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On many occasions, reality exceeds fiction, but this is not one of those exceptions. Women Behind Bars, is an extraordinary TV show, that tells true life stories of females of different racial origins; these women were convicted for committing unbelievable crimes and in some cases, chilling atrocities narrated by themselves in a conducted interview format, including off narration and dramatization of scenes. It includes different seasons and episodes (in which two prisoners can express their versions of the story and opinions).

It is a surrealistic program in which spectators will be able to take a glance at life in jail, the motives that moved women to commit homicide, the consequences for being behind the bars and possible feelings of regret. Some of them, confessed openly to murders but most, still claim to be innocent.

These women, without a doubt, changed the course of their own lives and the life of the victims' family and friends. It is a fact, that they were judged by the nature of the crime that they were accused of, and they will be behind the walls for long time. Actually, a lot of them will never return to their homes alive.

Within the victims are people of different gender, age, beliefs and economic situation; it could be husbands, mothers, fathers, children, friends, boyfriends, strangers, affair partners, roommates, and etc.

The stories of the crimes are charged with ire feelings, love, avarice, unconsciousness state, envy, jealous, hate, revenge, illegal substances consumption, traumas, complicity and self-defense; to name a few.

In many narrations, the criminal females describe their lives before being behind bars. Some women have not had any previous traumatic experiences, but some others describe a childhood environment full of abuse, beatings, poverty, abandon and all kind of struggles.

Women Behind Bars, was successfully released in USA by the digital cable television channel, Bio True Story; reaching other countries. For those interested in women behavior, social relations and justice systems; this TV show is an astonishing option that will leave you surprised, with your mouth open with real facts, real women, real crimes, real stories.

Women Behind Bars is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (48 episodes). The series first aired on May 27, 2008.

Where do I stream Women Behind Bars online? Women Behind Bars is available for streaming on WE tv, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Women Behind Bars on demand at Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Hoopla, iTunes, Tubi TV, Pluto TV, IMDb TV online.

Tuesday 9:00 PM et/pt on WE tv
4 Seasons, 48 Episodes
May 27, 2008
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Ashley Crary, Kay Bess
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Women Behind Bars Full Episode Guide

  • Jealousy and addiction drove Emilia and Patricia to commit the bloody and violent murders that landed them on Death Row.

  • Uncover how greed and passion led Jennifer, Tammy and Melissa to betray their men.

  • Tiffany, Brenda and Leah reveal how in a moment of passion they were driven to commit three violent murders.

  • Belynda, Julie and Cynthia reveal how the things they did for love landed them in prison

  • Bernadette and her lover make tabloid headlines when they lure men to their hotel rooms to rob them at gunpoint. Instead of filing for divorce, Leilani coerces her children to kill her husband.

  • Shiana, Tammy and Heather each find themselves tangled in toxic love triangles where¬†the odd person out ends up murdered.

  • One woman was involved with the death of a jailer during her escape while the other woman was convicted of killing her husband.

  • Virginia was convicted of second degree murder in the 1993 stabbing death of 81-year-old housekeeper Clarizetta. In 2006, Angela was arrested for fatally shooting her husband.

  • One woman was sentenced to two life terms for the execution of two men while the other woman claims she admitted to a crime she didn't commit to gain gang status.

  • One woman is accused of planning the murder of her son-in-law while the other woman stole a baby from a hospital.

  • Courtenay is a former law enforcement officer, who pled guilty to second-degree attempted murder. Lorri was convicted of second-degree-murder and sentenced to 40 years in prison for the murder of her son-in-law.

  • One woman was convicted of killing two people and the other woman allegedly sexually violated and robbed a woman and then left her to die.

  • One woman was convicted of killing two people and the other woman allegedly sexually violated and robbed a woman and then left her to die.

  • One woman murdered two convenience store workers while the other woman killed her landlady.

  • One woman murdered two convenient store workers while the other woman killed her landlady.

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