A spoof of crime documentaries about the arrest and trial of a beloved poetry professor from a small town in South Carolina, who is accused of brutally murdering his wife, and the young Northeastern lawyer hired to defend him.
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 Josh Segal (13 episodes, 2017)
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 Carol Anne Keane (13 episodes, 2017)
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 Dwayne Reed (13 episodes, 2017)
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 Summer Henderson (13 episodes, 2017)
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 Anne Flatch (13 episodes, 2017)
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 Larry Henderson (13 episodes, 2017)
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 Heidi Baker (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Judge Horsedich (9 episodes, 2017)
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 Josie Davis (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Jeremiah Davis / ... (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Dave the Taxidermist / ... (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Suzie / ... (6 episodes, 2017)
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A spoof of crime documentaries about the arrest and trial of a beloved poetry professor from a small town in South Carolina, who is accused of brutally murdering his wife, and the young Northeastern lawyer hired to defend him.

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Their first case is a real killer.

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14 March 2017 (USA)  »

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Trial and Error  »

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The characters in the show regularly break the "Fourth Wall"; by looking directly into the Camera, whether they are explaining a scenes, backstory or simply looking at the camera - ergo the audience - to extend the humour in a scene. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Game Night: Playing Hardwick to Get (2017) See more »

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Entertaining
31 March 2017 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Trial and Error has an entertaining premise and great acting. The cast is uniformly wonderful though some (Cristine Rose, Bob Gunton) are under utilized. It's got clever writing, but unfortunately it generates snickers and smiles rather than belly laughs.

I like comedies like "Big Bang", "Mom", "Fresh off the Boat", and "Life in Pieces" and each of these comedies delivers the big laughs. "Trail and Error" doesn't but it is entertaining and it's always good to see John Lithgow


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