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Serial S01 - Ep. 12: What We Know

Serial

Serial Productions & The New York Times

True Crime, Society & Culture, News

4.680.4K Ratings

🗓️ 18 December 2014

⏱️ 54 minutes

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Summary

On January 13, 1999, Adnan Syed was a hurt and vengeful ex-boyfriend who carried out a premeditated murder. Or he was a bewildered bystander, framed for a crime he could never have committed. After 15 months of reporting, we take out everything we’ve got - interviews and documents and police reports - we shake it all out, and we see what sticks.

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0:00.0

Previously on cereal

0:02.0

He left his cell phone in the car with me. Tell me he called me. Hey now at this point

0:06.2

You know why he's leaving the car with you. Yes, and why is that?

0:11.2

Because you said you're gonna kill him

0:13.2

I definitely I just stand and someone could look at this and say oh man, you know

0:17.1

He must be lying. They still coincidentally

0:19.3

He told me to speak with Jay and I was like okay, cuz Jay wanted to say hi. So I said hi to Jay

0:24.9

And that's all I can really recall

0:26.9

The uselessness of what we're trying to do by recreating something that doesn't fit

0:33.1

It's like trying to plot

0:35.2

The coordinates of someone's dream or something

0:38.0

You know, I have never been able to explain it and it is what it is if someone believes me or not

0:43.6

You know, I have no control over

0:47.9

This is a global talent. Play pay call from

0:52.4

It's not a say it

0:54.4

And in late at a Maryland correctional facility

1:03.0

From this American life and WB easy Chicago. It's cereal one story told week by week and this episode 12 is the final week

1:10.7

Final episode of season one of this podcast

1:13.7

It's been a year since I first contacted it at none and I'm still talking to him regularly

1:18.1

I'm still asking him the basics still thinking I don't know that he'll remember something or maybe he'll just get so frustrated with me that he'll crack

1:26.0

I still want to know what you were doing that afternoon

1:30.2

I want to know who had your phone and I want to know what you were doing that afternoon

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