Evil Lives Here

The WORST episodes of Evil Lives Here

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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.

Last Updated: 6/22/2022Network: Investigation Discovery
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I Will Always Be Scared of Him
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7.09
23 votes

#1 - I Will Always Be Scared of Him

Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/6/2022

From the moment Deborah Williamson meets her stepson, David Shafer, she knows there is something unsettling about him, but when her warnings about his frightening behavior go unheeded, the devastation he ultimately wreaks is beyond anything she imagines.

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My Brother, The Devil
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7.17
132 votes

#2 - My Brother, The Devil

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/15/2017

Wallace Jeffs comes to realize that his half-brother, FLDS leader Warren Jeffs, is not what he appears to be.

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He Kept Her In A Tree Stump
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7.23
13 votes

#3 - He Kept Her In A Tree Stump

Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/13/2022

After Ernest Christie dies, his son, Sam, calls police and tells them everything he witnessed as a child, including murder. He is finally rid of the secrets he carried for decades, and now may pay a price for helping his father get away with it all.

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I Killed Dirty John
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7.26
43 votes

#4 - I Killed Dirty John

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/23/2020

When Terra Newell met her mother's new boyfriend, she sensed John Meehan was no good. Debra Newell never suspected her new man was secretly plotting to destroy her and her family. And Terra never imagined she would ultimately be forced to kill.

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Home Sweet Nightmare
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7.28
144 votes

#5 - Home Sweet Nightmare

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/28/2016

Sheila Janutolo dreaded being alone with her husband Jim Cruz and over the years, she had learned to fear him and his violent temper. But when she got a call that he’d been arrested for a ghastly crime, she was certain police had the wrong man.

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Divorce? Never. Murder? Maybe.
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7.33
18 votes

#6 - Divorce? Never. Murder? Maybe.

Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/10/2022

Vernon Jensen is so afraid of his wife Vicki and her violent temper that he decides to divorce her. It isn't until he finally leaves that he discovers just how far she'll go to get revenge.

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Our House of Horrors
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7.36
122 votes

#7 - Our House of Horrors

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/5/2017

Alice Swanson was always envious of the perfect life her childhood neighbor, William Jennings Choyce, and his family seemed to have. But after she married him, she slowly realized that nothing under the surface was as perfect as it seemed.

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First Love, Forever Evil
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7.36
69 votes

#8 - First Love, Forever Evil

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/11/2018

Melissa Holland begins to realize she's in mortal danger after marrying her high school sweetheart, Michael Overstreet.

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I Tried To Prevent This
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7.38
68 votes

#9 - I Tried To Prevent This

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/14/2019

For 17 years, Kathy Swanson fears her son, Michael, will harm someone; she tries in vain to convince people that there is something different about Michael, then her worst nightmare comes true.

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Poisoned by Love
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7.39
54 votes

#10 - Poisoned by Love

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/31/2019

Norma Hawkins grew in fear of her mother, Shirley Elizabeth Allen, and watched for years as her anger destroyed those closest to her, but when people started dying, Norma found the courage to turn her own mother into the police for murder.

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On the Run
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7.39
99 votes

#11 - On the Run

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/19/2017

Lindsay Wrinkles knew her father had a short temper but never expected to be on the run from him.

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Something Is Different About Robbie
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7.42
266 votes

#12 - Something Is Different About Robbie

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/17/2016

While Ronald Hawkins and Candace Sims know their son, Robbie, is different, they are shocked when he commits a crime that shakes the country.

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I Hate Being Daddy's Girl
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7.43
54 votes

#13 - I Hate Being Daddy's Girl

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/24/2019

Robin Doll is rescued from her mother's violence and goes to live with her father, believing she has cheated death; at the time, she has no way of knowing that the man she looks to as her savior is hiding something even worse.

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My Brother's Secret
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7.43
180 votes

#14 - My Brother's Secret

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/24/2016

Danyall White describes how her brother, Richard, tells increasingly violent stories until she comes to realize he is keeping a monstrous secret.

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The Horror I Dont Remember
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7.45
108 votes

#15 - The Horror I Dont Remember

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/22/2017

Sherry Shafer never had a good relationship with her younger brother, Brian Britton, but she never expected to lose everything because of him; today, all she has left is the fear that one day he will return to finish what he started 26 years ago.

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I Wished My Son Were Dead
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7.46
56 votes

#16 - I Wished My Son Were Dead

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/9/2020

It has been more than 25 years, yet Joyce Alexander is still terrified of her son, William Patrick Alexander; she fears he holds her responsible for his horrifying crime, and is convinced he is plotting his revenge from prison.

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In Love with the Devil
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7.46
127 votes

#17 - In Love with the Devil

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/21/2016

When 17-year-old Bernadette's boyfriend, Brian Sugrim, told her he had murdered someone, she didn't believe him until years later.

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I Wish I'd Turned Around
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7.47
51 votes

#18 - I Wish I'd Turned Around

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/10/2019

Kat Harris and Marla Kreuger love Lawrence Harris each in her own way; they dismiss his dark obsession as childish and strange, but harmless; neither of them realize he is preparing to sacrifice innocent lives for his evil purpose.

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Our Secret Identity
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7.48
69 votes

#19 - Our Secret Identity

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/28/2019

Pam Jacobs spends her childhood on the run from the law, but she has no idea her father, Charles Sinclair, is a wanted man until the day the FBI catches up with them.

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He Won't Tell Us Why
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7.48
46 votes

#20 - He Won't Tell Us Why

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/15/2020

Richard and Ryan Girgis knew their father, Magdi, was not a particularly good father, but when their family is torn apart, the brothers feel they knew he was evil all along.

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He Said There Were More of Them
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7.48
50 votes

#21 - He Said There Were More of Them

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/8/2020

It never occurred to Shirley Gaskins that the father she adored could be one of the most prolific serial killers in America, but the more people vanished without explanation, the harder it was to deny.

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While I Was Gone
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7.48
52 votes

#22 - While I Was Gone

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/29/2020

Michele Ward is glad that her husband, Richard Daniel Starrett, doesn't mind her frequent trips to visit her parents; Michele could never guess the reason that he sends her away, is because his sick perversions are getting harder and harder to hide.

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I Didn't Know It Was Blood
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7.50
38 votes

#23 - I Didn't Know It Was Blood

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/30/2020

As Christina Hildreth unwittingly helped Shawn Grate clean up his first crime scene, she didn't realize what she was doing. Once police were banging on her door while she was trapped with a madman, she understood the situation was more dire than she realized.

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Deadly Fetish
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7.50
66 votes

#24 - Deadly Fetish

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/14/2018

When Debra Davis' husband excoriates her for refusing to experiment sexually, she thought there was something wrong with her, never suspecting her husband's perversions are signs of something evil deep inside him.

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Evil Undercover
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7.52
63 votes

#25 - Evil Undercover

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/13/2019

When Lori McLeod falls for a man claiming to be an FBI agent, she feels certain she will always be safe; now, as the end of her life draws near, Lori vows that the murderer who betrayed her family will never become a free man.

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