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99 Words About … The furor over ‘The Killing’

It might as well have reached through the screen, pulled down their pants, laughed at their undershorts and called their mommas fat.

After creating more red herrings than a rouge spill in the Baltic, “The Killing” ended its first season with yet another switcheroo.

It was stunningly wrongheaded, and viewers attacked it online, #kony2012-style.

Now, the drama’s back (8 p.m. Sunday, AMC), hoping to recapture some of the gloomy magic of early episodes.

It’s also looking to make amends by super-duper pinky-swearing that Rosie Larsen’s killer will be revealed.

In episode 26!

By then, though, will anyone still care?


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