An unidentified man posts a live feed on social media showing that he has kidnapped two strangers and intends to kill one before the day is out. His intention is to hold a capital "trial" online. As the authorities recognize what's happening, it becomes apparent that the online public is going to act as judge and jury.
Did You Know?
During the discussion between Lieutenant Roy and Detective Steptoe, when the camera switches to Roy, the Clan MacPherson coat of arms can be seen to the upper right. The motto is Touch Not the Cat Bot the Glove, and refers to the clan's reputation as not to be trifled with. In keeping with the story line of poor policing convicting the wrong man for the crime, it foreshadows what may come. See more
When Judge Jeeter is put to trial, and audience is asked to vote, Television Broadcast shows us live results of the vote, and it says 43% guilty, and 67% not guilty. That combined adds up to 110% of votes. See more