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The Night Of 

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After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
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 Calvin Hart 2 episodes, 2016
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Naz is a strait-laced Pakistani-American student who is off to a must-attend party on a Friday night. His only available transportation being his father's taxi cab, Naz sets off into Manhattan. But his party-going plans are quickly forgotten when a mysterious young woman jumps aboard in need of a ride. Charmed by her intense intrigue and good looks, Naz gets swept up by her pressures. After a mind-altering night of drugs and passion, the woman is dead, and Naz finds himself in the crosshairs of a gruesome murder investigation, panicked and shaken, but possibly with a trace of doubt as to his own innocence. Written by copperheadache

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John Stone's problems with his feet seem to reflect Naz's situations; the worse Naz's situation gets, the worse Stone's condition gets. See more »

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A murder like this sprays blood everywhere (as can be seen in the crime scene) but at no stage does his defense ask for an explanation of why he wasn't covered in her blood. See more »

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Referenced in The Real O'Neals: The Real Halloween (2016) See more »

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It's not the story; it's the telling
7 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

What struck me after watching the first episode of "The Night Of" is that this is a story that has been told on countless iterations of "Law and Order". The difference is the luxury of not having to tell it in 40 minutes and the bringing to bear of HBO's prodigious production values combined with a first-rate cast of mostly little-known actors.

The portrayal of the police is unlike anything I've seen before: annoyance about working past the end of a shift, the passing of the buck so someone else gets a case that will doubtless go into the wee hours of the morning, the careless handling of evidence due to available manpower. Here the police are neither heroes nor villains, rather they're just working men and women doing a job.

The atmosphere of the precinct house in the middle of the night is palpable as is the overwhelming sense of helplessness felt by the naive lead character as his night goes from bad to worse. John Torturro's portrayal of a low rent defense attorney who stumbles onto a case much bigger than he imagined holds great promise for future episodes.

As I said at the beginning, it's hardly a story we've not seen before but we've never seen it told this well. I look forward to watching it develop.


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