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The Best Episodes of The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst

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Robert Durst, scion of NY's billionaire real-estate family, has been accused of three murders but has evaded justice for over 30 years. Durst speaks in this true crime series, revealing secrets of a case that has baffled authorities.

Genres:DocumentaryCrime
Network:HBO

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The best episode of "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" is "Chapter 6: What the Hell Did I Do?", rated 9.4/10 from 1442 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Chapter 6: What the Hell Did I Do?" aired on 3/15/2015 and is rated 0.8 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Mostly the Truth".

  • Chapter 6: What the Hell Did I Do?
    9.4/10 1,442 votes

    #1 - Chapter 6: What the Hell Did I Do?

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-03-15

    Present day: Nearly a decade has passed since the filmmakers began investigating Robert Durst and his alleged crimes. They have spoken to more than 100 participants in Robert's story, including family, friends, police, lawyers, jurors and journalists in an attempt to get at the truth.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Mostly the Truth
    8.6/10 128 votes

    #2 - Mostly the Truth

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2024-05-19

    Bob takes the stand to tell his version of events, but on cross-examination finds prosecutor Lewin better-prepared than he anticipated.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Chapter 4: The State of Texas vs. Robert Durst
    8.5/10 1,053 votes

    #3 - Chapter 4: The State of Texas vs. Robert Durst

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-03-01

    Two years after the dismembered body of Morris Black washed up on the shores of Galveston, TX, Robert Durst goes on trial with a formidable team of attorneys and a brilliant defense strategy.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Chapter 5: Family Values
    8.5/10 1,057 votes

    #4 - Chapter 5: Family Values

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-03-08

    Present Day: In the 33 years since Kathie Durst disappeared, no progress has been made in finding out what happened to her, or finding her body. Without answers, her family and friends continue to hunt for the truth.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Chapter 1: A Body in the Bay
    8.2/10 1,206 votes

    #5 - Chapter 1: A Body in the Bay

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-02-08

    A dismembered body discovered in Texas in 2001 is possibly connected to Durst. In 2012, Durst contacts director Andrew Jarecki about an interview.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Chapter 2: Poor Little Rich Boy
    8.1/10 1,077 votes

    #6 - Chapter 2: Poor Little Rich Boy

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-02-15

    Robert Durst discusses witnessing his mother's suicide when he was a child and his 1973 marriage to Kathleen McCormack, who disappeared in 1982.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Chapter 3: The Gangster's Daughter
    8.1/10 1,052 votes

    #7 - Chapter 3: The Gangster's Daughter

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-02-22

    Nearly 20 years after his wife disappeared, Robert Durst makes headlines again when his longtime confidante Susan Berman--a potential witness in the disappearance of Kathie Durst--is murdered in LA.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Why Are You Still Here?
    7.9/10 220 votes

    #8 - Why Are You Still Here?

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2024-04-21

    As new evidence is revealed, Robert Durst is arrested and charged with Susan Berman's murder. But who will support Bob in his time of need?

    Director: Andrew Jarecki

    Writer: N/A

  • The Unluckiest Man in the World
    7.6/10 131 votes

    #9 - The Unluckiest Man in the World

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2024-05-12

    Longtime Durst confidant Stewart Altman defends him on the stand, but when his wife Emily testifies, she reveals crucial new details.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Friendships Die Hard
    7.5/10 183 votes

    #10 - Friendships Die Hard

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2024-04-28

    From jail, Bob makes frequent calls to people who've helped him in the past, including a longtime friend who is keeping his own secret.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Saving My Tears Until It's Official
    7.5/10 143 votes

    #11 - Saving My Tears Until It's Official

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2024-05-05

    At trial, prosecutors revisit the 1982 disappearance of Bob's first wife Kathie and make the case that Susan helped Bob cover up the crime.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • It Takes a Village
    NaN/10 0 votes

    #12 - It Takes a Village

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2024-05-26

    After Bob's death, Kathie's family files a lawsuit against his estate – forcing his friends and family to go on the record.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A