The Staircase

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Original run: 7 Oct 2004 – 8 Jun 2018

Country of origin: US

Genre: Drama, Family


Watched by: 250 of 673 425 0.04%

Total running time: 11 hours 19 minutes

Episode duration: 43 minutes

IMDB rating: 8.2 of 10 6 438

MyShows rating: 3.99 of 5 72


The Staircase tells the compelling story of Michael Peterson, a crime novelist accused of killing his wife Kathleen after she is found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home, and the 16 year judicial battle that followed.

The series follows the entire case from the first few days after Kathleen's death to its unbelievable conclusion in court. Get unprecedented access to the defendant and his team of lawyers, investigators and forensics experts as they react to every surprise revelation and astonishing accusation. And see the controversial events through the eyes of the unusual family battling for their father's life. Will the jury believe Peterson's an innocent man or condemn him as a cold-blooded killer? Each staggering twist will keep you guessing right up to the final verdict.

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