The BEST Episodes of Confronting a Serial Killer

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2021

Network: Starz

The five-episode series tells the timely story of the unprecedented relationship between acclaimed author and journalist Jillian Lauren and the most prolific serial killer in American history, Sam Little, and her race against time to identify his victims before it’s too late (Little recently died in prison at the age of 80, after avoiding justice for his crimes for decades).

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A Deal With the Devil

#1 - A Deal With the Devil

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 25, 2021

Jillian learns that to get inside the mind of the killer she has to delve into her own traumatic past, and in the process uncovers how systemic sexism and racial bias enabled Little.

star 7.84
25 votes
Directors: Joe Berlinger
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No Longer Jane Doe

#2 - No Longer Jane Doe

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 16, 2021

Dealing with a psychopath takes its toll on Jillian's psyche and family; dozens of states close cases, laying bare the havoc Little wrought and triggering a long-overdue public reckoning.

star 7.72
25 votes
Directors: Joe Berlinger
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Behold the Monster

#3 - Behold the Monster

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 2, 2021

Little's new confessions are matched to cold cases; two female law enforcement agents describe how they caught a killer by focusing on survivors who were ignored in the past.

star 7.46
24 votes
Directors: Joe Berlinger
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 Restoring Their Names

#4 - Restoring Their Names

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 9, 2021

Samuel Little's body count grows to 93 women, making him the most prolific serial killer in American history, but dozens of confessions remain unmatched.

star 7.32
22 votes
Directors: Joe Berlinger
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Getting Away With Murders

#5 - Getting Away With Murders

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 18, 2021

Author Jillian Lauren finds serial killer Sam Little while researching a new crime novel and quickly realises that his decades-long murderous history may be linked to terrible systemic injustices.

star 7.07
30 votes
Directors: Joe Berlinger
Writers: