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The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: Season 1 (2015)

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Critic Consensus: American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson brings top-shelf writing, directing, and acting to bear on a still-topical story while shedding further light on the facts -- and provoking passionate responses along the way.

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Air date: Feb 2, 2016
Air date: Feb 9, 2016
Air date: Feb 16, 2016
Air date: Feb 23, 2016
Air date: Mar 1, 2016
Air date: Mar 8, 2016
Air date: Mar 15, 2016
Air date: Mar 22, 2016
Air date: Mar 29, 2016
Air date: Apr 5, 2016

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Season 1 of this crime drama and anthology focuses on the OJ Simpson murder trial as portrayed in Jeffrey Toobin's book "The Run of His Life: The People v OJ Simpson.

Network: FX
Premiere Date: Feb 2, 2016
Executive Producers: , , , , , ,

Cast

Bruce Greenwood
as Gil Garcetti
David Schwimmer
as Robert Kardashian
John Travolta
as Robert Shapiro
Cuba Gooding Jr.
as O.J. Simpson
Connie Britton
as Faye Resnick
Courtney B. Vance
as Johnnie Cochran
Sarah Paulson
as Marcia Clark
Sterling K. Brown
as Christopher Darden
Kenneth Choi
as Judge Lance Ito
Nathan Lane
as F. Lee Bailey
Christian Clemenson
as Bill Hodgman
Chris Bauer
as Det. Tom Lange
Selma Blair
as Kris Kardashian
Dale Godboldo
as Carl Douglas
Chris Conner
as Jeff Toobin
Jordana Brewster
as Denise Brown
Evan Handler
as Alan Dershowitz
Bonita Friedericy
as Patty Goldman
Larry King
as Himself
Cheryl Ladd
as Linell Shapiro
Billy Magnussen
as Kato Kaelin
Angel Parker
as Shawn Chapman
Michael McGrady
as Det. Philip Vannatte...
Rob Morrow
as Barry Scheck
Kwame Patterson
as Michael Darden
Steven Pasquale
as Mark Fuhrman
Duane Shepard Sr.
as Pops Darden
Robert Morse
as Dominick Dunne
Leonard Roberts
as Dennis Schatzman
Romy Rosemont
as Jill Shively
Joseph Siravo
as Fred Goldman
Keesha Sharp
as Dale Cochran
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Critic Reviews for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: Season 1

All Critics (73) | Top Critics (35)

With its brilliant ensemble and sharp writing, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson becomes a fascinating and absorbing look back at one of the most infamous trials in American history.

Full Review… | September 6, 2016
The Blu Spot

It has the spirit of an NWA song, the poetic fury of a Maya Angelou novel. It is, without doubt, the best show of the season.

Full Review… | July 14, 2016
Hindustan Times

The People v. O.J. may be the best vehicle thus far for bringing up complex, broader questions about American justice, without losing sight of the human toll.

Full Review… | May 5, 2016
The Atlantic
Top Critic

That the show would flood the internet with commentary, complaints, and character rankings was inevitable; that it would turn out to be really, really good was a pleasant surprise.

Full Review… | May 5, 2016
Flavorwire

Ryan Murphy's ambitions new anthology series refreshingly not like a Ryan Murphy series at all. It is, perhaps surprisingly, understated and played straight (almost),

Full Review… | March 10, 2016
Collider

A provocative and undeniably insightful look at the Simpson case and how the environment surrounding the case shaped both the trial itself and the eventual verdict.

Full Review… | February 22, 2016
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Audience Reviews for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: Season 1

Brilliant acting (especially from Paulson and Vance) as well as excellent and confident writing, directing, and cinematography, make The People v.s. OJ Simpson one of the best shows TV has had to offer in years.

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Matthew Samuel Mirliani

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Certainly powerful and well acted (by Paulson), American Crime Story season one is bound to make the audience craving for more while being angered by the injustice in the American legal system.

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