Murder on Middle Beach

The BEST episodes of Murder on Middle Beach

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

A four-part documentary series revolving around the case of single mother Barbara Hamburg, who was brutally murdered in 2010 near her home in the upper-middle class enclave of Madison, Connecticut. The series presents first-time filmmaker Madison Hamburg’s complicated journey as a young man determined to solve an unspeakable crime and absolve the people he loves, while looking for answers within his fractured family and community.

Last Updated: 5/13/2022Network: HBO
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Mom's Dead
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7.47
136 votes

#1 - Mom's Dead

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/15/2020

Following the brutal and unsolved murder of his mother Barbara back in 2010, Madison Hamburg returns to his hometown of Madison, Connecticut to piece together her life story. Through interviews with those who knew Barbara best, Madison dives into his parents’ divorce and the unsettling details of his mother’s life that were kept under wraps.

Directors: Madison Hamburg
Reasonable Doubts
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7.47
101 votes

#2 - Reasonable Doubts

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/6/2020

With the 10-year anniversary of his mother’s death approaching, Madison leaves no stone unturned in his quest for the truth – despite concerns that his documentary may be doing more harm than good. As Madison presses on, there are surprising roadblocks to his investigation.

Directors: Madison Hamburg
Watch Now:Amazon
Tables & Rooms
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7.41
115 votes

#3 - Tables & Rooms

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/22/2020

Madison investigates the parts of his family that have been kept in the shadows, and explores the fallout of his mother's and aunts’ involvement in the “Gifting Tables”—a multi-level marketing scheme that aimed to uplift women but, as it grew exponentially, evolved into something more insidious.

Directors: Madison Hamburg
Watch Now:Amazon
Sisters
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7.30
110 votes

#4 - Sisters

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/29/2020

After Barbara’s sister Conway opens up about her history with substance abuse – which fueled deep-seated familial resentments – she makes a stunning accusation against someone inside Madison’s family that leaves Madison shaken. Conway and Madison’s sister, Ali, both offer their accounts of the morning they discovered Barbara’s body, Madison consults a private investigator to help find evidence to exonerate his loved ones.

Directors: Madison Hamburg
Watch Now:Amazon