Once you've sufficiently recovered from watching Conversations With A Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes, we want to make sure you have something equally horrifying for your next Netflix binge. From spooky haunted houses and weird mother-son relationships to creepy bookstore managers and grisly true crimes, any of the shows on this list are the perfect followup to the Ted Bundy docu-series as long as you plan on never going to sleep again.
Netflix is actually warning people not to watch the Ted Bundy docu-series alone. TBH, we extend that same caution to the shows on this list. Proceed at your own risk! These chilling series on Netflix are sure to give you nightmares. Binge on any one of them and you'll want to double check all your doors are locked before trying to fall asleep.
Do you think you have what it takes to catch a serial killer? Based on a true book, Mindhunter follows the stories of two FBI agents who are developing criminal profiling as they work to catch some of the world's most notorious murderers. We love this show for its major Silence of the Lambs vibes.
The Innocent Man
If docu-series are your jam, don't miss The Innocent Man. The show examines two high-profile murders that took place during the 1980s in a small town in Oklahoma. Fans of Making A Murderer will appreciate this up close, no punches pulled look at the criminal justice system. Are the men in prison for these terrible crimes actually the ones responsible?
The Haunting of Hill House
When you were a kid, maybe you believed a monster was living in your closet or lurking under your bed. As you got older though, you realized that monster was just in your head. But, what if the horrors from your childhood continued to terrorize you as an adult? In The Haunting of Hill House, the ghosts the siblings thought were just in their minds turn out to be very real.
Dating today is hard enough without finding out that ~*perfect*~ guy you fell for is actually a crazy stalker (and, perhaps, capable of more). In addition to being wildly entertaining, You made us think about the potential consequences of our online lives.
If you consider yourself a horror aficionado, then chances are you're familiar with Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. We've never been in a hotel bathroom and not recalled that iconic shower scene. Bates Motel tells the story of Norman Bates and explains how he ended up as the knife-wielding silhouette that haunts our dreams. Spoiler Alert: His mother had more than something to do with it.
Cora Tannetti is enjoying a day at the beach with her family when, all of a sudden, something inside her snaps. Before anyone, including Cora (played by Jessica Biel), realizes what is happening, she's stabbing a young man to death. What made her do it? Did he say 7th Heaven was an affront to the legacy of television? Watch to find out.
The FBI's hunt for the Unabomber gripped the world during the 1990s, and the miniseries retelling the story does exactly the same. The Unabomber was notoriously intelligent, and many believed he could never be caught. But, a rookie criminal profiler who wasn't afraid to think outside the box proved to be his match.