The BEST episodes of A Time to Kill

Every episode of A Time to Kill ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of A Time to Kill!

The key to solving the toughest homicides lies somewhere in the final hours of a victim's life. In each one-hour episode of A TIME TO KILL, determined investigators must piece together events during this critical window to reconstruct the timeline, unlock the motive, and ultimately close in on the killer.

Last Updated: 2/19/2024Network: Investigation DiscoveryStatus: Continuing
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Killer on the Roof
star
8.21
14 votes

#1 - Killer on the Roof

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/29/2021

A former marine's death reveals a string of angry coworkers and irate exes.

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She Called 911
star
8.11
18 votes

#2 - She Called 911

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/3/2021

When a 42-year-old woman is strangled to death and posed in an unusual way in her bedroom, detectives are on the hunt for someone who would have wanted to humiliate her after murdering her. A hidden 911 call turns the case on its head.

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Undoing Behavior
star
8.05
20 votes

#3 - Undoing Behavior

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/20/2021

A 36-year-old woman lies strangled to death in her own home. Clues at the scene indicate she knew her killer well enough to let them in and that the resulting murder was spontaneous. Now, police race to discover who could want this mother dead and why.

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 Slaying in St. Petersburg
star
8.00
18 votes

#4 - Slaying in St. Petersburg

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/13/2023

With two mortal gunshot wounds and tape residue on his wrists and ankles, it's clear 21-year-old Landy Martinez suffered before his death; detectives hope the victim's cell phone provides the critical evidence they need to close in on his killer.

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New Kid on the Block
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7.94
17 votes

#5 - New Kid on the Block

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/16/2023

A killer stabs a New Jersey woman 44 times, stumping investigators.

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Blood on the Books
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7.88
17 votes

#6 - Blood on the Books

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/22/2023

Bookkeeper Barbara Iske fails to arrive on time at the Michigan home of her wealthy client; five hours later, she's found executed in the driveway of that same client; ultimately, police reveal that Barbara's the victim of a dark family conflict.

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Clock in For Murder
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7.80
20 votes

#7 - Clock in For Murder

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/10/2022

Early one May morning in 2012, a Kentucky pharmaceutical company employee stumbles upon the body of a close colleague. Someone has beaten this devoted wife and mother to death, and police must eliminate her coworkers as suspects, one by one.

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A Deadly Liaison
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7.80
15 votes

#8 - A Deadly Liaison

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/8/2023

On New Year's Eve in rural Pennsylvania, someone assaults and sets 23-year-old Ashley Kline on fire, killing her. The list of prime suspects includes her best friend, a jealous boyfriend, and a recently released prison pen-pal convicted of sexual assault.

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The Business of Murder
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7.79
24 votes

#9 - The Business of Murder

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/14/2021

A St. Charles, Missouri, businessman dies violently at work, and police suspect it was a business deal gone bad. Then they discover several insurance policies plus a secret double life, and their investigation veers into a whole different lane.

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A Lady's Weapon
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7.78
27 votes

#10 - A Lady's Weapon

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/23/2021

Mary loves her 40-year marriage and her thriving chiropractic practice in Whitesboro, New York. Then, she falls ill at work and dies two days later. An autopsy points to poisoning, and a mysterious letter implicates someone close to her.

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The Unusual Suspect
star
7.77
13 votes

#11 - The Unusual Suspect

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/27/2021

A popular Wisconsin funeral director and his intern are murdered in cold blood. The case stalls for two years before a criminal profiler takes a fresh look and sees only one viable suspect -- someone the police never considered.

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Evil in the Basement
star
7.76
25 votes

#12 - Evil in the Basement

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/13/2021

Sixteen-year-old Cassie Jo Stoddart is housesitting in a Pocatello, Idaho, neighborhood. As she watches movies on the couch, Cassie is oblivious to the fact that she's not alone. When she finally realizes that someone evil is lurking, it's far too late.

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Bitten by Love
star
7.75
16 votes

#13 - Bitten by Love

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/16/2022

The shooting of successful paediatric dentist Kendra Hatcher in the gated parking garage of her Dallas condo spurs detectives to unravel a twisted plot as they chase a fugitive who ends up on the FBI's most-wanted list.

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To Stalk a Co-Ed
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7.74
23 votes

#14 - To Stalk a Co-Ed

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/2/2021

A college student is strangled to death in her Bryan, Texas, apartment. Investigators are hard-pressed to find anyone who would want to kill such a bubbly and dynamic woman, but DNA discovered on the scene proves there's at least one person who wanted to do her harm.

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Secrets of a Soccer Mom
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7.74
23 votes

#15 - Secrets of a Soccer Mom

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/7/2021

Divorced soccer mom Paige Birgfeld's disappearance catapults her ex-husbands to the top of the suspect list - but when one of them provides a tantalizing clue about Paige's risky secret life, the number of potential culprits explodes.

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The Night Creeper
star
7.74
19 votes

#16 - The Night Creeper

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/7/2021

A popular college student is found stabbed to death in her apartment the day after Thanksgiving. Detectives in Jacksonville Beach must piece together her last known movements to pinpoint the time of the murder, and then they must find her brutal killer.

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Frozen Stiffs
star
7.74
19 votes

#17 - Frozen Stiffs

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/6/2023

On the sub-zero Canadian prairie, Royal Canadian Mounted Police discover a woman inside her hoarder home, a bloody ice-axe beside her. Her adult nephew lies frozen in the bed of his pick-up. Now, it's up to the Mounties to track down their killer.

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Data Doesn't Lie
star
7.73
26 votes

#18 - Data Doesn't Lie

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/16/2021

A 911 call from a worried ex-boyfriend sends police to the Powder Springs, Georgia, home of Danielle Marshall. Once there, they find her shot dead in the kitchen. As the suspects multiply, it takes some police ingenuity to nab the killer.

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The Beneficiary
star
7.73
22 votes

#19 - The Beneficiary

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/30/2021

On a quiet summer night in 2010, a killer shoots dead a wealthy La Crosse, Wisconsin, couple in their living room. Police look to their financially strapped children for the motive to kill, but a strange discovery may veer them in a whole new direction.

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Dark Side of the Coin
star
7.70
23 votes

#20 - Dark Side of the Coin

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/21/2021

Gary and Jan Tyrrell are avid collectors of gold and silver coins and artifacts. Then they turn up dead, and investigators must find out exactly who knew about their expensive hobby - and who would be willing to kill for it.

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Death of a Lady's Man
star
7.69
16 votes

#21 - Death of a Lady's Man

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/24/2023

Niagara Falls detectives find 72-year-old real estate agent Bruce Firman bludgeoned to death with a pipe wrench in the home he shares with his estranged soon-to-be ex-wife; Bruce was also a serial monogamist with a long list of jilted ex-lovers.

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You Don't See Me, I Don't See You
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7.68
19 votes

#22 - You Don't See Me, I Don't See You

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/10/2020

When a charming 33-year-old is gunned down outside his home, detectives must comb over every detail of his personal life, professional dealings, and extracurricular activities to figure out who could commit such a brutal crime, and why.

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Serial Killer Svengali
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7.68
19 votes

#23 - Serial Killer Svengali

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 11/11/2021

In Austin, Texas, a concerned son finds his beloved music teacher mother murdered in her bedroom. Within days, the victim's neighbor comes forward with some chilling evidence. Then, two more homicides convince police that a serial killer is on the loose.

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Five Million Reasons for Murder
star
7.68
22 votes

#24 - Five Million Reasons for Murder

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/17/2022

In affluent Colleyville, Texas, a bloody home invasion leaves the housekeeper dead - but police soon discover she was the intended target all along. Little did the sweet grandmother know just how many people were impatiently waiting for her to die.

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Anchorage Cold Case
star
7.68
22 votes

#25 - Anchorage Cold Case

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/9/2023

When the body of a single mother turns up in a snowbank outside Anchorage, Alaska, the evidence points to the victim's fugitive fiancé; the shocking murder of a second native Alaskan sparks investigators' fears that a serial killer is on the loose.

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