Apparently, some people really are above the beep.
To get some insight into the world of deceit, we talked to people who have to lie like it's their job.
If you're not watching it already, the six-part drama is well worth it for characters who break out of tired racial stereotype boxes and reinvent the black British experience on TV.
What it was like to be one of 800 police officers in 1977 who shut down the country's central acid production ring in a massive coordinated raid.
We, too, are flabbergasted at how much modern policing resembles the plot of a 90s buddy cop movie.
A bystander can be heard shouting, "Get off him!" and "He's 12! He's 12!" as the officer repeatedly punches the boy being held by three uniformed cops.