The BEST Episodes of Evil Lives Here
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 16, 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 - 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.
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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...
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#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 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - He Got Away With Murder
Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 8, 2021
When police arrest Melvin Ignatow for murder, his son Mike is sure he is innocent and that his dad's girlfriend is to blame instead. Melvin is acquitted but later confesses to the crime, and Mike must face the fact that his father has gotten away with murder.
#12 - I Want To Watch His Last Breath
Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 29, 2021
Cathy Mills is only a teenager when her fairytale marriage to Robert Walden turns into a nightmare. Still, it is not until she sees a police sketch of her husband that she realizes only she knows the true identity of the monster authorities are hunting.
#13 - He Was My Hero and A Monster
Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 22, 2021
As a child, Daniel Rolle idolizes his father, Donald, and thinks his family is happy, but when things start to go wrong, he begins to realize that his father's growing rage and unrelenting cruelty are causing everyone to suffer. After a childhood spent wrestling with the conflicting emotions of both loving and fearing his own father, when Donald's rage ultimately leads to murder, Daniel finds himself with his father's life in his own hands.
#14 - 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.
#15 - My Sister Blamed Me
Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 15, 2021
As children, Cindy Blust loved her younger sister, Camellia Brown, deeply, but she also saw cruelty and darkness in her that she couldn't ignore. As they got older, Cammy became increasingly angry, vengeful, and obsessive, blaming Cindy for all her problems, including the horrible crime she committed. Cindy is certain that her sister still blames her for her incarceration and wants revenge.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - 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.
#19 - 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.
#20 - 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.
#21 - The Box On Her Doorstep
Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 21, 2021
When she was a teenager, Sarah Garone was regularly targeted by an anonymous predator for almost a decade. Each time her mysterious assailant struck, Sarah ran to her stepfather, Gary Hardy. Each time, Gary responded with shock and concern, pretending to be her protector. Ever since she was a child, Sarah had occasionally had a gut feeling that something about Gary was creepy, but she could never put her finger on what it was, and no one else in her family seemed to feel the same way about him. She never imagined that the man she trusted to protect her from her attacker would ultimately be the one who was determined to hurt her.
#22 - He Got Into My Soul
Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 18, 2021
When Christian Fuhr is sentenced to life in prison, Ammie Turos is willing to wait for him, completely convinced the man she loves could not possibly have also been a killer. She remains faithful to him for years, determined to somehow prove his innocence and that he has been wrongly convicted. Then she discovers that the accusations against him are all true, and her conviction is replaced by uncertainty whether her life had also been in danger all along, or if she had just been one woman in Christian's life whom he had not wanted to kill.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - 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.