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    13 Reasons Everyone Should Watch “Inside No. 9”

    It's never too late to dive straight into the series.

    If you've never seen BBC's hit anthology series Inside No. 9, now is as good a time as any to start.

    1. Each half-hour episode focuses on a new story.

    Each episode is a self-contained story with new characters and a new setting, so you can watch any episode in any order and not be lost – no need to invest in a long series.

    2. And the show is nothing if not innovative.

    The show isn't afraid to try something new, be it an episode shown exclusively from the perspective of security camera footage, or an episode with only one line of spoken dialogue.

    3. Which makes it incredibly rewatchable.

    Inside Number 9 is, if anything, more uncomfortable and disturbing on a second viewing...

    Set aside one hour to watch Inside Number 9 episode three twice. Twice.

    4. The show excels in unpredictability.

    From the moment the titles hit, to the end credits, there's no telling what will take place. There's been cult members, electrocutions, a dead train passenger, Varys from Game of Thrones with hair, and an episode based around the fight over ownership of a balloon.

    5. If variety is the spice of life, then this show is a goddamn vindaloo.

    6. There's humour…

    7. ...and horror.

    8. Even extremely emotional moments.

    9. The show comes from the genius minds of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

    10. All episodes star at least one of, and usually both, Shearsmith and Pemberton.

    11. Besides Shearsmith and Pemberton, each episode contains an incredible cast of well-known actors.

    Sheridan Smith, Timothy West, Gemma Arterton, Helen McCrory, Conleth Hill, and Ruth Sheen have all made guest appearances on the show.

    12. Oh, and there's often a twist ending. Warning: massive spoiler for series one, episode three below.

    13. There's really nothing else like it currently on television.

    You can watch Inside No. 9 on BBC Two tonight at 10pm, and you can catch up with series two on iPlayer.