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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.  

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    Best Quote: "They called the other... the creep... they called him 'B,' so we are going to call him 'B,' but instead of it being for 'Bob,' it's going to be for 'This B*tch.'" 

    Abducted in Plain Sight is a 2017 documentary. In 1974, 12-year-old Jan Broberg is abducted from a small church-going community in Idaho by trusted neighbour and close family friend Joe Berchtold.  ...more
    • Actors: Jan Broberg
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Skye Borgman
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  • Best Quote: "I'm just trying to meet somebody at the bowling alley and eat my nachos... okay child of the corn, thank you."

    Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady visit an evangelical Christian summer camp called Kids on Fire, where children take part in programs designed to strengthen and intensify their beliefs. The camp's founder, Becky Fischer, discusses her mission to indoctrinate youths in the word of God, while young campers play certain combat video games and talk about their love for Jesus.  ...more
    • Actors: Ted Haggard, Becky Fischer, Lou Engle
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady
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    Best Quote: "I make grammatical mistakes all the time, I also didn't scam people out of $400 million and lie to them about their syphilis results." 

    The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley is 2019 American documentary film, directed and produced by Alex Gibney. The story of Theranos, a multi-billion dollar tech company, its founder Elizabeth Holmes, the youngest self-made female billionaire, and the massive fraud that collapsed the company.  ...more
    • Actors: Errol Morris, Elizabeth Holmes, Tyler Shultz
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Alex Gibney
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    Best Quote: "You don't have to clean up poop when you're a bear in the woods. You just, go about your bear life." 

    Pieced together from Timothy Treadwell's actual video footage, Werner Herzog's remarkable documentary examines the calling that drove Treadwell to live among a tribe of wild grizzly bears on an Alaskan reserve. A devoted conservationist with a passion for adventure, Timothy believed he had bridged the gap between human and beast. When one of the bears he loved and protected tragically turns on him, the footage he shot serves as a window into our understanding of nature and its grim realities.  ...more
    • Actors: Jewel Palovak, Warren Queeney, Carol Dexter, Val Dexter, Sam Egli
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Werner Herzog
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