How to Get Away With Murder

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Name: How to Get Away With Murder
Abbreviation(s): HTGAWM
Creator: Peter Nowalk
Date(s): September 25, 2014 - present
Medium: TV
Country of Origin: USA
External Links: Official ABC page
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How to Get Away With Murder is an American television series.

Canon Overview



  • Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating, Esquire: A high-profile defense attorney, teaching a class at Middleton University.
  • Billy Brown as Detective Nate Lahey: Annalise's lover who tries to prove Sam's involvement in the Lila Stangard murder and the main suspect in Sam's murder.
  • Alfred Enoch as Wes Gibbins: A student recently accepted off the wait list who later has a relationship with Rebecca.
  • Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh: A law student seen as ruthless and somewhat narcissistic by his peers.
  • Katie Findlay as Rebecca Sutter: Wes' mysterious neighbor who becomes a suspect in the murder of Lila Stangard.
  • Aja Naomi King as Michaela Pratt: An ambitious student who wants to be successful like Annalise.
  • Matt McGorry as Asher Millstone: One of Annalise's students who comes from a privileged background.
  • Karla Souza as Laurel Castillo: An idealistic student who later has a relationship with Frank.
  • Charlie Weber as Frank Delfino: An employee of Annalise's firm who is not a lawyer but handles special duties requiring discretion.
  • Liza Weil as Bonnie Winterbottom, Esq.: An associate attorney in Annalise's firm.


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History of the fandom: When and how did the fandom start? Did it explode onto the fannish scene or was it a slow burn? If the fandom has been around for a while, how has fan activity changed over time?)

In 2016, HTGAWM was ranked number sixteenth in the Top 20 "most reblogged" live-action television show on Tumblr, gaining four spots in popularity from the previous year[1].


Connor/Oliver is a very popular canon m/m pairing and arguably the fandom OTP. Femslash makes up a significant minority, with multiple common pairings.



Example Fanworks

Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.


  • It's Always You and I by Meero94 (2014-2015). "Sometimes there's a coffee shop and a geek with glasses, and the boy smirks and saunters over to him. Sometimes they're stuck in an elevator together. Other times they're an IT guy and a law student. It differs, always, but the constant remains them . Because, regardless of the universe, Oliver always has a tendency of stumbling into Connor's world and flipping it upside down."



Archives and Fan Communities



  1. ^ 2016′s Top TV Shows - Live Action