The docuseries “Catching Killers” proves that Netflix subscribers sure do love their true crime. The series was released only five days ago at the time of this writing, and it currently sits at number six on Netflix’s Top 10 list and number four on its Top 10 U.S. television shows. So, what’s the series that’s gripping subscribers about?
“Catching Killers” (via IMDb) gives viewers a closer look into how investigators caught some of the country’s most notorious serial killers. In four episodes, the series dives deep into the investigations of Seattle’s Green River Killer, the infamous Aileen Wuornos, and the Happy Face Killer. As seen in the trailer for the Netflix show (via YouTube), clips from past news coverage are used alongside firsthand accounts from the investigators themselves. Put it all together, and “Catching Killers” is yet another chill-inducing Netflix docuseries, perfect for fans of “Night Stalker: The Hunt For a Serial Killer” and “American Murder: The Family Next Door.”
If you’re a true crime junkie, you’re sure to love “Catching Killers,” but be warned. The series’ subject matter is disturbing and will probably have you double-checking the locks on your doors before you go to bed. Stream the docuseries on Netflix right now.