Crimes of the Century

Crimes of the Century

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Each of the series eight episodes focus on a single major news event that was considered not only shocking at the time but has since had far reaching repercussions. Employing Ridley Scott's signature visual style, the series uses archival and never-before-seen footage, exclusive interviews with witnesses, victims, and investigators of the crimes, offering viewers a virtual scene-of-the-crime vantage point. Episodes explore the 2001 Washington D.C. sniper attack, the John Lennon killing, the Andrea Yates murders, the Reagan assassination attempt, the Oklahoma City bombing, the Amanda Knox story, the Waco siege and the Unabomber case.

Episodes

Eight episodes focus on a major news event that was considered not only shocking at the time but has since had far reaching repercussions.

DC Sniper
1. DC Sniper

In 2002, a sniper terrorizes Washington D.C. and the surrounding suburbs, random...

John Lennon Assassination
2. John Lennon Assassination

In 1980, the entire world was stunned by the murder of John Lennon. Was Mark Cha...

Andrea Yates
3. Andrea Yates

In 2001, Andrea Yates drowned her 5 small children in the bathtub of their Houst...

Reagan Assassination Attempt
4. Reagan Assassination Attempt

In 1981, a gunman fires six shots at Ronald Reagan. What follows is a chaotic ru...

Oklahoma City Bombing
5. Oklahoma City Bombing

In 1995, in an Oklahoma City federal building, a truck bomb killed 168 people. W...

Amanda Knox
6. Amanda Knox

In 2007, Amanda Knox, an American exchange student living in Italy, is arrested ...

Waco
7. Waco

One of the worst debacles in law enforcement history: an inferno in Waco, Texas ...

Unabomber
8. Unabomber

Ted Kaczynski, "The Unabomber," engaged in a nationwide bombing campaign plantin...

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