Buried in the Backyard

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  • TV-14
  • 2018
  • 5 Seasons
  • 7.2  (365)

Buried in the Backyard is a true crime series that delves into the harrowing stories of people who have vanished without a trace, only to be discovered buried in unsuspecting places. Produced by Oxygen, the show premiered in 2018 and features the hosts, Mignon Farmani, Jeremy Michael Pereira, and Matt Fowler, as they unravel the layers of each chilling case.

The series opens with a haunting narration by Mignon Farmani, who sets the tone for the episode as she walks the viewers through the details of the case at hand. Each episode is carefully crafted to provide a deep insight into the lives of the victims, their families, and the circumstances that led to their death. The series is well-researched and features interviews with investigators, forensic experts, and sometimes, even the perpetrators of the crime.

From buried bodies in backyards to hidden graveyards and forgotten landfills, the series takes the audience on a journey through the darkest corners of society. The first episode of the series, for example, explores the case of a young mother who disappeared without a trace. Only after the perpetrator was caught and convicted, did the full extent of the horror come to light about what really happened to her.

What makes Buried in the Backyard stand out is its ability to delve deeper into the psychological and emotional impact on those who have lost loved ones. The show does not merely present the facts of each case but rather provides a platform for families to share their grief, their pain, and their desire for justice.

The stories featured in the show are both heartbreaking and fascinating. The audience will follow the yarns of a man who buried his wife in his backyard, only to forget where he buried her, and also, the tale of a young woman who disappeared on her way home from a party and was found years later buried in a landfill of her town. The series raises important questions about how well we really know the people around us, and just how deep our darkest secrets can go.

One unique aspect of the series is how it focuses on the role of everyday members of the public in the search for missing persons. It showcases how vital even apparently minor information can be in the investigation of a missing person case. In some cases, the public's role in the investigation is game-changing.

Buried in the Backyard is a masterfully produced true crime series that is both informative and gripping. It presents its audience with human stories that will leave them reeling and utterly fascinated. The use of interviews and reenactments provides a gripping window into the lives of those who have been affected by the crimes, and the series ends with an update on each case, bringing both a sense of closure and, in some cases, apprehension.

In conclusion, Buried in the Backyard, with its well-crafted narratives, haunting narration, and informed, articulate hosts, combines true crime and human interest in a compelling, unforgettable manner. This series is a must-watch for fans of the genre and anyone interested in real-life criminal cases. It's an illuminating and intriguing show that is sure to leave you spellbound.

Buried in the Backyard is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (77 episodes). The series first aired on June 3, 2018.

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Secrets in the Snow
15. Secrets in the Snow
October 7, 2023
After two Colorado women vanish in a deadly winter storm, key evidence keeps the case open for investigators to uncover the truth. A harrowing blizzard rescue the very same night could hold the clues to an almost 40-year search for the killer.
Buried by the Bratva
14. Buried by the Bratva
September 30, 2023
A champion Russian boxer disappears from Brighton Beach, New York, and the neighborhood dare not talk for fear of reprisal until investigators uncover a long-buried secret in a New Jersey backyard.
Death in Christmas Town
13. Death in Christmas Town
September 23, 2023
A beloved mother is found brutally murdered near the military town of North Pole, Alaska, and soon four more girls meet the same fate. Investigators struggle to catch a serial murderer before another victim falls on the last frontier.
Poison Letters
12. Poison Letters
September 16, 2023
A retiree settles in Southern California hoping to live his best life. When he disappears without a trace, investigators must uncover if his demise was connected to the unconventional pen pals he made.
Gone in the Sand
11. Gone in the Sand
September 9, 2023
When a Texas father disappears without a trace, investigators go on an international manhunt to catch a killer and unravel a sinister plot that has them searching for answers deep into the Chihuahuan Desert.
Buried Again
10. Buried Again
September 2, 2023
When a young South Carolina father goes missing, investigators must navigate a twisting trail of small-town rumors and misguided revenge to uncover the deadly truth.
Unlucky Gamble
9. Unlucky Gamble
August 26, 2023
Detectives attempt to trace a young woman's last steps as she leaves a casino and disappears into the night. An almost forgotten childhood memory helps find her buried in the backyard.
One of Our Own
8. One of Our Own
August 19, 2023
When a promising forensics student is found mutilated on a lonely stretch of Utah motorway, her Sheriff's department colleagues will stop at nothing to deliver justice.
To Catch a Thief
7. To Catch a Thief
August 12, 2023
When a widower disappears from his Southern California home, investigators find themselves caught up in a federal investigation involving the infamous hunt for skyjacker D.B. Cooper.
Last Song You'll Ever Hear
6. Last Song You'll Ever Hear
August 5, 2023
When a California mother wakes to find the door wide open and her daughter missing, law enforcement travel the country to find her until they discover a dark plot that began at the teen's doorstep.
Deadly Trust
5. Deadly Trust
July 29, 2023
A spunky grandmother and former bail bondswoman is a no-show at work, leaving friends and family desperate for answers. As investigators focus on felons from her former career, they soon discover she may not be the only one missing.
Hundred-Foot Grave
4. Hundred-Foot Grave
July 22, 2023
A young couple sets out from a holiday visit but never make it home as law enforcement search dangerous terrain fraught with derelict silver mines.
Death in Blue
3. Death in Blue
July 15, 2023
When a successful Arizona businesswoman disappears on a holiday shopping trip, investigators hunt for a kidnapper. When the killer takes his secrets to the grave, however, the only chance of finding her is a psychic's mysterious vision.
Boy Witness
2. Boy Witness
July 8, 2023
When a Michigan mother disappears on an afternoon walk, investigators pin all hope on their sole eyewitness: a 10-year-old boy who may have witnessed the unthinkable. Can hypnosis coax valuable details from the fragmented memory of a child?
Storm Of The Century
1. Storm Of The Century
July 1, 2023
A beloved Missouri couple is thought to be swept away in a record-breaking deadly storm, but when a closer look at the family farm points to foul play, law enforcement searches for clues long since washed away.
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Where to Watch Buried in the Backyard
Buried in the Backyard is available for streaming on the Oxygen website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Buried in the Backyard on demand at Peacock Premium, Amazon, NBC, Vudu, Oxygen, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, hayu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    June 3, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (365)