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Taking Aim At Manhunt

We investigate AppleTV+'s new true crime exploration of Lincoln's assassination.

The 1865 assassination of Abraham Lincoln was not a moment most Americans feel great about, but…did it merit a whole series treatment? AppleTV+ thought so; we tell you whether we think Manhunt could have been a movie, or just stayed the book it was before Monica Beletsky’s adaptation. Your latest Ask EHG queries have us pondering shows that need characters on roller skates, and the David Duchovny roles that would have been better played by TV robots. Then, after naming the week’s Not Quite Winners And Losers, it’s on to an Extra Credit that takes the concept Deal Or No Deal Island pioneers and applies it to all kinds of other shows. Settle into a comfortable seat — whether it’s at Ford’s Theatre is up to you — and listen!

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Topics

  • Lead Topic πŸ”« Manhunt
  • Ask EHG πŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ 70s superhero team-ups
  • Winner & Loser πŸ‘ Royal Pains
  • Winner & Loser πŸ‘Ž The WandaVision spinoff
  • Winner & Loser πŸ‘ Zach Galifianakis
  • Winner & Loser πŸ‘Ž Jeremy Strong
  • Winner & Loser πŸ‘ Forever
  • Winner & Loser πŸ‘Ž Swash
  • Extra Credit 🏝️ Island Time
  • Mini πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ American Game Show Story
  • Other Tags Deal Or No Deal Island Only Murders In The Building Talk Soup

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