The Pharmacist Is The Latest Gripping True Crime Documentary To Hit Netflix
Over four episodes, the mini-series tells the story of Dan Schneider, a pharmacist in Poydras, Louisiana, and his search to find the person who killed his son during a drug deal.
It's a desperate search that leads him to uncover an infamous 'pill mill' doctor in New Orleans.
Mr Schneider was convinced local police weren't interested in his son's murder and that they believed 'these kids got what they deserved'.
His aim was just to 'get the killer off the streets' - little did he know how deep his investigation would lead him.
Though his initial aim was to find a murderer, Mr Schneider instead discovered a number of teenagers in the area were being prescribed 'high-powered' drugs by another pharmacist.
At the time, he even accused the FBI of incompetence and actually being in 'cahoots' with those responsible.
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Speaking in the trailer, he says: "There was a certain doctor who was using her licence to decimate my community. I couldn't look the other way.
"I have hundreds of hours from wire-tapping phone conversations about what happened to me."
Adding: "I saw this opioid epidemic in its infancy. I'm not going to let this drug continue to kill."
The chilling new series landed on Netflix today (5 February) and has already received rave reviews from those who have managed to watch it.
Another captivating Docuseries on Netflix : The Pharmacist
- Ded (@nakko_ji_baawa) February 5, 2020
Just watched the first episode of The Pharmacist on Netflix and wow, it's incredible. :ok_hand:Displays such a clear image of a fathers persistence toward justice. #ThePharmacist #Netflix
- Donovan Walter-Girout (@11CercaTrova11) February 5, 2020
Urging others to check it out, one person wrote on Twitter: "Everyone start watching The Pharmacist on Netflix this is crazy."
A second viewer said: "Netflix is on fire... The Pharmacist is another crazy doc series."
A third said: "Big shout out to the researchers who worked on @netflix's The Pharmacist."
While another added: "Just watched the first episode of The Pharmacist on Netflix and wow, it's incredible. Displays such a clear image of a father's persistence toward justice."
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