Stream and download The Patient on Hulu for free

May 22, 2023

The Patient is a psychological thriller from the minds of Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg (The Americans) about a therapist, “Alan Strauss” (Steve Carell), who’s held prisoner by a patient, “Sam Fortner” (Domhnall Gleeson), who reveals himself to be a serial killer. Sam has an unusual therapeutic demand for Alan: curb his homicidal urges.

Is The Patient on Hulu a true story?

No, “The Patient” is not based on a true story. The series was inspired by two co-creators, Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, who experienced therapy and generally found the practice “very interesting”.

Is there a season 2 of The Patient on Hulu?

The Patient is not expected to return for Season 2, as it was billed as a limited series by FX on Hulu and was only intended for 10 episodes.

Is The Patient on Netflix or Hulu?

The Patient is streamed exclusively on U.S. streaming service Hulu. You can use a VPN to access Hulu from outside the U.S.

How to watch and download The Patient on Hulu for free?

Hulu is generous and offers one month free trial for its ad-supported plan($7.99/month) and No Ads plan($14.99/month).

Step 1: Head over to the Hulu website.

Step 2: Click Sign up for Hulu only. Sure, you can click the Disney Bundle for the best value but there’s no free trial for that, so you may prefer to consider upgrading to that after your free month.

Step 3: Choose which plan you want to sign up for. Only Hulu(No Ads) and Hulu offers one-month free trial. We strongly recommend the Hulu(No Ads) $14.99/month plan, as the ad-free plan also allows you to download movies and TV shows to watch offline on mobile devices.

Step 4: Whichever one you choose, enter your personal details to sign up and you’re all set to start streaming The Patient on Hulu for free!

Currently, Hulu is only available in the United States, Puerto Rico, and some locations in Japan. If you live elsewhere, you need to watch Hulu with VPN.

We strongly recommend you choose Hulu (No Ads) plan for the free one-month trial. Not only there is no ads, but also the ad-free plan allows you to download movies and TV shows for offline playback, while the ad-supported plan doesn’t support offline playback. Take your TV with you when you travel and watch without WiFi or data on supported mobile devices(Android, iOS and Fire tablet). 

Are there any download limits?

  1. You can have up to 25 downloads on five supported mobile devices at one time. 
  2. You’ll have access to your unwatched downloads for 30 days.
  3. Once you start playback, you’ll have 48 hours to finish watching before the download expires.
  4. Downloads are only available to watch on the device that was used to download them.
  5. Logging out of Hulu automatically deletes all downloaded videos from that device.
  6. If you cancel your subscription, you won’t have access to the downloads, even you resubscribe later. 

How to download The Patient to watch offline with Hulu ad-supported plan?

If you subscribe to Hulu ad-supported plan, unfortunately you also can’t download movies and TV shows for offline playback.

If you want to watch The Patient offline while traveling or commuting, but only have ad-supported plan. Luckily, with the professional Pazu Hulu Video Downloader, you can download any Hulu movies and TV shows on Windows and Mac. What’s more, the videos are downloaded to MP4 format, which means you can watch them even after you cancelling Hulu subscription. Follow below steps and learn how to download Hulu movies and TV shows to MP4 and watch them offline on any mp4-supported device.

Step 1. Run Pazu Hulu Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows.

Download, install and launch Pazu Hulu Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Hulu account and choose, or

Select a profile.

Step 2. Search Hulu movies/TV shows to download.

Type the movie or TV show title in the search field.

Or copy&paste the link of the movie/TV show from  Hulu website. Then click the Search icon.

Step 3. Choose video format/quality

Click Settings icon to change:

  • Video format: MP4 or MKV
  • Video codec: H264 or H265
  • Audio language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle type: Embedded subtitles, Independent subtitles, Hardcoded subtitles
  • Interface languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese

Step 4. Start to download to MP4

Choose episodes you want to download and Click the Download button.

The selected episodes will be downloaded from Hulu to your computer in MP4.

After conversion, click History menu to view all downloaded videos and play them offline on any device.