When you reveal your ideas and struggles to a therapist, you assume that the particular person you are chatting with has your finest pursuits at coronary heart, however they’re each bit as human as you’re and are inclined to the identical darkish needs. Based upon the podcast of the identical title, The Shrink Next Door tells the true story of Dr. Isaac “Ike” Herschkopf (Paul Rudd) as he slowly inserts himself into the lifetime of his longtime affected person Martin “Marty” Markowitz (Will Ferrell). You can take a look at the trailer above!
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The official synopsis for The Shrink Next Door:
Inspired by true occasions, “The Shrink Next Door” particulars the weird relationship between psychiatrist to the celebs Dr. Isaac “Ike” Herschkopf (performed by Rudd) and his longtime affected person Martin “Marty” Markowitz (performed by Ferrell). Over the course of their relationship, the all-too-charming Ike slowly inserts himself into Marty’s life, even shifting into Marty’s Hamptons dwelling and persuading Marty to call him president of the household enterprise. The collection explores how a seemingly regular doctor-patient dynamic morphs into an exploitative relationship stuffed with manipulation, energy grabs, and dysfunction at its best.
The eight-episode restricted collection additionally stars Kathryn Hahn as Phyllis, Marty’s youthful sister, and Casey Wilson as Bonnie, Dr. Herschkopf’s spouse. Directed by Michael Showalter and Jesse Peretz, and based mostly on the script by Georgia Pritchett, the primary three episodes of The Shrink Next Door will debut on Apple TV+ on November 12, 2021, with new episodes dropping each Friday.