The BEST Episodes of Web of Lies
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 11, 2020
Network: Investigation Discovery
In the online world, you never really know who you're talking to. This series reveals stories of deception and homicide triggered by online interactions. From the black widow wives hiding behind alter-egos to jilted lovers stalking their exes, from obsessive lovers enacting their disturbing fantasies to shocking tales of kidnap, violence and deception - each episode follows stories with jaw-dropping twists and turns as the web of lies is revealed.
#1 - Death of an Internet Star
Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 17, 2019
A young fashion designer and mother of three falls victim to her violent ex-boyfriend's jealousy after her sewing tutorials bring her fame and money.
#2 - The Girl in the Photo
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 30, 2019
After a teenage house party spirals out of control, a shocking photo goes viral around the local schools; a vicious campaign of cyber bullying ensues that drives an innocent girl to take desperate action.
#3 - Webcam of Lies
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 10, 2019
A hopeful 12-year-old singer looks for fame online using her webcam, gathering many admirers; she soon falls for a boy who flatters her, but her dream turns into a nightmare after a shocking photo is shared online.
#4 - With Friends Like These
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 13, 2018
Fifteen-year-old Audrie Pott has no recollection of what happened at a friend's house party, then lewd photographs of her are shared through text messages, turning her world upside down and pushing her to the edge.
#5 - The Social Media Butterfly
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 2, 2019
When a beautiful young woman moves to New York City, a chance encounter leads to romance. But her new boyfriend finds her popularity on social media hard to swallow. A tragic chain of events unfolds in which her unique tattoo plays a critical role.
#6 - Dangerous Games
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 27, 2018
Brilliant teenager Breck Bednar has a passion for computers and online gaming, then he becomes ensnared by a young man who engages him in a deadly game.
#7 - In Dark Corners
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 20, 2018
Vulnerable mother Laura Simonson seeks comfort in the online world of sexual bondage and falls prey to a user who goes by the handle, Mr. Handcuffs.
#8 - The Devil's Pact
Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 6, 2019
When a young mother of three plummets into depression, she turns to the internet to find comfort. What she discovers is a virtual world of fetishes and fantasies, where seemingly helpful hands hide the darkest of intentions.
#9 - Control Alt Delete
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 24, 2018
U.S. Army veteran Maribel Ramos disappears after arranging to meet an online admirer, leaving her family and friends desperate for answers; detectives uncover a twisted tale of jealousy and rage during the investigation into her disappearance.
#10 - Love You to Death
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 14, 2017
Seventeen-year-old adoptee Chelsea Schobert feels out of place at home, then she finds acceptance with Shawn whom she meets online, but as their relationship develops, the whole family is drawn into a devastating series of events.
#11 - Fatal Façade
Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 24, 2019
When two teenage girls fall in love, their hedonistic lifestyle is played out on social media for all to see; behind the facade, petty jealousies and insecurities escalate until finally the pressure erupts in a frenzy of shocking violence.
#12 - The Deadly Hoax
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 20, 2019
When a computer wizard fails to make the grade as a professional video gamer, he becomes obsessed with achieving internet fame; what starts as an online prank spirals into a new and deadly crime called swatting that chills the nation.
#13 - Murder Goes Live
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 3, 2019
After a woman tries to move on from her open relationship, she unwittingly gets into a war of words with her boyfriend's lover; as the online insults begin to escalate, he takes matters into his own hands with devastating consequences.
#14 - Partners in Crime
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 17, 2018
Firefighter Sam Dreher and his wife, Danielle, are the perfect couple until their hopes of happiness are dashed and their marriage fails; Sam falls in love with another woman, triggering a chain of events that spirals out of control.
#15 - Love at First Text
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 23, 2019
When a single mother finds her dream man online, she can't believe her luck; however, her quest to meet him soon turns into every mother's worst nightmare; as police scramble to avert tragedy, they discover an elaborate web of lies.
#16 - The Child Network
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 7, 2017
A woman adopts a 6-year-old child through an online re-homing forum; she's soon inspired to help re-home other children but is horrified to discover that two of them may have fallen into the clutches of a child abuser.
#17 - Hunting Ground
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired May 15, 2018
Nicole White vanishes while in the middle of a bitter custody battle; suspicion falls on an online beau until White's husband turns up unexpectedly with a scratched face.
#18 - Final Sale
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 11, 2017
Fifty-year-old Beverly Carter is an Internet-savvy real estate agent who disappears after agreeing to meet a prospective home buyer at a remote location.
#19 - California Scheming
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 3, 2018
Radio disc jockey Alan Lee Lama moves more than a thousand miles to be with a woman he met online, then her best friend gets involved, ensnaring Lama in a bizarre love triangle.
#20 - Hate Mail
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 25, 2015
Shortly after Chris Coleman starts a new job as Security Chief for a Christian ministry, he begins receiving threatening emails. Then, tragedy strikes: his wife and two sons are found dead. Police must work to trace the emails back to the killer.
#21 - High on Love
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 14, 2017
A high-school student falls for a blonde beauty online. But the course of virtual love doesn't run smooth as the past collides with a toxic present, shattering lives.
#22 - Playing Doctor
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 21, 2017
Twenty-four-year-old Jessika Rovell falls for Jeffrey Marsalis' charm and good looks but when she discovers his secret online life as Dr. Jeff, she realizes she's been dating a monster who stalks dating sites.
#23 - Swipe Right for Murder
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired May 22, 2018
When Ashley Pegram goes missing after meeting a man through a dating app, the race to find her focuses on her internet admirer. Detectives soon discover she is caught up in a nightmarish trap set by an online predator with murder on his mind.
#24 - Be Right Back
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired May 8, 2018
When 14-year-old Alicia DeBolt goes missing, a helpful neighbor points the finger at an older teenager; then, police discover a string of text messages on DeBolt's cell phone and close in on a suspect whose obsession with the teenager led to murder.
#25 - Pipe Nightmare
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 11, 2015
Barry Hornstein accidentally detonates a pipe bomb in his own driveway when he kicks a mysterious package. Suddenly, an online terror campaign against his 17-year old son ensues, leading police to wonder who wants to hurt the Hornsteins, and why?