclusive, frankly speaking, it’s still not clear about the end because of its dilemma-tic end.

Mindhunter – Climax Scene

Coming to the overall review, this American drama series is a must watch to those who love crime thrillers and also psychological studies. I loved the suspense and the storyline.


The climax is a bit tricky because we see Holden Ford visiting Edmund Kemper and after that, he collapses in the hospital, off course this happened because of his anxiety and his tension, the end is dilemmatic and in convincing.

Well, we all have wondered who is that person in the final shot burning files? when we come across all the episodes we see him in bites doing something strange and this tells us that he is a serial killer too, his action defines it. This person shown here is Dennis Rader, he is serial killer from the 1970’s.


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Dennis Rader in real life and reel life

He’s instantly familiar to people who have read about serial killers in America: Dennis Rader, the BTK killer. Rader gave himself the name “BTK” in one of his many letters to the media, which stands for “bind, torture, kill,” his preferred method of execution.

So the climax scene or the final shot features Radar, which tells us that he will be featured in season 2 as well.

The BTK killer is sure to play a major role in season two, though it almost certainly won’t involve his capture. Radar has murdered many and he gave a pause in the middle to his murders after he was caught wearing women’s clothing to his wife, and the police did not actually catch him until 2005, that makes the season two more interesting.

Mindhunter – BTk killer

If you remember the very first episode of Mindhunter, where Holden and Bill come across this case and but they don’t investigate the case due to various reasons, the murder is actually the work of the show’s version of the BTK killer.

He used the same knots in other murders and he was a member of a local church council, suggesting the importance of the church and broomstick.

What’s in Mindhunter Season 2 about?

So gathering all the information of Mindhunter season two we already know its plot.

In addition to that Director and executive producer David Fincher told Billboard that one of the major cases in season 2 will be the Atlanta child murders of 1979 to 1981, in which a serial killer took the lives of 28 African-Americans, mostly children under the age of 15.

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Mindhunter – David Fincher

In an interview with Vulture, Holt McCallany suggested that the show might feature Charles Manson and David Berkowitz, two serial killers who were briefly mentioned during season one.

Nevertheless, there are a lot of things we actually don’t know. Will Holden Ford keeps meeting with Ed Kemper? Is Holden himself actually a psychopath? When will the FBI begin to look for the BTK killer? And will Dr. Wendy Carr ever get a cat?

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