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Off-kilter dramas that are deadly addictive

Servant taps parents' fear of something awful happening to their child and Manhunt is a compelling procedural about the search for a killer

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Two binge-able shows that have flown under the radar this year are Servant, a disturbing thriller about a couple and their mysterious new nanny; and Manhunt, the true story of how London police broke a big serial-killer case.

Both are unusually restrained for their genres.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 12, 2019, with the headline Off-kilter dramas that are deadly addictive. Subscribe