The BEST Episodes of A Wilderness of Error

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Network: FX

When an Army surgeon is sent to prison for killing his family, his case unleashes a swirling narrative that may just point to his innocence.

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A Time of Suspicion

#1 - A Time of Suspicion

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 25, 2020

After an Army hearing frees Green Beret Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, his father-in-law demands a re-investigation. But when he sees all the evidence, he's shocked by where it leads...

star 7.14
35 votes
Directors: Marc Smerling
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Girl in a Floppy Hat

#2 - Girl in a Floppy Hat

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 25, 2020

Famed filmmaker and writer Errol Morris is obsessed with one of America's most popularized true crimes - the murder of a pregnant wife and two young daughters on an Army base back in 1970.

star 6.97
37 votes
Directors: Marc Smerling
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When a Narrative Becomes Reality

#3 - When a Narrative Becomes Reality

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 2, 2020

Joe McGinniss' book, "Fatal Vision" paints a not-so-flattering picture of Jeffrey MacDonald, but new evidence may prove that MacDonald is innocent.

star 6.97
30 votes
Directors: Marc Smerling
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Should the Jury Find…

#4 - Should the Jury Find…

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 25, 2020

Nine years after the murders of his pregnant wife and two young daughters, the guilt of Green Beret Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald is put to a civilian jury. The defense calls a surprise witness: The Girl in a Floppy Hat.

star 6.94
33 votes
Directors: Marc Smerling
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A Wilderness of Error

#5 - A Wilderness of Error

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 2, 2020

Jeffrey MacDonald is serving more than 30 years in prison when a federal judge agrees to hear new evidence in the case.

star 6.71
31 votes
Directors: Marc Smerling
Writers: