What An Act: Michael Keaton Is Phenomenal As a Small-Town Doctor in ‘Dopesick’

The dopest show of the year features the veteran actor at his best.

Akos Peterbencze
Nov 9, 2021 · 4 min read
Michael Keaton confesses in Dopesick.
My name is Sam. “Hello, Sam.” Photo: Hulu

When we first see Dr. Finnix (Michael Keaton) in Hulu’s new TV show, , he’s in a courtroom — testifying before a grand jury in 2005. He looks sick: pale, sweaty, worn out. He’s visibly on the verge of crying…