Questions tagged [mindhunter-2017]

2017 American crime drama web television series created by Joe Penhall, based on the book Mindhunter

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Why did Wendy break up with her girlfriend?

From the middle of the second season of Mindhunter, the relationship between Dr Wendy Carr and the bartender Kay seems to be progressing well - they are even thinking about moving together. Since they ...
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Mindhunter - Time Frames?

While I am aware that the events portrayed in S1 of Mindhunter are an interpretation of the experiences of John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker as opposed to an accurate portrayal, can anyone explain to ...
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What was the purpose of the “naughty” words list?

In episode 3 of the "Mindhunters", Holden and his fellow teacher talk about the "deviant terminology": Holden - I've, uh, done a bit of thinking about some of the things that we're teaching. In ...
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Why does Holden have a panic attack after meeting with Kemper?

In the final episode of Mindhunter season 1, after his meeting with Kemper, Holden escapes the hospital room and is having something like a panic attack. I understand that Kemper has threatened to ...
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What is the point of this story arc in Mindhunter?

In the series Mindhunter, there is a story arc in which Debbie is caught (emotionally) cheating on Holden. See this answer for a good summary. This story arc starts and develops over a single episode,...
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Why Wendy gets angry and leaves?

In Mindhunter, 6th episode, there is a scene that Wendy Carr having a dinner with her girlfriend and other two males in a restaurant, Wendy informs her girlfriend that she has been offered a full time ...
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Who is that guy in Mind Hunter every episode?

In the TV show Mindhunter there is a nerdy looking guy who appears briefly before every episode starts (or most episode starts). He is seen showing some eccentric and anti-social behaviors. How is ...
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Is Bill's son intended to be autistic?

We see numerous times throughout the show that Bill and his wife are having issues, quite a few of them stemming from their son having some communication issues. From what we've seen on screen, it's ...
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Why did Bill get mad at Holden?

Towards the end of episode 1, the detective from the local town gets mad at Holden because Holden tells him he doesn't know. After which Bill also gets mad at Holden for the same thing. However, as ...
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In netflix TV show “Mindhunter”, how does the “shoe” killer communicate with Ed?

In Netflix TV show "Mindhunter", Holden and Tench go around and interview serial killers: The very first killer they brain-pick is Ed, who is very chatty and befriend with the two FBI agents somewhat....
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Why does this character screw them over?

At the end of episode 9 of Mindhunter, Why does he do this? This doesn't seem to benefit anybody. Am I missing something?
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How do they shoot the shotgun scene?

In the first episode of Mindhunter, the hostage negotiation unceremoniously ends when the hostage taker shoots himself in the face with a shotgun. This is a pretty realistic looking visual effect and ...
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Did she cheat on him?

In the Netflix show Mindhunter, there is an arc about how Ford gets jealous of a classmate of Debbie's, his girlfriend. Afterward, during a sociology experiment involving a black room, he "catches" ...
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Why does Mindhunter use fictional main characters?

Mindhunter (2017) is a new Netflix series based on the book Mindhunter which is an autobiographical book detailing the experiences of John E. Douglas and the early days of the Behavioral Science Unit ...