The Baby: All episodes
June 18, 2022 8:38 PM - Season 1 (Full Season) - Subscribe

38-year-old Natasha is furious that her closest friends are all having babies. When she suddenly finds herself with a baby of her own, her life dramatically implodes and twists itself into a bizarre horror show.

Controlling, manipulative, and with violent powers, the baby twists Natasha's life into a horror show. Where does it come from? What does it want? And what lengths will Natasha have to go to in order to get her life back? She doesn't want a baby. The baby wants her.

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posted by gladly (3 comments total)
The twins who play the title role are the best baby actors I have ever seen.

The other three leads: Michelle de Swarte, Amira Ghazalla, and Amber Grappy are great and hilarious.

The British know how to do comedy series' right, and The Baby is yet another fine example. They slightly whiffed the ending imho, but the back story episode was aces.
posted by fairmettle at 11:47 PM on June 19

I watched this because I was expecting more comedy than horror, but I found parts of this really scary. The babies are indeed the best baby actors. They're so disconcerting at times and even sinister with no obvious special effects.

And then that back story episode happens, and suddenly, everything's different. Agree that I wasn't crazy about the ending.

I loved the performances, Nour at both ages, Natasha, Bobbi, Helen. And I loved the score to this, very atmospheric and kept driving the creepiness.
posted by gladly at 7:37 PM on June 22 [1 favorite]

I interpreted the ending to be a send up to regular horror movie genre ending rest of the show was so good.

Highlight for me was the commune episodes.
posted by creiszhanson at 4:58 PM on June 23

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