Nightmare Next Door

The WORST episodes of Nightmare Next Door

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

"Nightmare Next Door" tells the tales of mysterious murders that rocked small-town America. Each hour brings you a new murder mystery and a new look into the evil that can lurk in the heart and soul of a tight-knit community. Interviews with investigators, prosecutors, family members and neighbors piece together the twisting tale of a classic whodunit.

Last Updated: 6/7/2022Network: Investigation Discovery
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Dead of the Night
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#1 - Dead of the Night

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/4/2012

When beloved store manager Mary Peterson is found stabbed to death in her bed, storm clouds brew over sunny Lakeland, Florida. Cops race through a lengthy list of suspects, but a tip from an unlikely source helps nab the cold-blooded killer.

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Deadly Intentions
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#2 - Deadly Intentions

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/8/2013

A tight-knit community is stunned when the body of Cynthia Epps is found stuffed into a cabinet in her Buffalo, NY neighborhood. A clever killer eludes capture for nearly two decades but new technology and dogged detective work put him behind bars.

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Country Killing
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#3 - Country Killing

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/30/2013

In early fall of 1992, the rural community of Wantage, New Jersey is rocked by the murder of beloved local Christine Schurman. Police are at a loss for suspects until a tip about another murder committed in Missouri connects them to their killer.

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Murders Under The Mistletoe
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#4 - Murders Under The Mistletoe

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/14/2013

Holiday cheer ends in holiday fear, when Jean Wholaver and her two daughters are murdered in their home on Christmas Eve. Detectives in Middletown, Pennsylvania check their list of suspects twice and are shocked by the killer's true identity.

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Murder At Sunrise
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2 votes

#5 - Murder At Sunrise

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/7/2014

When Kathryn Hauser is brutally murdered in her home, the residents of a posh Albuquerque neighborhood are stricken with fear. Police receive numerous tips, but it’s a pair of shoeprints that leads them to a criminal who’s stayed one step ahead of the law

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No Safe Harbor
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5.00
2 votes

#6 - No Safe Harbor

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/14/2011

When Nikki Halpin is beaten to death in her home, the residents of Safety Harbor, FL are terrified that violent intruder is on the loose. But when a mysterious voice on the 911 recording reveals an eerie clue, detectives zero in on an unlikely suspect.

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Murder on the Menu
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#7 - Murder on the Menu

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/18/2012

When friendly cashier Tammy Petrin is found shot execution style at the local burger joint, the town of Woonsocket's in shock. After lead suspects don't serve up answers, a helpful hooker and letters from jail might be just what detectives ordered.

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Flames of Passion
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5.25
4 votes

#8 - Flames of Passion

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/1/2012

The discovery of Troy Temar's charred remains in Lebanon, Ohio rattles the nerves of its residents. Police are led astray for 6 years until an accomplice's confession exposes a sinister plot orchestrated by a devious killer linked to Troy's past.

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The Art of Murder
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5.90
10 votes

#9 - The Art of Murder

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired 5/2/2014

As 22 year old Kristin Huggins is about to make her artistic debut she suddenly disappears. Soon its clear that the painter from PA had a brush with disaster in nearby NJ. Despite their best efforts, it takes cops quite some time to catch her killer.

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Double Murder Inferno
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1 votes

#10 - Double Murder Inferno

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/15/2012

Shoreline, WA is shattered when Renee Powell is murdered and her home set afire. When this predator strikes again, police fear they have a serial killer on their hands. But the trail grows cold and it takes a jilted lover to shake this case loose.

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Devils in the Details
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6.00
8 votes

#11 - Devils in the Details

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/19/2012

The savage murder of single mother Cindy Pavey rattles the tranquil town of Murphysboro, Illinois. Police investigate a potentially deadly love triangle, but it will take over a decade to harvest the leads necessary to bring her killer to justice.

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Wrong Way Home
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6.00
1 votes

#12 - Wrong Way Home

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/1/2013

When 12-year-old Michelle Winter goes missing without a trace, her family doesn't have a clue as to who could have whisked this pre-teen away. Cops have many leads, but it isn't until evidence is linked to the killer that they get their big break.

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Texas Terror
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6.00
2 votes

#13 - Texas Terror

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/16/2013

When thirteen-year-old Texas City girl Krystal Baker is found dead off the banks of the Galveston Bay, investigators round up a herd of suspects. But with little physical evidence on the scene, it takes a dedicated detective to solve this case.

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Gone
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6.00
1 votes

#14 - Gone

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/21/2014

In Stockton, California, 18-year old Jessyca Arro meets a dark fate. The twists and turns in the case keep this killer one step ahead until one last clue leads detectives to the mother lode.

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Deadly Disloyalty
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6.13
8 votes

#15 - Deadly Disloyalty

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/19/2012

The residents of Navasota, Texas are horrified when one of the pillars of their community, 54-year-old Lonnie Turner Snr., is found shot dead in his home. As investigators dig into the case, they discover this brutal murder may be a family affair.

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Death Down on the Farm
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6.14
7 votes

#16 - Death Down on the Farm

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/5/2012

A community's worst fears are realized when the body of 25-year-old Holly Notestine is found deep in a Clearville, Pennsylvania logging forest. After years of fuzzy clues and dead-end tips cops nab a ruthless killer lurking just around the corner.

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Death in Daytona
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6.17
6 votes

#17 - Death in Daytona

Season 8 - Episode 19 - Aired 6/13/2014

Spring break ends in heartbreak when coed Chrissy Lazzaro is gunned down miles from her Daytona Beach hotel. A few hot tips soon peter out and the case goes cold, but a startling change of heart finally brings a heartless killer to justice.

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Small Town Secret
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6.22
9 votes

#18 - Small Town Secret

Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired 5/9/2014

When young Kari Nixon goes missing while on a snack run, no one in her upstate New York town can imagine why anyone would harm her. With no body and few clues, detectives struggle to solve the mystery until a twist leads police to an unlikely killer.

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Writing on the Wall
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6.25
12 votes

#19 - Writing on the Wall

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/24/2012

The brutal slaying of 32-year-old Stacie Ann Smith, a single mother, has the townsfolk of St.Albans, West Virginia reeling. The murderer's message at the crime scene baffles investigators and citizens are shocked that a killer lives in their midst.

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Taste of Murder
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6.25
4 votes

#20 - Taste of Murder

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/15/2013

When a sip from the office water cooler turns deadly for secretary Julie Williams, detectives are stumped. Who could have had it out for this sweet single mom? Investigators search for the mystery mixologist and are shocked at who they stir up.

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Nightmare Over The Rainbow
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6.25
12 votes

#21 - Nightmare Over The Rainbow

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/28/2014

Before single mom Lori Leonard settles into her upstate New York home, she vanishes without a trace and detectives don’t know if she’s dead or alive. Only when a couple of Average Joes make an extraordinary catch do they reel in the shark who did Lori in.

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Sea of Hate
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6.33
6 votes

#22 - Sea of Hate

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/30/2011

When Norma Rodriguez's murder hits the town of Port Hueneme, police are left sorting out the suspects in its wake. It will take a capricious witness and 10 years to clean up the damage. When the dust finally settles no one is more surprised than the killer.

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Bloodshed in Biloxi
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6.33
6 votes

#23 - Bloodshed in Biloxi

Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/30/2014

Panic spreads through a Mississippi town when Lynette Jarrett disappears. With no body and little evidence, no one can solve this mystery. Only when a secret is revealed do detectives unravel a tale of deadly obsession that leads them to one greedy guy.

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Silent Night, Violent Night
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6.43
7 votes

#24 - Silent Night, Violent Night

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/12/2012

In 2006 Christmas cheer hits an all time low in Hubbardston, MI when 80-year-old Billie Cunningham is found murdered in her home. Years pass as police search for a vicious killer. But it turns out the shocking confession is well worth the wait.

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Mile High Murder Mystery
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6.45
11 votes

#25 - Mile High Murder Mystery

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/14/2014

Terence George is found shot to death in his own apartment and police are desperate to find answers. Terence's fiancée Tiffany Durst is nowhere to be found, leading investigators to dig into the young woman's rocky past.

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