As patients entering the operating room of Dr. Christopher Duntsch for routine spinal surgeries start leaving permanently maimed or dead, two fellow surgeons and a young Assistant District Attorney set out to stop him.
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In 2021, there were an estimated two million podcasts, so its not surprising that some of the most popular have inspired TV series--if you like investigative journalism, psychological thrillers, true crime, and creepy horror-adjacent stories--this is the list for you.