Set in the late 1960s, Aquarius stars Duchovny as Sam Hodiak, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life who starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his cause. That man is Charles Manson.
The twists and turns of a complicated undercover operation will lead Sam and his young partner to the brink of Manson’s crimes that will eventually lead to the Tate-LaBianca murders in subsequent seasons.
Season 1 aired Thursdays at 9.00 pm (eps. 1-8) and Saturdays at 9.00 pm (eps. 9-13)
Season 2 aired
Hodiak tries to prevent a riot as he probes a murder in a black neighborhood on the day of Martin Luther King's assassination. Meanwhile, Kristin's Black Panther involvement creates tension in her marriage, and Charmain's drug case concludes.
On the day of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, Hodiak must investigate a murder in a black neighborhood while trying to prevent an imminent riot. In the midst of the crisis in the black community, Kristin's involvement with the Black Panthers drives a wedge between her and Shafe's marriage. Meanwhile, Charmain brings the drug case to a close and discovers the full cost of undercover work.