The Shrink Next Door (2021– )


The Shrink Next Door (TV Series 2021– )

The bizarre relationship between psychiatrist and his longtime patient.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
IMDb   N/A
Creator Jesse Peretz
Creator Michael Showalter
Creator Georgia Pritchett
Release Date2021-11-12
GenreComedy, Drama
Content Rating
CompanyBloomberg Media, Civic Center Media, Gloria Sanchez Productions
Dr. Isaac Herschkopfas Dr. Isaac Herschkopf
Martin Markowitzas Martin Markowitz
Phyllis Shapiroas Phyllis Shapiro
Bonnie Herschkopfas Bonnie Herschkopf
Bruceas Bruce
Gable Swanlund
Gable Swanlund
Nancyas Nancy
Miriamas Miriam
Rabbi Shermanas Rabbi Sherman
Kesia Brooke
Kesia Brooke
Traceyas Tracey
Richard Aaron Anderson
Richard Aaron Anderson
Joelas Joel
Blue Collar Workeras Blue Collar Worker…
Benjaminas Benjamin
Traci Belushi
Traci Belushi
Sistyas Sisty
Arthuras Arthur
Deborahas Deborah
Paula Andrea Placido
Paula Andrea Placido
Emma Jonesas Emma Jones

The Shrink Next Door (TV series)

The Shrink Next Door is an upcoming American dark comedy miniseries based on the podcast of the same title by Joe Nocera for Apple TV+. The miniseries is scheduled to premiere on Apple TV+ on November 12, 2021.


A psychiatrist begins to implant himself into the life of one of his patients.



  • Will Ferrell as Martin "Marty" Markowitz
  • Paul Rudd as Dr. Isaac "Ike" Herschkopf
  • Kathryn Hahn as Phyllis Markowitz
  • Casey Wilson as Bonnie Herschkopf


  • Sarayu Blue as Miriam


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date 
1"I Need a Friend"TBATBANovember 12, 2021
2"Out of My Head"TBATBANovember 12, 2021
3"Music for the Weak"TBATBANovember 12, 2021
4"The Gift That Keeps on Livin'"TBATBANovember 19, 2021
5"Go Away"TBATBANovember 26, 2021
6"Confess"TBATBADecember 3, 2021
7"Rags to Beaches"TBATBADecember 10, 2021
8"Betrayal and Freedom"TBATBADecember 17, 2021



It was announced in February 2020 that a television adaptation of the podcast The Shrink Next Door was in development, which would see Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd star. The series would be greenlit and ordered by Apple TV+ in April. Kathryn Hahn and Casey Wilson were added as leads in November, with Sarayu Blue cast in a recurring role in February 2021.

Filming began in November 2020 in Los Angeles, and finished in March 2021.