Shrinking is a 2023 comedy drama series created by Bill Lawrence, Brett Goldstein, and Jason Segel for Apple TV+ and Kip Kroeger has produced the series under Corporate Mandate, Doozer Productions, 3 Chance Productions, and Warner Bros Television.
Jason Segel is starring in the lead role of Jimmy Johns, a therapist who is grieving the loss of a loved one in the streets of Los Angeles.
As he struggles with his grief, he begins to breach ethical boundaries by telling his patients exactly what he thinks, resulting in massive changes to their lives.
Through his exotic approach to medication, Jimmy finds himself making changes to the lives of his patients but ultimately he realizes that fixing everything is next to impossible.
Is Shrinking on Netflix?
Unfortunately, the series is not available on Netflix. However, you can watch it on Apple TV+ by signing up for a subscription. You can also purchase the series on iTunes or rent it on Amazon Prime Video.
Netflix offers several series that are similar to this ethics sitcom series like After Life, This Way Up, Kidding, Go On, Fleabag, and The Shrink Next Door. All of these shows have comedic elements and thoughtful storylines, making them great options for viewers who enjoyed Segel’s series.
Does Amazon have Shrinking TV series?
Since the comedy series is an Apple TV+ Original produced under Warner Bros Television, it is not included in the regular subscription of Amazon Prime Video. Neither the series is available to rent or purchase from the VOD section nor it is included in the Prime Video subscription.
If you’re looking for some series similar to this one then you need to check out these popular shows of similar genere that are on Prime Video: Daisy Jones & The Six, Dopesick, The Shrink Next Door, and Lemonade Kisses. All of these shows explore mental health issues in a meaningful way and are well worth watching.
How do I watch Shrinking series?
You can watch Shrinking series on Apple TV+ with a valid subscription. If you already have an AppleTV+ subscription then you can watch the show for Free without paying any price.
The first two episodes premiered on January 27 and new episodes will be released every Friday. Additionally, you can purchase individual episodes or a season pass.
Additionally, the same series is available to rent or purchase on platforms such as Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, and YouTube.
What is the series about?
The series tells the story of a therapist, Jimmy (Jason Segel), and his patient, a billionaire businessman (Harrison Ford) and explores the power dynamics between the two, as well as the effects of their therapy sessions on their lives.
Reviews & Ratings
It’s been a long time since I have enjoyed a series that much. There has been laugh out loud moments in every episode and there are several scenes that will bring out tears from your eyes.
The whole cast has done a great job whether it’s Jason Segel, Harrison Ford, Jessica Williams, Michael Urie, or any other actor. Another good part of the show is that, each episode ends with a twist that leaves the viewer craving for more.
Shrinking series has been reviewed well by the audience and critics so well that it is considered to be one of the better Apple TV+ shows. It has been rated 7.3/10 on IMDb, 81% on Rotten Tomatoes, and 68/100 on Metacritic.