The Following (2013–2015)

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A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.

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 Ryan Hardy (45 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Mike Weston / ... (45 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Joe Carroll (45 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Mark / ... (30 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Max Hardy (30 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Emma Hill (29 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Claire Matthews (23 episodes, 2013-2014)
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The FBI estimates there are currently over 300 active serial killers in the United States. What would happen if these killers had a way of communicating and connecting with each other? What if they were able to work together and form alliances across the country? What if one brilliant psychotic serial killer was able to bring them all together and activate a following? Written by Jack

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The characters Mark and Luke, the twins in season two, are played by one actor, Sam Underwood. Every scene that they're in together had to be filmed twice and pieced together post-production. A few scenes, however, are filmed with stunt double Shan Agish switching out roles. See more »

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Started out great but that was it Im afraid...
12 March 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The first two episodes were very good but then it was all downhill from there.

Thin storyline is thin and even the twists are predictable. The FBI's characters are so idiotic that its quite insulting to the real FBI. There is no urgency in the FBIs characters or realism as to how one would expect given that there's a kidnapped child and cult killers on the loose.

And if all else fails throw in some more cult members. How'd a prisoner recruit so many followers from prison is also way to far fetched. It feels as if there are more cult members than FBI, swat, police, etc in the show.

The whole show has just become incredibly frustrating to watch.


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