The BEST Episodes of Evil Lives Here
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 2, 2022
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 - My Son is Damaged Goods
Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 21, 2021
After finding her name on a bullet, a woman fears her son has lethal plans...
#3 - My Son Should Die in Prison
Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 11, 2021
Dylan Eason was sentenced to life without parole for the crime he committed in 2016, but to his father, Jon, that isn't punishment enough. Infamous in Colorado as the father who wanted the death penalty for his own son, Jon is wracked with guilt over the missteps that paved the way for the tragedy he endures daily. But while he freely admits that any father wishing for his own son's death is a horrible thing, he refuses to contemplate forgiveness - as far as he is concerned, the punishment should fit the crime, and his son deserves to die for what he has done.
#4 - 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.
#5 - They Said I Killed My Brother
Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 14, 2021
A killer's sister agonizes over whether to protect him or turn him in.
#6 - 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.
#7 - To Infinity and Back
Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 4, 2021
When Claire Throssell meets Darren Sykes, she interprets her soon-to-be husband's constant, overwhelming displays of attention and affection as signs of true love. She doesn't realize that Darren's grand gestures are his sinister way of luring her into a false sense of security so that he can control her. Finding herself trapped in the tightening grip of a monster and determined to plot her escape, Claire knows that Darren will stop at nothing to get what he wants, but she doesn't realize just how devastating his retribution will be until he finally takes his revenge.
#8 - He Pretends to Be Human
Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 7, 2021
A woman is astounded that she survived her ex-husband's despicable crimes.
#9 - Why Did I Let Him In?
Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 1, 2021
Teshana Singleton initially thinks her first boyfriend Cedric Ricks' obsession with her is flattering, but when his obsession turns evil, she begins to realize she's in danger. Cedric believes if he cannot have Teshana, no one can.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - I Still Love My Daddy
Season 10 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 12, 2021
When Deborah Brashers' father, Robert Brashers, returns from prison and reconnects with her, she instantly becomes a daddy's girl. But when he suddenly disappears again, Deborah is told that he is on the run from police because of a petty crime. This chase ends in a fatal standoff with police and Deborah learns the chilling truth about her father's secret double life.
#13 - 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.
#14 - We All Die Tonight
Season 10 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 10, 2021
Christina Gaines goes on a date with Patrick Fowler, a supposed "perfect gentleman." She soon discovers Patrick's true nature and realizes she's been duped. Now that Christina is in his grasp, she must find a way to avoid becoming his next victim.
#15 - I Was Warned and Didn't Listen
Season 10 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 19, 2021
Jennifer Winter accepts Cristobal Palacio's marriage proposal out of necessity. She believes that he understands that theirs is a marriage of convenience, not love. Then he makes her his prisoner, and she realizes escape will come at a terrible cost.
#16 - 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.
#17 - He Fed Them to Gators
Season 10 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 17, 2021
Craig Lester Thrift brags about getting away with murder, but everyone thinks he is kidding. Robyn Barry knows Thrift better than anyone, and she begins to suspect he isn't joking. Someone needs to believe her before Thrift makes her his next victim.
#18 - 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.
#19 - 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.
#20 - He Lived A Double Life
Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 28, 2021
When Sonja Holt's fiancé, Stafford Shaw, starts staying out late, she initially believes his excuse that he is only working. But when signs begin to appear that he has been lying to her, he attempts to convince her otherwise. Determined to uncover the truth, Sonja never imagines just how far Stafford will go to keep anyone from finding out the truth about him, or the terrible price that will have to be paid when his secret lives finally start to collide.
#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 - 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.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - 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.