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Dear Murderer

Season 1
6.62017TV-NR
This raucous drama tells the true story of New Zealand’s most controversial lawyer, Mike Bungay (Mark Mitchinson, The Hobbit films, Spartacus). In a high-profile career that spans decades, he successfully defends alleged murderers, spies, and gang members. But no matter how many legal victories he wins, Bungay can’t quit his self-destructive habits and escape his own inner demons.
Starring
Mark MitchinsonErroll Shand
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. A Good Toss to Lose
    September 6, 2017
    43min
    18+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    After overcoming a tortured past, Mike Bungay gets out of the army and decides to go to law school based on the results of a coin toss. Along the way to becoming a successful criminal barrister in New Zealand, he makes enemies defending alleged murderers, seducing women, and overdrinking.
  2. 2. I Spy
    September 13, 2017
    46min
    18+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    In the midst of his marriage breaking down, Mike takes on a very high-profile case defending the first man in New Zealand to be accused of spying. Despite being busy with the biggest trial of his career, Mike also agrees to help a woman charged with murder.
  3. 3. Dog Days
    September 20, 2017
    46min
    TV-NR
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike draws ire from a feminist group after employing morally dubious techniques to defend a gynecologist accused of rape during an exam. On the home front, Mike’s philandering gets him in trouble with the women in his life.
  4. 4. Family Matters
    September 27, 2017
    45min
    TV-NR
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Working with a group of other lawyers, Mike takes on a complicated gang-violence case, but his strategy relies on all of the defendants telling the same story. After writing a book, Mike becomes a political candidate for the New Zealand Party.
  5. 5. Three’s a Crowd
    October 4, 2017
    46min
    18+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike defends someone charged with murdering a man found with gunshot wounds on either side of his head, but both of those accused say the other did the crime. Mike continues to try to woo Ronda, even though she is married with kids, and brings her in to help with the case.

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Producers
Banijay
Network
Acorn TV