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The Innocent Man 

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The story of Ron Williamson, a man who sat on Oklahoma's death row for 11 years for a crime he didn't commit. Based on John Grisham's "The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town."
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Series cast summary:
Heather McPhaul ...  Peggy Carter 6 episodes, 2018
Maura Antas ...  Debbie Carter 5 episodes, 2018
J.J. Arends ...  Glenna 5 episodes, 2018
Serena Burns ...  Kim Marks 5 episodes, 2018
Kayleen Casey Kayleen Casey ...  Girl in Tommy Dream 5 episodes, 2018
Seth Michael Connell Seth Michael Connell ...  Guy in Tommy Dream 5 episodes, 2018
Garrett Davis ...  David Timmons 5 episodes, 2018
Olivia de Boutray Olivia de Boutray ...  Denice Haraway 5 episodes, 2018
Ryan David Ellis Ryan David Ellis ...  Interrogator 2 5 episodes, 2018
Danielle Rogers Danielle Rogers ...  Carol 5 episodes, 2018
Jesse Roocke-Sherman Jesse Roocke-Sherman ...  Floyd Degraw 5 episodes, 2018
Geoffrey Russell Geoffrey Russell ...  Ron Williamson (Old) 5 episodes, 2018
Erik Anthony Russo ...  Interrogator 1 5 episodes, 2018
Rio Shigeta Rio Shigeta ...  Glen Gore 5 episodes, 2018
Jeremy Summers Jeremy Summers ...  Gravedigger 1 5 episodes, 2018
Nick Swezey ...  Gravedigger 2 5 episodes, 2018
Adrien Vaatete Adrien Vaatete ...  Odell Titsworth 5 episodes, 2018
James Patrick Walsh James Patrick Walsh ...  Ron Williamson (Young) 5 episodes, 2018
Larry Martin Weissman Larry Martin Weissman ...  Hunter 5 episodes, 2018
Brent Whitacre ...  Gene Whelchel 5 episodes, 2018
Joe White Joe White ...  Lenny Timmons 5 episodes, 2018
Kyle Williams ...  Tommy Ward 5 episodes, 2018
Guthrie Worthington Guthrie Worthington ...  Karl Fontenot 5 episodes, 2018
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The story of Ron Williamson, a man who sat on Oklahoma's death row for 11 years for a crime he didn't commit. Based on John Grisham's "The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town."

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Based on John Grisham's only work of nonfiction. See more »

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Featured in Jeremy Vine: Episode #2.4 (2019) See more »

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Painfully slow with lot of useless scenes and tiring dramatisation
16 December 2018 | by anurag-69879See all my reviews

I gave this series 1-star after watching an episode and half. After a friend convinced me to watch the remaining, I increased the rating to 5-stars.

Here is my final review of this series after watching all the episodes

Pros: A very important topic that is a must to discuss. The makers kept as factual as possible. Some key players did not want to be interviewed on camera so their side of the story can only be seen from their past interviews.

Cons: Very slow The story goes back and forth between the two cases initially which did not help the narrative. It added so many characters in the mix that it made everything confusing and painfully slow. Wish the editor had done a better job at presenting the story.

Below is the review that I wrote initially after watching only first episode. I started watching this series because the trailer looked interesting. 30 minutes into the first episode and I was so disappointed. 1. It is painfully slow. 2. The names of so many characters are thrown in a span of 5-7 minutes. district attorney, asst district attorney, mother, aunt, friend, reporter, etc. etc. etc. so confusing. 3. The dramatization with songs and slow moving story are terrible. First episode could have been 15 mins instead of 45 mins

By the second episode I was so tired of it that I decided to just read about the true events instead of watching this series... Can't bear the pain of watching this series.

To the makers of this : Learn from forensic files how to keep the script tight and to the point.


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