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.

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True Confessions

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Friday

#2 - Friday

Season 35 - Episode 13 - Aired May 25, 2012

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star 10.00
1 votes
Road to Ruin

#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

star 10.00
1 votes
Designing Women

#4 - Designing Women

Season 38 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 10, 2014

star 10.00
1 votes
The Searchers

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Silence Broken: A Mother's Reckoning

#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.

star 10.00
2 votes
Answers for Annie

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Family Business

#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.

star 10.00
2 votes
The Last One to See Them

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
The Sins of the Father

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
The Monster Among Us

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Tragic Beauty

#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.

star 10.00
2 votes
Five Weddings and a Murder

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Barbara Walters Interviews The Menendez Brothers

#14 - Barbara Walters Interviews The Menendez Brothers

Season 19 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 28, 1996

star 10.00
1 votes
The Perfect Lie

#15 - The Perfect Lie

Season 44 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 16, 2021

A family discusses their seemingly perfect husband and father's deadly secret.

star 10.00
1 votes
The Babies of 911: Twenty Years Later

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
The Deadly Take

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Medical Mysteries

#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.

star 9.50
2 votes
John Lennon:  His Life - Legacy - Last Days

#19 - John Lennon: His Life - Legacy - Last Days

Season 44 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 16, 2020

star 9.33
3 votes
Fan-chosen television favorites from several different categories

#20 - Fan-chosen television favorites from several different categories

Season 35 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 18, 2012

star 9.00
1 votes
Just Plane Crazy

#21 - Just Plane Crazy

Season 35 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 13, 2012

Crazy captains, paranoid passengers and flight attendant freak outs.

star 9.00
1 votes
The Jubilee Queen with Katie Couric

#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.

star 9.00
1 votes
Heaven: Where Is It? How Do We Get There?

#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.

star 9.00
1 votes
What They Know That Can Change Your Life; My Ultra Modern Family

#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.

star 9.00
1 votes
Stolen at Birth

#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.

star 9.00
1 votes