The WORST episodes of I (Almost) Got Away With It
Every episode of I (Almost) Got Away With It ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of I (Almost) Got Away With It!
For these perpetrators, their stories may be different, but their motives are always the same: to stay out of prison. The people profiled in this series evaded justice for years, sometimes decades, by using their families, fake identification and even violence to avoid capture. Learn what pushed these individuals to their crimes, how they stayed one step ahead of the police and managed to evade the law -- at least for a while.
#1 - Got Hammered on a Sailboat
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/27/2012
Two men become fugitives from the law. First, Howard murders a man and flees to New York, where he plots a daring escape. Then, Brendan breaks out of jail by overpowering a guard. When his mother is arrested for helping him, the chase is on.
#2 - Got to Run with My Brother
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/9/2012
Mark and Maverick Maher are teenage punks who form their own militia -- a band of youths who rob houses and break into cars. After sending a threatening audio tape to police, they go on the run, living in the Florida swamps and eventually leading police on a lengthy chase through an upscale neighborhood.Watch Now:Amazon
#3 - Got to Make It in the Big Easy
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/6/2012
Jeremy Woods is a con-artist with a love for violence. He convinces his girlfriend to forge bad checks and murders her and her son so he can walk away a free man. He flees to New Orleans but is arrested on unrelated charges and confesses to the murder.Watch Now:Amazon
#4 - Got to Escape From The Rock
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/15/2011
By the age of 17, William Van Poyck is convicted of robbery and serves 6 years behind bars before escaping from a maximum security prison. In 1987, he prepares for his most daring crime yet; ambushing a prison transport van.Watch Now:Amazon
#5 - Got to Break Into Vacation Homes
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/16/2012
William Alderman robs to support his girlfriend and her 3-year-old daughter. The trio heads to Idaho, breaking into vacation homes and using the little girl to help carry out the crimes. During a botched robbery, a man is killed and the family runs but gets caught during a takedown at a roadside motel.Watch Now:Amazon
#6 - Got to Run to Mexico With My Kids
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/22/2011
In July of 2009, Valerie Castellano robs a bank in rural Indiana. She flees with her three children and her girlfriend to Mexico. Back in Indiana, police focus their attention on Valerie's mother, hoping she will be the key to her daughter's capture.
#7 - Got to Ride The Rails
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/6/2011
A neighbor calls 911 when she smells smoke coming from an apartment shared by Ricky Sleight and William Baldi. The police find Baldi's dead body, but Sleight escapes by riding freight trains across the country. The FBI turns to the media for help.
#8 - Got to Build a Bridge to Freedom
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/24/2012
Nicholas Johnson is a teenage robber terrorizing the streets of Portland, Oregon. After getting caught, he plans an elaborate escape and slips past the prison’s high-level security system. With the help of his family, Johnson stays hidden from the law until a tip leads police right to his whereabouts.
#9 - Got Plastic Surgery
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/22/2010
Courtenay Savage is an ex-cop with a loaded gun aimed at a friend's trailer. She has no idea she is caught on tape. After an arrest and posting bail, she goes on the run, leaving ties to the police department and the sex industry.Watch Now:Amazon
#10 - Got To Get Bike Parts
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/6/2010
In central Florida in 1991, Marvin Carson settled an argument with rival gang member Richard Hawk by shooting him repeatedly with an AK47. Carson then went on the run. But when he returned to his home town, police were tipped.Watch Now:Amazon
#11 - Got to Make You A Superstar
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/31/2012
Two stories of fugitives on the run. First, a scam artist cons aspiring artists out of millions. But when one victim demands justice, a high-profile manhunt ensues. Then, a modern day Bonnie and Clyde eludes police until a slip-up leads to their doorstep.Watch Now:Amazon
#12 - Got Dumped
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/19/2010
The main suspect in the murder of a pregnant ex-girlfriend, and wanted for the shooting of a current one, Michael Alfonso is a jealous boyfriend who time and again turns to violence. It is Alfonso's criminal lifestyle that gets him caught.
#13 - Got To Work On A Crab Boat
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/19/2011
Kenneth "Speedy" Raulerson is wanted in Florida for armed robbery. He flees to Alaska to work the crab boats. After six months, he returns to the backwoods of Florida. Raulerson knows he will eventually be caught and is prepared to go down fighting.
#14 - Got to Murder My Own Family
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/18/2012
After killing his step-mom and three young brothers, James Wiley is given a life sentence. He escapes into the Wyoming wilderness and hides under the wheel of a big rig, holding on for dear life as the truck heads down the highway. He calls a friend for help at a rest area but gets caught and sent back to prison.Watch Now:Amazon
#15 - Got to Escape With One Leg
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/15/2013
Walter Rhodes and 2 other suspects were involved with the murder of 2 cops. Rhodes agrees to testify against the others for a lesser sentence and is released in 18 years. Shortly after, he violates his parole - but refuses to ever go back to prison.Watch Now:Amazon
#16 - Got to Pretend I'm a Priest
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/29/2011
A con artist, Fred Brito has reinvented himself dozens of times. With no formal training, he's conducted a symphony orchestra, been elected to a public office, and administered mass as a fake catholic priest. Will the real Fred ever be brought to justice?
#17 - Got to Pose as Katrina Refugees
Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/7/2014
After killing his mother, Scott Webb and his wife go on the run. They head to Texas and fool a small-town church into taking pity on them. But when their story hits the local news, church members call police, who track the couple down in Seattle.
#18 - Got to Steal a Rich Woman's Jewelry
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/1/2011
In 1985 Kaysie Dudley's mother gets fired from her job as a caregiver for an elderly widow and the pair plot to steal her rings as revenge. When the 77-year-old woman unexpectedly puts up a fight, Dudley resorts to the unthinkable -cold blooded murder.
#19 - Got to Be MacGyver
Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/28/2014
Serving life for a double homicide, Harold Laird breaks out of prison. On the lam, he evades the law in a series of near misses from Texas to New Orleans. Exhausted, Laird passes out in a stolen truck. When a cop notices, he runs the plates, discovers it's stolen, and calls for backup and arrests Laird.Watch Now:Amazon
#20 - Got to Watch Those Country Girls
Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/21/2014
Ex-con Roger Delucenay is locked up in county jail. When his brother is sent there a few months later, the two carry out a daring escape. They run to Kentucky to lay low but when a jealous ex rats them out, the two are forced to run again to stay free.Watch Now:Amazon
#21 - Got to Wear A Pink Shirt
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/13/2011
Abraham Cavazos shoots a man at a party and flees to Juarez, Mexico to disappear. Cavazos uses multiple women to support him in Mexico. He changes identities, locations and girlfriends, but it's not enough to keep authorities from tracking him down.
#22 - Got to Go to Canada
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/23/2010
Scott Freeburg has been in and out of prison his whole life. So when a drug deal goes wrong, Scott Freeburg runs to Canada.But soon Scott is back in the gang life. And the Canadian police quickly ID him by his tattoos and extradite him back to the U.S.Watch Now:Amazon
#23 - Got No Fingerprints
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/26/2010
Jerry Bowen fled before sentencing of the murder of Brenda Breckenridge. Bowen erased his fingerprints with acid and befriended homeless men to assume their identities. After 7 yrs, detectives were able to find enough remaining prints to declare a match.
#24 - Got a Video Rental Store
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/2/2010
In 1975, Michael Brown killed Richard Sullivan during a robbery. Brown was convicted, and while in prison married a woman named Donna. He soon escaped so they could start a new life together. They lived for more than 15 years without incident.Watch Now:Amazon