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The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade

In a gripping six-part miniseries, Investigation Discovery transports viewers on a bittersweet and terrifying journey back in time, revealing the dark side of America's favorite decade.
20166 episodes
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - The Yuppie Murder
    November 14, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    A young couple are robbed and shot in Boston. He survives to describe their black assailant, inflaming racial tensions, until a surprise witness comes forward with a story that blows open the case.
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  2. S1 E2 - The Preppy Murder
    November 21, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    Jennifer Levin is found strangled to death in Central Park. A prep school heartthrob, Robert Chambers, is arrested for the crime. The press seizes on his claim that Jennifer’s death happened accidentally during “rough sex.”
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  3. S1 E3 - The Cheerleader Murder
    November 28, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    15-year-old cheerleader Kirsten Costas is stabbed to death in California. A teenage girl is seen fleeing the scene. As months pass without an arrest, the police are stumped. But some in the community… think they know the murderer.
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  4. S1 E4 - The Heartland Massacre
    December 5, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    The largest mass murder in recent Missouri history stuns a small town. An entire family is wiped out. The unlikely suspect is a 14-year-old boy, but the real extent of the horror is even more shocking.
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  5. S1 E5 - The Black Monday Murder
    December 12, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    Joe Pikul and his wife Diane are living the New York high life. When Diane discovers Joe’s been leading a double life, a bitter conflict ensues and their marriage comes to a violent end.
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  6. S1 E6 - The Real Fatal Attraction
    December 19, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    Single mother of three Linda Culbertson lands a dream job as a legal secretary in a Kansas City law firm. She falls for her married boss, Donald Pierce. Their twisted passions draw bystanders into a shocking and vicious crime.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Starring
Patrick Gallagher
Studio
discovery plus Ties That Bind
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