The patient has taken the nation by storm for the past 10 weeks and now it has come to a sudden and shocking end.
Hulu’s latest psychological drama tells the story of a therapist who is held captive by a serial killer.
And now that the question of a second season is being raised, what happened in the season one finale?
What is the Patient for?
Let’s go back to the beginning.
Patient is about peering inside the mind of a murderer as a therapist tries to help him.
A serial killer named Sam steals the wallets of his victims after killing them.
And while seeking help for his behavior, Sam ends up holding therapist Alan captive.
Alan – who recently lost his wife – is shut out by Sam as he pleads for him with his urges to kill.
What happened in the finale of The Patient?
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In the finale of The Patient – which aired on Tuesday – Dr Alan was killed.
Alan became depressed after being kept in chains for years by serial killer Sam.
Despite trying to manage his murderous mind, Same succumbed to his urges and strangled Alan to death.
In a last ditch effort to prevent himself from killing in the future, Sam then proceeded to chain himself in the basement.
He also sent Alan’s last letter to his children Shoshana and Ezra.
A grieving Ezra then turned to therapy himself to cope with the loss of his father.
Who stars in The Patient?
Steve Carell stars as Alan Strauss.
Alan is a therapist grieving the recent loss of his wife.
The 60-year-old American actor is known for his role in The US Office.
He also produced The Patient.
Domhnall Gleeson, 39, plays serial killer Sam Fortner.
He becomes one of Alan’s new patients before holding him captive and then killing him.
The Irish actor and screenwriter is best known for his portrayal of Bill Weasley in the Harry Potter film franchise.
Linda Emond plays Candace Fortner, Sam’s mother.
Candace is aware of her son’s actions and behavior.
The 63-year-old American actress has received three Tony Award nominations and starred alongside Will Smith in Gemini Man.