Lots of “Making a Murderer” fans have found grim humor in the dark show. Here are some of the most popular memes it has spawned.
Twitter users have fallen for attorneys Dean Strang and Jerry Buting, who defended Steven Avery in the series’ central murder trial.
Former Wisconsin prosecutor Ken Kratz has drawn the most criticism, and this comparison to Emperor Palpatine from “Star Wars,” from users who feel Avery was unfairly targeted for the crime.
One critical piece of evidence in the case was the key to Halbach’s vehicle, which was discovered in Avery’s home. The series suggests that the evidence was planted there by investigators.
The series also suggests that the confession given by Avery’s nephew Brendan Dassey, who is currently serving jail time for the murder, was coerced by the Sheriff’s department.
Twitter users have also keyed in on the visible shock and confusion among members of the press as the trial progressed.
Lead investigators Mark Wiegert and Tom Fassbender have been accused of botching the investigation into the death of Teresa Halbach.
After being exonerated of committing a 1985 sexual assault for which he served 18 years in prison, Steven Avery successfully sued Manitowoc County Sheriff Thomas Kocourek and District Attorney Denis Vogel for $36 million. The county’s inability to pay formed its motivation to frame Avery, according to critics.
Viewers of the series have tried to investigate the case themselves, as well as signing online petitions demanding justice for Avery.
This meme combined the booty call of 2015 with the last thing you’d want to watch while doing it.