Manhunt explores how the FBI caught infamous criminal masterminds, with each closed-ended season following a different case.
The show, heavily serialized and darkly psychological in the vein of True Detective, provides insight into the criminal and the case but also the psychological effects the cases have on the FBI agents assigned to hunt down the most dangerous criminals who often delve into a kind of madness of their own, becoming totally absorbed in the crimes and forced to live inside the darkest minds imaginable for years.
The plot of season 2 focuses on simple guard Richard Jewell, who became a real hero. He stopped a terrorist who planned to plant a bomb during the Olympic Games. The plot takes viewers to the nineteen ninety-sixth year when world competitions took place in Atlanta. Guard Richard Jewell, thanks to his attentiveness and responsibility, went on the trail of Eric Rudolph, the criminal. Together with other representatives of law enforcement, the attacker managed to catch and prevent the terrible consequences, despite the fact that initially the main character was suspected of assisting the criminal. How was it really?Read more »