The BEST Episodes of Evil Lives Here
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2020
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 - 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.
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#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 - 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.
#8 - The Nights I Don't Remember
Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 19, 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.
#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 - I Invited Him In
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 13, 2018
Jill Garrison thinks her second chance at love will last forever; when her town is best by a killer, she fails to realize she has invited him into her home.
#11 - 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.
#12 - 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.
#13 - The Cop and the Killer
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 25, 2018
When Walt Chavis joins the police force, he is prepared to risk his life, but he never imagines the greatest threat will come in the form of his own brother or that he will be forced to choose between his duty and his family.
#14 - He Was a Good Man to Me
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 7, 2019
When Alvin Bud Brown is arrested he tells an officer that he is just like Hannibal Lecter; to his wife, Jackie, the man she shared a bed with for years appeared to be gentle and loving until the Thanksgiving Day when she discovered the truth.
#15 - 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.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - He Almost Got Away With It
Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 1, 2020
Timothy Bass had gotten away with murder for decades, telling his wife, Gina, that he enjoyed working the night shift to make extra money; Gina believed him until she uncovered his secret and was left wondering what evil her husband had done.
#19 - 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.
#20 - 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.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - The Werewolf Butcher
Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 22, 2020
Jack Roy Spillman starts collecting wolf memorabilia, and his sisters think it's an odd hobby; when they learn of horrific things he's done, they realize some people may have been right when they called him more animal than human.
#24 - I Raised a Sociopath
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 12, 2020
On the day Robert Foust contemplated killing his son, Aaron, he saw it as the only way to prevent him from becoming a murderer. But instead, Robert chose to put himself and his son in God's hands. And God's plan would make him question everything.
#25 - The Soap Star's Secret
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 18, 2018
Actor Thom Bierdz brings his troubled younger brother, Troy, out to Los Angeles to help set him straight; Bierdz turns out to be wrong about being able to help his brother and pays with the life of a loved one.