Trial 4 and The Queen's Gambit

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As Lara gets closer to her pet detective graduation, the panel's got some great things from Netflix to talk about.

Sean Ellis won a new trial decades after being convicted of murdering a Boston policeman. What he didn’t know then was Detective John Mulligan was a dirty cop and his partners steered the investigation away from their own illegal activity. In “Trial 4,” Ellis prepares to go back to court and prove he was railroaded to close a case that would expose police corruption.

FOR OUR SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "TRIAL 4," GO TO 39:00

In "The Queen's Gambit," an orphan learns chess from the custodian and quickly climbs the ranks in a sport dominated by men. Beth Harmon focuses on beating the Cold War Soviet grandmasters, but the cocktail of pills and alcohol that fuel her strategic vision threaten to take over her life.

FOR OUR SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT," GO TO 1:12:00

In crime of the week: lakeside getaway.

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