The Best Episodes of American Crime Story
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2018
An award-winning anthology series that examines some of America's most famous crimes. Each season is presented as a self-contained mini-series following unrelated true events.
#1 - The Verdict
Season 1 - Episode 10
In the season finale, the prosecution and defense make their closing statements; the jurors deliberate; and the verdict is given.
#2 - Manna from Heaven
Season 1 - Episode 9
Johnnie Cochran and F. Lee Bailey head across the country to get their hands on the Mark Fuhrman tapes. Judge Ito must decide whether the tapes, and the racial epithets they contain, are admissible.
#3 - Conspiracy Theories
Season 1 - Episode 7
Conspiracy theories start to arise around the case. The prosecution debates whether they should have O.J. Simpson try on the gloves in court.
#5 - A Jury in Jail
Season 1 - Episode 8
Months into the trial, cut off from their families, society and the media, the jurors grow stir crazy and start becoming unlikely targets for the prosecution and the defense. Meanwhile, the country gets an introduction to the science of DNA evidence.
#6 - 100% Not Guilty
Season 1 - Episode 4
Johnnie Cochran brings an energy that transforms the case. As jury selection gets underway, the prosecution and defense seek out the assistance of jury research experts, who come back with some surprising results. Meanwhile, Faye Resnick publishes a tell-all book, complicating the court proceedings.
#10 - The Dream Team
Season 1 - Episode 3
Marcia Clark announces that O.J. Simpson has been charged. Robert Shapiro seeks advice from F. Lee Bailey and comes up with a provocative strategy. As Shapiro starts putting together “The Dream Team”, he must convince O.J. to hire Johnnie Cochran.
#11 - The Run of His Life
Season 1 - Episode 2
With O.J. Simpson missing in the white Bronco, Robert Shapiro and Robert Kardashian deal with the fallout, as the D.A.’s office and LAPD scramble to save face and find him.