The BEST episodes of An American Murder Mystery: The Staircase
Every episode of An American Murder Mystery: The Staircase ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of An American Murder Mystery: The Staircase!
Michael Peterson appears to have it all - a doting wife, a loving family and a successful literary career - but, that all changes on December 9, 2001, when Michael's wife, Kathleen, is found dead in a pool of blood at the bottom of a staircase in their home in Durham, North Carolina. Michael claims it was a tragic accident. Investigators, however, fear something far more sinister is at play and direct their attention to him. Did Michael Peterson murder his wife?
#1 - Reversal of Fortune
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/10/2018
The defense unveils what they claim is a long sought-after piece of evidence. The prosecution is caught off guard. Then, bombshell revelations about an expert witness threaten to unravel the entire case and give Michael Peterson a shot at freedom.Watch Now:Amazon
#2 - Lightning Strikes Twice
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/9/2018
Investigators are stunned to discover that sixteen years ago, Michael Peterson's good friend Liz Ratliff also died at the bottom of a staircase, lying in a pool of blood. The trial begins and experts battle over the interpretation of blood spatter.Watch Now:Amazon
#3 - I Whispered Her Name
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/8/2018
Investigators discover novelist Michael Peterson clutching his dead wife Kathleen, in a pool of blood at the bottom of their back staircase. Michael insists that her death is the result of a tragic fall, but investigators believe otherwise.Watch Now:Amazon