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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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Referenced in Family Guy: Start Me Up (2020) See more »

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Fascinating story/clunky execution
16 December 2018 | by MovieShrink7See all my reviews

As you can surmise from the title, this show deals with a wrongful conviction. Actually, four wrongful convictions that all took place in the 1980s in the small town of Ada, Oklahoma. The story is gripping, maddening, and nearly unbelievable. Unfortunately, the story itself is hampered by an over-dramatic score and a few too many TruTV-esque re-enactments. It could use more organization and editing. Some episodes seemed to be leading somewhere but ended up largely retreading the same path with different characters. I still give it 9/10 because the story itself is worth hearing. Sadly, it's a story we've all grown too accostomed to.


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