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Signs of a Psychopath

Psychopaths live among us. They can be friends, family members, coworkers, or even lovers. Trying as they may to impersonate normal humans, there are always signs that reveal their true nature: calculating, narcissistic -- and sometimes, murderous.
202410 episodes
TV-14
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Episodes

  1. S8 E1 - I Love Something So I Kill It
    June 2, 2024
    21min
    TV-14
    On a quiet winter night, a mother finds her 22-year-old son horrifically dismembered in her basement. The lone suspect is the victim's ex-girlfriend, who is at her home in an emotionless state with blood on her hands.
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  2. S8 E2 - I Slept With a Knife
    June 2, 2024
    22min
    TV-14
    Weeks after an 18-year-old man's friend reports him missing, his clothing turns up burned in a trash can behind a suburban home. When witnesses lead investigators to a young man with a history of violence, they soon learn he had not worked alone.
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  3. S8 E3 - Unorthodox and Weird
    June 9, 2024
    42min
    TV-14
    A 19-year-old woman vanishes, and the suspect is a former high school classmate with whom she was communicating days earlier. The family is weary, for the suspect has a notorious past filled with sexual deviancy and homicidal urges toward women.
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  4. S8 E4 - His Parents Didn’t Like Me
    June 16, 2024
    21min
    TV-14
    A man finds his family slaughtered in their West Virginia home. The oldest son, 16-year-old Gavin Smith, is missing. He turns up hiding at his girlfriend's. As their stories unravel, the only thing that adds up is that one plus one equals two psychopaths.
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  5. S8 E5 - Not Going To Get it Out of Me
    June 16, 2024
    21min
    TV-14
    After meeting with her divorce attorney and estranged husband, a devoted mother of three vanishes into thin air. As friends and family desperately try to locate her, the husband instead plays a psychopathic game of cat and mouse with investigators.
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  6. S8 E6 - My Pretty White Shoelaces
    June 23, 2024
    21min
    16+
    Hikers in Portland discover the badly decomposed body of a raped and strangled young girl. A month later, another woman turns up brutally murdered in same fashion. The prime suspect is a homeless drifter harboring dark sexual fantasies.
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  7. S8 E7 - You’re Not Leaving
    June 23, 2024
    21min
    TV-14
    A 33-year-old oil rig worker calls 911 to report his girlfriend missing. He seems to be helping in the time-critical hunt to find her. A failed polygraph test leads detectives to suspect this seemingly caring boyfriend is a total psychopath.
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  8. S8 E8 - She Said She Didn’t Care
    June 30, 2024
    21min
    TV-14
    Martine Bernard's family reports her missing. She is six months pregnant. Days later, her father also vanishes. When officers interview Martine's husband, Cassandritz Blanc, they find a calculating psychopath willing to do anything to cover his tracks.
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  9. S8 E9 - I’m Not a Weirdo
    June 30, 2024
    21min
    TV-14
    When a 64-year-old grandmother doesn’t return home from her morning walk, local police uncover that the man responsible for her disappearance is not only a pathological liar but a sexually deviant psychopath carrying out a twisted fantasy.
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  10. S8 E10 - Birth of a Psychopath
    July 7, 2024
    42min
    TV-14
    The idea that a child may possess the same wicked traits found in the most sadistic killers is every parent’s worst nightmare. In this special, experts examine the early warning signs in psychopathic killers apprehended as teens and young adults.
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Content advisory
Violencesexual content
Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Producers
Kevin Fitzpatrick
Studio
discovery plus Ties That Bind
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