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** Later revamped to ''Murder Comes Home''.

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* FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: This trope frequently pops up in ID shows, especially ''Deadly Women''. Many times, the killers are shown to have [[DarkAndTroubledPast very messed-up backgrounds]], but it is made clear that it doesn't absolve them of the harm they've done as a result of their crimes.


* HollywoodOld: Several shows, ''Scorned'' and ''Deadly Sins'' for example, depict people who were in their 40's (at least) in real life appearing to be in their mid-to late 20's or 30's. A specific example occurs in the ''Fear Thy Neighbor'' episode "Tunnel of Hate", where the [[https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMjMwMzc4MTI4MV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNTk1ODYxNTE@._V1_SY1000_CR0,0,667,1000_AL_.jpg actress]] portraying the victim is visibly much younger than her [[http://twistedphilly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/anne-300x256.jpeg real life counterpart]] was at the time of the murder ([[HistoricalBeautyUpgrade as well as more photogenic]]).

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* HollywoodOld: Several shows, ''Scorned'' and ''Deadly Sins'' for example, depict people who were in their 40's (at least) in real life appearing to be in their mid-to late 20's or 30's. A specific example occurs in the ''Fear Thy Neighbor'' episode "Tunnel of Hate", where the [[https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMjMwMzc4MTI4MV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNTk1ODYxNTE@._V1_SY1000_CR0,0,667,1000_AL_.jpg [[https://static.fusionmovies.to/images/character/dOgmG6S69NQ2ADFz4jCCcDk-8FD2BZtAyPjIIKEVaniaaHHmTTf6zeZACBsZgcEa6hV_zhR78f-vyGqgcde6evVDD8_SsSbBPb7uKd8y1R8.jpg?1&resize_w=320 actress]] portraying the victim is visibly much younger than her [[http://twistedphilly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/anne-300x256.jpeg real life counterpart]] was at the time of the murder ([[HistoricalBeautyUpgrade as well as more photogenic]]).


* BitchInSheepsClothing: The entire point of shows like ''The Devil You Know'' and ''Unusual Suspects''.

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* BitchInSheepsClothing: The entire point of shows like ''The Devil You Know'' Know'', ''Betrayed'', and ''Unusual Suspects''.


* PoliceAreUseless: An all too common occurrence in ''Fear Thy Neighbor'', where police can't do anything because there's no proof or because they ''won't'' do anything because the officers dislike the accusers for being snitches and threaten ''them'' with arrest if they keep calling ([[VillaiNWithGoodPublicity sometimes because the accused is looked at as a pillar of the community]]). This always backfires later when [[VigilanteExecution people take]] [[CrimeOfSelfDefense the law]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge into their own hands]] because the police wouldn't protect them, [[TheLopsidedArmOfTheLaw and said annoyed officers are almost always the first on the scene to take them in]].

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* PoliceAreUseless: An all too common occurrence in ''Fear Thy Neighbor'', where police can't do anything because there's no proof or because they ''won't'' do anything because the officers dislike the accusers for being snitches and threaten ''them'' with arrest if they keep calling ([[VillaiNWithGoodPublicity sometimes because the accused is looked at as a pillar of the community]]).calling. This always backfires later when [[VigilanteExecution people take]] [[CrimeOfSelfDefense the law]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge into their own hands]] because the police wouldn't protect them, [[TheLopsidedArmOfTheLaw and said annoyed officers are almost always the first on the scene to take them in]].


* PoliceAreUseless: An all too common occurrence in ''Fear Thy Neighbor'', where police can't do anything because there's no proof or because they ''won't'' do anything because the officers dislike the accusers for being snitches and threaten ''them'' with arrest if they keep calling. This always backfires later when [[VigilanteExecution people take]] [[CrimeOfSelfDefense the law]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge into their own hands]] because the police wouldn't protect them, [[TheLopsidedArmOfTheLaw and said annoyed officers are almost always the first on the scene to take them in]].

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* PoliceAreUseless: An all too common occurrence in ''Fear Thy Neighbor'', where police can't do anything because there's no proof or because they ''won't'' do anything because the officers dislike the accusers for being snitches and threaten ''them'' with arrest if they keep calling.calling ([[VillaiNWithGoodPublicity sometimes because the accused is looked at as a pillar of the community]]). This always backfires later when [[VigilanteExecution people take]] [[CrimeOfSelfDefense the law]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge into their own hands]] because the police wouldn't protect them, [[TheLopsidedArmOfTheLaw and said annoyed officers are almost always the first on the scene to take them in]].


* PoliceAreUseless: An all too common occurrence in ''Fear Thy Neighbor'', where police can't do anything because there's no proof or because they ''won't'' do anything because the [[TheLopsidedArmOfTheLaw officers dislike the accusers for being snitches and (in their minds) stirring up trouble against someone who is a pillar of the community]]. This always backfires later when [[VigilanteExecution people take]] [[CrimeOfSelfDefense the law]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge into their own hands]] because the police wouldn't protect them, and said annoyed officers are almost always the first on the scene to take them in.

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* PoliceAreUseless: An all too common occurrence in ''Fear Thy Neighbor'', where police can't do anything because there's no proof or because they ''won't'' do anything because the [[TheLopsidedArmOfTheLaw officers dislike the accusers for being snitches and (in their minds) stirring up trouble against someone who is a pillar of the community]]. threaten ''them'' with arrest if they keep calling. This always backfires later when [[VigilanteExecution people take]] [[CrimeOfSelfDefense the law]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge into their own hands]] because the police wouldn't protect them, [[TheLopsidedArmOfTheLaw and said annoyed officers are almost always the first on the scene to take them in.in]].


* PoliceAreUseless: An all too common occurrence in ''Fear Thy Neighbor'', where police can't do anything because there's no proof or because they ''won't'' do anything because the [[TheLopsidedArmOfTheLaw officers dislike the accusers for being snitches and (in their minds) stirring up trouble against someone who is a pillar of the community]]. This always backfires later when [[VigilanteExecution people take]] [[CrimeOfSelfDefense the law]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge into their own hands]] because the police wouldn't protect them.

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* PoliceAreUseless: An all too common occurrence in ''Fear Thy Neighbor'', where police can't do anything because there's no proof or because they ''won't'' do anything because the [[TheLopsidedArmOfTheLaw officers dislike the accusers for being snitches and (in their minds) stirring up trouble against someone who is a pillar of the community]]. This always backfires later when [[VigilanteExecution people take]] [[CrimeOfSelfDefense the law]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge into their own hands]] because the police wouldn't protect them.them, and said annoyed officers are almost always the first on the scene to take them in.


* ''Betrayed'': Profiles murder cases from the victim's [[PosthumousNarration point of view]] where several potential suspects are shown but the killer is revealed to be either a family member, someone they were extremely close to, or the last person that anyone in the victim's inner circle they would expect to turn on them.

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* ''Betrayed'': Profiles murder cases from the victim's [[PosthumousNarration point of view]] where several potential suspects are shown but the killer is revealed to be either a family member, someone they were the victim was extremely close to, or the last person that the victim or anyone in the victim's their inner circle they would expect to turn on them.


* NetworkDecay: While starting out as a network that focused on crimes and investigations. Many fans have recently complained about the amount of shows that depict the same crime shown in another one of their shows, or how many times ''Dateline'', ''48 Hours'', and ''20/20'' will rerun episodes. This is really shown with shows like ''Disappeared'', which is suppose to be centered around unsolved missing people, having an episode on Madelyne O'Hare. They have also shifted towards docu-dramas involving mob wives. It's also devolving into self-parody, with numerous commercials ridiculing the way it supposedly turns ordinary people into amateur sleuths suspicious of everything and everyone. All of which dilutes the seriousness of the many RealLife crimes this channel profiles. Although shows like ''Surviving Evil', ''The Night That Didn't End'' and ''Impact of Murder'' which allow victims and/or their loved ones to explain how crime has affected them seem to be reversing this.

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* NetworkDecay: While starting out as a network that focused on crimes and investigations. Many fans have recently complained about the amount of shows that depict the same crime shown in another one of their shows, or how many times ''Dateline'', ''48 Hours'', and ''20/20'' will rerun episodes. This is really shown with shows like ''Disappeared'', which is suppose to be centered around unsolved missing people, having an episode on Madelyne O'Hare. They have also shifted towards docu-dramas involving mob wives. It's also devolving into self-parody, with numerous commercials ridiculing the way it supposedly turns ordinary people into amateur sleuths suspicious of everything and everyone. All of which dilutes the seriousness of the many RealLife crimes this channel profiles. Although shows like ''Surviving Evil', Evil'', ''The Night That Didn't End'' and ''Impact of Murder'' which allow victims and/or their loved ones to explain how crime has affected them seem to be reversing this.


* NetworkDecay: While starting out as a network that focused on crimes and investigations. Many fans have recently complained about the amount of shows that depict the same crime shown in another one of their shows, or how many times ''Dateline'', ''48 Hours'', and ''20/20'' will rerun episodes. This is really shown with shows like ''Disappeared'', which is suppose to be centered around unsolved missing people, having an episode on Madelyne O'Hare. They have also shifted towards docu-dramas involving mob wives. It's also devolving into self-parody, with numerous commercials ridiculing the way it supposedly turns ordinary people into amateur sleuths suspicious of everything and everyone. All of which dilutes the seriousness of the many RealLife crimes this channel profiles.

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* NetworkDecay: While starting out as a network that focused on crimes and investigations. Many fans have recently complained about the amount of shows that depict the same crime shown in another one of their shows, or how many times ''Dateline'', ''48 Hours'', and ''20/20'' will rerun episodes. This is really shown with shows like ''Disappeared'', which is suppose to be centered around unsolved missing people, having an episode on Madelyne O'Hare. They have also shifted towards docu-dramas involving mob wives. It's also devolving into self-parody, with numerous commercials ridiculing the way it supposedly turns ordinary people into amateur sleuths suspicious of everything and everyone. All of which dilutes the seriousness of the many RealLife crimes this channel profiles. Although shows like ''Surviving Evil', ''The Night That Didn't End'' and ''Impact of Murder'' which allow victims and/or their loved ones to explain how crime has affected them seem to be reversing this.


* OneWomanWail: Very common on ''Deadly Women'', as it's often heard over scenes reenacting the aftermath of the titular Deadly Women's crimes.

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* OffingTheOffspring: ''Deadly Women'' has scads of episodes devoted to mothers who took the lives of their own children. The episode titles say it all: "Kill Their Own", "Sacrifice Their Blood", "Mothers Who Kill", "Bury Their Babies."
* OneWomanWail: Very common on ''Deadly Women'', as it's often heard over scenes reenacting the aftermath of the titular Deadly Women's crimes. It's in the show's opening too.


* ''Betrayed'': Profiles murder cases from the victim's [[PosthumousNarration point of view]] where several potential suspects are shown but the killer is revealed to be either a family member, someone they were extremely close to, or the last person in the victim's inner circle they would expect to turn on them.

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* ''Betrayed'': Profiles murder cases from the victim's [[PosthumousNarration point of view]] where several potential suspects are shown but the killer is revealed to be either a family member, someone they were extremely close to, or the last person that anyone in the victim's inner circle they would expect to turn on them.


* ''On the Case with Paula Zahn'': former CBS anchor covers murder cases. One of I.D.'s flagship series alongside ''Deadly Women'' and ''Homicide Hunter''. ''True Crime With Aphrodite Jones'' and ''Deadline Crime with Tamron Hall'' are [[SpiritualSuccessor successors]].

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* ''On the Case with Paula Zahn'': former CBS anchor covers murder cases. One of I.D.'s flagship series alongside ''Deadly Women'' and ''Homicide Hunter''. SpiritualPredecessor to ''True Crime With Aphrodite Jones'' and ''Deadline Crime with Tamron Hall'' are [[SpiritualSuccessor successors]].(just look at the title formats).

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