5 Things to know about Ratched on Netflix

Ratched season 1 is now streaming on Netflix, here are five things to know about the horror-drama

Are you considering watching Ratched on Netflix, but are not sure what to expect or what it’s even about? You have arrived at the right place.

The Ryan Murphy holds many surprises for viewers and stars a great cast who, if you are familiar with Murphy’s other projects, you already know well. But what is it about, exactly, and is it the right show for you?

Below, we share the synopsis, facts, and more about the latest Netflix hit series, Ratched.

What is Ratched about?

The series follows Mildred Ratched, a nurse who applies for a job at a psychiatric hospital, and she’s not taking no for an answer. Mildred is willing to do whatever it takes to be hired as a nurse as she has a very strong motive.

Once she lands the job, she’s shocked to discover some of the methods nurses use on patience. Will she participate or stand up for them?

Is it based on a true story?

The Netflix series is not based on a true story or real-life people, but it is an adaptation of the novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey, which was also adapted into a movie that stars Louise Fletcher as (Mildred Ratched) and Jack Nicholson.

The novel and movie are not the same as the Ryan Murphy series

Ratched on Netflix serves as a sequel to One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. In the original work, we meet an evil and corrupted nurse. But in the series, she has not yet been broken. Instead, we get to see her journey.

Ratched cast

The series stars Sarah Paulson (as Mildred Ratched), Sharon Stone, Cynthia Nixon, Finn Wittrock, Judy Davis, Jon Jon Briones, Charlie Carver, Corey Stoll, Amanda Plummer, and more.

Will there be a second season?

Yes! Sarah Paulson has already teased that there is a second season happening. Filming has not yet started for the upcoming season as both Ryan Murphy and Sarah Paulson have other things in the works, but it’s definitely happening.

The series is now streaming on Netflix, will you be watching?