I'll Be Gone In The Dark

I'll Be Gone In The Dark

  • Seasons:
  • 1
A riveting meditation on obsession and loss, this six-part documentary chronicles the unrelenting path of a mysterious killer and the fierce determination of one woman to bring the decades-long case to light, giving voice to the survivors and their families. Directed by Academy Award(R) nominee and Emmy(R)-winning director Liz Garbus (HBO's Who Killed Garrett Phillips), the series, based on the book of the same name, explores writer Michelle McNamara's investigation into the dark world of a violent predator she dubbed the Golden State Killer who terrorized California in the 1970s and 1980s.
A riveting meditation on obsession and loss, this six-part documentary chronicles the unrelenting path of a mysterious killer and the fierce determination of one woman to bring the decades-long case to light, giving voice to the survivors and their families. Directed by Academy Award(R) nominee and Emmy(R)-winning director Liz Garbus (HBO's Who Killed Garrett Phillips), the series, based on the book of the same name, explores writer Michelle McNamara's investigation into the dark world of a violent predator she dubbed the Golden State Killer who terrorized California in the 1970s and 1980s.

Season 1 (6 episodes)

  • 1. Murder Habit

    Original air date: 06/28/2020 Runtime: 57:45 min.

    Original air date: 06/28/2020 Runtime: 57:45 min. Writer Michelle McNamara finds a new obsession in a California cold case she dubs the "Golden State Killer."

  • 2. Reign Of Terror

    Original air date: 07/05/2020 Runtime: 58:43 min.

    Original air date: 07/05/2020 Runtime: 58:43 min. Michelle reflects on the murder case that sparked her interest in true crime.

  • 3. Rat In A Maze

    Original air date: 07/12/2020 Runtime: 59:15 min.

    Original air date: 07/12/2020 Runtime: 59:15 min. The brutal predator moves south, where he commits a series of gruesome murders. Michelle struggles to inject her own story into her book.

  • 4. The Motherlode

    Original air date: 07/19/2020 Runtime: 56:28 min.

    Original air date: 07/19/2020 Runtime: 56:28 min. After gaining access to a treasure trove of case files, Michelle struggles to balance the demands of her work with her family life.

  • 5. Monsters Recede But Never Vanish

    Original air date: 07/26/2020 Runtime: 56:18 min.

    Original air date: 07/26/2020 Runtime: 56:18 min. As Michelle's loved ones mourn her sudden death, her work to unmask the Golden State Killer lives on.

  • 6. Walk Into The Light

    Original air date: 08/02/2020 Runtime: 58:03 min.

    Original air date: 08/02/2020 Runtime: 58:03 min. Series finale. Former police officer Joe DeAngelo is arrested, leaving Michelle's fellow citizen detectives to connect the dots.