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These Popular True Crime Documentaries Are Even Better In Podcast Form

List RulesVote up the 'True Crime Obsessed' episodes more interesting than the documentary.

True Crime Obsessed podcast hosts Gillian Pensavalle and Patrick Hinds watch true crime documentaries so we don't have to. Armed with a garbage bell, endless knowledge of musical theater, and years of comedy expertise, Gillian and Patrick have turned this true crime comedy podcast into a treasure trove of episodes covering documentaries from The Imposter to Wrinkles the Clown

Every True Crime Obsessed episode offers little to be desired, providing listeners with an opportunity to be informed, be part of a community that shares their interests, have a laugh, and keep up with what's new in true crime. You can listen to the True Crime Obsessed podcast for free on their website.  

  • Best Quote: "Anthony Weiner is a total narcissist..." "He loves him some Weiner, am I right?" 

    Weiner is a 2016 American fly on the wall documentary film by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg about Anthony Weiner’s campaign for Mayor of New York City during the 2013 mayoral election.  ...more
    • Actors: Anthony Weiner
    • Directed by: Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg
    Worth a listen?
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    Best Quote: "It's these two human beings on the planet, sharing this moment that neither one of them knows is going to be significant." 

    Long Shot is a 2017 documentary short film directed by Jacob LaMendola. When Juan Catalan is arrested for a murder he insists he didn't commit, he builds his case for innocence around raw footage from a popular TV show, "Curb Your Enthusiasm."  ...more
    • Actors: Tasha Boggs, Juan Catalan, Melissa Catalan, Larry David
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Jacob LaMendola
    Worth a listen?
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    Best Quote: "David, who is clearly a listener of our podcast, just says 'He's Garbage.'" 

    Three Identical Strangers is a 2018 documentary film directed by Tim Wardle. In 1980, three complete strangers accidentally discover that they are identical triplets, separated at birth.  ...more
    • Actors: Eddy Galland, David Kellman, Robert Shafran
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Tim Wardle
    Worth a listen?
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    Best Quote: "All that happens before we know RuPaul is narrating." 

    Twelve years after the scandalous collapse of the multimillion dollar Christian empire built by Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, "The Eyes Of Tammy Faye" tells the fascinating inside story of the rise, fall and resurrection of "the Queen of the Eyelashes." One of the most adored and reviled women of her time, the film follows her amazing tale from her love at first sight encounter with Jim, through the glory days of PTL, to the scandal that brought both their empire and their family tumbling down.  ...more
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato
    Worth a listen?