The BEST Episodes of 20/20
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 24, 2020
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 - The Chameleon
Season 43 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 20, 2020
Unraveling a long trail of missing and murdered women and children all leading back, police say, to a serial killer known as "The Chameleon."
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - Fan-chosen television favorites from several different categories
Season 35 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 18, 2012
#13 - Just Plane Crazy
Season 35 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 13, 2012
Crazy captains, paranoid passengers and flight attendant freak outs.
#14 - 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.
#15 - 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.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - Troublemaker
Season 39 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 30, 2015
Leah Remini on Her Break With the Church of Scientology
#19 - Breaking Point: Heroin In America
Season 39 - Episode 27 - Aired Mar 11, 2016
Man Addicted to Heroin Could Lose Family If He Doesn’t Recover; Surviving 48 Hours Until Rehab.
#20 - 27 Days Later: Mystery in Las Vegas
Season 40 - Episode 60 - Aired Oct 27, 2017
Vegas gunman's motivation remains a mystery weeks after deadly attack; Conspiracy theories emerge in Las Vegas shooting; Vegas shooting survivors say they still have nightmares, trouble sleeping
#21 - Wonder Boy
Season 40 - Episode 63 - Aired Nov 17, 2017
20/20 airs a very special episode that features Nathaniel Newman, a boy with the very rare cranio-facial condition Treacher Collins syndrome.
#22 - American Royal
Season 41 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 1, 2017
Meghan Markle's teachers recall her compassion for people on the 'margins of society'
#23 - Inside the Rule of North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un
Season 41 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 12, 2018
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his fractured family's 70-year dynastic rule; interviews with those who knew Kim Jong Un and his assassinated half-brother.
#24 - Manhunter
Season 43 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 22, 2019
Beth Holloway takes her first extensive trip back to Aruba in nearly ten years after her daughter, Natalee Holloway, disappeared while on vacation there almost 15 years ago.
#25 - Trapped
Season 43 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 3, 2020
Interviews with Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, who made headlines when they escaped their Cleveland kidnapper's home after a decade of captivity.