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Anyone watching The Night Of?

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KingofnightvisionKingofinsight Wed 07-Sep-16 11:36:17

I've only watched the first 2 episodes so no spoilers please! But I am HOOKED! The first episode was so tense it was almost uncomfortable, but the second one eased up a bit. It reminds me a lot of the first series of the podcast Serial, although of course it is fiction. I'm going to be furious if there is a cliffhanger at the end of this series. I know it's based on the first series of the BBC show Criminal Justice but I've never seen that show so I don't know how similar they actually are.

Knightridergirl Wed 07-Sep-16 12:09:51

I downloaded all the episodes from Sky Boxsets and started watching on Friday night. Let's just say I went to sleep at 6am on Sunday morning as it was so addictive I couldn't stop!
It's a brilliant show.

bimbobaggins Mon 12-Sep-16 15:04:12

Yes, I watched the first episode last week and absolutely loved it. Very gripping and desperate for the next episode. Just watched that today and found it very slow

HeyMacWey Tue 13-Sep-16 08:31:29

I'm on episode 4. We're watching an episode a night as want to eek it out a bit as it's so good.
Love it - it makes you feel on the edge of your seat constantly.
Excellent TV.

BendydickCuminsnatch Tue 13-Sep-16 08:35:46

Yes we finished it on Sunday, think there's already a thread running about it. It was OK, I thought it started well but got a bit slow and didn't keep my attention. Also Nas was annoying, this isn't a spoiler but he acts as though he's going to be in prison for ages when he's still on trial confused odd behaviour.

HereIAm20 Thu 15-Sep-16 12:37:09

It is based on the 2008 BBC series Criminal Justice and at about episode 6 I remembered the end of CJ> There was a second series of CJ with Maxine Peake - a different story.

The Night Of was altered (as the accused was not a muslim in the original) and although The Night Of was a fairly good watch the BBC version with Pete Postlethwaite and Ben Winshaw(?) (anyone Q from James Bond and London Spy) was far superior.

youngestisapsycho Fri 16-Sep-16 14:50:27

Is it on Sky Atlantic?

HeyMacWey Fri 16-Sep-16 14:54:16


MiddleClassProblem Fri 16-Sep-16 14:58:54

I'm on ep 3. I'm enjoying it and what to know what happens but I am finding it a little slow to unfold

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