A Wilderness of Error

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  • TV-MA
  • 2020
  • 1 Season
  • 6.4  (1,025)

When handsome Army Surgeon Jeffrey MacDonald is sent to prison for killing his family, a storm of swirling narratives challenges our very ability to find the truth. All the while overshadowing a chilling possibility: MacDonald may be an innocent man. A Wilderness of Error examines the evidence in the case against MacDonald, who was convicted in 1979 of murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters. A Green Beret physician, MacDonald claimed that the murders were committed by drug-crazed hippies.

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A Wilderness of Error
5. A Wilderness of Error
October 2, 2020
Jeffrey MacDonald served more than 30 years in prison when a federal judge finally agrees to hear the new evidence in his case. Errol Morris heads to North Carolina believing the truth will finally come out.
When a Narrative Becomes Reality
4. When a Narrative Becomes Reality
October 2, 2020
When Joe McGinniss' book, "Fatal Vision," is published, the story it tells is not what convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald had hoped for. New evidence is discovered that may finally prove Jeffrey MacDonald is innocent. The Girl in the Floppy Hat sits for an interview.
Should the Jury Find...
3. Should the Jury Find...
September 25, 2020
Nine years after the murders of his pregnant wife and two young daughters, the guilt of Green Beret Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald is put to a civilian jury. The defense calls a surprise witness: The Girl in a Floppy Hat.
A Time of Suspicion
2. A Time of Suspicion
September 25, 2020
After an Army hearing frees Green Beret Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, his father-in-law demands a reinvestigation. But when he sees all the evidence, he's shocked by where it leads.
Girl in a Floppy Hat
1. Girl in a Floppy Hat
September 25, 2020
Famed filmmaker Errol Morris is obsessed with one of America's most popularized true crimes: the murder of a pregnant wife and two young daughters on an Army base in 1970. Green Beret doctor Jeffrey MacDonald said a band of drugged-crazed hippies attacked his family, led by a girl in a floppy hat. Army investigators said MacDonald committed the murders.
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When handsome Army Surgeon Jeffrey MacDonald is sent to prison for killing his family, a storm of swirling narratives challenges our very ability to find the truth. All the while overshadowing a chilling possibility: MacDonald may be an innocent man. A Wilderness of Error examines the evidence in the case against MacDonald, who was convicted in 1979 of murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters. A Green Beret physician, MacDonald claimed that the murders were committed by drug-crazed hippies.

A Wilderness of Error is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on September 25, 2020.

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A Wilderness of Error is available for streaming on the FX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch A Wilderness of Error on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 25, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (1,025)