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"The Trial of Hiram McDaniels" is the 87th episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on May 1, 2016.


It's the trial of the century.

Plot Developments[]

  • Trial of the Century:
    • Dana Cardinal gives her testimony.
    • A verdict is reached: Hiram's four accused heads (grey, gold, blue, and green) are found guilty and sentenced to death. Violet protests that he will die, too, but Judge Azdak does not relent.
  • The Woman from Italy vows to return to Night Vale.

Recurring Segments[]



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