Bloodline Detectives

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  • 2020
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.1  (91)

Bloodline Detectives is a true crime show that explores the dark side of family secrets and the passion of detectives who endlessly pursue the truth. The show is produced for IMDb Freedive and features renowned legal commentator and curious journalist Nancy Grace as the host. The show takes viewers on a journey into the dark side of family ties and flesh out the chilling crimes that happen within their bounds.

Each episode of Bloodline Detectives uncovers a different story of a criminal case that has confounded investigators and baffled the public. With forensic evidence and witness testimonies, the show tells the story of how detectives tracked the killer along the winding path of a family's history. The show does an excellent job of piecing together historical backgrounds that led to the murders, unearthing dark secrets that had long been kept hidden, and detailing the pain and suffering of the victims' loved ones as they try to piece together their lives despite their traumatic loss.

The show is structured around interviews with detectives who have solved the cases, family members of the victims, and other key players who have insider knowledge of the investigations. The detectives' deep knowledge of the cases gives the audience thought-provoking insights into the investigation process and how authorities solve the most challenging murders. Their thorough explanations shed light on why certain cases take so long to solve, and allow the viewers to appreciate the complexities involved in these investigations.

As with many true crime shows, Bloodline Detectives is not always easy viewing. At times, it can be devastating to watch, especially when it comes to the accounts of the slain victims' loved ones. The raw emotions, the grief, and the pain of families are disturbing and rightly so. The episodes can be challenging to watch, but they are also incredibly compelling. The facts and details are presented in such a way that it feels like the audience is part of the investigation, and the heartbreaking life stories of those affected by the crimes, make it a must-watch show.

What makes Bloodline Detectives stand out from other true crime shows is the relevance of the stories to the present-day. For instance, in one episode, a young girl's murder became a benchmark case that lead to sweeping legal changes, including new evidence rules and the implementation of the Amber Alert System. The case had disastrous consequences for the accused and the victim's family, highlighting the negative consequences of rushing to judgement. In another episode, a detective is haunted by the failure to solve a murder case, but is determined to get the suspect convicted, many years later.

Indeed, Nancy Grace's passionate retelling of the stories ensures that the audience is invested from start to finish, and that the stunning outcomes leave a lasting impact. Her journalistic expertise and her years of experience in the legal industry come in handy, as she provides a balanced perspective on the investigations and the outcome of the legal proceedings. Her passion and dedication on the screen gives us an insight into every detail of the case, and her eagerness to get to the truth is evident throughout the series.

In conclusion, Bloodline Detectives is an addictive true crime show that stays true to its name. Each episode is filled with suspenseful moments, empathetic interviews, and respectful commemoration of the victims. There is a raw and humanistic quality to the stories presented, while the intricate details around the crime scenes, the scientific evidence, and the emotional interviews of the victims' families are thoughtfully edited to provide a chilling, yet insightful experience for the audience. Nancy Grace is an excellent host, and her insights, combined with the detectives' probing investigations, create a series that every true crime fan should watch. The show is balanced, thorough, and filled with gripping plot lines that will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.

Bloodline Detectives is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (40 episodes). The series first aired on April 23, 2020.

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Remembering Stevie
20. Remembering Stevie
January 1, 2022
June 11th, 1963, a man fishing in Keene Creek Reservoir in Oregon reels in the body of a toddler.
Chilling Notes from a Killer
19. Chilling Notes from a Killer
January 1, 2022
1988 Indiana, Janet Tinsley reports her 8 year old daughter April missing after she fails to return home.
Cuyahoga Falls Mystery
18. Cuyahoga Falls Mystery
January 1, 2022
December 1987 Ohio, the nude body of 17 year old Barbara Blatnik is found face down on a rural road.
Justice for Leslie
17. Justice for Leslie
January 1, 2022
In 1976, Leslie Penrod Harris storms out of a restaurant after an argument with her husband. She never returns.
A Family Torn Apart
16. A Family Torn Apart
January 1, 2022
Portageville, Missouri 1998, the bodies of Megan and Sherri Scherer are found lifeless in their sitting room.
The Rapid City Rapist
15. The Rapid City Rapist
January 1, 2022
February 1968 in South Dakota, 60-year-old Gwen Miller, a pharmacist fails to show up for work.
The Hunt for Precious Jane Doe
14. The Hunt for Precious Jane Doe
January 1, 2022
In August 1977, the body of a young girl was discovered by blackberry pickers in Everett, WA. She had been strangled and shot. Investigators launched a two-tiered investigation.
Gunpoint Horror
13. Gunpoint Horror
January 1, 2022
In Alexandria, Virginia, a young female lifeguard is raped while working at a local pool. Police soon learn of a similar incident in Fairfax, two years previously.
The Knifepoint Rapist
12. The Knifepoint Rapist
January 1, 2022
A young woman out jogging is attacked and viciously raped at knifepoint.
The Murder Mystery of Mary London
11. The Murder Mystery of Mary London
January 1, 2022
In 1981, a young woman is found murdered on the side of the road. Who killed her remains a mystery for decades until law enforcement can utilize genetic genealogy to crack the case.
San Bernardino Bodies
10. San Bernardino Bodies
December 30, 2021
When a woman takes a genealogy test to learn what happened to her estranged mother, she is shocked to learn that her DNA has helped law enforcement identify a Jane Doe who remained a mystery for over 40 years.
The Montana Creek Murders
9. The Montana Creek Murders
December 16, 2021
On the 24th of December in 1984, a body is discovered in a shallow grave. When a second body is discovered, police fear a serial killer is at work. The victims remained unidentified for decades before a new DNA technology gave them justice.
Cold Case Twist
8. Cold Case Twist
December 9, 2021
Ricky Davis was convicted of the 1985 murder of a woman, but always maintained his innocence. It took 18 years before re-examined DNA evidence proved him right.
The Murder of Siobhan
7. The Murder of Siobhan
December 2, 2021
In 1974, a community in Montana was rocked by the sexual assault and murder of a young girl. The case went unsolved for 46 years before advances in DNA technology found the culprit.
The Alameda Attacker
6. The Alameda Attacker
November 25, 2021
In 1997, two women are sexually assaulted in separate attacks. Forensic evidence suggests the crimes are linked, but it takes over two decades to find the perpetrator.
Left for Dead in Logan County
5. Left for Dead in Logan County
November 18, 2021
After decades of searching, Ohio detectives use ground-breaking technology to hunt down the man who abducted and sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman.
Sinful Act in St George
4. Sinful Act in St George
November 11, 2021
A small community in Utah is shocked when an elderly woman is brutally attacked in her own home. Detectives use innovative techniques to solve the case.
The Montana Murders
3. The Montana Murders
November 4, 2021
When two teens are found dead in Montana, detectives suspect an infamous gangster might be responsible. But it will take 65 years to find the true culprit.
Sacrilege in Sacramento
2. Sacrilege in Sacramento
October 28, 2021
In 1992, a woman is sexually assaulted in Sacramento, California by a man wearing a ski mask. This sexual predator continues to commit heinous crimes until new evidence exposes his identity.
Body in the Stairwell
1. Body in the Stairwell
October 28, 2021
In 1999, hospital worker Jennifer Watkins was sexually assaulted and murdered. Two decades later, revolutionary DNA testing helps to solve this cold case.
Where to Watch Bloodline Detectives
Bloodline Detectives is available for streaming on the IMDb Freedive website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bloodline Detectives on demand at Amazon Prime, FuboTV, Crackle, Tubi TV, Pluto TV, Peacock and Plex.
  • Premiere Date
    April 23, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (91)