The Shrink Next Door

2021 Drama | Comedy

Inspired by the true story of Marty and the therapist who turned his life around...then took it over. When he first meets Dr. Ike, Marty just wants to get better at boundaries. Over 30 years, he'll learn all about them—and what happens when they get crossed.

Our Review

by Eoghan Cannon
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'The Shrink Next Door' is a fascinating story that can drag in parts

Based on real-life events, and the subsequent podcast which followed, 'The Shrink Next Door' details the bizarre relationship between a psychiatrist and his patient. When Martin "Marty" Markowitz (Will Ferrell) begins to feel overwhelmed in his life, his sister Phyllis (Kathryn Hahn) suggests he see a shrink. After meeting Dr. Isaac "Ike" Herschkopf (Paul Rudd), the pair begin to strike up a close relationship, eventually blurring the lines between patient and friend. Set over a 30-year period, the series is essentially a story about one man's search for his voice, believing that this doctor is giving it to him, only for him to make a dark discovery...

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First Season: Season 1 (2021)

This season of The Shrink Next Door first aired on 11-11-2021