The BEST episodes directed by Joe Berlinger

Identity Crisis
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8.18
107 votes

#1 - Identity Crisis

Homicide: Life On The Street - Season 7 - Episode 19

Falsone and Lewis investigate the murder of a man in his own backyard. The victim's nose was removed from his body. Ballard and Gharty investigate the murder of a bartender at a strip club. Canvassing the neighbors, Falsone feels that one of the neighbors isn't what she appears to be. Later when they interview her husband, he gets the same feeling. The MEs complete a record setting day of completing autopsies, but find themselves with one unidentified extra body. Munch and Bayliss get the call, but insist that until they can get a crime scene to go to, the problem isn't theirs. Griscom finds the crime scene in the morgue freezer. Ballard mentions to Gharty that he might want to consider stopping his drinking. Falsone's theory about the victim's neighbors proves true when MGee checks into the Witness Protection program. MGee's phone call puts the wheels in motion to get the family moved. Falsone and Lewis arrive just in time to take their suspect into custody and away from the Feds. The

Burn Bundy Burn
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7.89
380 votes

#2 - Burn Bundy Burn

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes - Season 1 - Episode 4

Bundy's double-murder trial transforms into a bizarre circus with an unhinged ringleader. Later, the accused makes a last-ditch effort to stay alive.

Not my Turn to Watch Him
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7.82
396 votes

#3 - Not my Turn to Watch Him

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes - Season 1 - Episode 3

Following several brazen escapes, Bundy flees to Florida, where he unleashes a wave of atrocities. Also, a simple traffic stop spawns a mystery.

A Deal With the Devil
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7.59
29 votes

#4 - A Deal With the Devil

Confronting a Serial Killer - Season 1 - Episode 2

Jillian learns that to get inside the mind of the killer she has to delve into her own traumatic past, and in the process uncovers how systemic sexism and racial bias enabled Little.

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One of Us
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7.57
428 votes

#5 - One of Us

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes - Season 1 - Episode 2

As investigators search for a suspect in the string of brutal murders near Seattle, a woman manages to escape the killer's clutches in Utah.

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Handsome Devil
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7.44
490 votes

#6 - Handsome Devil

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes - Season 1 - Episode 1

Two journalists set out to get the definitive story of infamous serial killer Ted Bundy, as told by the man himself.

No Longer Jane Doe
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7.43
30 votes

#7 - No Longer Jane Doe

Confronting a Serial Killer - Season 1 - Episode 5

Dealing with a psychopath takes its toll on Jillian's psyche and family; dozens of states close cases, laying bare the havoc Little wrought and triggering a long-overdue public reckoning.

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Behold the Monster
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7.36
28 votes

#8 - Behold the Monster

Confronting a Serial Killer - Season 1 - Episode 3

Little's new confessions are matched to cold cases; two female law enforcement agents describe how they caught a killer by focusing on survivors who were ignored in the past.

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Restoring Their Names
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7.10
29 votes

#9 - Restoring Their Names

Confronting a Serial Killer - Season 1 - Episode 4

Samuel Little's body count grows to 93 women, making him the most prolific serial killer in American history, but dozens of confessions remain unmatched.

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Getting Away With Murders
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6.83
36 votes

#10 - Getting Away With Murders

Confronting a Serial Killer - Season 1 - Episode 1

Author Jillian Lauren finds serial killer Sam Little while researching a new crime novel and quickly realises that his decades-long murderous history may be linked to terrible systemic injustices.

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Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
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0.00
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#11 - Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

HBO Documentary Film Series - Season 1996 - Episode 2

Berlinger and Sinofsky's documentary of a gruesome triple murder in West Memphis, Arkansas and the subsequent trials of three suspects, takes a hard look at both the occult and the American justice system in 'small-town' America. Three teenagers are accused of this horrific crime of killing three children, supposedly as a result of involvement in Satanism. As in their previous documentary, things turn out to be more complex than initial appearances and this film presents the real-life courtroom drama to the viewer, as it unfolds.

Paradise Lost 2: Revelations
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0.00
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#12 - Paradise Lost 2: Revelations

HBO Documentary Film Series - Season 2000 - Episode 2

Horrific, disturbing and absolutely fascinating, Paradise Lost 2: Revelations revisits the chilling mystery at the heart of HBO's award-winning hit, Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills. Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky bring new insight to the controversial case of a trio of Arkansas teenagers convicted of murdering three 8-year-old boys.