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Squid Game episodes: how many episodes are in season one of the new Netflix series?
The Korean thriller drama follows a group of cash-scrapped people who accepted a strange invitation to take part in some children's games in exchange for payment. Pretty soon, though, they find that the games have a deadly twist...
If you're just getting started on the series, we've got the lowdown on how many episodes there are...
There are nine episodes in total, which range from 32 minutes to 62 minutes-long.
The episodes are as follows:
After being enticed by a mysterious game offering large sums of money as a prize, a group of people in huge debt agree to take part.
The game sees them play a number of well-known children's games (such as Red Light, Green Light), but the games have a deadly twist - with those who lose at risk of losing their lives.
The official synopsis reads: "A mysterious invitation to join the game is sent to people at risk who are in dire need of money. 456 participants from all walks of life are locked into a secret location where they play games in order to win 45.6 billion won.
"Every game is a Korean traditional children's game such as Red Light, Green Light, but the consequence of losing is death. Who will be the winner, and what is the purpose behind this game?"
You can watch the trailer below: