Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name, The Outsider is a new drama series that explores the investigation into the gruesome murder of a local boy and the mysterious force surrounding the case.
About The Outsider
The ten-episode series follows police detective Ralph Anderson (Ben Mendelsohn), as he sets out to investigate the mutilated body of 11 year-old Frankie Peterson found in the Georgia woods. The mysterious circumstances surrounding this horrifying crime leads Ralph, still grieving the recent death of his own son, to bring in unorthodox private investigator Holly Gibney (Cynthia Erivo), whose uncanny abilities he hopes will help explain the unexplainable.
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The story so far...
Episode 1 - Fish In A Barrel
Georgia detective Ralph Anderson sets out to investigate the gruesome murder of an 11- year-old boy but is mystified by his suspect’s ironclad alibi.
Episode 2 - Roanoke
Detective Jack Hoskins returns to work after an unexpected tragedy throws Ralph’s investigation into a tailspin.
Episode 3 - Dark Uncle
Confounded by the conflicting evidence, Ralph contacts unorthodox PI Holly Gibney, who promises to bring fresh perspective to the case.
Episode 4 - Que Viene El Coco
Holly pursues a possible connection to an eerily similar case in Dayton, Ohio.
Episode 5 - Tear-Drinker
Holly desperately searches for clues in several locations connected to the Dayton case. Meanwhile, Jeannie gives Ralph an ominous warning, and Jack goes on the defensive
Episode 6 - The One About The Yiddish Vampire
Holly gets a mixed response from Ralph and Yunis when she shares her theory about the link between the Frankie Peterson case and the two other child murders.
Episode 7 - In The Pines, In The Pines
Holly tries to help Jack. But Ralph and Alec are tracking their whereabouts.
Episode 8 - Foxhead
Claude reconnects with his brother Seale in Tennessee. Meanwhile, a family visiting a local cave festival narrowly avoids a dangerous encounter.
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