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Viewers are saying Mare of Easttown is one of the best TV shows of all time as the final episode brought in the biggest audience for any HBO Original Series on HBO Max. Check out the trailer below:
Taking to social media to share their enthusiasm for the crime drama which stars Kate Winslet as a detective trying to solve the murder of a teen mum in a small town close to Philadelphia.
The show's synopsis reads: "As her life crumbles around her, a small-town Pennsylvania detective Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) investigates a local murder.
"The series explores the dark side of a close community and provides an authentic examination of how family and past tragedies can define our present."
On Twitter, one fan wrote: "Just finished Mare of Easttown. I don't know what go say except that I want this series to win all awards possible. What a masterpiece.
"Kate Winslet IS the best actress we have right now. Period."
Another added: "Just watched the Mare of Easttown finale for the second time. Absolutely perfect. One of the best episodes of TV ever.
"Julianne Nicholson and Kate Winslet will win their Emmys no contest. The final scene between them is so profoundly beautiful."
#MareOfEasttown was one of the best shows on television this year. Fire from start to finish. Kate Winslet deserves all the awards. pic.twitter.com/ensVLsO2zm
- Matt (@mattleek843) May 31, 2021
God damn, #MareOfEasttown was incredible. Kate Winslet was obviously amazing. Jean Smart delivered everything wonderfully. Evan Peters made such an impact. And the rest of the cast. God damn! HBO don't make a season 2 of this. You can't recreate it. pic.twitter.com/nJkHfjPhal
- Broc Crider (@BrocCrider) May 31, 2021
#MareOfEasttown finale was shocking and heartbreaking. #KateWinslet delivered an incredible performance and deserves every award. pic.twitter.com/KMEX2fWOFu
- JSuarez4MC (@JSuarez4MC) May 31, 2021
The entire cast was incredible but this queen just gave a legendary performance. Major serve :bow:♀️ :bow:♂️ #MareOfEasttown pic.twitter.com/Pe7IxmeIiT
- Emil Sayad (@egeek84) May 31, 2021
Another wrote: "Mare of Easttown is the best TV series I've ever watched and I now have an emptiness inside because it's over. Give Kate Winslet her Emmy for her performance as Mare Sheehan."
Another simply said: "Hands down one of the best series I've ever watched."
Winslet recently spoke out about her reaction when director Craig Zobel offered to cut out a shot of her character displaying a 'bulgy bit of belly' during a sex scene in the series.
Speaking to the New York Times, she recalled telling Zobel: "Don't you dare."
She went on: "[My character is] a fully functioning, flawed woman with a body and a face which moves in a way that is a synonymous with her age.
"I think we're starved of that a bit."
Mare of Easttown can be streamed on Now TV or Sky Atlantic.
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