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The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

6 Episodes 2016 - 2016

Episode 1

The Yuppie Murder

Mon, Nov 14, 2016 60 mins

The true-crime series about notorious murders in the 1980s begins with the story of Charles Stuart, who claimed he and his pregnant wife Carol were robbed and shot by a black assailant in Boston. Carol and her unborn baby did not survive.

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Episode 2

The Preppy Murder

Mon, Nov 21, 2016 60 mins

The Robert Chambers case is recalled. The prep-school heartthrob became tabloid fodder in 1986 when he claimed that he accidentally killed a girl, Jennifer Levin, during "rough sex" in New York's Central Park.

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Episode 3

The Cheerleader Murder

Mon, Nov 28, 2016 60 mins

The investigation into the 1984 murder of a 15-year-old cheerleader in suburban Orinda, Cal., is chronicled. Another teen girl is seen fleeing the scene, but a positive I.D. can't be made; it takes the police months to close in on a suspect.

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Episode 4

The Heartland Massacre

Mon, Dec 5, 2016 60 mins

A mass murder in a Missouri farm town is recalled.

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Episode 5

The Black Monday Murder

Mon, Dec 12, 2016 60 mins

The case of Joe Pikul is related. In October 1987, the former Wall Street securities analyst was accused of second-degree murder following the death of his wife, Diane. He claimed that he acted in self-defense. A jury decided otherwise, however, and convicted him.

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Episode 6

The Real Fatal Attraction

Mon, Dec 19, 2016 60 mins

The case of a legal secretary whose obsession for her married boss leads to his death.

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