Before you read any further you should know that we’re about to relive the end of last night’s Line of Duty. So if you’re yet to see series four, episode three or don’t want to re-open that Pandora’s box of grief about the finale then turn back down.
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Right, deep breaths. Here we go.
Steve Arnott might actually be dead. THE Steve Arnott, who’s been at the heart of the corrupt cop drama from the beginning, was badly beaten and left motionless after being pushed down a flight of stairs by the mysterious balaclava man.
And the loss of Martin Compston’s character was too much for some fans to contemplate…
— Lorna Hughes (@lorna_hughes) April 9, 2017
HOW are we expected to sleep on a Sunday night? HOW? #LineOfDuty
— Toby Earle Toby Earle Toby Earle Toby Earle Toby E (@TobyonTV) April 9, 2017
We Arnott amused. #LineofDuty
— John Mulholland (@johnmulholland2) April 9, 2017
— Greg Jenner (@greg_jenner) April 9, 2017
However, many are still hoping that our hero pulled through. This is ruddy Steve Arnott, after all…
— Mike Bird (@mikebird9) April 10, 2017
I'm still holding out hope the blood will wash out of the waistcoat and Easter Sunday will see the second coming of Steve. pic.twitter.com/bZnBpvoEZo
— Amy (@scifisunsets) April 9, 2017
But there is a silver lining to this crumpled-Steve-Arnott-shaped cloud: it makes for mesmerising drama. Bring on episode four!
— Daniel Bohill (@dannybohill) April 10, 2017
OMFG another superb cliffhanger in #LineofDuty ?? Roll on next Sunday!
— AM 5-1 ?? (@annemarie6377) April 10, 2017
— Crumble Fanatic (@crumblefanatic) April 10, 2017
This article was originally published 0n 10 April 2017