The Thing About Pam

The Thing About Pam

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Oscar-winner Renée Zellweger leads this miniseries based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria that resulted in her husband Russ’ conviction, though he insisted he did not kill her. His conviction later was overturned, but the brutal crime set off a chain of events that would expose a diabolical scheme deeply involving Pam Hupp (Zellweger).

2022Rating: 16USABlumhouse Television, NBC News Studios, The Big Picture Company
DramaTrue Story & Biography

The Thing About Pam | Reviews

48%25 reviews

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

A watchable if often underwhelming true crime docudrama that wants to both be weird and play it safe...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Performances from actors breaking from their established moulds (makes) it stand out in an overpacked genre.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

It’s not believable enough to be moving or sharp enough to be satire. So… what is it?

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Vulture

Vulture

Zellweger (as Pam) is simultaneously broadly cartoonish and blandly nonspecific.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

Judy Greer is a wicked series highlight as Leah Askey...

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Decider

Decider

There... seems to be very little in the way of subtlety or shading to the story.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

On the whole, The Thing About Pam manages to be both amusing and appalling, eccentric and shocking.

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TV Guide

TV Guide

When the Coen Brothers-inspired tone works, it's deliciously satisfying.

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CNN

CNN

It's a true-crime experiment that clearly wants to be the next Fargo and doesn't get there.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

There’s a lot of blurriness of intention around the storytelling in The Thing About Pam...

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