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"Please. I'll do anything. But I won't do this!"

Girl Number 9 is a six-part Web Series written by James Moran described as a cross between Saw and Se7en.

Stars Torchwood alum Gareth-David Lloyd.

When a serial killer is captured, he tells a detective he has 30 minutes to rescue a girl before she is killed. The rest is a Shoot the Shaggy Dog story.

This series contains the following tropes.

  • Death Trap: Saw-style.
  • Downer Ending: The girl is killed
  • Driven to Suicide: The detective is driven to kill himself by the serial killer.
  • Forced to Watch: Inverted with the serial killer being in police custody, but then played straight with the captive girls on a webcam for the police.
  • Idiot Ball: How is Matheson supposed to make the call to save his daughter if he's dead?
  • Infant Immortality: Saw doesn't go there but this one did.
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  • Product Placement: Powerbook, iPhone.

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