The upcoming documentary series, “Born in Synanon,” is set to launch exclusively on Paramount Plus in the USA, limiting access to viewers within the United States. Fortunately, for those residing in India, there’s good news – the docuseries can still be enjoyed on Paramount Plus in India. However, it’s important to note that the content available on the platform is subject to geo-restrictions imposed by copyright laws, catering specifically to a US audience.
Scheduled for release on December 12, 2023, “Born in Synanon” invites audiences to mark their calendars for an immersive viewing experience. All episodes will be available for binge-watching on the premiere day.
The storyline of the docuseries delves into the intriguing history of Synanon, initially established as a support group for individuals grappling with drug-related issues, only to later evolve into the Church of Synanon. A central focus of the narrative is the ‘Synanon Game,’ a unique form of therapy, unraveling the group’s transformation from a helpful organization into a renowned yet troubled cult. At the heart of it all is Cassidy, who endeavors to understand the motivations behind her parents’ involvement.
In its exploration, the series skillfully weaves together personal anecdotes with the broader historical context of Synanon, chronicling its journey from a modest beginning to its eventual status as a prominent but problematic cult that eventually disbanded. “Born in Synanon” promises viewers a comprehensive and engaging exploration of the group’s evolution, providing insight into the personal stories that intersect with its larger trajectory.