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THE OUTSIDER Season 1

By on January 7, 2020

Episode 10: “Must/Can’t” (Season finale)

The group finds itself in a climactic showdown in their last-ditch effort to root out El Coco.

Written by Richard Price; directed by Andrew Bernstein.

Debut date: SUNDAY, MARCH 8 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.

 

Episode 9: “Tigers and Bears”

After obscuring their true purpose in town from local police, Ralph (Ben Mendelsohn) and Yunis (Yul Vázquez) interview witnesses from the cave festival, while Holly (Cynthia Erivo) and Andy (Derek Cecil) visit the scene.

Later, the group considers its next move as Claude (Paddy Considine) deals with the weight of his role.

Written by Dennis Lehane; directed by Charlotte Brandstrom.

Debut date: SUNDAY, MARCH 1 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.

 

Episode 8: “Foxhead”

Sensing something ominous afoot, Claude (Paddy Considine) reconnects with his brother Seale (Max Beesley) in Tennessee, while Holly (Cynthia Erivo), Ralph (Ben Mendelsohn), Yunis (Yul Vázquez) and Andy (Derek Cecil) follow him in hopes of isolating the evil force and thwarting its next kill.

Meanwhile, a family visiting a local cave festival narrowly avoids a dangerous encounter.

Written by Richard Price; directed by JD Dillard.

Debut date: SUNDAY, FEB. 23 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.

 

Episode 7: “In the Pines, In the Pines”

Holly (Cynthia Erivo) makes a calculated attempt to help a volatile but conflicted Jack (Marc Menchaca), while their whereabouts are tracked by Ralph (Ben Mendelsohn) and Alec (Jeremy Bobb).

After she’s confronted by town gossip on her first day back at work, Glory (Julianne Nicholson) considers Howie’s (Bill Camp) suggestion on how to secure her family’s financial future.

Written by Dennis Lehane; directed by Daina Reid.

Debut date: SUNDAY, FEB. 16 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

 

Episode 6: ” The One About the Yiddish Vampire”

Holly (Cynthia Erivo) presents her unusual theory about the connection between two other mysterious child murders and the Frankie Peterson case.

While Ralph (Ben Mendelsohn) remains skeptical, a more receptive Yunis (Yul Vázquez) suggests they start looking into Claude (Paddy Considine), the last person to have contact with Terry (Jason Bateman).

Jeannie’s (Mare Winningham) attempt to include Glory (Julianne Nicholson) in their group of concerned citizens backfires.

Written by Jessie Nickson-Lopez; directed by Karyn Kusama.

Debut date: SUNDAY, FEB. 9 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.

 

Episode 5: ” Tear-Drinker”

After returning from an eye-opening trip to New York, Holly (Cynthia Erivo) searches for clues at several locations connected to the Dayton case.

Jeannie (Mare Winningham) finds herself shaken by an unnerving incident at work and delivers an ominous warning to Ralph (Ben Mendelsohn).

Jack (Marc Menchaca) is put on the defensive at Tamika’s (Hettienne Park) baby shower.

Written by Richard Price; directed by Igor Martinovic.

Debut date: SUNDAY, FEB. 2 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.

 

Episode 4: “Que Viene El Coco”

While retracing the Maitlands’ recent family vacation in Dayton, Ohio, Holly (Cynthia Erivo) pursues a possible connection to an eerily similar case and gains valuable insight from local former detective Andy Katcavage (Derek Cecil).

Meanwhile, Glory (Julianne Nicholson) faces increased scrutiny in her daily life, and Jack’s (Marc Menchaca) behavior grows progressively more erratic.

Written by Richard Price; directed by Andrew Bernstein.

Debut date: SUNDAY, JAN. 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.

 

Episode 3: “Dark Uncle”

Despite being on mandatory leave, Ralph (Ben Mendelsohn) continues to scrutinize the confounding circumstances surrounding the night of the murder.

Frustrated by their lack of progress, Ralph and GBI detective Yunis Sablo (Yul Vázquez) meet with Alec (Jeremy Bobb) and Howie (Bill Camp), who suggest bringing in unorthodox PI Holly Gibney (Cynthia Erivo).

Jack (Marc Menchaca) has a hair-raising experience at a remote barn where key evidence and a mysterious substance have been found.

Glory (Julianne Nicholson) deals with fallout at her daughters’ school and with Jessa’s (Scarlett Juniper Blum) increasingly concerning nightmares.

Written by Richard Price; directed by Andrew Bernstein.

Debut date: SUNDAY, JAN. 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.

 

Episode 2: “Roanoke”

During a surreptitious late-night visit with Terry (Jason Bateman), Ralph (Ben Mendelsohn) admits to being baffled by conflicting physical evidence.

The next day, an unexpected tragedy throws the investigation into a tailspin, and ornery detective Jack Hoskins (Marc Menchaca) is forced to cut his hunting trip short to return to work and pick up the slack.

Meanwhile, Glory (Julianne Nicholson) tries to soothe her daughter Jessa (Scarlett Juniper Blum), who says she’s been visited by a strange man in her room at night.

Written by Richard Price; directed by Jason Bateman.

Debut date: SUNDAY, JAN. 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.

 

Episode 1: “Fish in a Barrel”

When the body of an 11-year-old boy is found in the Georgia woods, detective Ralph Anderson (Ben Mendelsohn) launches an investigation into the gruesome murder.

With eyewitnesses and physical evidence pointing to local teacher and baseball coach Terry Maitland (Jason Bateman), Ralph makes a very public arrest but is perplexed by Terry’s seeming indifference to hiding his crime.

After Terry’s wife Glory (Julianne Nicholson) calls their attorney Howie Salomon (Bill Camp) for assistance, a bewildered Terry produces an ironclad alibi during interrogation.

Meanwhile, Howie calls in his PI Alec Pelley (Jeremy Bobb) to look into Terry’s side of the story.

Written by Richard Price; directed by Jason Bateman.

Debut date: SUNDAY, JAN. 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.

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