The BEST Episodes of Obsession: Dark Desires
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 15, 2021
Network: Investigation Discovery
Obsessions form in all different kinds of ways. It could be a date, an interview, or even just a passing on the street. In this bone-chilling series they will show real life stories of obsession told by the victims.
#1 - Friend Request
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 29, 2019
When single mother Rosita accepts a stranger's friend request, she has no idea he's hiding a terrifying secret that will lead to a deadly game of cat and mouse.
#2 - Can't Let Go
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 19, 2020
Eighteen-year-old Misty's parents warn her against becoming involved with a man who is nearly 15 years her senior, but no one realizes that Misty is actually in horrible danger.
#3 - Married to the Devil
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 27, 2017
Christine's life with abusive husband Shane is a cycle of fear, humiliation and violence; after Christine escapes with her children, Shane sets off in pursuit, kicking off a series of terrifying and shocking events leading to a bloody conclusion.
#4 - Fixer Upper
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 12, 2020
Following her divorce, Cristi buys a new home that needs some work and hires a handyman who becomes fixated on her.
#5 - The Good Neighbor
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 15, 2019
Excited about a fresh start, single mother Savannah and her son move to a new neighborhood, but she has no idea that her friendly-seeming neighbor will form an obsession with her that grows increasingly dangerous on the other side of her wall.
#6 - There's Something About Mary Lynn
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 12, 2016
Single mom Mary Lynn falls for divorcee Edmonds, but early on she realizes there is something not quite right about his 10 year old son, Tennent. What she doesn't know is that Tennent doesn't just like Mary Lynn, he wants to become her. It's the beginning of a terrifying 22 year obsession that will devastate both families.
#7 - The Stalker's Imagination
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 22, 2019
After Katerina leaves her husband and he fights back in imaginative ways to cause her pain, including getting her locked up for a crime she didn't commit, Katerina must do the unthinkable if she wants to escape forever.
#8 - The Salon Stalker
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 27, 2017
When Idaho hairdresser Makaela Zabel-Gravatt begins cutting the hair of truck driver Christopher Wirfs, little does she realize that it signals the start of a two-year long nightmare that will end in the most heart-stopping and disturbing way.
#9 - Paging Sarah
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 14, 2014
A young, single mother's co-worker is found raped and murdered and she fears that she is next.
#10 - High School Reunion
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 6, 2017
When a single mother of two bumps into her old schoolmate, she thinks she's met her soul mate. But his charm hides a possessive, violent man. After they separate, his obsession deepens and she fights to protect her family.
#11 - Garden of Evil
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 9, 2016
A landscaper with an obsession for a client won't take no for an answer.
#12 - Southern Wild
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 11, 2014
Collette Dwyyer, 36 year old single mother believes a man that has been stalking her at home and work is a serial killer.
#13 - Hiding in Plain Sight
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 21, 2014
A threatening phone call from a mysterious voice has Kathy Grieco fearing for her and her unborn child's safety.
#14 - Crushed
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 18, 2014
Kathleen's teenage crush turns into an obsession; her stalker tries to transform his darkest fantasies into reality.
#15 - The Devil in the Pews
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 8, 2016
To fellow parishioners of his Mormon church, Bill is a reformed convict. But when he meets Jennifer, the Bishop's 18 year old daughter, he becomes obsessed. By day, he sends her thousands of cards and gifts. By night, he digs out his basement, determined to make Jennifer his, forever.
#16 - Unlucky Seven
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 6, 2015
Heather, a grocery store barista, has just began dating her most recent hire, Arturo. But as time goes by, Arturo is unable to hide his dark side. His obsession with Heather comes at the expense of their relationship, his job - and her life.
#17 - Going Postal
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 10, 2015
When Kim accepts a ride to the fair from a quiet co-worker, she has no idea that she will become the center of a terrifying campaign of stalking, harassment, and obsession.
#18 - A Dangerous Mind
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 23, 2016
When maternal senior psychiatric nurse Maria Jordan fires erratic, heroin-addicted junior nurse Denis Czajkowski, it triggers an all-consuming obsession with Maria that culminates in him holding her hostage for an unimaginably bloody 48 hours.
#19 - Exposed
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 16, 2016
A young professional's dream house becomes the thing of nightmares when someone begins filming her through her window.
#20 - A Man and His Gun
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 3, 2017
Michelle ends her relationship with alcoholic Richard and is looking forward to getting on with her life, but Richard can't let go, and his growing obsession will lead to a violent conclusion.
#21 - Help Wanted
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 28, 2014
Businesswoman Mary McIntyre reveals what happened when she hired a man who became dangerously obsessed with her.
#22 - Texts, Lies, and Videotape
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 20, 2017
Katie Call's life spirals into a terrifying nightmare as her ex, Todd, refuses to accept the collapse of their relationship. Without her knowing, he hides video cameras and microphones in her home, biding his time to wreak a bloody revenge.
#23 - Cross Your Heart and Hope To Die
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 22, 2016
Sarah is dating a young, handsome pastor but soon discovers her preacher man is hiding unholy secrets on a biblical scale. He is prepared to silence Sarah and her whole family to stop her leaving him.
#24 - Apocalypse Now
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 10, 2015
41-year-old single mother Patty is excited about a new chapter in her life when she begins dating one of her customers, Vietnam veteran Dale. But when Dale becomes violent on their first date, Patty is quickly sent into a desperate struggle for survival.
#25 - Cornered
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 27, 2015
In the Spring of 2003, 37-year-old single mother Karen Richardt has a chance meeting with her Brooklyn neighbor Carlito Perez. But when Karen tries to distance herself, no one could have predicted the deadly cycle of violence he would unleash.