The American Crime Podcast, hosted by film critic and radio personality Elvis Mitchell, takes an in-depth look at the groundbreaking new television drama American Crime THURSDAYS 10|9c on ABC. Each week will feature a candid conversation with the show's creator and Executive Producer, Oscar®-winning screenwriter John Ridley, along with an array of show talent as we discuss the latest episode, character storylines, and other timely topics and themes. We'll also share an insider's look at the creative and technical process that brings each episode to life, including scriptwriting, directing, editing, scoring, and more.
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In the twelfth episode, show creator John Ridley and executive producer Michael McDonald discuss the season finale of ABC's American Crime.
Plus, check out these riveting moments from "Episode Eleven":
Carter's Imaginary Girlfriend: After finding out Aubry's confession is what got him released, Carter pays her a visit. He tells her about his imaginary girlfriend, whom he thought was the perfect girl... until Aubry came along.
Hector is a Free Man: At his trial, it seems like Hector is going to lose, as he has no defense. When the prosecution's eyewitness doesn't show up, the judge dismisses the charges and Hector is free to go.
Russ, the Killer: Outside the bar where he first met Aubry, Carter finds himself missing her and gives her a call. Before he is put through to Aubry, a figure approaches Carter and shoots him in the head; it's Russ.
Is Carter Still Alive?: Distressed over the news that Carter is dead, Aubry sneaks out of her room and finds him on the operating table. When she witnesses him breathing, she calls for a nurse, who screams for help.
United in Grief: Once on opposite sides, Aliyah (Regina King) and Aubry's mother Ruth meet once again at the hospital. Aliyah approaches Ruth, embracing her and speaking in Arabic as they cry on each other's shoulder.
We are Family: After Barb (Felicity Huffman) identifies Russ' dead body, Mark and Richelle meet with her to discuss the future. Going their separate ways, a fragile Barb accidentally spills the contents of her purse in the parking lot and ends up on the floor. Richelle and Mark rush to help her, and Richelle reaches out, inviting her to be involved with their family.
Hector Lands a Job: After his interview at a call center, Hector shares the good news with Sibila: he got the position!