The BEST Episodes of 20/20
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2022
Network: ABC (US)
20/20 brings you hard-hitting investigative reports, news-maker interviews and compelling human interest and feature stories.
#1 - True Confessions
Season 35 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 27, 2012
Shocking video reveals a server adding unappetizing toppings to a pizza; a surgeon admits to dropping a body part on the floor; salespeople reveal lies they use to manipulate potential buyers; a mother confesses that she is a porn star.
#2 - Friday
Season 35 - Episode 13 - Aired May 25, 2012
#3 - Road to Ruin
Season 37 - Episode 46 - Aired Sep 19, 2014
The Danger of Forcing Truckers to Drive Sleep-Deprived Exposed, Outrage Over Guardrail Crashes Tied to Lost Limbs, Deaths
#4 - Designing Women
Season 38 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 10, 2014
#5 - The Searchers
Season 39 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 11, 2015
Army Vet Recalls Last Time He Saw Twin Kids Over 40 Years Ago; Dad’s Nearly Half-Century Search for Long-Lost Kids Finally Ends.
#6 - Silence Broken: A Mother's Reckoning
Season 39 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 12, 2016
Sue Klebold Explains Why She's Coming Forward; What Happened to Dylan Klebold Over Time; Columbine Victims, Survivors Remembered.
#7 - Answers for Annie
Season 39 - Episode 49 - Aired Jul 15, 2016
Baltimore police determine the death of 16-year-old Annie McCann to be suicide, but her parents suspect foul play and fight to have the case reinvestigated.
#8 - Family Business
Season 39 - Episode 50 - Aired Jul 22, 2016
Criminal masterminds Archie Cabello, his wife Marian and son Vinny steal almost $4 million from armored cars and a vault, going uncaught for a decade.
#9 - The Last One to See Them
Season 39 - Episode 51 - Aired Jul 29, 2016
Fifty-four years after the death of his first wife, and the disappearance of two other women, Felix Vail is accused of murder.
#10 - The Sins of the Father
Season 43 - Episode 25 - Aired Jun 7, 2020
Interviews with daughters of Karl Karlsen, who nearly got away with murdering his wife and son.
#11 - The Monster Among Us
Season 44 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 30, 2020
A killer terrorizes idyllic California neighborhoods in the 1970s and 1980s, evading authorities as he lives among his victims, for over four decades.
#12 - Tragic Beauty
Season 44 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 5, 2021
On the anniversary of Anna Nicole Smith's death, her daughter visits the most influential places in her mother's life.
#13 - Five Weddings and a Murder
Season 44 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 19, 2021
Margaret Rudin discusses her desire to prove her innocence in the murder of her husband.
#14 - Barbara Walters Interviews The Menendez Brothers
Season 19 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 28, 1996
#15 - The Perfect Lie
Season 44 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 16, 2021
A family discusses their seemingly perfect husband and father's deadly secret.
#16 - The Babies of 911: Twenty Years Later
Season 44 - Episode 31 - Aired Sep 10, 2021
20 years after so many young mothers lost their husbands, Diane Sawyer brings nearly 40 families back together to share stories about their resiliency and hope.
#17 - The Deadly Take
Season 45 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 10, 2021
A look into the events leading up to the deadly shooting on the set of "Rust" and the pending investigations into what when wrong.
#18 - Medical Mysteries
Season 35 - Episode 12 - Aired May 18, 2012
A look into some of medicine's rare conditions including stories of individuals suffering from the debilitating misophonia, a disturbing and potentially fatal eating disorder known as PICA, and a rare form of epilepsy called Hypothalamic Hamartoma.
#19 - John Lennon: His Life - Legacy - Last Days
Season 44 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 16, 2020
#20 - Fan-chosen television favorites from several different categories
Season 35 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 18, 2012
#21 - Just Plane Crazy
Season 35 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 13, 2012
Crazy captains, paranoid passengers and flight attendant freak outs.
#22 - The Jubilee Queen with Katie Couric
Season 35 - Episode 14 - Aired May 29, 2012
An intimate portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II from those who know her best; interviews include members of the royal family as well as several members of the Queen's staff; get an inside look of Buckingham Palace.
#23 - Heaven: Where Is It? How Do We Get There?
Season 35 - Episode 19 - Aired Jul 6, 2012
A journey around the world to investigate the many different religious and scientific beliefs about the afterlife, what happens to the body and to find out why it is important to believe in heaven.
#24 - What They Know That Can Change Your Life; My Ultra Modern Family
Season 35 - Episode 23 - Aired Aug 3, 2012
Four unique billionaires share how they became successful; getting free sperm from the Internet; a family with three wives and 24 kids.
#25 - Stolen at Birth
Season 36 - Episode 50 - Aired Nov 1, 2013
Paul Fronczak, an almost 50-year-old married father and businessman that was known for decades as a kidnapping victim, but after using Ancestry.com and following a genetic history, he may have found his family.