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Dateline on OWN Season 1 Episodes

49 Episodes 2012 - 2013

Episode 1

Deadly Sanctuary

Tue, May 15, 2012 60 mins

In the series opener of this examination of criminal investigations, a woman is slain in a church, creating turmoil for the pastor.

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Episode 2

Valentine's Day Mystery

Tue, May 15, 2012 60 mins

A murder on Valentine's Day.

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Episode 3

Family Portrait

Tue, May 22, 2012 60 mins

A barn becomes a crime scene after a woman finds her husband's body and the investigation turns up bullet casings in the hay.

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Episode 4

The Night Brianna Vanished

Tue, May 22, 2012 60 mins

The 2008 disappearance of 19-year-old college student Brianna Denison from Reno is probed.

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Episode 5

Burning Suspicion

Tue, Jul 10, 2012 60 mins

Suspicions rise about a fatal fire that swept through a young couple's home.

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Episode 6

Over the Edge - Cliff Death

Tue, Jul 17, 2012 60 mins

Authorities investigate a fatal fall from a cliff.

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Episode 7

Lost and Found

Tue, Jul 24, 2012 60 mins

The decades-long ordeal of an abducted girl searching for her identity and her family is chronicled.

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Episode 8

Something About Susan

Tue, Jul 24, 2012 60 mins

A hidden camera captures a criminal in the act.

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Episode 9

The Mystery of the Murdered Major

Tue, Jul 31, 2012 60 mins

The killing of a military man is investigated.

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Episode 10

Something Wicked

Tue, Jul 31, 2012 60 mins

Murder-for-hire schemes are investigated.

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Episode 11

The Day She Disappeared

Tue, Aug 7, 2012 60 mins

The vanishing of a young mother is investigated.

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Episode 12

Taken (Quiznos Kidnapping)

Tue, Aug 14, 2012 60 mins

Suburban Detroit is the setting for a mystery that revolves around a young rock drummer.

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Episode 13

The Player

Tue, Sep 4, 2012 60 mins

A double murder is investigated.

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Episode 14

Someone Was Watching

Wed, Sep 12, 2012 60 mins

A real-life Hitchcockian plot plays out.

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Episode 15

The Mystery at Lost Dog Road

Wed, Sep 19, 2012 60 mins

A family outing turns tragic when a wife and a son plunge from a cliff to their deaths.

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Episode 16

Behind the Badge

Wed, Sep 26, 2012 60 mins

A cold case is reopened after seven years.

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Episode 17

The Detective's Daughter

Sat, Sep 29, 2012 60 mins

A detective's daughter is kidnapped.

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Episode 18

The Mystery on Albion Road

Sat, Sep 29, 2012 60 mins

The story of Kristen Grindley, who was found unconscious and severely injured on a rural road near Pullman, Wash., is detailed.

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Episode 19

As Darkness Fell

Sat, Sep 29, 2012 60 mins

Examining the death of Mark Harshbarger, who was shot by his wife in what she claimed was a hunting accident.

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Episode 20

The Beauty and the Beast

Sat, Sep 29, 2012 60 mins

A healthy young woman dies suddenly under mysterious circumstances. Her family is told of a freak accident at the gym, but investigators uncover another side to the story.

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Episode 21

The Night Mary Jane Disappeared

Sat, Sep 29, 2012 60 mins

A young mother vanishes and her husband is a suspect, but the woman's 3-year-old daughter may have insight on the case.

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Episode 22

The Mystery on Reminisce Road

Sat, Sep 29, 2012 60 mins

Efforts to apprehend the killer of an FBI office manager are detailed.

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Episode 23

To Catch a Con Man

Sat, Sep 29, 2012 60 mins

Correspondent Chris Hansen journeys to London, Amsterdam and West Africa to expose alleged e-mail con artists. Hansen also explores how Americans are duped by e-mail scams.

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Episode 24

Mystery at Empire Lake

Wed, Oct 3, 2012 60 mins

The mysterious disappearance of a mother of four is probed.

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Episode 25

Deadly Exposure

Wed, Oct 10, 2012 60 mins

An Ohio man is accused of killing his wife, who died from carbon-monoxide poisoning.

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Episode 26

Haunting Images

Wed, Oct 10, 2012 60 mins

DNA evidence yields a clue that helps solve the murder of a young mother who was slain in her California home.

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Episode 27

Mean Girls

Wed, Oct 17, 2012 60 mins

A teenage mom and her circle of friends become involved in a strange murder case in California.

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Episode 28

The Night Before Halloween

Mon, Oct 29, 2012 60 mins

The 1984 murder of Robin Hoynes and the investigation that nabbed her killer are detailed.

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Episode 29

Deadly Deception

Mon, Nov 12, 2012 60 mins

The case of Julie Keown, who died from antifreeze poisoning, is probed.

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Episode 30

The Edge

Mon, Nov 12, 2012 60 mins

Dennis Murphy investigates the shooting death of a husband and father in suburban Atlanta and details how an unexpected suspect surfaced in the case.

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Episode 31

Along Came a Spider

Mon, Dec 10, 2012 60 mins

A devoted husband and father is shot to death in his home, leaving authorities suspicious of the widow.

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Episode 32

Bitter Pill

Mon, Dec 17, 2012 60 mins

The suspicious death of a mother of two in Cleveland is investigated.

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Episode 33

Murder by the Sea

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 60 mins

A woman is murdered and her ex-boyfriend is the prime suspect, even though he relocated to Nicaragua and has an ironclad alibi.

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Episode 34

Down by the River

Mon, Jan 7, 2013 60 mins

A boy's body turns up three weeks after he disappeared, but the case takes nearly 25 years to crack.

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Episode 35

Dance With the Devil

Mon, Jan 14, 2013 60 mins

A husband's secrets lead to a couple's estrangement.

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Episode 36

Twisted Faith

Thu, Jan 17, 2013 60 mins

The story of a pastor who murdered his wife and served as a counselor to married couples.

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Episode 37

Appointment for Murder

Thu, Jan 17, 2013 60 mins

The murder of Dr. David Cornbleet, who was found dead in his office, and how a social-networking site helped crack the case.

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Episode 38

Trouble on the Hill

Mon, Jan 21, 2013 60 mins

The case of John Kenney, who claimed he was acting in self-defense when he shot his neighbors to death in a property dispute.

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Episode 39

Justice for Sparkle

Mon, Jan 21, 2013 60 mins

A young bride's death following a secret wedding that went against their parents' wishes leads to speculation about the groom.

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Episode 40

The Girl in the Little Blue Dress

Thu, Jan 31, 2013 60 mins

The 2007 disappearance of 4-year-old Madeleine McCann in Portugal is investigated.

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Episode 41

Where There's Smoke

Thu, Jan 31, 2013 60 mins

A mysterious garage fire seems to be the cause of a man's death until the ashes yield a discovery.

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Episode 42

The Mystery of the Lost Weekend

Mon, Feb 4, 2013 60 mins

A home invasion turns deadly for a well-liked family.

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Episode 43

Prime Suspect

Mon, Feb 18, 2013 60 mins

A mother's disappearance turns her husband into a suspect in this cold case, which took more than 16 years to solve.

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Episode 44

Through the Pouring Rain

Thu, Feb 21, 2013 60 mins

A report on rape victims who helped the police nab the assailant 14 years after the attacks.

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Episode 45

Death of a Heartsong

Mon, Mar 4, 2013 60 mins

A marriage of 20 years ends in murder for a couple who tied the knot the day after they met.

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Episode 46

In the Bedroom

Thu, Mar 7, 2013 60 mins

An apparent crime of passion is investigated.

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Episode 47

A Stranger in the House

Thu, Mar 14, 2013 60 mins

A masked killer slays two women in their homes and tries to murder a third. Investigators find a link to the victims: their proximity to a truck stop.

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Episode 48

Bad Chemistry

Mon, Apr 8, 2013 60 mins

The murder of Timothy Schuster, whose body was found in a vat of acid.

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Episode 49

The Ballad of Mike and Dalia

Mon, Apr 22, 2013 60 mins

A wife's murder-for-hire plot against her husband is detailed.

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