The WORST Episodes of America's Most Wanted

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 4, 2021

Network: FOX

Since February 7, 1988, America's Most Wanted has captured 840 dangerous criminals, and recovered 41 missing children. Show Times Sunday 7:00-7:30 (1988-1989) Friday 7:00-8:00 (1990-1992) Tuesday 8:00-9:00 (1993) Saturday 8:00-9:00 (1994-present) Show Titles America's Most Wanted (1988-1996) America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (1996-2003) America's Most Wanted (2003-2012)

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February 21, 1988

#1 - February 21, 1988

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 21, 1988

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February 28, 1988

#2 - February 28, 1988

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 28, 1988

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March 6, 1988

#3 - March 6, 1988

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 6, 1988

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March 13, 1988

#4 - March 13, 1988

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 13, 1988

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March 20, 1988

#5 - March 20, 1988

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 20, 1988

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March 27, 1988

#6 - March 27, 1988

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 27, 1988

Cases Profiled: Glen Godwin, Shelly Godwin

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October 31, 1998

#7 - October 31, 1998

Season 12 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 31, 1998

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November 7, 1998

#8 - November 7, 1998

Season 12 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 7, 1998

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November 14, 1998

#9 - November 14, 1998

Season 12 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 14, 1998

Cases Profiled: James Johnson, Zodiac serial killer, Douglas Berry, Gregory Brown, Roy McColl, Andrea Baird, Michelle Delfi-Feliciano, Christina Williams

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November 21, 1998

#10 - November 21, 1998

Season 12 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 21, 1998

This episode features: John Addis, Michel Barrera, Stephanie Condon, David and Martha Crowe, Jonathon Goforth, Anna Palmer Murder Witness, Jose Silva, Eric Stein and Barry Zeltner.

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December 5, 1998

#11 - December 5, 1998

Season 12 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 5, 1998

This episode features: Amy Bradley, Michael Cleary, Carlos Chacon, Bernardo Martinaj, Ephraim Mistica, Rodrigo Leones, Dennis Rabbitt, Unknown Rodeo Molester, Robert Owens III, and Rosa Suarez

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December 12, 1998

#12 - December 12, 1998

Season 12 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 12, 1998

This episode features: Amber Creek Killer, James Kinney, Jeffrey Durham, and Donald Eary.

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December 19, 1998

#13 - December 19, 1998

Season 12 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 19, 1998

This episode features: Janette Piro Killer, Christopher Benedetto, James Kopp, Rachel Newhouse, Carlton Edwards, John Feiga, Orange Socks Jane Doe, Stephen Toussaint, Jimmy Turner, Michael Reese, Elrick Wynn

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January 2, 1999

#14 - January 2, 1999

Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 2, 1999

This episode features: Teresa Dickson's Killer(s, Jamie Edwards, Alvaro Ochoa, Mario Pallanga, Robert Jackson, Leah Rowlands' Killer and Shannon Schiber's Killer.

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January 9, 1999

#15 - January 9, 1999

Season 12 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 9, 1999

Cases Profiled: Shad Armstrong, Charles Brackett, Brown's Chicken killers, Linda Crouch, Roger Crouch, Alan Golder, Eugene Linder, Russette Medina, Melvin Menendez, Israel Rivera-Sanchez, David Schullman killer, Juan Reyes, Kenneth Armstrong, Mikelle Biggs, Travis Crouch

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September 9, 2000

#16 - September 9, 2000

Season 14 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 9, 2000

Cases Profiled: John Lecou, Garry Watson, Yodoran Harris, Hilario Sierra, Natan Gozman, Sarkis Peltekian, Cesar Vicuna, Molly Bish killer, Lawanda Woodbury, Molly Bish

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September 16, 2000

#17 - September 16, 2000

Season 14 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 16, 2000

Cases Profiled: Paul Evans, Ariana DeJesus killer, Molly Bish killer, Stephen Grosse killer, Gary Smith, Central City abductor, Charles Regula, Donald Neff, Richard Heatherly, Molly Bish

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September 23, 2000

#18 - September 23, 2000

Season 14 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 23, 2000

Cases Profiled: ATM Cowboy, Mario Betancourt, Scott Brinegar, Steven Hindman, Lisk killer, Sofia Silva killer, Derrick Stevenson, Fat robber #1, Fat robber #2, Kenneth Waller, Dennis Williams, Brittney Beers

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September 1, 2001

#19 - September 1, 2001

Season 15 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 1, 2001

Cases Profiled: Alvin Scott, Eddie Richardson, Adolfo Sanchez, Jason McMann killers, James Detmer

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September 8, 2001

#20 - September 8, 2001

Season 15 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 8, 2001

Captures Profiled: Adolfo Sanchez, Beaudouin Ketant, Anifrikes Francois, Limage Monperouse, Wilfred Coleau, Reynaldo Rodriguez, Frederick Guest, Daniel Taylor, Karen Harmon, Jackeline Saavedra abductor, Shannon Paulk abductor, Robert Nelson killer, Jeanette Atwater killer, Riverside robber, Jaquille Scales abductor, James DiGiusto, Shannon Paulk, Jackeline Saavedra, Jaquille Scales

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September 15, 2001

#21 - September 15, 2001

Season 15 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 15, 2001

Cases Profiled: Abdul Yasin, Ayman Al-Zawahiri, Muhsin Atwah, Mustafa Fadhill, Khalid Mohammad, Muhammad Atef

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September 22, 2001

#22 - September 22, 2001

Season 15 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 22, 2001

Cases Profiled: Osama bin Laden, Eric Rudolph, Ayman Al-Zawahiri, Abdul Yasin, Christopher Thomas, Clayton Waagner, Muhammad Atef, Detroit Passport Photo

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September 29, 2001

#23 - September 29, 2001

Season 15 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 29, 2001

Cases Profiled: Osama bin Laden, Fethi Jelassi, Khalid Mohammad, Ellettsville attempted abductor, Bowling Green abductor, Ayman Al-Zawahiri, Muhsin Atwah, Robert Johnson, Jill Behrman

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October 6, 2001

#24 - October 6, 2001

Season 15 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 6, 2001

Cases Profiled: Rodger Heinzel, Ayman Al-Zawahiri, Khalid Mohammad, Mustafa Fadhill, Muhsin Atwah, Abdul Yasin, Luis Ortiz, Muhammad Atef, Yvette Moreno, Sneha Phillips

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October 12, 2001

#25 - October 12, 2001

Season 15 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 12, 2001

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