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American Crime Story 

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An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals, including O.J Simpson and Andrew Cunanan.
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S1.E10 The Verdict
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Closing statements are given and the jury must decide the verdict. Effects of the verdict are highlighted for both sides, as well as the community.


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Series cast summary:
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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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2 February 2016 (USA)  »

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Katrina: American Crime Story  »

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Trivia

During an appearance on The View (1997), real-life prosecutor Marcia Clark disclosed that, though she found the experience of watching season one in general quite painful on reflection, she was truly honored to see how well Sarah Paulson portrayed her. She was also very complimentary of producer Ryan Murphy for underscoring the extent of the sexism that she had experienced throughout the trial. See more »

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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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Fantastic Casting--exception: OJ!
8 February 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This series is riveting, well directed, fast-paced and informative. The casting is marvelous with one little exception: OJ Simpson!! Cuba Gooding is a fantastic actor, but he completely fails to portray OJ Simpsons incredible charm and charisma that actually enabled him to sliver through years of abusive behavior and the cold-blooded double murder. Gooding is reactive and unsophisticated, while the cocksure Simpson is just missing. This is an incredible failure of casting where the remaining characters are spot on and compelling. Why not Dwayne Johnson or someone with the physical charisma and cool? Travolta deserves great kudos for taking this on, but one has to wonder why he allowed the utter miscasting of the major role. At any rate, this is a worthwhile series to watch and it surely is award-rich.


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