The First 48 Presents Critical Minutes

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  • TV-PG
  • 2020
  • 1 Season
  • 8.8  (36)

The First 48 Presents Critical Minutes looks back at some of the most unforgettable moments in the series' history. Hosted by former First 48 detectives, each episode presents different cases previously featured on the show, all with a common theme.

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A Family Affair
20. A Family Affair
June 17, 2021
In Cleveland, a family is torn apart when a beloved uncle is killed by his own flesh and blood. Then, in Tulsa, when a young man disappears and is believed to be dead, detectives face a family's code of silence. And in Mobile, Detective Rogers is shocked when he arrives at a crime scene to find one of his own relatives is the victim.
Shocking Confessions 2
19. Shocking Confessions 2
June 10, 2021
In Miami, a Thanksgiving interrogation takes a surprising turn; in Tulsa, an argument among a group of friends becomes violent and none of their stories match up; and in Dallas, childhood buddies turn on each other and the truth eventually is revealed.
Women Of Homicide 2
18. Women Of Homicide 2
June 3, 2021
In Atlanta, Detective Summer Benton investigates a deadly dispute between roommates; in Rochester, Investigator Terry Dearcop breaks open the case of a husband's murder; and in Birmingham, Detective Cynthia Morrow must sort through varying versions of how a drug deal went bad.
Heat Of The Moment 2
17. Heat Of The Moment 2
April 28, 2021
Three cases are highlighted from The First 48 archive that feature stories with Women Detectives. In Atlanta, Detective Summer Benton investigates a deadly dispute between roommates; in Rochester, Investigator Terry Dearcop breaks open the case of a husband's murder; and in Birmingham, Detective Cynthia Morrow must sort through varying versions of how a drug deal went bad.
The Case That Haunts Me 4
16. The Case That Haunts Me 4
February 25, 2021
In Dallas, a man is dismembered, burned and dumped in a lake. Then, in Tulsa, two kids find their mother dead in her car. And in Dallas, two friends are found burned in a car.
Wrong Place Wrong Time 2
15. Wrong Place Wrong Time 2
February 18, 2021
In Memphis, a man is killed when he tries to break up a fight. Then, in Miami, a well-intended kid is shot at a nightclub. And in Tulsa, a young woman loses her life for something she had nothing to do with.
The Case That Haunts Me 3
14. The Case That Haunts Me 3
February 11, 2021
In Tucson, when a homeless woman is brutally gutted under a highway underpass, the suspect's motive haunts investigators.
Fatal Friendship
13. Fatal Friendship
February 4, 2021
Three stories of friendship gone wrong in New Orleans, Broward County and Dallas are recounted.
Shocking Twists
12. Shocking Twists
January 28, 2021
In Kansas City, detectives discovered two women in an abandoned garage. They had no idea how big the case would turn out to be. In Dallas, investigators used a surprising clue to bring their killers to justice. And in Miami, one marina is linked to two murders that share a shocking connection.
In Broad Daylight
11. In Broad Daylight
January 21, 2021
Three cases that took place in broad daylight are featured: in New Orleans, a night out ends with a deadly morning after a random encounter; in Tulsa, an argument over a cell phone escalates into a double homicide; and in Birmingham, a lovers' breakup goes very wrong in a public park.
Caught On Camera 2
10. Caught On Camera 2
January 14, 2021
Looks back on 3 cases solved, because they were caught on camera.
Wrong Place Wrong Time (#103)
9. Wrong Place Wrong Time (#103)
January 7, 2021
In Tulsa, a beloved barber is caught in the crossfire of a long-standing gang rivalry. In Atlanta, a young man returns home during his lunchbreak and is killed by an armed burglar. In Dallas, an elderly woman opens her home to a man searching for his lost dog and pays a deadly price. In Miami, a mother down on her luck is killed at her storage unit after losing her job and her home.
Caught on Camera 1 (#108)
8. Caught on Camera 1 (#108)
December 17, 2020
Three of The First 48's most memorable cases featuring surveillance video are highlighted: in Cleveland, Ohio a robbery leaves an innocent man dead at the shop where he worked; in Dallas, an encounter on an elevator seals the shocking fate of a woman heading home for the day; and in Memphis, revenge is served in video surveillance that tells a misleading story.
Heat of the Moment
7. Heat of the Moment
December 17, 2020
Looks back at three cases that erupted in the heat of the moment. In Kansas City, a confrontation with a baseball bat escalates to murder. Then, in Harris County, a man's Easter visit with his ex-wife turns deadly. And in Atlanta, a mother watches in horror as her family is destroyed in a flash of violence.
The Chase
6. The Chase
December 10, 2020
In Tulsa, a shooting in a motel parking lot leads investigators to undertake an undercover operation to capture the suspect.
Rookies
5. Rookies
December 10, 2020
In New Orleans a baffling robbery takes a rookie months to unravel. In Phoenix a first time detective with only one clue traces an accident that sparks a horrible turn of events.
The Case That Haunts Me 2
4. The Case That Haunts Me 2
December 3, 2020
In Atlanta, the gruesome rape and murder of two women in an abandoned house haunts investigators. In New Orleans, detectives embark on a sprawling investigation to identify the suspects who drowned a local couple. And in Harris County, TX, a woman who was burned alive fights to survive, so she can identify her assailants.
Women of Homicide (#102)
3. Women of Homicide (#102)
November 19, 2020
Four of The First 48's female homicide detectives are highlighted in four condensed stories: in Memphis a confrontation turns deadly, in Cincinnati a single mother is torn between work and home, in Tulsa a family dispute takes a dark turn, and in Atlanta an interrogation room interview turns emotional.
Shocking Confessions
2. Shocking Confessions
November 12, 2020
In Tulsa, a key witness denies knowing anything about a brutal homicide until confronted with evidence that proves otherwise.
The Case That Haunts Me 1
1. The Case That Haunts Me 1
November 5, 2020
In Memphis, the tragic murder of 6 people in the same house on Lester Street tears a family apart.
Description

The First 48 Presents Critical Minutes looks back at some of the most unforgettable moments in the series' history. Hosted by former First 48 detectives, each episode presents different cases previously featured on the show, all with a common theme.The First 48 Presents Critical Minutes is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on November 5, 2020.

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The First 48 Presents Critical Minutes is available for streaming on the A&E website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The First 48 Presents Critical Minutes on demand at Philo, Amazon, Vudu, A&E, FuboTV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    November 5, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    8.8  (36)