Watching Quiz? The True Story Is Even More Wild Than the Miniseries
Quiz is a different kind of true-crime show. The miniseries traces an infamous game-show scam from 2001, in which a trio of seemingly ordinary people were convicted of rigging the British version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? through a system of — wait for it — coughing. If you're into the particular niche that is movies, docs, and miniseries about scams — see Fyre, McMillions, The Inventor, and more — this three-part series is for you. If you're already wondering how much of the story is true, keep reading for the real and equally wild story.