The long-running procedural is a perfectly portioned dose of adrenaline. For a certain type of person, shows about horrific murders are weirdly relaxing. Plus, Spencer Reid is the brainiac dreamboat of our collective dreams.
Mindhunter follows Holden Ford, Bill Tench, and Wendy Carr as they pioneer the art of criminal profiling. The original Behavioral Science Unit at the FBI–the inspiration for Criminal Minds–studied real serial killers to understand what makes them tick.
Joe and Love are a divisive couple, and You fans are almost as obsessed with the characters as Joe is with the women in his life. Good times. Without giving too much away, the show is basically a rom-com with a body count.
Richard Madden is the bodyguard in question, a police sergeant coping with PTSD after his time in the army. He is assigned to protect Julia Montague, a high-ranking politician. She wants to be prime minister, but her loathsome politics have earned her plenty of enemies.
Omar Sy is mesmerizing as Assane Diop, a man determined to avenge his father. Assane is inspired by the character Lupin, a French “gentleman thief” created in the early 1900s by writer Maurice Leblanc–hence the name of the show.