Note: This article contains topics that may be difficult for some readers. It's been almost two years since Mindhunter first made its way into our hearts and now more people than ever are excited to see show a return for a second season – which is fascinating because its appeal lies precisely in the realms of what we do not see.
Through interviews with some of the most famous serial killers in America, FBI agents Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCulney) find out what causes these men to kill without cutting off graphic depictions of crime, that reveal. [1
The opening credits establish this from the initial steps with brief glimpses of murder scattered between longer but more mundane images of technique that take center stage.
Much of the show is based on studies conducted by a real FBI agent called John Douglas who said Digital Spy that "[Mindhunter] is really a conversation, it's a conversation [and] learns from bad boys. "