The Staircase

60 minutes

An 8-part documentary series about the celebrated trial of Michael Peterson, a writer who is accused of murdering his wife, executive Kathleen Peterson, who was found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home.

60 minutes

An 8-part documentary series about the celebrated trial of Michael Peterson, a writer who is accused of murdering his wife, executive Kathleen Peterson, who was found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home.

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Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 13 - Flawed Justice

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s1e13 Flawed Justice
June 8, 2018
Michael speaks to a reporter about the reasons behind his plea. Later, Kathleen's sister delivers a statement of defiance in court.
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Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 1 - Crime or Accident?

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s1e1 Crime or Accident?
June 8, 2018
April 4, 2005
In Part 1 of eight, executive Kathleen Peterson is found dead at the bottom of a staircase, and her devastated writer husband, Michael, is accused of killing her.
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Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 1 - Crime or Accident?
s1e1 Crime or Accident?
June 8, 2018
April 4, 2005
April 4, 2005
Crime or Accident?
Series Premiere
Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 2 - Secrets and Lies
s1e2 Secrets and Lies
June 8, 2018
April 4, 2005
April 4, 2005
Secrets and Lies
Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 3 - A Striking Coincidence
s1e3 A Striking Coincidence
June 8, 2018
April 11, 2005
April 11, 2005
A Striking Coincidence
Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 4 - A Prosecution Trickery
s1e4 A Prosecution Trickery
June 8, 2018
April 11, 2005
April 11, 2005
A Prosecution Trickery
Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 5 - A Weak Case
s1e5 A Weak Case
June 8, 2018
April 18, 2005
April 18, 2005
A Weak Case
Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 6 - The Prosecution's Revenge
s1e6 The Prosecution's Revenge
June 8, 2018
April 18, 2005
Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 7 - The Blowpoke Returns
s1e7 The Blowpoke Returns
June 8, 2018
April 25, 2005
April 25, 2005
The Blowpoke Returns
Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 8 - The Verdict
s1e8 The Verdict
June 8, 2018
April 25, 2005
April 25, 2005
The Verdict
Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 9 - Reopening the Case
s1e9 Reopening the Case
June 8, 2018
March 4, 2013
March 4, 2013
Reopening the Case
Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 10 - The Last Chance
s1e10 The Last Chance
June 8, 2018
March 11, 2013
March 11, 2013
The Last Chance
Series Finale
Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 11 - Looking For Closure
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Watch The Staircase Season 1 Episode 13 - Flawed Justice
s1e13 Flawed Justice
June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018
Flawed Justice
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A great true crime story. If you liked Making a Murderer, you will probably like this. A bit dated, but the story is solid.
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