CopyCat Killers
Thursday, Apr. 16

Upcoming Episodes

Thursday, April 16

After spending four years in jail for an attempted robbery, Mark Baigent wants to take revenge on the man who ratted him out – his half-brother, Andrew. With the help of his brother James, Mark plans to get away with murder using techniques learned from watching the hit crime show CSI. Show Less
After spending four years in jail for an attempted robbery, Mark Baigent wants to take revenge on the man who ratted him out – his h...Show More

Friday, April 17

After spending four years in jail for an attempted robbery, Mark Baigent wants to take revenge on the man who ratted him out – his half-brother, Andrew. With the help of his brother James, Mark plans to get away with murder using techniques learned from watching the hit crime show CSI. Show Less
After spending four years in jail for an attempted robbery, Mark Baigent wants to take revenge on the man who ratted him out – his h...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...