In 1985, Steven Avery, a 22-year-old Wisconsin man, was convicted of the rape and attempted murder of Patty Beernsten. The first episode in the series, “Eighteen Year Lost,” creates a timeline of the suspicious events preceding his arrest. For example, Avery runs his cousin Sandra Morris, a sheriff deputy’s wife, off the road and points, what he claims was, an unloaded gun at her. Shortly after being released, Mrs. Beernsten describes her attacker to Deputy Sheriff Judy Dvorak, a friend of Sandra, who says, “That sounds like Steven Avery.” Although Mrs. Beernsten’s original description did not actually describe Steven, and, in fact, more accurately describes a known rapist in the area, Gregory Allen, she becomes con...
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...their own instead of the innocent man he helped put behind bars.
Whether Netflix feels as impassioned about the two men sitting in jail as they made the millions of people they informed of this travesty is unknown. Nevertheless, there is no doubt that Making a Murderer is a successful text because Netflix creates it from an improved version of a popular television model and prods viewers to root for the good side and oppose the evil one. Removing the part of a show that gives closure, like knowing an innocent person gets exonerated or a heinous criminal never gets to walk the streets again, takes away the audience’s sense of happily ever after. Pairing this with one clear good side that has been wronged by one evil side leaves viewers aware of such a wrongdoing that they feel obligated to spread Steven and Brendan’s stories and give them the justice they deserve.
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