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2nd Jun '17 5:13:56 AM Mario500
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* ''CityConfidential'' gives a travelogue introduction each week to a different U.S. city, its "in" crowd and its culture each week, and then documents a murder case that was particularly scandalizing to that city. The SoapOpera aspect is emphasized, and the BadassBaritone narration is mildly humorous.

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* ''CityConfidential'' gives a travelogue introduction each week to a different U.S. city, its "in" crowd and its culture each week, and then documents a murder case that was particularly scandalizing to that city. The SoapOpera aspect is emphasized, and the BadassBaritone narration is mildly humorous.
25th Dec '16 3:53:21 PM AustinDR
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* ''Fanfic/{{Snapped}}'' is largely about wives who kill their husbands, though there have been cases shown where women kill their boyfriends' wives/[=SOs=], daughters kill their parents and husbands kill their wives. In most cases, the accused play it up as a crime of passion (or that they were framed or set up by the cops who couldn't find a better suspect) even if the evidence clearly points to premeditation.

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* ''Fanfic/{{Snapped}}'' ''Series/{{Snapped}}'' is largely about wives who kill their husbands, though there have been cases shown where women kill their boyfriends' wives/[=SOs=], daughters kill their parents and husbands kill their wives. In most cases, the accused play it up as a crime of passion (or that they were framed or set up by the cops who couldn't find a better suspect) even if the evidence clearly points to premeditation.
22nd Dec '16 12:27:25 AM TrollBrutal
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* ''AmericanCrimeStory''



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17th Aug '16 9:08:22 PM Scoutstr295
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* ''Series/UnsolvedMysteries''
24th Oct '15 5:29:15 PM nombretomado
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Both types make use of CrimeReconstruction. Within both types, broadcast-network offerings tend to be made by the news division. They're what hourlong PrimeTime news shows often decay into; true investigative journalism costs serious money and carries the risks of speaking truth to power while TrueCrime retrospectives are just about the cheapest thing you can put out and still call "news programming".

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Both types make use of CrimeReconstruction. Within both types, broadcast-network offerings tend to be made by the news division. They're what hourlong PrimeTime UsefulNotes/PrimeTime news shows often decay into; true investigative journalism costs serious money and carries the risks of speaking truth to power while TrueCrime retrospectives are just about the cheapest thing you can put out and still call "news programming".
13th Oct '15 10:55:28 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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* ''Literature/TheStrangerBesideMe''
27th Jun '15 6:44:24 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''DatelineNBC''

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* ''DatelineNBC''''Series/DatelineNBC''



* ''InColdBlood''

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* ''InColdBlood''''Literature/InColdBlood''



* ''LANoire'' uses real crimes from 1940s Los Angeles.

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* ''LANoire'' ''VideoGame/LANoire'' uses real crimes from 1940s Los Angeles.



* ''{{Snapped}}'' is largely about wives who kill their husbands, though there have been cases shown where women kill their boyfriends' wives/[=SOs=], daughters kill their parents and husbands kill their wives. In most cases, the accused play it up as a crime of passion (or that they were framed or set up by the cops who couldn't find a better suspect) even if the evidence clearly points to premeditation.

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* ''{{Snapped}}'' ''Fanfic/{{Snapped}}'' is largely about wives who kill their husbands, though there have been cases shown where women kill their boyfriends' wives/[=SOs=], daughters kill their parents and husbands kill their wives. In most cases, the accused play it up as a crime of passion (or that they were framed or set up by the cops who couldn't find a better suspect) even if the evidence clearly points to premeditation.
16th Jun '15 2:21:20 AM shamblingdead2
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** Likewise, the [[http://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library Crime Library]].
16th Jun '15 2:20:23 AM shamblingdead2
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10th Mar '15 2:45:13 AM jormis29
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'''Type 2: Retrospective''': Solved crimes or cold cases from many years ago are profiled. This overlaps with a documentary. For example ''TheFirst48'', ''ForensicDetectives''.

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'''Type 2: Retrospective''': Solved crimes or cold cases from many years ago are profiled. This overlaps with a documentary. For example ''TheFirst48'', ''Series/TheFirst48'', ''ForensicDetectives''.



* ''TheFirst48''

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* ''TheFirst48''''Series/TheFirst48''
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