The Innocence Files

The BEST episodes of The Innocence Files

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

A nine-episode series that spotlights the teams that worked to overturn eight cases of wrongful convictions.

Last Updated: 3/26/2022Network: Netflix
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The Evidence: The Duty to Correct
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7.79
62 votes

#1 - The Evidence: The Duty to Correct

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/15/2020

In a crusade to discredit bogus forensics and raise awareness, the Innocence Project enlists allies including former convicts betrayed by the system.

The Evidence: The Truth Will Defend Me
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7.76
68 votes

#2 - The Evidence: The Truth Will Defend Me

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/15/2020

Despite exonerating DNA evidence, Innocence Project lawyers face a racially charged battle in Mississippi to free two men imprisoned for decades.

The Prosecution: Hidden Alibi
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7.73
52 votes

#3 - The Prosecution: Hidden Alibi

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/15/2020

A suspect in a Houston cop's murder has a solid alibi — until his girlfriend suddenly changes her story. Years later she reveals an explosive secret.

The Witness: The Trials of Franky Carrillo
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7.61
56 votes

#4 - The Witness: The Trials of Franky Carrillo

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/15/2020

Stunning twists revive Franky's hopes for exoneration when his new legal team untangles the flawed eyewitness testimonies that sealed his fate.

The Evidence: Indeed and Without Doubt
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7.43
84 votes

#5 - The Evidence: Indeed and Without Doubt

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/15/2020

Dubious bite mark evidence — and the controversial dentist presenting it — cement convictions in the murders of two Mississippi toddlers in the 1990s.

The Prosecution: Wrong Place, Wrong Time
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7.41
54 votes

#6 - The Prosecution: Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/15/2020

Shortly after a Philadelphia murder, nearby Chester Hollman is arrested. To guarantee his conviction, police and prosecution cross indefensible lines.

The Witness: Making Memory
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7.40
57 votes

#7 - The Witness: Making Memory

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/15/2020

In 1984, a teen is convicted when multiple rape victims identify him with "100% certainty." Decades into his imprisonment a harrowing truth surfaces.

The Witness: The Murder of Donald Sarpy
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7.40
58 votes

#8 - The Witness: The Murder of Donald Sarpy

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/15/2020

A drive-by shooting homicide in 1991 stokes an LA gang war. Teen Franky Carrillo is arrested, beginning a nightmare driven by defiant officials.

The Prosecution: The Million Dollar Man
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7.30
50 votes

#9 - The Prosecution: The Million Dollar Man

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/15/2020

A problematic police sketch incriminates a rape suspect in 1994, while a trove of DNA evidence goes untested. Then a determined new lawyer steps in.