What is The Horror of Dolores Roach (TV) About?
The Horror of Dolores Roach is an American television series that merges dark comedy with elements of horror, telling the story of the titular character, Dolores Roach. Portrayed by Justina Machado, Dolores grapples with reintegrating into society after serving an unjust 16-year sentence for a drug offense. She returns to a drastically changed Washington Heights, now gentrified and unfamiliar. Seeking refuge, she reconnects with Luis, an old friend who offers her a place to stay and work beneath his empanada shop. As Dolores begins her new life offering massages, tensions arise as her grasp on stability is threatened, pushing her onto a path of grim and extreme responses. The plot of the series unravels around Dolores Roach's increasingly desperate and vicious actions to maintain control over her circumstances. Despite its premise, the show weaves a narrative filled with dark humor and moments of tension, an amalgam of the ordinary and the extraordinary horrors of survival. The Horror of Dolores Roach offers a contemporary urban tale of reinvention, resilience, and the costs of facing adversity with brutal resolve. Unfortunately, despite its unique storytelling, the series was canceled after its initial release, leaving its mark as a singular season narrative.
The first episode of The Horror of Dolores Roach aired on July 06, 2023 and the most recent episode to air was on July 06, 2023.