Fatal Vows

Fatal Vows

  • TV-PG
  • 2012
  • 7 Seasons
  • 6.7  (170)

Fatal Vows is a documentary reenactment style cable television show that is broadcast on the Investigation Discovery Network. The premise of the show involves detailing how marital unions fail through betrayal, greed, spite, assault and end in murder. Each episode explores the criminal psychology concerning how these relationships become tumultuous, disturbing and end up in shocking circumstances. Ultimately, viewers may discover how and why spouses determine that murder is the only way out of their unpleasant situations. Hosting the show are forensic clinical psychologist and attorney Dr. Brian Russell along with relationship expert and psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser. During each episode, the experts review each featured couple with an analysis of each marriage to find out how the break downs evolved toward divorce and wind up in murder. The showcased marriages that become violent include stories that begin at courtship, progress to the altar and then wind up with a fatality. The experts guide viewers through the labyrinth to learn about each individual psyche and why things went awry. One story features a seemingly perfect couple named Bob and Becky Klosterman. They are wealthy and considered stand up citizens in their community. Retired Navy commander, Bob and his stay at home wife, Becky have a seemingly wonderful life together, enjoying retirement. Their friends, family and the public see a model couple. However, Becky is actually in fear of her own life. When she discovers Bob's second life at a strip club, Becky confronts Bob. Becky files for divorce and Bob is none too pleased, since this will affect his stellar reputation in the community. Before the proceedings are finalized, Bob shoots and kills her to also prevent her from being in a position to recoup any financial assets from the marriage.

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Seasons
Opposites Can Kill
13. Opposites Can Kill
April 20, 2020
Young single mom Kathy wants a good life for herself and her son. That life soon includes wannabe rap star Juan, who has ambitions of his own. But their dreams clash and tempers erupt when Kathy decides she wants more out of life - no matter what the cost.
Betting On Murder
12. Betting On Murder
April 6, 2020
Gail and Stephen Dews have it all: happy marriage, beautiful house and healthy children. But a family tragedy and a gambling addiction rips their lives to shreds, proving that nothing is what it seems.
To Kiss Or To Kill
11. To Kiss Or To Kill
April 3, 2020
April and Brad are happily married until her dreams of having a baby fall apart. Heartbroken, April turns to other men for consolation. One even moves in with the couple. But when Brad is ultimately replaced as the man of the house, everyone pays a price.
Flirting With Murder
10. Flirting With Murder
March 27, 2020
When Trichele and Brian promise to stick it out for better or for worse, they have no idea how "worse" things will get. Their love easily flips to bitter hate when the parties, drinking, and recriminations escalate until one of them is dead.
Deadly Isolation
9. Deadly Isolation
March 20, 2020
Chad and Jo meet by chance and to this pair of free spirits, their connection feels cosmic. They fall in love and move far from everyone they know. But soon their new life is ripped apart by jealous ex-partners, isolation, and a desperate need for control
My Way or the Dead Way
8. My Way or the Dead Way
March 20, 2020
Jodie is Edgar's secret high school crush. After a chance meeting, the two get together quickly. But money trouble, jealousy and a rebellious stepdaughter are about to turn this second chance at love into the high school reunion from hell.
The Unholy Affair
7. The Unholy Affair
March 20, 2020
Life for Syble and Earnie revolves around two things: church and family. But a freak accident and a pair of wandering eyes throw the marriage off-kilter, threatening to drive this couple into an unholy trinity of betrayal, infidelity, and murder.
No Harmony in Polyamory
6. No Harmony in Polyamory
March 13, 2020
An open-minded foursome soon discovers there's no harmony in polyamory and someone will pay the ultimate price for free love.
The Robinson Affair
5. The Robinson Affair
March 2, 2020
Ervin Robinson thinks he has found love when he meets Neola Gardner; known as Shorty and Shorter, the couple seem to be perfectly happy, but after a tragic accident, the lies eventually catch up with one of the two lovers.
Hell On Wheels
4. Hell On Wheels
February 28, 2020
Charlene attracts more than one man with her beauty and one by one they all go crazy vying for her love; love may be heavenly, but for some it can be hell.
Lethal Romance
3. Lethal Romance
February 21, 2020
An ambitious Harlem couple dreams of a better life for themselves, but stuck in a bitter cycle of poverty, poor health and mistrust, one of them decides to put their dreams to rest forever.
Honkytonk Killer
2. Honkytonk Killer
February 10, 2020
Shorty and Cotton seem perfect for each other; they love dancing, motorcycles and each other, but looks can be deceiving and after an accident reveals a life of lies and deceit, one of them will dance with the devil to the death.
Murder Behind the Gates
1. Murder Behind the Gates
February 3, 2020
Pad is rich and handsome, and Kem is popular - but from the wrong side of town. But the power couple stick it out despite disapproval, and over the years amass a fortune. But they soon learn that their money can't buy love and happiness. Only death.
Fatal Vows
Fatal Vows

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Fatal Vows is a documentary reenactment style cable television show that is broadcast on the Investigation Discovery Network. The premise of the show involves detailing how marital unions fail through betrayal, greed, spite, assault and end in murder.

Each episode explores the criminal psychology concerning how these relationships become tumultuous, disturbing and end up in shocking circumstances. Ultimately, viewers may discover how and why spouses determine that murder is the only way out of their unpleasant situations.

Hosting the show are forensic clinical psychologist and attorney Dr. Brian Russell along with relationship expert and psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser. During each episode, the experts review each featured couple with an analysis of each marriage to find out how the break downs evolved toward divorce and wind up in murder.

The showcased marriages that become violent include stories that begin at courtship, progress to the altar and then wind up with a fatality. The experts guide viewers through the labyrinth to learn about each individual psyche and why things went awry.

One story features a seemingly perfect couple named Bob and Becky Klosterman. They are wealthy and considered stand up citizens in their community. Retired Navy commander, Bob and his stay at home wife, Becky have a seemingly wonderful life together, enjoying retirement. Their friends, family and the public see a model couple.

However, Becky is actually in fear of her own life. When she discovers Bob's second life at a strip club, Becky confronts Bob. Becky files for divorce and Bob is none too pleased, since this will affect his stellar reputation in the community. Before the proceedings are finalized, Bob shoots and kills her to also prevent her from being in a position to recoup any financial assets from the marriage.Fatal Vows is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (87 episodes). The series first aired on November 17, 2012.

Fatal Vows is available for streaming on the ID: Investigation Discovery website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Fatal Vows on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, FuboTV, Google Play, Apple TV and Investigation Discovery.

  • Premiere Date
    November 17, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (170)