The BEST episodes of Buried in the Backyard

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

No one would suspect that the perfectly manicured lawns with trimmed hedges and fences lined up like toy soldiers would harbor such a secret, but sometimes things are not always what they seem. "Buried in the Backyard" examines true-crime stories about unfortunate victims found buried in the most unlikely of places -- the backyard.

Last Updated: 6/10/2024Network: OxygenStatus: Continuing
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7.82
22 votes

#1 - Buried in Money

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/18/2021

The luckiest moment in a man's life gives way to a dark mystery when he vanishes after winning a multi-million-dollar lottery.

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7.72
18 votes

#2 - Wading in the Water

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/16/2021

When a successful lawyer’s body is found buried in a South Floridian canal, detectives use innovative technology to follow the gruesome steps taken by an evil killer.

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7.70
10 votes

#3 - Deadliest of Friends

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/17/2022

A Colorado woman vanishes shortly after moving in with a group of friends. An investigation reveals there was a lot more going on inside the home than anyone realized – and the secrets it contained were dangerous.

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Desperate Search
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7.70
23 votes

#4 - Desperate Search

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/5/2019

A Southern California community is gripped by fear when one of its own vanishes without a trace. When a teen disappears, they fear a backyard park has become a hunting ground. A vicious predator must be stopped before it’s too late.

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Fatal Fall
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7.69
32 votes

#5 - Fatal Fall

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/10/2019

A Milwaukee contractor is shocked when he discovers a body in a shallow backyard grave. The ghastly remains send investigators chasing an atrocious truth and have a community running scared from their own neighbors.

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7.67
15 votes

#6 - Last Song You'll Ever Hear

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/5/2023

When a California mother wakes to find the door wide open and her daughter missing, law enforcement travel the country to find her until they discover a dark plot that began at the teen's doorstep.

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In the Name of the Father
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7.66
29 votes

#7 - In the Name of the Father

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/20/2019

When a construction worker unearths some human remains in the backyard of an old farmhouse, it sets off a baffling fifteen-year missing person’s case and leaves detectives searching for long buried secrets and overdue justice.

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7.65
20 votes

#8 - Boy Witness

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/8/2023

When a Michigan mother disappears on an afternoon walk, investigators pin all hope on their sole eyewitness: a 10-year-old boy who may have witnessed the unthinkable.

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Murders in Maine
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7.65
34 votes

#9 - Murders in Maine

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/3/2019

When a young mother in Newport Maine goes missing, the case goes cold...until another mom suddenly vanishes, sparking an investigation that leads to a deadly game of cat-and-mouse and grisly discoveries in a rustic backyard.

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Hog Trail Murders
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7.64
25 votes

#10 - Hog Trail Murders

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/12/2018

After a husband and wife realize their dogs have been dragging human bones into their backyard, cops learn that a serial killer is using the nearby woods to indulge in his dark fantasies.

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7.64
22 votes

#11 - The Bones on Party Hill

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/25/2021

A small town is rocked when a popular hostess at the town's favorite tavern disappears; neighbors in the tight-knit community eye each other suspiciously, unaware that the answers may lie beneath the rolling Nebraska Sandhills.

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7.60
20 votes

#12 - Buried in the Sand: Underneath the Sunset

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/2/2021

When the popular owner of a boutique motel on an island paradise in Florida disappears amid signs of foul play, the deadly secrets of a quaint beach town slowly work their way up through the pristine white sand.

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7.59
17 votes

#13 - Deadly Teen Drama

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/3/2022

When a high school student mysteriously vanishes, police must sort through the whispers, lies, and deeply personal secrets of a group of teenagers in a small Michigan town to unearth the deadly truth.

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7.58
12 votes

#14 - Unlucky Gamble

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/26/2023

Detectives attempt to trace a young woman's last steps as she leaves a casino and disappears into the night; an almost forgotten childhood memory helps find her buried in the backyard.

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7.55
11 votes

#15 - Dangerous Secrets

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/14/2022

When a popular librarian vanishes after a night of dancing in Kentucky’s capital city, the investigation focuses on family secrets. But police must unravel a different kind of secret to get to the truth buried in one of the city’s parks.

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Tangled Web
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7.53
30 votes

#16 - Tangled Web

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/27/2019

After a young woman vanishes from her neighborhood, North Carolina detectives are snared in a tangled web of deceit as they uncover a vicious love triangle. It’s a race against time to find a killer and the evidence they need to solve a dark mystery.

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7.53
19 votes

#17 - Secrets on the Side of the Road

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/13/2022

A California mom of three vanishes, and her car is found by the side of a desolate road with a suspicious flat tire. The case goes cold for years until a new detective takes on the case and is determined to get answers.

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7.50
14 votes

#18 - One of Our Own

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/19/2023

When a promising forensics student is found mutilated on a lonely stretch of Utah motorway, her Sheriff's department colleagues will stop at nothing to deliver justice.

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7.50
10 votes

#19 - Secrets in the Snow

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/7/2023

After two Colorado women vanish in a deadly winter storm, key evidence keeps the case open for investigators to uncover the truth; a harrowing blizzard rescue the very same night could hold the clues to an almost 40-year search for the killer.

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Gone Girls
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7.48
29 votes

#20 - Gone Girls

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/24/2019

When a man and his dog make a disturbing discovery in a backyard beach, a series of horrifying events unfold in a sleepy South Carolina town. Investigators fear no one is safe as they desperately track a killer potentially hiding in plain sight.

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Deep in the Cornfields
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7.48
27 votes

#21 - Deep in the Cornfields

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/15/2019

Federal agents descend on a tiny Ohio town after a beloved girl goes missing. Fearing their cornfields harbor a terrible truth, theories abound and panic spikes in this serene community. It’s a race against time as investigators close in on a killer.

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7.48
25 votes

#22 - Storm of the Century

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/1/2023

A beloved Missouri couple is thought to be swept away in a record-breaking deadly storm, but when a closer look at the family farm points to foul play, law enforcement searches for clues long since washed away.

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Garden of Evil
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7.48
25 votes

#23 - Garden of Evil

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/19/2019

When a beautiful garden turns into a dark abyss, the serenity in Salem, Oregon is shattered; all is not as it seems as investigators dig into the life of a single mom; as the grisly details begin to unfold, the chase is on to catch a killer.

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7.48
21 votes

#24 - Buried in the Sand: A Cowboy's Final Ride

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/6/2022

A cowboy more at ease with horses than people vanishes into the desert after running into a group of California ranchers who believe he’s done them wrong. Police must determine whether he rode off into the sunset or was the target of a deadly vengeance.

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7.47
19 votes

#25 - Hundred-Foot Grave

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/22/2023

A young couple sets out from a holiday visit but never make it home as law enforcement search dangerous terrain fraught with derelict silver mines. In the black night and bitter cold, what happens when no one can hear you scream?

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