Manhunt: UNABOMBER

Manhunt: UNABOMBER

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Manhunt: UNABOMBER tells the story of the hunt for the deadliest serial bomber in history. FBI Agent Jim Fitzgerald (Sam Worthington) who pioneered the use of forensic linguistics to identify and capture the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski (Paul Bettany), faced an uphill battle against the Unabomber and the bureaucracy of the Unabomb Task Force.
Manhunt: UNABOMBER tells the story of the hunt for the deadliest serial bomber in history. FBI Agent Jim Fitzgerald (Sam Worthington) who pioneered the use of forensic linguistics to identify and capture the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski (Paul Bettany), faced an uphill battle against the Unabomber and the bureaucracy of the Unabomb Task Force.

Season 1 (8 episodes)

  • 1. UNABOM

    Original air date: 08/01/2017 Runtime: 42:42 min.

    Original air date: 08/01/2017 Runtime: 42:42 min. In 1995, FBI profiler Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald joins the Unabom Task Force; Fitz recommends new methods of profiling but finds no allies among the agents in charge; in 1997, Fitz is tasked with confronting Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber.

  • 2. Pure Wudder

    Original air date: 08/01/2017 Runtime: 42:40 min.

    Original air date: 08/01/2017 Runtime: 42:40 min. When the elusive Unabomber threatens to blow up a jetliner, Fitz must determine if the threat is real; in 1997, Fitz confronts Ted for the first time.

  • 3. Fruit of the Poisonous Tree

    Original air date: 08/08/2017 Runtime: 42:40 min.

    Original air date: 08/08/2017 Runtime: 42:40 min. Linguist Natalie Rogers helps Fitz find clues about the Unabomber's identity in the Manifesto, but their findings face skepticism at the UTF; Ted claims he can invalidate all of the evidence against him.

  • 4. Publish or Perish

    Original air date: 08/15/2017 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 08/15/2017 Runtime: 42:34 min. The Unabomber will stop bombing if his Manifesto is published; Fitz pushes for publication with S.A.C. Ackerman, who presents Fitz's argument to Attorney General Janet Reno.

  • 5. Abri

    Original air date: 08/22/2017 Runtime: 42:40 min.

    Original air date: 08/22/2017 Runtime: 42:40 min. Fitz receives linguistic proof that Ted is the Unabomber and tracks down Ted's brother David, who is astonished at the accuracy of Fitz's profile.

  • 6. Ted

    Original air date: 08/29/2017 Runtime: 42:36 min.

    Original air date: 08/29/2017 Runtime: 42:36 min. In a letter to his brother, Ted recounts the key events from his past that informed his decision to engage in terrorist activities.

  • 7. Lincoln

    Original air date: 09/05/2017 Runtime: 42:38 min.

    Original air date: 09/05/2017 Runtime: 42:38 min. Fitz races to find a linguistic connection that will secure an arrest warrant while the FBI closes in on Ted's cabin in Montana.

  • 8. USA vs. Theodore J. Kaczynski

    Original air date: 09/12/2017 Runtime: 42:48 min.

    Original air date: 09/12/2017 Runtime: 42:48 min. When Ted fails to have the evidence against him invalidated, Fitz makes one last appeal to him to plead guilty.