Gypsy (TV series)

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Gypsy, season one poster.jpg
GenrePsychological thriller
Created byLisa Rubin
Opening theme"Gypsy" by Stevie Nicks
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Executive producer(s)
Production location(s)New York City, New York, USA[1]
Running time46–58 minutes
Production company(s)
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseJune 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
External links

Gypsy is an American psychological thriller web television series created by Lisa Rubin for Netflix.[2] Naomi Watts stars as Jean Holloway, a psychologist who secretly infiltrates the private lives of her patients. Billy Crudup co-stars as her husband Michael.[3][4] The first season comprises 10 episodes and was released on June 30, 2017.[5][6][7]

In February 2016, Sam Taylor-Johnson was announced as the director for the first two episodes of the series, in addition to an executive producer.[8] Moreover, Lisa Rubin serves as executive producer and showrunner.[9]

Stevie Nicks re-recorded an acoustic version of her Fleetwood Mac song "Gypsy" to serve as the show's theme song.[10] On August 11, 2017, the show was cancelled after one season.[11]



  • Naomi Watts as Jean Holloway, PhD, a clinical psychologist based in New York City, who oversteps personal and professional boundaries as she begins to develop relationships with people close to her patients, under the alias Diane Hart.[3]
  • Billy Crudup as Michael Holloway, Jean's husband and a partner at Cooper, Woolf & Stein.[4]
  • Sophie Cookson as Sidney Pierce, a manipulative, attractive woman who is a member of a band, The Vagabond Hotel; she also works as a barista, is Sam's ex-girlfriend, and lusts for Jean.[12]
  • Karl Glusman as Sam Duffy, a young man failing to move on from a break-up with his ex-girlfriend, Sidney. He is one of Jean's patients.[7]
  • Poorna Jagannathan as Larin Inamdar, a divorced therapist, and Jean's best friend and colleague.[13]
  • Brooke Bloom as Rebecca Rogers, Claire's estranged daughter.[14]
  • Lucy Boynton as Allison Adams, a former college student who is addicted to drugs and is one of Jean's patients.[15]
  • Melanie Liburd as Alexis Wright, Michael's personal assistant (PA), whom Jean distrusts.[16]
  • Brenda Vaccaro as Claire Rogers, a neurotic older woman (and mother of Rebecca) who is obsessed about her adult daughter's life choices and is a patient of Jean's.[13]



No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"The Rabbit Hole"Sam Taylor-JohnsonLisa RubinJune 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
2"Morgan Stop"Sam Taylor-JohnsonLisa RubinJune 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
3"Driftwood Lane"Scott WinantStory by : Jessica Mecklenburg
Teleplay by : Jessica Mecklenburg & Lisa Rubin
June 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
4"309"Scott WinantStory by : Jonathan Caren
Teleplay by : Jonathan Caren & Lisa Rubin
June 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
5"The Commune"Alik SakharovSean JablonskiJune 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
6"Vagabond Hotel"Alik SakharovStory by : Sneha Koorse
Teleplay by : Sneha Koorse & Lisa Rubin
June 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
7"Euphoria"Victoria MahoneyLisa RubinJune 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
8"Marfa"Victoria MahoneyJonathan Caren & Lisa RubinJune 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
9"Neverland"Coky GiedroycSean Jablonksi & Jessica MecklenburgJune 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
10"Black Barn"Coky GiedroycLisa RubinJune 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)


Review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes gave the first season a 38% rating based on 40 reviews, with an average rating of 5.08/10. The critics consensus states "Gypsy's ludicrous plot trudges along, dragging a talented cast with it."[19] Metacritic gave the season a rating of 45 out of 100, based on 21 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[20]

The show has been criticized by Roma organizations for its use of the term "gypsy".[21] Many Romani people consider this to be an ethnic slur due to its historical use in antiziganist violence,[citation needed] including laws authorizing the enslavement, branding, deportations, and murder of Romanichal (British Roma) during the Tudor period in England.[22]


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  4. ^ a b "Billy Crudup To Star In Netflix Drama Series 'Gypsy'". Deadline. August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  5. ^ "See Naomi Watts As a Therapist With a Dark Secret in Netflix's Gypsy". Vanity Fair. May 11, 2017. Retrieved May 11, 2017.
  6. ^ "Netflix Orders Psychological Thriller 'Gypsy'". Deadline. January 5, 2016. Retrieved January 22, 2016.
  7. ^ a b "'Gypsy': Naomi Watts is an Unscrupulous Therapist in First Look at Netflix's Upcoming Thriller Series". IndieWire. May 3, 2017. Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  8. ^ "'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Helmer Sam Taylor-Johnson To Direct Netflix Series 'Gypsy'". Deadline. February 26, 2016. Retrieved February 26, 2016.
  9. ^ "First Look: Naomi Watts Flirts With Danger in Alluring 'Gypsy' Photos". EW. 3 May 2017.
  10. ^ Nolfi, Joey. "Stevie Nicks re-records Fleetwood Mac's 'Gypsy' for Naomi Watts Netflix thriller". Entertainment Weekly.
  11. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2017-08-11). "'Gypsy' Canceled By Netflix After 1 Season". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-08-11.
  12. ^ "Sophie Cookson Joins Naomi Watts in Gypsy". August 31, 2016. Retrieved September 11, 2016.
  13. ^ a b "Brenda Vaccaro & 'The Night Of's Poorna Jagannathan Join Netflix Drama 'Gyspy' – Update". Deadline. September 23, 2016. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  14. ^ a b "'Gypsy' Casts Brooke Bloom As Series Regular, Kimberly Quinn To Recur In Netflix Drama". Deadline. October 4, 2016. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
  15. ^ "'Sing Street's Lucy Boynton Cast In 'Gypsy' Netflix Drama". Deadline. October 7, 2016. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
  16. ^ "'Gypsy' Adds Brit Actress Melanie Liburd To Cast". Deadline. September 16, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  17. ^ "Naren Weiss Has Captured A Lot of Hearts". Indian Express. October 23, 2017. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  18. ^ "Gypsy IMDb trivia". IMDb trivia. June 17, 2018. Retrieved June 17, 2018.
  19. ^ "Gypsy: season 1". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  20. ^ "Gypsy: Season 1". Metacritic. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  21. ^ Reidy, Jessica. "The Harmful History of 'Gypsy'". Bitch Magazine. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  22. ^ Booth, Kaitlyn. "Netflix Names Its New Series 'Gypsy', Doesn't Know That's A Slur Apparently". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved 6 July 2017.[dubious ]

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