Broadchurch series three: What did everyone think of the first episode?
DS Ellie Miller and DI ALec Hardy returned to our small screens (Picture: ITV)

Hit TV show Broadchuch was back on our tellyboxes tonight. But what did everyone think about the first episode of the first series?

David Walliams’ The Nightly Show given the thumbs down from viewers

DS Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) and DI Alec Hardy (David Tennant) returned to investigate a serious sexual assault in the Dorset community.

But as with previous series, all is not as it seems.

Viewers heaped praise on the opening episode, with some even calling for it to win Oscars (not possible as it’s a TV show, but hey).

Some people were very confused that the victim was Hayley Cropper (aka actress Julie Hesmondhalgh):

In fact some people were very confused altogether and got their fictional characters all muddled up:

Some people thought the first episode was the best thing since sliced bread:

And some didn’t:

Some were very confused when Lenny Henry popped up:

And some reckon they already know whodunnit already:

Even celebs were getting involved:

But this probably summed it up best:

Broadchurch is back next Monday at 9pm on ITV.

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