Unsolved Mysteries: Bizarre Murders
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(Jan 25, 2005)
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Disk 1- Colorado Cop Killers- Story of a police officer who was shot and killed by 3 suspects brandishing automatic weapons. Gives an Update for the case.
Boston Strangler II- The case of serial killer Albert DeSalvo know as the former Boston Strangler- Was he the real killer or his former cellmate? Discover the truth.
Texas Most Wanted- Story of a man named Edward Bell who did inappropriate things to children then shot to death a man who tried to intervene. When released on bail, he fled. Episode comes with a update.
Trailer Terror- About a murder/shooting of parents and child/and her friend in a oklahoma trailer. The trailer was set on fire- girls bodies were never found. Did the girls flee or were they abducted?
Bad Chief- Story of Greg Webb, whos wanted for the murder of his former girlfriend. He was arrested by the FBI.
Marie Hilley- Marie was a pillar of the community In Alabama. Perfect wife and mother. Neigbors were shocked to discover she had been secretely poisoning her family with arsenic. Interesting story.
Journalist's Murder- story of a journalist found dead in a bathtub of a hotel. They thought it was suicide. Though many believe he was killed for investigating a secret cabal of government.
Disk 2- Scared To Death- About a woman found dead from a heroine overdose and bound/hands behind back. Psychiatrist said she suffered from multiple personality disorder and one of these ( personalities) killed her. Her father and many others disagree.
Murdered Heiress- Sory of Greg Siner , a dog breeder and his companion Gardner.Read more ›
1) I wish they would do more of these collections so we can remember our favorite UM episodes.
2) The discs include director/producer commentary for some of the segments. This is a great behind the scenes look at the making of the show.
3) My favorite episode from this collection, "Texas Most Wanted" is interesting for several reasons. It's a very well-done look at a horrible crime, the story of the murder of Larry Dickens by a violent pervert. The episode led directly to the perp's capture. The interviews with Dickens' mother and sister were very sensitive and well-handled. This is "Unsolved Mysteries" at its top-notch best.
BTW, take a good look at the actor who played Larry Dickens. That's Matthew McConaughey.
Anyway, the episodes have already been listed so I will only give details on the ones that I feel stick out the most. You may remember some of these cases from when they originally aired over a decade ago....
Trailer Terror-A couple is shot dead and their home torched. The couple's daughter and her friend were home at the time but their bodies were never found. No one knows if they were abducted, ran away, or themselves committed the crime.
Journalist's Murder-An investigative reporter is found dead in a hotel bathtub. At the time he was investigating ties between organized crime and government personnel. Many use his fear of blood to refute the police ruling of suicide.
Scared To Death-A chilling story of a nurse who supposedly experienced seven years of inescapable stalkings before she was found dead, tied up, and drugged. Some say she staged the who ordeal and in the end killed herself, but other disagree.
Unicorn's Secret-Case of the hippy guru and woman-abuser Ira Einhorn, who killed his girlfriend and kept her body in a Closet for a year and a half.Read more ›
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The release of the series on DVD is a real treat for fans.By catogorizing the releases (Miracles,Ghosts,UFO's,etc) fans can get a collection of the stories in their fields of interest.
While the DVD "Bizarre Murders'has many cases ,I am disappointed in the fact that there is no other special features than audio commentary on select segments by the show's producers.There also have been some bizarre murders that the series profiled over the years that were not included on the DVD.Maybe the producers will make a second volume of this particular catogory.Read more ›
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I was a huge fan of the Robert Stack "Unsolved Mysteries" episodes when I was younger. I was absolutely thrilled to find these episodes on DVD and couldn't wait to get them... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Miss Frost
My husband was super happy to get these. He loves unsolved mysteries.Published 9 months ago by Kala
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So far I have five sets and by far this one is number one on my list this is a true must have if your a fan of the show. R.I.P mr.stackPublished 21 months ago by Nemon
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Robert Stack's chilling voice make each segment worthy of watching. It is just as spooky and compelling as I remembered it in my childhood.Published on July 31, 2013 by Drew
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