First Blood

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  • 2022
  • 1 Season

First Blood examines some of America's most notorious serial killers through the prism of their first known kills to reveal what drove them to the moment when violent fantasy and curiosity became a devastating reality.

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Henry Louis Wallaceː Bad Henry
8. Henry Louis Wallaceː Bad Henry
August 13, 2022
Someone is killing young African American women in Charlotte, North Carolina and the police seem unable to stop it. What the police don't realise is that the cases all have a commonality: a connection with Henry Louis Wallace.
Sheila LaBarre: Sheila the Peeler
7. Sheila LaBarre: Sheila the Peeler
August 6, 2022
In rural Epping, N.H., everyone knows Sheila LaBarre as an eccentric widow who loves her rabbits; her turbulent childhood in Alabama, a coma-induced vision, and the death of her wealthy husband all send Sheila on a warped mission to kill.
Ed Kemper: The Co-ed Killer
6. Ed Kemper: The Co-ed Killer
July 30, 2022
The articulate adn boastful killer, known for his intelligence and charm, is remembered for terrifying the coastal town of Santa Cruz where he picked up and dismembered hitchhiking college students in the early 1970s. But his desire to kill started when he was much younger, as a child fantasizing about murdering members of his own family.
Anthony Sowell: The Cleveland Strangler
5. Anthony Sowell: The Cleveland Strangler
July 23, 2022
African American women in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood of Cleveland were vanishing. Their families were desperate for help, but no one seemed to know what was happening to them, no one except the helpful resident of 12205 Imperial Avenue, Anthony Sowell. From a young age, Anthony was desperate for some sort of control and ultimately found it when he overpowered his first vulnerable victim, a woman only hoping to connect with a friendly face.
Richard Ramirez: The Nightstalker
4. Richard Ramirez: The Nightstalker
July 16, 2022
First Blood examines some of America's most notorious serial killers through the prism of their first known kills to reveal what drove them to the moment when violent fantasy and curiosity became a devastating reality.
Danny Rolling: The Gainesville Ripper
3. Danny Rolling: The Gainesville Ripper
July 9, 2022
Danny Rolling: The Gainesville Ripper
Robert Hansen: The Butcher Baker
2. Robert Hansen: The Butcher Baker
July 2, 2022
Before he hunted down his first victim in the wilds of Alaska, Robert Hansen was working at his father's bakery in a small town in Iowa, slowly developing an animosity for women. Even as a successful business and family man in Anchorage, his intense feelings would build into a dark desire to exert the ultimate control over 17 victims.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
June 11, 2022
In 1989, Richard Mallory is found shot dead in the brush off the side of a Florida highway, just the first of seven murdered men found in a similar setting. Their predator is Aileen Wuornos, a woman fleeing a troubled past and yearning for a connection. Instead of finding of love, The Damsel of Death develops a simmering rage in her heart, that finally explodes when she picks up her first victim.
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First Blood examines some of America's most notorious serial killers through the prism of their first known kills to reveal what drove them to the moment when violent fantasy and curiosity became a devastating reality. First Blood is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on June 11, 2022.

Where to Watch First Blood

First Blood is available for streaming on the A&E website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch First Blood on demand at Philo, Amazon, Vudu, A&E and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    June 11, 2022