The FBI Files

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  • TV-PG
  • 1998
  • 8 Seasons
  • 7.9  (1,000)

The FBI Files is an American docudrama series focusing on cases the FBI has investigated. When episodes air that were previously released in seasons past, the show usually includes an update about the case. This allows the viewers to get a sense of the here and now impact of the investigation and awareness of any follow up information as well. The show focuses on real FBI cases with interviews and dramatizations. The viewer also learns facts from forensic scientists who play a role in the series. James Kallstrom was the original narrator; himself a former director of the New York's FBI offices. He was also a part of investigating TWA flight 800. Episodes focus on topics such as the murder of two Ivy League professors, to the terror a sniper instills in a small town, to an episode on a bank robber who used the stolen money to help Mexican children living in poverty.

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Episode 8
8. Episode 8
 
35,000 feet above the Pacific Northwest, in 1971, D.B. Cooper hijacks a Boeing 727, receives $200K in-flight and parachutes out. Normally, parachuting at that altitude would be fatal, but this shows how he might have done it. Part 2
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
 
35,000 feet above the Pacific Northwest, in 1971, D.B. Cooper hijacks a Boeing 727, receives $200K in-flight and parachutes out. Normally, parachuting at that altitude would be fatal, but this shows how he might have done it. Part 1
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
January 1, 2005
Police hunt a murderer for 3 decades.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
January 1, 2005
Police hunt a murderer for 3 decades.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
 
The 1974 crime spree of Paul John Knowles included serial rapes, multiple murders and robbery. Part 2
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
 
The 1974 crime spree of Paul John Knowles included serial rapes, multiple murders and robbery. Part 1
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
December 31, 2005
After a criminal gets released from prison, he joins a scheme that escalates to murders.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
December 31, 2005
After a criminal gets released from prison, he joins a scheme that escalates to murders.
Description

The FBI Files is an American docudrama series focusing on cases the FBI has investigated. When episodes air that were previously released in seasons past, the show usually includes an update about the case. This allows the viewers to get a sense of the here and now impact of the investigation and awareness of any follow up information as well.

The show focuses on real FBI cases with interviews and dramatizations. The viewer also learns facts from forensic scientists who play a role in the series. James Kallstrom was the original narrator; himself a former director of the New York's FBI offices. He was also a part of investigating TWA flight 800.

Episodes focus on topics such as the murder of two Ivy League professors, to the terror a sniper instills in a small town, to an episode on a bank robber who used the stolen money to help Mexican children living in poverty.

The FBI Files is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (121 episodes). The series first aired on October 20, 1998.

Where to Watch The FBI Files

The FBI Files is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The FBI Files on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, The Roku Channel Free, Tubi TV, Pluto TV and IMDb TV.

  • Premiere Date
    October 20, 1998
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (1,000)