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Queen's Gambit, Accepted 

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As Los Angeles erupts in racial violence, Fauna decides she has no other choice than to confront George Hodel about his activities herself, while Jay is stuck in jail, again.


Carl Franklin


Sam Sheridan (created by), Fauna Hodel (inspired by the life of) | 1 more credit »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Pine ... Jay Singletary
India Eisley ... Fauna Hodel / Pat
Jefferson Mays ... George Hodel
Leland Orser ... Peter Sullivan
Yul Vazquez ... Billis
Dylan Smith ... Sepp
Golden Brooks ... Jimmy Lee
Justin Cornwell ... Terrence Shye
Connie Nielsen ... Corinna Hodel
Arlen Escarpeta ... Xander
Lauren Flans ... George's Mother
Chris Johnson ... Joe
Kristof Konrad ... Rachmaninoff
Theo Marshall ... Detective Cuddy
Shoniqua Shandai ... Tina


Fauna is unknowingly drugged by Corinna Hodel and brought to her father George Hodel's mansion where she quickly realizes that she is intended to be Dr. Hodel's next victim unless she escapes from his imprisonment. Meanwhile Jay is being physically beaten while in police custody and he finds a creative way to convince the dirty cops to release him by agreeing to do their dirty work by falsifying his involvement with another murder so the cops can close a case. Written by Ed Shullivan

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Release Date:

5 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Jenkins + Pine, Studio T See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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The Watts riots took place in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles from August 11 to 16, 1965. See more »


Fauna Hodel: Things here have changed. Feels like the more they change the more they stay the same. I feel... lost and alone sometimes. I feel so different than everyone around me, like you feel. Maybe it's because we know what monsters are. We know what makes them, and I know what un-makes them. We keep struggling. Making due and going on, cause that's all there is. When you look in the mirror, Jay, I hope you can live with what you see. The devil is something we all carry in our hearts. We have to make ...
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Chris Pine made it watchable.
6 March 2019 | by fkeal-20959See all my reviews

I started watching because of my interest in the Black Dahlia murder. This story is confusing and amateurish in many ways. The true story is much more interesting. Thank God for Chris Pine. Very disappointing.

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