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An exploration of the case of the Golden State Killer who terrorized California in the 1970s and 1980s, committing 50 sexual assaults and 10 murders, and true crime author Michelle McNamara's obsessive quest to find justice on behalf of his victims.

Parental GuideTV-MA

Status Ended

First Air Date 2020-06-28

Last Air Date 2021-06-21

Seasons 1

Episodes 7


TMDB 7.5


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mco shared a tip "First show is off to a great start. Really enjoyed the book."

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luanna shared a tip "Incredibly captivating story!"

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donna_bagwell shared a tip "HBO is so good at making documentaries but this one is exceptional."

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amanda_marchant_mclain shared a tip "Can you get hooked on a show after only one episode? Yes, yes you can."

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kim_blanchard shared a tip "Very well done! Edge of my seat every episode waiting for the next Sunday."

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jennifer_wilson shared a tip "Incredible"

torey_palmer shared a tip "Read the book, then watch this series. In that order!"

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nicky_snyder shared a tip "#nickytsuggestsuc"

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elisabeth_olmstead shared a tip "One of the best docuseries I have ever watched."

jenny_b_4282 shared a tip "Incredible. So well made and really honors the victims, survivors, and Michelle."

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becky_ray_1883 shared a tip "Amazing, sad, inspiring story"

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suzanne_kelsey shared a tip "Best true crime tv show I've ever seen"

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brittany_cruz shared a tip "The best docu-series I’ve seen in a very long time!"

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joann_vroman_depauw shared a tip "One of the best"

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kara_fry_9160 shared a tip "This was such a well done documentary. A must watch!"

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camille_thoennes shared a tip "Freaking incredible. Focuses on victims rather than glorifying the defendant."

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jil_szewski shared a tip "Such a fantastic series. Highly recommend."

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50sumthing shared a tip "So good!!!"

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kimo_aleman shared a tip "A great binge that’s about more than just a serial rapist. It has heart and goodness."

laura_carter_6713 shared a tip "One of the best True Crime, and Biography show! Couldn’t stop watching!"

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gwynduns shared a tip "A true crime must-watch! Michelle McNamara is my personal hero."

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frank_romano shared a tip "Good show."

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desiree_knight_3027 shared a tip "This show is a wild ride"

jessica_lachance shared a tip "Fantastic!!"

amanda_johnson_1213 shared a tip "So great on many levels! Truly terrifying true crime mixed with an incredible story of love and heartbreak."

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josiane_stratis shared a tip "Soooooo good"

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