The BEST Episodes of Evil Lives Here
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2021
Network: Investigation Discovery
Each hour-long episode of this chilling psychological drama tells the harrowing, firsthand stories of living with a person who became a killer. Viewers will be put in the shoes of the loved one, who lived through this incredible experience —from first noticing that something is amiss, to interpreting all of the puzzling signs and clues, to eventually coming face-to-face with the horrible truth: that the person they loved, the person they trusted, has a very dark side.
#1 - Was It Worth Killing For?
Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 28, 2021
As a boy, Eric Witte's father taught him to protect his family. But as his father grew increasingly violent, Eric realized his father was the one his family needed protection from. In an extended interview, Eric reflects on the evil that was in his home.
#2 - One of His Women
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 24, 2019
Aziza Ayinde Kibbibi, the daughter of "Fugees" music video director Aswad Ayinde, discusses how after suffering years of sexual abuse at the hands of her polygamist father, she was able to survive and finally escape to reveal the truth about him.
#3 - The Grim Reaper
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 24, 2018
Linda is overjoyed after finding out that family friend Greg Scarpa is her biological father; when Scarpa's secrets come out, Linda realizes that being part of his family is not only dangerous, it is potentially deadly.
#4 - It Was All Judith
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 5, 2020
As a child, Corey Breininger's stepmother, Judith Hawkey, coerces him into doing something horrible; he keeps her deadly secret for years, too afraid to tell anyone the truth.
#5 - My Twisted Sister
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 1, 2019
When Elizabeth Flores was a child, her sister, Louise, tried to shield her from a horrible family secret; when Louise met David Turpin, that all changed.
#6 - My Secret Nightmare
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 19, 2017
Tiffany Shore grows up knowing her father is evil but keeps his secrets, then she escapes only to be devastated by the discovery that he has committed acts far more heinous than she could have ever imagined.
#7 - What If He Was Innocent?
Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 14, 2021
Some say Cameron Todd Willingham was wrongfully convicted, and the court put an innocent man to death. But Stacy Kuykendall knew Todd better than anyone, and she's convinced that he was a monster who was guilty as charged and deserved to die.
#8 - Fear Thy Father
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 3, 2018
Charles Sexton believes his father, Eddie, is God; he and his siblings are loyal disciples until the family descends into madness, and Sexton finds out that crossing his parents means death.
#9 - Something Wasn't Right
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 10, 2018
When Reginald Brooks begins acting strangely, Beverly Stephens worries that her husband's bizarre behavior is a warning sign that something wasn't right, but never suspected there was a killer lurking inside him.
#10 - The Last Blanco
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 27, 2018
As a young boy, Michael Blanco sees his mother do violent things straight out of the movies; he never once doubts she did them to keep their family safe until the day he learned the truth.
#11 - They Found Them In Storage
Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 25, 2020
When Wilda Gadd married Howard Willis, she dismissed the rumors about him. That is until she found herself wired up and risking her life to find the dismembered bodies of his victims. She discovered that his secret life was darker than any rumor.
#12 - In the Lion's Cage
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 20, 2018
Linda Wittmier and Terry Jo Howard fall in love with James Michael Randall; both of them discover the monster lurking inside him without ever realizing how lucky they were to survive his twisted desire to kill.
#13 - He Comes to My Dreams
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 1, 2018
When Gwen Bailey marries Norman Starnes, she counts herself lucky to land the most eligible bachelor in town; years later, she realizes she never really knew him at all and becomes his unwilling accomplice.
#14 - Son of the Prophet
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 12, 2017
Dennis Ryan grows up believing his father's violent teachings will prepare him to save the lives of everyone in their farmhouse, then the teenager discovers the horrible truth.
#15 - You Know My Brother's Name
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 2, 2019
As a little girl, Karen Kuzma adores her older brother, then she sees changes in him she doesn't understand; it never occurs to her that he will become the most infamous serial killer in American history.
#16 - She Made Me Do It
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 8, 2017
As a boy, Eric Witte's father taught him to protect his family. But as his father grows increasingly violent, Eric realizes that he is the evil his family needs protection from.
#17 - Put on a Happy Face
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 18, 2018
Melissa Moore loved being daddy's little girl, and to her, her father, Keith Jesperson, could do no wrong; but as she got older, that admiration was replaced by fear, and then by the horror of learning how close she had come to being his next victim.
#18 - The Prom Night Killer
Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 4, 2020
Jessi Toronjo went to a sleepover in 1989 thinking her stepbrother, Jeffrey Pelley, was at his senior prom. She spent the next 13 years believing someone else committed the unspeakable crime of that weekend, only to discover she knew the killer all along.
#19 - We Looked Happy
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 1, 2018
Brooke Lehman is raised to believe Kevin Dunlap is her father; her mother, Stephanie, keeps the truth a secret, but neither of them realize that Dunlap is keeping far more deadly secrets of his own.
#20 - Master Manipulator
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 17, 2018
When Brian Cargill divorced his wife, Kimberly, he thought it was the end of the worst time of his life. Instead, he found himself in a desperate battle to save his son, Jamie, from her deadly wrath.
#21 - Under His Thumb
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 20, 2019
Unlucky in love, Jamie Clark has high hopes after meeting Anthony Lord; by the time she learns about his perverted plans for her, she is already trapped.
#22 - They Let Him Out
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 18, 2019
When Clare Bradburn's ex-husband, Ed, suddenly confesses to his crime after 26 years, she thinks she finally has justice, and that the nightmare she lived for decades would end; she never expects that her nightmare would continue.
#23 - I Should Have Killed Him Myself
Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 23, 2020
John Duck spends his entire life fearing the day his brother Kevin would finally kill someone, but when John discovers his brother is actually a murderer, he still isn't ready to face that Kevin had been born a killer.
#24 - My Brother Made History
Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 26, 2020
Travis Spencer thinks that the cruel pranks played by his older brother, Timothy, were ultimately harmless; it turns out that older brother Timothy is using younger brother Travis as practice for a gruesome future.
#25 - I Don’t Believe in Forgiveness
Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 6, 2020
Teri Knight spent weeks driving cross-country, desperately searching for the secret her ex-husband, Manuel Gehring, took to his grave. It took years before a stranger finally solved the mystery that haunted Teri ever since learning Manuel died in prison.