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7 Best Shows Like ‘Baby Reindeer’ To Watch If You Love The Series

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Netflix’s surprise hit psychological dark comedy series Baby Reindeer is surprising people with its cute name and intensely dark story. Created by Richard Gadd, the Netflix series is based on Gadd’s autobiographical one-man show of the same name and it tells Gadd’s experience of being sexually assaulted in his 20s. Baby Reindeer stars Gadd in the lead role with Jessica Gunning, Nava Mau, Tom Goodman-Hill, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Danny Kirrane, Hugh Coles, and Nina Sosanya starring in supporting roles. So, if you loved the psychologically thrilling look on obsession and the rawness of the dark comedy in Baby Reindeer you should check out these similar shows next.

You (Netflix)

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You is a psychological crime thriller series created by Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble. Based on a novel series of the same name by Caroline Kepnes, the Netflix series follows the story of Joe Goldberg, a young man who becomes obsessed with a woman and methodically inserts himself into her life while doing unthinkable things to the other people in her life whom he deems unsuitable. You stars Peen Badgley in the lead role with Elizabeth Lail, Victoria Pedretti, Charlotte Ritchie, Jenna Ortega, Shay Mitchell, Carmela Zumbado, and Tati Gabrielle starring in supporting roles.

Ripley (Netflix)

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Ripley is a psychological crime thriller created by Steven Zaillian. Based on a 1955 novel titled The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith, the Netflix series is set in the 1950s and it follows the story of Tom Ripley, a con man who goes to Italy to bring Dickie Greenleaf back to America on the request of Dickie’s father. Tom is seduced by the comfortable life of Dickie and does the unthinkable to take over Dickie’s identity but the only thing standing in his way is Dickie’s girlfriend. Ripley stars Andrew Scott in the lead role with Dakota Fanning, Johnny Flynn, Eliot Summer, Margherita Buy, Maurizio Lombardi, Kenneth Lonergan, Ann Cusack, and John Malkovich starring in supporting roles.

The Stranger (Netflix)

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The Stranger is a thrilling crime drama miniseries created by Harlan Coben. Based on a 2015 novel of the same name by Coben, the Netflix series follows the story of Adam Price whose wife suddenly disappears just as a mysterious stranger reveals a shocking secret to him. As Adam digs more into the disappearance he finds that the stranger might be connected to him. The Stranger stars Richard Armitage in the lead role with Siobhan Finneran, Jacob Dudman, Paul Kaye, Dervla Kirwan, Ritu Arya, and Jennifer Saunders starring in supporting roles.

The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window (Netflix)

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With the biggest name of a TV series I have ever seen, the dark comedy series The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window created by Rachel Ramras, Hugh Davidson, and Larry Dorf is a wild and thrilling ride about obsession. The Netflix series follows the story of a lonely heartbroken woman suffering from ombrophobia who thinks that she witnessed a murder but because of all the pills and alcohol, she might be wrong. Ostracized by her neighbors she takes it upon herself to solve the mystery that is driving her crazy. The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window stars Kristen Bell in the lead role with Benjamin Levy Aguilar, Glenn Close, Samsara Yett, Tom Riley, Shelley Hennig, and Mary Holland starring in supporting roles.

Fatal Attraction (Rent on Prime Video)

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Fatal Attraction is an erotic psychological thriller series created by Alexandra Cunningham and Kevin J. Hynes. Based on a 1987 film of the same name by James Dearden, the Paramount+ series follows the story of Dan Gallagher whose picture-perfect life is threatened when he has an affair with a co-worker and she becomes obsessed with him. Fatal Attraction stars Joshua Jackson, Lizzy Caplan, and Amanda Peet in the lead roles with Alyssa Jirrels, Brian Goodman, Toby Huss, Reno Wilson, David Meunier, Jessica Harper, and Toks Olagundoye starring in supporting roles.

Gypsy (Netflix)

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Gypsy is a psychological thriller drama series created by Lisa Rubin. The Netflix series follows the story of Jean Holloway, a successful New York therapist with a picture-perfect life who starts to develop obsessions with the people in her patient’s lives. The obsession turns into an illicit and unethical affair that might destroy her personal and professional life. Gypsy stars Naomi Watts in the lead role with Billy Crudup, Sophie Cookson, Lucy Boynton, Poorna Jagannathan, Karl Glusman, and Melanie Liburd starring in supporting roles.

Dirty John (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)

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Dirty John is a true crime thriller series created by Alexandra Cunningham. Based on a podcast of the same name by Christopher Goffard, the anthology series is set in sunny Southern California, and each season we see a new love story gone wrong, from its rosy beginnings to the catastrophic ends. Dirty John stars Eric Bana, Connie Britton, Amanda Peet, Christian Slater, Julia Garner, Juno Temple, Jean Smart, Rachel Keller, and Kevin Zegers.

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