The BEST Episodes of Evil Lives Here

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 2, 2021

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.

Was It Worth Killing For?

#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.

star 8.33
6 votes
One of His Women

#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.

star 8.33
43 votes
The Grim Reaper

#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.

star 8.22
45 votes
It Was All Judith

#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.

star 8.08
59 votes
My Twisted Sister

#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.

star 8.06
54 votes
My Secret Nightmare

#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.

star 8.04
114 votes
What If He Was Innocent?

#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.

star 8.00
18 votes
Fear Thy Father

#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.

star 8.00
45 votes
Something Wasn't Right

#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.

star 7.90
50 votes
The Last Blanco

#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.

star 7.89
57 votes
They Found Them In Storage

#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.

star 7.89
27 votes
In the Lion's Cage

#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.

star 7.86
51 votes
He Comes to My Dreams

#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.

star 7.86
71 votes
Son of the Prophet

#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.

star 7.85
111 votes
You Know My Brother's Name

#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.

star 7.84
62 votes
She Made Me Do It

#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.

star 7.83
135 votes
Put on a Happy Face

#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.

star 7.82
57 votes
The Prom Night Killer

#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.

star 7.79
34 votes
We Looked Happy

#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.

star 7.79
53 votes
Master Manipulator

#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.

star 7.79
53 votes
Under His Thumb

#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.

star 7.79
53 votes
They Let Him Out

#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.

star 7.79
53 votes
I Should Have Killed Him Myself

#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.

star 7.79
47 votes
My Brother Made History

#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.

star 7.79
42 votes
I Don’t Believe in Forgiveness

#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.

star 7.79
28 votes