The StaircaseSeason 1
Inspired by a true story, this gripping true crime limited series follows Michael Peterson and his sprawling North Carolina family after the suspicious death of his wife Kathleen.
- 1. 911May 4, 20221 h 5 minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn 2001, author and aspiring local politician Michael Peterson is charged with murder after the suspicious death of his wife Kathleen.
- 2. ChiropteraMay 4, 20221 h 5 minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhile working on his defense, Michael considers an opportunity to tell his story in a documentary. Then, after learning shocking information about her stepfather, Caitlin wrestles with doubts.
- 3. The Great DissemblerMay 4, 20221 h 3 minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAs the DA’s office attempts to solidify their case, shocking new details surface about Michael’s past that threaten to derail the defense.
- 4. Common SenseMay 11, 20221 h 7 minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAfter an unexpected homecoming, a critical discovery rocks the Peterson household. Michael’s fate hangs in the balance as the trial ends.
- 5. The Beating HeartMay 18, 20221 h 1 minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn the aftermath of the verdict, the Petersons struggle with the court’s decision, and Michael finds solace in an unlikely friendship from thousands of miles away.
- 6. Red in Tooth and ClawMay 25, 202260minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn 2006, Sophie pursues a far-fetched new theory about the night of Kathleen’s death. Then, in 2017, Michael grapples with compromising his principles in exchange for his freedom.
- 7. Seek and Ye ShallJune 1, 20221 h 3 minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAfter a body with similar injuries to Kathleen’s turns up at the county morgue, Sophie continues her quest to uncover what really happened to Kathleen. Meanwhile, Martha decides to dig into her fraught past, despite pushback from Margaret.
- 8. America's Sweetheart or: Time Over TimeJune 8, 20221 h 12 minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAfter navigating a possible retrial, a 73-year-old Michael confronts a life-changing decision. Meanwhile, Martha and Margaret each share long-buried truths, and Sophie comes to terms with a revelation.