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The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade

2016TV-14
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.
Starring
Patrick GallagherKirk BucknerJim Schnick
Genres
DocumentaryUnscripted
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. The Yuppie Murder
    November 14, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.
  2. 2. The Preppy Murder
    November 21, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.”
  3. 3. The Cheerleader Murder
    November 28, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.
  4. 4. The Heartland Massacre
    December 5, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.
  5. 5. The Black Monday Murder
    December 12, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.
  6. 6. The Real Fatal Attraction
    December 19, 2016
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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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