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Was the Real O.J. Courtroom As Crazy As It Is in People v. O.J. Simpson? Watch Them Side by Side.

Tuesday night’s penultimate episode of American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson saw the titular case coming to a head in court. To viewers fuzzy on the actual trial, many of the scenes seemed straight out of Ryan Murphy’s camp playbook: showstopping outbursts, a judge’s confession, dramatic invocations of the Fifth Amendment. This must be a soaped-up version of the proceedings, right?

Not so much. In the video above, we put the original courtroom scenes next to the American Crime Story version, and found they actually mirror each other to a spooky degree. If it weren’t for the video quality and camera angles, it’s sometimes hard to tell them apart at all.

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