American Monster

The WORST episodes of American Monster

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

If you looked into the eyes of a killer, would you know? In American Monster, you find out. For the first time, viewers get closer than ever to some of America's most shocking and surprising crimes. Filled with never-before-seen footage of these devils in disguise, from home movie shots of them playing with their kids to musical performances at high school, from the church cook-out to the wedding video, American Monster interweaves twisting-turning stories of astonishing crimes, with 'behind-the-scenes' footage of killers at their seemingly most innocent.

Last Updated: 8/9/2022Network: Investigation Discovery
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Plus-One
star
6.92
26 votes

#1 - Plus-One

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/27/2020

In Michigan a mother is murdered by her jealous ex-boyfriend. Friends and family examine home video footage and question if there were any warning signs.

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With Honors
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6.92
26 votes

#2 - With Honors

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/7/2021

An ambitious woman's promising life comes under attack by a fateful secret.

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An Uncomfortable Day
star
6.95
19 votes

#3 - An Uncomfortable Day

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/19/2022

A woman meets her love match, but his idea of love may be her undoing.

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Hoop Dreams
star
6.96
25 votes

#4 - Hoop Dreams

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/10/2021

Keonte Chavis has big dreams until one predator becomes her worst nightmare.

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Staten Island Love Story
star
7.09
35 votes

#5 - Staten Island Love Story

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/5/2020

When popular teacher Simeonette Mapes-Crupi is found dead in her Staten Island condo, all evidence points to a brutal robbery gone wrong; as detectives dig deeper, they uncover a wealth of secrets.

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Life in Florida
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7.09
22 votes

#6 - Life in Florida

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/28/2021

In 1997, 78-year-old Jean Schwarzkopf was murdered in Florida. The retiree's husband owned a jewellery business, was she murdered for her diamonds?

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About to Break
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7.10
20 votes

#7 - About to Break

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/16/2022

A divorced woman's second gamble at love may mean her luck has run out.

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What the Heart Wants
star
7.12
25 votes

#8 - What the Heart Wants

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/21/2021

A Mormon husband's secret rendezvous sets off a deadly chain of events.

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Unmasked
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7.13
30 votes

#9 - Unmasked

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/17/2021

Rob and Lisa Whedbee are a beautiful couple who turn heads wherever they go; then a medical trauma upends their happy family, setting them on a path of destruction that will end in lies, accusations and a brutal home invasion.

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Everyone's Favorite Uncle
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7.14
35 votes

#10 - Everyone's Favorite Uncle

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/6/2020

A wealthy couple lives an idyllic life until one of them ends up dead.

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Remote Control
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7.15
34 votes

#11 - Remote Control

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/15/2018

After Sherri Dally vanishes from her Ventura, Calif., home, her husband, Michael, and her friend, Debbie, head up a massive search; however, someone knows more than they're saying, and home videos tell a tale of sordid secrets and double lives.

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The Man Who Got Away
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7.18
11 votes

#12 - The Man Who Got Away

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/31/2022

In Snellville, Georgia, Heather Strube has a satisfying life working in the family floral shop, raising her toddler son, and looking forward to a bright future with her new boyfriend. However, a Sunday trip to the shopping centre shatters everything.

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Band of Brothers
star
7.19
21 votes

#13 - Band of Brothers

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/12/2018

The Laffertys are pillars of the Mormon community, and they are known as an example of wholesome family values, as seen in home videos; however, an evil is lurking that will one day explode into an unholy double homicide.

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Edge of Reason
star
7.20
30 votes

#14 - Edge of Reason

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/27/2019

Todd and Rachel Winkler's life looks exquisite from the outside, but inside things are falling apart; video footage shows the truth behind their seemingly happy marriage, revealing terrible secrets and mind games that culminate in murder.

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Momma's Girl
star
7.20
15 votes

#15 - Momma's Girl

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/10/2019

Great-grandfather Arthur Burney knows he's lucky to have such a large, loving family; but when Arthur is found murdered, the entire Burney family is divided - until a tip-off exposes a masterful plot.

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
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7.21
34 votes

#16 - Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/13/2019

When a devastating fire at the Kohnle family home leaves a family member dead, it appears to be an accident. But as the evidence mounts up it's the testimony of two young kids who lead the police to decipher if it was an accident, suicide or murder.

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Stay With Me
star
7.21
34 votes

#17 - Stay With Me

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/9/2020

Police uncover the shocking truth behind a dream couple.

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When's Mom Coming Home
star
7.21
14 votes

#18 - When's Mom Coming Home

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/24/2022

Joann Albanese finds love again with a personal trainer named John Edwards, then John moves in but Joann discovers too late her new boyfriend isn't who he claims to be.

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Have You Seen This Woman?
star
7.23
30 votes

#19 - Have You Seen This Woman?

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/19/2020

Rebecca and Ken Pierce film themselves raising their four kids in idyllic rural Oklahoma. But the family is haunted by a spectre of addiction and violence across generations that will leave two of them brutally murdered, and the family destroyed.

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Who Am I?
star
7.24
29 votes

#20 - Who Am I?

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/26/2020

When Dianne Hart and Donnie Rudd begin an affair in a small Chicago suburb, Dianne's kids hope that their mum has found love. But instead it triggers a series of bizarre lies and deceptions that reveal a cold-hearted killer in their midst.

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Shooting Phoenix
star
7.26
92 votes

#21 - Shooting Phoenix

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/29/2016

A glimpse inside the life of a monster who terrorized Phoenix in 2005. Included: how he managed to hide in plain sight.

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Watch Your Back
star
7.26
23 votes

#22 - Watch Your Back

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/19/2018

Home videos show U.S. Air Force Sgt. Nathan Paet and his family living a blissfully normal life, then blind greed brings about the destruction of this loving family.

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Too Good to Be True
star
7.26
19 votes

#23 - Too Good to Be True

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/17/2019

When Amanda Schmitt marries John Grazioli, the happy day is captured on home video; six months later, police respond to a 911 call and make a shocking discovery.

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The Green Monster
star
7.27
52 votes

#24 - The Green Monster

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/9/2017

In Ohio, Jack and Linda Myers are shot to death in their sleep, and the only eye witness is their sleepy 4-year-old grandson; now, family members speak about what happened that night and share home movies revealing a monster living in their midst.

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Stages of Grief
star
7.28
36 votes

#25 - Stages of Grief

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/8/2018

In suburban California, an intruder attacks and kills 55-year-old Joan Dawley; as the Dawley family grieves, it falls to LAPD Detective Paul Tippin to crack the case; home movies reveal a shocking tale of deceit.

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