The BEST episodes directed by Moira Demos

Indefensible
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8.28
1780 votes

#1 - Indefensible

Making a Murderer - Season 1 - Episode 4

An unexpected confession casts doubt on Steven's role in the murder case, but the new suspect gives conflicting accounts of what occurred.

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Fighting for Their Lives
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8.20
1561 votes

#2 - Fighting for Their Lives

Making a Murderer - Season 1 - Episode 10

In the years after Steven and Brendan's very public trials, the various members of the Avery family struggle to mend their broken lives.

The Last Person to See Teresa Alive
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8.19
1776 votes

#3 - The Last Person to See Teresa Alive

Making a Murderer - Season 1 - Episode 5

As Steven's trial begins, his attorneys argue that law enforcement officials framed him and were negligent in not pursuing other leads in the case.

Testing the Evidence
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8.07
1647 votes

#4 - Testing the Evidence

Making a Murderer - Season 1 - Episode 6

Steven's attorneys cross-examine forensic experts about contaminated evidence and the absence of proof linking Steven to the crime.

Framing Defense
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8.00
1578 votes

#5 - Framing Defense

Making a Murderer - Season 1 - Episode 7

As the murder trial continues, Steven's attorneys present their case that law enforcement officials planted evidence to frame him.

The Great Burden
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7.98
1607 votes

#6 - The Great Burden

Making a Murderer - Season 1 - Episode 8

After two long days of closing arguments, the jury deliberates. Steven's fate hinges on whether the jury believes police misconduct may have occurred.

Plight of the Accused
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7.97
1847 votes

#7 - Plight of the Accused

Making a Murderer - Season 1 - Episode 3

Steven is back in jail, charged with murder, but there are troubling questions about how he was arrested and why.

Lack of Humility
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7.92
1551 votes

#8 - Lack of Humility

Making a Murderer - Season 1 - Episode 9

Steven's trial is over, but a new one is just beginning. Will the jury find the suspect's confession or his conflicting statements more believable?

Turning the Tables
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7.80
2065 votes

#9 - Turning the Tables

Making a Murderer - Season 1 - Episode 2

As Steven starts creating a new life for himself, he pursues a lawsuit against Manitowoc County law enforcement officials for corruption in his case.

Eighteen Years Lost
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7.74
2513 votes

#10 - Eighteen Years Lost

Making a Murderer - Season 1 - Episode 1

When Steven Avery is freed from a wrongful conviction, his search for justice raises questions about the authorities who put him behind bars.