Critic Consensus: Mr. Mercedes propels its tense, creepy narrative with quick-witted dialogue, strong characters, and terrifying surprises.
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The first season of the mystery-thriller series based on a novel by Stephen King opens with a man in a clown mask driving a stolen car into a crowd, killing everyone; the crime is then investigated by Detective Bill Hodges (Brendan Gleeson). Two years later, Bill Hodges is now retired, but is still haunted by the case of "Mr. Mercedes." When the killer himself, Brady Hartsfield (Harry Treadaway), leaves a message on his answering machine taunting him, the former detective launches himself into a… More
|Genre:||Mystery & Suspense|
|Premiere Date:||Aug 9, 2017|
as Detective Bill Hodge...
as Brady Hartsfield
as Deborah Hartsfield
as Jerome Robinson
as Detective Peter Dixo...
as Anthony "Robi" Frobi...
as Lou Linklatter
as Holly Gibney
as Olivia Trelawney
as Janey Patterson
as Ida Silver
as Barbara Robinson
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The genius of this series was that all of the characters, even the most minor, were so quirky and so well cast that they seemed to have lives that extended beyond their presence on screen.
The bedrock is King's book. TV hasn't always done justice to fiction's greatest living storyteller. Mr Mercedes looks like it will.
I may have my quibbles about some of it, particularly in terms of the unnecessary changes, but overall, it's a pretty solid adaptation to date.
David E. Kelley definitely still has it, but working with some constraints - adapting a novel and/or working with a forceful director like Bender or Jean-Marc Vallée - makes it easier for him to remind us of that fact.
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