Netflix is diving into the serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s story with “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story”. According to the streaming service’s online data, the show topped Season 4 of “Strangers Things”, with almost 197 million viewers.
The series has been viewed by a large audience since its Sept. 21 launch. Netflix plans
to release another crime special about the notorious murderer, “Conversations With a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes”. This will be available on October 7.
This episode will be part of the Netflix docuseries, which previously featured Ted Bundy as well as John Wayne Gacy as killers.
Fans might recognize Jeffrey Dahmer, the role of Jeffrey Dahmer in the popular series. Evan Peters is most well-known for his roles in “American Horror Story,” an FX anthology.
“Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” is a ten-part series that tells the story of Dahmer’s childhood. It also highlights his upbringing, which led him to murder multiple innocent people.
The series’ first episode focuses on the night of July 22, 1991, in Wisconsin. Dahmer was arrested for killing at least 17 people.
Niecy Nah, who played Glenda Cleveland’s neighbor in Dahmer’s life — Richard Jenkins, Molly Ringwald — Dahmer’s stepmother and father — were also stars of the series.
“Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story”, beat other Netflix shows like “Inventing Anna”, which drew in viewership of 195.97 million, and “You Season 3” with 179 million.
The only Netflix series that have surpassed the limited crime series is “Squid Game,” and “Stranger Things Season 4,” as well as “Bridgerton Season 2” and “All of Us Are Dead.”
Ryan Murphy, who directed “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Stories,” was also a director of “Hollywood”, “Ratched” or “The Politician”.