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The Staircase: Season 1 (2005)



Critic Consensus: The Staircase -- in its newly expanded form -- offers a gripping, detailed depiction of the complex justice system, even if the overall narrative lacks objectivity.


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Documentary series focusing on a murder case in North Carolina.


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The sheer amount of archival footage in this show is absolutely nuts.

July 5, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

It's illuminating how flawed and naïve the concept of blind justice is.

June 26, 2018 | Full Review…

If The Staircase is a puzzle, it's one that still works no matter how you decide to arrange the pieces.

June 18, 2018 | Full Review…

Unmissable stuff.

June 15, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

It's tricky to write about this series without giving spoilers and, by dint of it being a trial drama, it's much more satisfying...

June 8, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a must-watch for anyone interested in true crime shows as it's not only a fascinating case on its own but really the template for so much that's on television and streaming services today.

June 5, 2018 | Full Review…

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