Law & Order True Crime

The BEST episodes of Law & Order True Crime

Every episode of Law & Order True Crime ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Law & Order True Crime!

When the Menendez brothers were tried on national TV for brutally killing their parents in Beverly Hills, their story became a national obsession. Now, the first edition of this anthology series delves into the players, the crime and the media circus, detailing the day-to-day battles of the trial and unveiling the shocking truth of what really went down when the cameras stopped rolling.

Last Updated: 9/2/2022Network:NBC
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The Menendez Murders: Episode 8
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7.96
292 votes

#1 - The Menendez Murders: Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/14/2017

After the first trial ends in a hung jury, the District Attorney refuses to offer the defense a deal. A second trial gets underway as Barry Levin (Harry Hamlin) joins the defense team.

Directors: Michael Pressman
Writer: René Balcer
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The Menendez Murders: Episode 7
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7.78
312 votes

#2 - The Menendez Murders: Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/7/2017

With Lyle and Erik's juries both struggling to reach a unanimous decision, the possibility of a mistrial leaves Leslie hopeful for the opportunity to work out a deal with the D.A.'s office.

Directors: Michael Pressman
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The Menendez Murders: Episode 6
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7.66
359 votes

#3 - The Menendez Murders: Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/31/2017

The jury hears from the brothers for the first time when they testify in court, recounting in detail the years of sexual abuse that led them to fear for their lives.

Directors: Fred Berner
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The Menendez Murders: Episode 5
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7.63
394 votes

#4 - The Menendez Murders: Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/24/2017

The trial of Lyle and Erik Menendez gets underway. Before the trial begins, Judge Weisberg grants a petition allowing the court proceedings to be broadcast on television.

Directors: Fred Berner
Writer: René Balcer
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The Menendez Murders: Episode 3
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7.58
462 votes

#5 - The Menendez Murders: Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/10/2017

With the boys in custody on murder charges, the defense attorney is looking for a motive. Meanwhile, the prosecution goes after the psychiatrist to release his audio notes from his sessions with Lyle and Erik.

Directors: Holly Dale
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The Menendez Murders: Episode 2
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7.57
559 votes

#6 - The Menendez Murders: Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/3/2017

Comments Lyle makes about his parents come back to haunt him when detectives begin interviewing the brother's friends. Erik is overcome with guilt and makes a shocking confession to his psychologist.

Writer: René Balcer
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The Menendez Murders: Episode 4
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7.54
449 votes

#7 - The Menendez Murders: Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/17/2017

After admitting to the murders, Erik and Lyle begin to divulge details of the psychological and sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of their parents. Also, Pam Ferrero faces increasing pressure from the D.A.'s office.

Directors: Holly Dale
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The Menendez Murders: Episode 1
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7.41
702 votes

#8 - The Menendez Murders: Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/26/2017

In the opener of this 'True Crime' series, the story of Lyle and Erik Menendez who were convicted of murdering their parents.

Writer: René Balcer
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