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HBO Max outage draws ire of Twitter users eager for season finale of Kate Winslet’s Mare Of Easttown

HBO Max outage draws ire of Twitter users eager for season finale of Kate Winslet’s Mare Of Easttown

HBO Max crashes and shows error messages leaving Mare Of Easttown fans furious after they tuned in for the season finale of Kate Winslet’s crime drama

  • The HBO Max app crashed on Sunday just as the popular mini-series was set to stream its’ finale
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HBO Max crashed Sunday night as viewers were logging in for the season finale of the crime drama Mare Of Easttown starring Kate Winslet.

Twitter erupted as fans of the miniseries were greeted with error messages instead of English actress Winslet, 45, portraying detective sergeant Mare Sheehan as she investigates the murder of a young girl and the disappearance of another in Easttown, Pennsylvania.

‘Just trying to watch my depressing murder show and HBO Max is having none of it,’ one viewer tweeted along with a still of Mare snacking with spray cheese.

Service down: HBO Max crashed Sunday night as viewers were logging in for the season finale of the crime drama Mare Of Easttown starring Kate Winslet

Another viewer employed a meme of John Travolta as Vincent Vega looking confused in Pulp Fiction with the heading: ‘#MareOfEasttown the IT guys at HBO Max right now.’

HBO Max Help on Twitter confirmed the streaming service was down.

‘We’re aware some customers may be experiencing issues streaming #HBOMax and appreciate your patience as we work to resolve this as quickly as possible,’ HBO Max Help tweeted.

The problem was mostly resolved within an hour and an HBO Max spokesperson told TVLine at 11:15 pm Sunday, ‘Some HBO Max users experienced Intermittent service disruptions this evening, but the issue was quickly resolved and service has been restored’.

Twitter reaction: A viewer employed a meme of John Travolta as Vincent Vega looking confused in Pulp Fiction with the heading: '#MareOfEasttown the IT guys at HBO Max right now'

Twitter reaction: A viewer employed a meme of John Travolta as Vincent Vega looking confused in Pulp Fiction with the heading: ‘#MareOfEasttown the IT guys at HBO Max right now’

Official confirmation: HBO Max Help on Twitter confirmed the streaming service was down

Official confirmation: HBO Max Help on Twitter confirmed the streaming service was down

However, viewers of the show continued to alert the HBO Max Help Twitter account that they were still unable to steam the program’s highly-TK finale.

At 12:49 am Monday, over an hour after HBO Max Help’s initial tweet, the account once again announced that it had resolved all streaming problems to the dismay of frustrated fans.

‘Our team has resolved streaming issues with #HBOMax,’ the account tweeted. ‘You may need to close and reopen HBO Max, or sign out and sign back in. Please tweet us for further support, thank you!’

 

The ensemble cast of Mare Of Easttown includes Winslet as well as Jean Smart, Guy Pearce, Julianne Nicholson, Angourie Rice, David Denman, Evan Peters, Sosie Bacon, and John Douglas Thompson.

All seven episodes were directed by Craig Zobel.

The series has received widespread critical acclaim with Winslet being singled out for particular praise.

Spoiler alert: Fans of the show took to Twitter to report the outage

Spoiler alert: Fans of the show took to Twitter to report the outage

Personally victimized: A scene from Mean Girls was used to show how viewers felt

Personally victimized: A scene from Mean Girls was used to show how viewers felt

Long wait: Some felt like the outage was taking so long they were aging rapidly

Long wait: Some felt like the outage was taking so long they were aging rapidly

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Winslet for the series has convincingly replicated a Philadelphia regional accent known as the ‘Delco accent’, after Delaware County to the west of Philadelphia.

The Oscar-winning actress also was mentioned in a tweet by a viewer who compared her role in the Titanic to the HBO Max crash.

‘Congratulations Kate Winslet for being part of two of the biggest crashes of all time @hbomax #Titanic #MareOfEasttown,’ read the post.

Oscar winner: The Oscar-winning actress was mentioned in a tweet by a viewer who compared her role in the Titanic to the HBO Max crash

Oscar winner: The Oscar-winning actress was mentioned in a tweet by a viewer who compared her role in the Titanic to the HBO Max crash

Freaking out: Kermit The Frog freaking out was used to compare how viewers were feeling

Freaking out: Kermit The Frog freaking out was used to compare how viewers were feeling

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