This Netflix True Crime Series Is A Must-Watch For Fans Of Dick Wolf’s Law & Order

This Netflix True Crime Series Is A Must-Watch For Fans Of Dick Wolf's Law & Order

 

Dick Wolf's "Law & Order" franchise has always mined news stories for inspiration, as evidenced by all of the episodes of "Special Victims Unit" loosely based on true crimes. However, his latest project, "Homicide: New York," removes the fictional elements to focus entirely on some all-too-real disturbing cases that rocked detectives in the Big Apple. While the Netflix docuseries lacks the character-driven action of "Law & Order," it's similar in that its stories are chronicled from the law enforcement officers' point of view. Furthermore, it details each grisly case from its brutal beginning to its dramatic conclusion, so fans of Wolf's work will likely enjoy it. 

"Homicide: New York" has also been a hit with subscribers, with the docuseries landing a spot in Netflix's top 10 charts in various regions, according to FlixPatrol. The Netflix project is the latest acclaimed true crime documentary worth binging in 2024, but it isn't for the faint-hearted. Some viewers have shared their thoughts about it on social media, and the consensus is that Wolf's docuseries is pretty unsettling but also very compelling.

 

Why Homicide: New York is a must-see series for true crime fanatics

This Netflix True Crime Series Is A Must-Watch For Fans Of Dick Wolf's Law & Order

 

No one enters true crime documentaries expecting to feel good afterward, but fans find their grisly stories compelling. This is certainly the case for "Homicide: New York," with X (formerly known as Twitter) user @XoXo_KeiannaA stressing just how unbelievable some of its stories are. "These cases are INSANE. Especially this Central Park case nothing but privilege. SMH."

See also  The Curse Of Oak Island Season 11 Templar Viking Team-Up Theory, Explained

Meanwhile, @Moon_River05 praised the series' engaging qualities and for shining a spotlight on past real-world injustices. "Netflix's new documentary series, Homicide: New York is really riveting!! Homicide detectives talking about their most memorable cases. Anyone remember the Michael Morrow murder in 1997 by Daphne Abdel and Christopher Vasquez? What a travesty that was!!"

Some viewers also went into the docuseries with "Law & Order" on their minds, as @12docswearjar noted that they read one of the episodes' text segments with the franchise's narrator's voice in their head. Furthermore, as some of the previous testimonies about the series indicate, "Homicide: New York" is arguably just as morbidly entertaining as the network dramas that turned Dick Wolf into a television powerhouse.

If you enjoyed this article, read about the untold truth of "Law & Order."

 

Subscribe To Our Newsletter!

Related Posts

Michael Rosenbaum Confirms Smallville Could Return (But Not How You Might Think)

  Long before live-action comic book-based shows became commonplace, "Smallville" ruled the small screen roost. The CW series spotlights a young Clark Kent (Tom Welling) as he…

Timothee Chalamet’s Exclusive Warner Bros Deal Is A Game-Changer For One Key Reason

  Timothée Chalamet has signed an exclusive deal with Warner Bros. — here's what it means. The last few years have been nothing short of incredible for…

Chicago PD Season 11 Photo Confirms Jesse Lee Soffer’s Return – With A Catch

  There's been much speculation that Jesse Lee Soffer will pop back up during "Chicago P.D." Season 11 if only so his character, Jay Halstead, might be the one…

The Real Reason Euphoria Season 3 Was Delayed Is Deeper Than Fans Think

  On March 25, news broke that the long-awaited third season of "Euphoria" was delayed yet again (after the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes caused an initial…

Peter Parker No More: Marvel Rumored To Change Tom Holland’s Spider-Man In A Huge Way

  A new Marvel Studios rumor promises major changes for Tom Holland's Spider-Man. With the release of 2021's "Spider-Man: No Way Home," the characters in the Marvel Cinematic…

This Spider-Man 4 Rumor Might Enrage Zendaya’s Euphoria Fans

  It's a well-worn joke at this point that by the time "Euphoria" Season 3 rolls around, those teenage characters will need to sign up for Social Security….