CopyCat Killers
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Friday, August 30

Token clerk Harry Kaufman went to work at a Brooklyn subway station like any other day; having no idea his life was in danger. That day, two men named Vincent Ellerbe and James Irons created a fatal fire in the token clerk’s booth. Like the brothers in Money Train, when trying to rob the train station, Vincent and James end up killing an innocent man in the flames. Show Less
Token clerk Harry Kaufman went to work at a Brooklyn subway station like any other day; having no idea his life was in danger. That da...Show More

Cousins Tony Bagnato and Diego Carbone joined a real life Fight Club hoping to have some fun sparring with like-minded men and, in Tony’s case, further his boxing career. But when Tony starts pushing drugs for some money on the side, he quickly turns from an up-and-coming fighter to a wannabe crime boss. And when Tony fears a conflict within the club could come back to bite him later, the cousins decide one member needs to pay the ultimate price. Show Less
Cousins Tony Bagnato and Diego Carbone joined a real life Fight Club hoping to have some fun sparring with like-minded men and, in Ton...Show More

In an attempt to become just like his favorite fictitious criminals, New Jersey man Joe Post joins the “Pit Bulls,” a small gang of local drug addicts who terrorize the neighborhood. While the Pit Bulls’ crimes start off small, when Joe becomes convinced fellow gang member Andrew may have ratted them out to the authorities, Joe takes no mercy in a brutal Goodfellas–inspired copycat crime. Show Less
In an attempt to become just like his favorite fictitious criminals, New Jersey man Joe Post joins the “Pit Bulls,” a small gang o...Show More

Token clerk Harry Kaufman went to work at a Brooklyn subway station like any other day; having no idea his life was in danger. That day, two men named Vincent Ellerbe and James Irons created a fatal fire in the token clerk’s booth. Like the brothers in Money Train, when trying to rob the train station, Vincent and James end up killing an innocent man in the flames. Show Less
Token clerk Harry Kaufman went to work at a Brooklyn subway station like any other day; having no idea his life was in danger. That da...Show More

Cousins Tony Bagnato and Diego Carbone joined a real life Fight Club hoping to have some fun sparring with like-minded men and, in Tony’s case, further his boxing career. But when Tony starts pushing drugs for some money on the side, he quickly turns from an up-and-coming fighter to a wannabe crime boss. And when Tony fears a conflict within the club could come back to bite him later, the cousins decide one member needs to pay the ultimate price. Show Less
Cousins Tony Bagnato and Diego Carbone joined a real life Fight Club hoping to have some fun sparring with like-minded men and, in Ton...Show More

In an attempt to become just like his favorite fictitious criminals, New Jersey man Joe Post joins the “Pit Bulls,” a small gang of local drug addicts who terrorize the neighborhood. While the Pit Bulls’ crimes start off small, when Joe becomes convinced fellow gang member Andrew may have ratted them out to the authorities, Joe takes no mercy in a brutal Goodfellas–inspired copycat crime. Show Less
In an attempt to become just like his favorite fictitious criminals, New Jersey man Joe Post joins the “Pit Bulls,” a small gang o...Show More

About CopyCat Killers

This series goes behind the headlines of real-life murder cases which copy memorable slayings seen in Hollywood movies. Each episode features a mystifying murder scene and law enforcement’s hunt for the killer. Whether it’s two high school students terrorizing and killing a female classmate to copy the horror blockbuster Scream or the gruesome acts of pig farmer and serial killer, Robert Pickton, who copied Hannibal and fed his victims to his pigs—these horrific scenes actually happened but very few people know the real stories that led to these killings. CopyCat Killers includes interviews with investigators, family members of victims and forensic experts. The series also features high quality recreations, extensive archive and original documents from police case files.

James Holmes, the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooter, was inspired by The Joker from the Batman movie The Dark Knight. Holmes had become obsessed with Heath Ledger's Joker character, and he held onto that obsession for 4 years before he acted on it. Holmes left behind a journal, outlining his plan for the mass attack at the theater. His writings show how he meticulously planned out every detail of his attack, including what he would do after...