Insanity Unleashed:

12 Must-Watch TV Shows With Wild Characters

Someone recently said, “I'm requesting TV shows featuring the main character with declining sanity. So recently, I rewatched Hannibal (my #1 show), which has sent me off on a search for shows centralized on how the story impacts the central character's sanity.” 

The internet responded by delivering this list of incredible TV shows.  

Bates Motel (2013)

Bates Motel is a horror drama television series depicting the lives of Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his mother, Norma (Vera Farmiga) before the events demonstrated in Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film Psycho

Search Party (2016)

Search Party is a dark comedy sitcom following a group of friends searching for a missing young woman in New York City and the subsequent events. It stars Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers, and Michael Showalter.  

Killing Eve (2018)

Killing Eve is a British spy thriller TV show following a British intelligence investigator, Eve (Sandra Oh). She's charged with capturing a psychopathic assassin (Jodie Comer). They develop a mutual obsession as the chase evolves.  

Barry (2018)

Barry is a black comedy crime drama following a hitman (Bill Hader) traveling to Los Angelos to kill a mark, but instead, he joins an acting class. There he meets an aspiring actress (Sarah Goldberg) and starts rethinking his life's direction. 

Legion (2017)

Legion is a superhero series based on the Marvel Comics character David Haller/Legion. It follows a mutant (Dan Stevens) who is diagnosed at a young age with schizophrenia. 

Fringe (2008)

Fringe is a sci-fi series following a fictional Fringe Division to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, based in Boston, Massachusetts. The team utilizes FBI techniques and fringe science to investigate strange occurrences associated with a surrounding parallel universe. 

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