How Twitter felt while watching The Missing

From utter confusion to stunned disbelief, social media followed James Nesbitt and last night's episode of the BBC1 thriller to its bitter end

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BBC drama The Missing had everyone on tenterhooks again on Tuesday night, although judging by the Twitter reaction the thriller has been a rollercoaster in more ways than one for some.

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With the action jumping from 2006 to the present day and back again over eight episodes, even if you’re as sharp as detective Julian Baptiste there’s a chance you could get left behind.

So if you felt just a tad confused in the buildup to that thrilling finale, you weren’t alone…

But this is powerful drama, and as the episode began there were a few people who seemed happy to be a little bit lost.

But if everyone, from Gavin & Stacey’s Mathew Horne to Les Mis star Samantha Barks, love it surely it’s worth sticking with?

Hmmm, maybe not. Not everyone went along with some of last night’s more improbable storylines:

And the hair-raising time jumps didn’t help either…

In other confusion news, how’s your French these days? What about Romanian?

Half-way through, there was a moment where it seemed like the drama had lost viewers for good.

After all, there’s nothing angrier than carefully-chosen emoticons…

But then, in the last five minutes, EVERYTHING changed.

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Bravo James Nesbitt and Ken Stott. And yes, you have seen them together before…