HBO aired the first two hours of the J.K. Rowling adaptation The Casual Vacancy last night, introducing viewers to the twisty, twisted, and possibly overpopulated English village of Pagford. Seriously, there are a ton of characters in this thing, and DVR Club is here to help you keep them straight. TV editor Erik Adams and copy editor Caitlin PenzeyMoog cut through the parochial politicking, seething family rivalries, and online impersonations, setting up tonight’s finale with that all important question: What’s the deal with those TVs? Tune in to night two of The Casual Vacancy to find out, then come back to DVR Club for a take on the miniseries’ final hour.

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