Who is Keyser Soze? The answer to that question is prime pop culture trivia. If you don’t know the answer, you will never be invited to join a pub quiz team, you will never win at Trivial Pursuit, and your parents are probably kind of disappointed in you. You probably wake up in the middle of the night knowing that something is wrong, that something is missing, but you can’t quite put your finger on what it is. How will you cure this obvious deficit in your life? It’s easy: Watch “The Usual Suspects” at 7:45 p.m. ET tonight. You can thank us later.
The film stars Chazz Palminteri as a police detective on the hunt for a criminal or criminals behind a gruesome and lucrative crime. Among the suspects are Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Stephen Baldwin, and Benicio Del Toro. The men all point the finger at a criminal mastermind named Keyser Soze. Soze’s violent reputation is so infamous that he’s said to have responded to a threat to murder his family by killing them himself, just to prove that he feared no one. So who is this Keyser Soze? That can only be answered by watching.
‘The Usual Suspects’ airs tonight at 7:45 p.m. ET; Thursday, Apr. 7 at 2:15 a.m. ET; Saturday, Apr. 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET; Sunday, Apr. 17 at 2:15 a.m. ET; Thursday, Apr. 28 at 8:05 p.m. ET; Friday, Apr. 29 at 2:45 a.m. ET