*Warning: Spoilers ahead*
OK, let’s be honest. In recent years, there has been a sudden influx (and overwhelming demand) of true-crime content. Just look at the success of shows and movies like Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Candy, The Staircase and Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. The bottom line: America is obsessed with true-crime stories and notorious serial killers.
Allow us to introduce you to the newly released Peacock comedy-thriller series, Based on a True Story, which takes that very concept and puts a comedic twist on the oft-glamorized genre. The first season (consisting of eight episodes) follows a married couple named Ava (Kaley Cuoco) and Nathan Bartlett (Chris Messina), who find themselves in the middle of a gripping murder mystery after someone they know turns up dead.
So, is the show worth the watch? Keep reading for an honest review of Based on a True Story.