O.J Simpson was a beloved Athlete, who fell from grace once he was accused of murdering his Ex Wife Nicole Brown in 1994. When his case went to trial, the nation watched along as Simpson and his Lawyer, the late Johnnie Cochran, fought to acquit the charges. Twenty two years later, the case has been made into a series that is sweeping the nation. The People v. O.J Simpson: American Crime Story produces a dramatic view of a story that still effects the lives of others today. Here are 5 reasons why you should watch.

4The show is arguably one of the best to hit screens this year

Receiving better than rave reviews, The People v. O.J Simpson has taken television by storm since it’s debut. IndieWire exclaims “it’s on track to be one of the best first seasons of television ever made, especially considering the cultural climate surrounding its release.” With millions tuned in every week for its storyline, the real life event turned show, reels you in with its suspense.