What is Ratched (TV) About?
Ratched is a gripping psychological thriller TV show that serves as a prequel to Ken Kesey's renowned novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Set in the mid-20th century, the series immerses viewers in a macabre world as it unravels the backstory of the enigmatic and manipulative nurse, Mildred Ratched. Delving into her early years as she starts her career at a psychiatric hospital, the show meticulously explores the events that molded her into the iconic and formidable character portrayed in the novel and subsequent film. Ratched engages audiences with its unnerving atmosphere, breathtaking cinematography, and powerful performances from a talented cast. Led by Sarah Paulson's mesmerizing portrayal of the titular character, the series presents a dark and captivating journey into the depths of the human psyche and the origins of a complex figure.
The first episode of Ratched aired on September 18, 2020 and the most recent episode to air was on September 18, 2020.