One of the hottest trends in TV series at present is True Crime. Viewers can’t get enough, and another new show fits the bill nicely.
‘The Act’ is an anthology. This is an adaptation of a true to life story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard, and her mother who was Murdered, Dee Dee Blanchard.
All around viewers are clamoring to try to find out how they can watch this excellent show.
The good news is this show is available on Hulu; the bad news is this is only available to residents of the USA.
Luckily, there is a very simple, workaround for this, so after looking at what the show is all about, we will look at what Hulu offers and how any viewer outside the US can access this top rated streaming service.
What is The Act?
With eight-hour long episodes, there is more to this crime drama than first meets the eye.
To start, both mother and daughter Gypsy arrive in a new town. Gypsy feels lonely due to her medical conditions, but the family’s new neighbors are nosey, and the mother and daughter have secrets to hide and want to keep hidden.
Things move on and with the College board putting Gypsy up for Child of the Year, there is a sudden dental emergency In the testing room, suspicions arise which may expose Dee’s secrets.
Patricia Arquette (Dee) makes Gypsy dress up so she can attend a costume convention. The two women attract the attention of charming men, and this could upset their reclusive relationship.
As the show progresses, there is more about Gypsy trying to escape the toxic relationship with her overprotective mother.
As she ages, Gypsy goes to greater lengths to experience a sexual awakening. As this happens, Dee Dee is forced to proceed with legal maneuvers to control her child.
With the introduction of Nick, Gypsy wants him to meet her mother, but events take a turn and with the conflict with Gypsy, the young couple will need to make an extreme choice in order for the boy and girl trying to escape the clutches of her mother.
Once the couple take off, the older Dee thinks back. The flashbacks and a younger Dee Dee reveal how it was her mother set things in motion for the ultimate conflict.
The couple is on the run and Gypsy sees conflict with Dee reveal how trauma will follow her wherever she goes.
The series begins to reach its conclusion and on test day, Gypsy has to fight for her life and fight for her actions.
Things are not as they appear, but what is apparent is how easy viewers can watch this show. Now, we will look at how to watch Hulu and grab every episode in full.
What is Hulu?
Hulu is one of the better streaming services viewers can sign up for. It comes with three plans that are very affordable.
- Hulu with ads: $5.99 per month
- Hulu without ads: $11.99 per month
- Hulu with live TV: $44.99
With each package, Hulu offers a FREE trial to new subscribers. For the package with ads or no ads, this if for one-month, but for the Hulu with live TV, this is a one-week free trial.
The package you need to watch ‘The Act’ season 1 is Hulu with live TV. Unfortunately, there is no Hulu international like Netflix, so you do need to bypass geo-restrictions for the service.
This is easy to do, and before showing how you can sign up for the best streaming VPN, here are the instructions for signing up to Hulu.
Instructions for signing up to HULU:
- Select a US-based server inside your VPN client.
- Navigate to the Hulu website
- Click on ‘Start free trial’ button
- Select from the Hulu + Live TV option
- Fill in some simple details. Add Zip code, email, password and name. You are asked for DOB and gender. If asked for an address, and you do not have access to one in the US, you can easily get one from the internet.
- You will be given the option of apps, or you can use a desktop and head to the website and ‘The Act’, watch online through your browser as if you are inside the USA.
Watching the Act with a VPN
While there are countless VPN’s around, not all of them are suitable for some users. A good example being for anyone who wishes to access US Netflix, there are only a handful who continually bypass these restrictions.
Even some of the top VPN providers stop their support because of cost involved. Here are the steps you need to take for signing up to the best recommendation of VPN.
- Navigate to the ExpressVPN website
- Click on the Get ExpressVPN button or the Get Started button.
- Select your plan. Currently, you can get 15 months for the price of 12.
- Enter your email address
- Select a payment option (broad range of payment options available)
- Receive your confirmation email
- Download the app for your devices/ platforms
- Install the client app. (you are protected as soon as the app installs)
- Change the country in the drop-down menu to the USA. This is better to do before signing up for Hulu as it saves signing up problems.
- Complete Hulu sign up procedure as above.
You can see it is easy to setup VPN and Hulu. Both can be done in less than an hour.
This VPN comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee; once you sign up, you in effect have a one-month free trial.
This is more than enough to test the service to its limits, and when you make full use of the free weeks trail on Hulu + live TV, you can watch ‘The Act’ free online.