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An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals, including O.J Simpson.
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 O.J. Simpson (11 episodes, 2016-2018)
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 Marcia Clark (11 episodes, 2016-2018)
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 Robert Shapiro (11 episodes, 2016-2018)
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 Johnnie Cochran (11 episodes, 2016-2018)
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 Christopher Darden (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Judge Lance Ito (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Bill Hodgman (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Gil Garcetti (10 episodes, 2016)
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 F. Lee Bailey (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Robert Kardashian (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Andrew Cunanan (10 episodes, 2018)
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 Donatella Versace (10 episodes, 2018)
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 Gianni Versace (10 episodes, 2018)
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 Carl E. Douglas (9 episodes, 2016)
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 Arnelle Simpson (9 episodes, 2016)
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 Jason Simpson (9 episodes, 2016)
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 Shawn Chapman (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Kim Goldman (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Dennis Schatzman (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Fred Goldman (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Armanda Cooley / ... (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Easter Island / ... (7 episodes, 2016)
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 The Demon / ... (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Juror / ... (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Tanya Brown (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Jeffrey Toobin (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Barry Scheck (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Dominick Dunne (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Dale Cochran (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Dominique Brown (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Juditha Brown (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Detective Tom Lange (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Denise Brown (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Lou Brown (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Detective Phillip Van Atter (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Detective Mark Fuhrman (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Juror / ... (5 episodes, 2016)
Cocoa Brown ...
 Queen Bee / ... (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Bailiff (5 episodes, 2016)
Diana Daves ...
 Golden Girl / ... (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Francine Florio-Bunten / ... (5 episodes, 2016)
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 En Vogue / ... (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Shirley Simpson (5 episodes, 2016)
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The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story is a limited series that takes you inside the O.J. Simpson trial with a riveting look at the legal teams battling to convict or acquit the football legend of double homicide. Based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin, it explores the chaotic behind-the-scenes dealings and maneuvering on both sides of the court, and how a combination of prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness, and the LAPD's history with the city's African-American community gave a jury what it needed: reasonable doubt. Written by FX Networks

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The trial isn't the whole story. This is.

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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Ironically, the Kardashian sisters claimed that their surname and portrayal were "sensationalized" to a "ridiculous" level in the first season of this miniseries. See more »

Goofs

On the show, the judge at the preliminary hearing was played by a man. In reality the judge was a woman, Kathleen Kennedy Powell. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.71 (2016) See more »

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Hooked!
3 February 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At first I thought who needs to see all this again but once I started watching it I was hooked. The pilot moves quickly from discovery of the bodies (and they are shown) to fleeing down the highway in the Bronco. There are so many details and people that come flooding back and it's interesting to see things put together in a quick moving episode. Lots of details are included that you won't have pictured in your mind at the time because they didn't come out all at the same time in sequence. With race, money, abuse, celebrity it's still the crime of the 20th century.

The A list cast is hit and miss. Cuba Gooding is an enthusiastic actor but too small in size to play OJ. He looks shorter than the other male actors around him. Should have chosen someone more physically imposing. Sarah Paulson looks enough like Marcia Clark with the wig. Surprisingly David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian looks like him if you check out photos. John Travolta as Shapiro has some strange eyebrows but he is fascinating to watch. Selma Blair as Kris Kardashian is also a good fit. Connie Britton looks a bit too healthy to be Faye Resnick but these are all people you like to see on screen. The link with the Kardashians is quite interesting to watch.

Well done and very voyeuristic and entertaining.


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