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The Best Episodes of Truth Be Told

Every episode of Truth Be Told ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Truth Be Told!

Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts with Poppy Parnell, who risks everything—including her life—to pursue truth and justice.

Genres:DramaMystery
Network:Apple TV+

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The best episode of "Truth Be Told" is "Graveyard Love", rated 7.7/10 from 433 user votes. It was directed by Tucker Gates and written by Matt Johnson. "Graveyard Love" aired on 12/20/2019 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Live Thru This".

  • Graveyard Love
    7.7/10 433 votes

    #1 - Graveyard Love

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-12-20

    Poppy continues building her new case, while Warren faces repercussions for his actions.

    Director: Tucker Gates

    Writer: Matt Johnson

  • Live Thru This
    7.6/10 397 votes

    #2 - Live Thru This

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-01-03

    Poppy zeroes in on her new suspect, and Warren makes a fateful decision.

    Director: Loni Peristere

    Writer: Darla Lansu, Alexandra Salerno

  • All That Was Lost
    7.6/10 427 votes

    #3 - All That Was Lost

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-01-10

    Poppy enlists an unlikely ally in her hunt. The events of Halloween 1999 are revealed. Season finale.

    Director: Mikkel Nørgaard

    Writer: Leonard Dick

  • Black People in the Neighborhood
    7.5/10 534 votes

    #4 - Black People in the Neighborhood

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-12-06

    Markus drops a bombshell about a potential suspect’s motive. Warren gets a visitor.

    Director: Rosemary Rodriguez

    Writer: Nichelle D. Tramble

  • Even Salt Looks Like Sugar
    7.5/10 491 votes

    #5 - Even Salt Looks Like Sugar

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-12-06

    Identifying a new suspect has unintended consequences in Poppy's personal life.

    Director: Sarah Pia Anderson

    Writer: Chitra Elizabeth Sampath

  • Monster
    7.3/10 649 votes

    #6 - Monster

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-12-06

    While reviewing an old case, Poppy comes face-to-face with the man she put away.

    Director: Mikkel Nørgaard

    Writer: N/A

  • No Cross, No Crown
    7.3/10 443 votes

    #7 - No Cross, No Crown

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-12-13

    Poppy and Markus trace their prime suspect's movements on the night of the murder.

    Director: Mikkel Nørgaard

    Writer: Davita Scarlett

  • If I Didn’t Laugh, You'd Cry
    7.3/10 218 votes

    #8 - If I Didn’t Laugh, You'd Cry

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-09-17

    Coping with personal struggles, Poppy begins to question herself. Holt’s old friend finds him. Poppy and Aames identify a new murder suspect.

    Director: Nelson Cragg

    Writer: Amanda Segel

  • Not Buried, Planted
    7.2/10 393 votes

    #9 - Not Buried, Planted

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-12-27

    A devastated Poppy tries to walk away from the case, but it won’t let her go.

    Director: Sarah Pia Anderson

    Writer: Michael Kastelein

  • All These Women
    7.2/10 200 votes

    #10 - All These Women

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-09-23

    Poppy and Markus search for a mysterious associate of Holt’s. Memories of Poppy’s childhood with Miss Shirley invade her thoughts.

    Director: Ariel Kleiman

    Writer: Jeanine Daniels

  • The Untold Story
    7.2/10 199 votes

    #11 - The Untold Story

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-10-08

    Micah threatens to expose Poppy’s dark secret. Markus makes a major decision.

    Director: Nelson Cragg

    Writer: Hilly Hicks Jr.

  • Only Little Secrets
    7.2/10 125 votes

    #12 - Only Little Secrets

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2023-03-16

    To find the girl from the blackmail tape, Poppy turns to Eva. Aames shares troubling information about the crime scene surveillance tape.

    Director: Millicent Shelton

    Writer: Michael Kastelein

  • Other People's Tears Are Only Water
    7.1/10 315 votes

    #13 - Other People's Tears Are Only Water

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-08-20

    Poppy attends an art exhibit for her friend, successful lifestyle guru Micah—but it ends in a shocking tragedy.

    Director: Mikkel Nørgaard

    Writer: Nichelle D. Tramble

  • If Wishes Were Horses
    7.1/10 225 votes

    #14 - If Wishes Were Horses

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-09-03

    Poppy learns there’s more than meets the eye with Micah’s assistant, Ramon. Micah grows distrustful of those closest to her.

    Director: Dawn Wilkinson

    Writer: Milla Bell-Hart

  • In Another Life
    7.1/10 219 votes

    #15 - In Another Life

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-09-10

    The case takes a turn when another person close to Micah is found dead. Poppy and Ingram’s marriage reaches a crossroads.

    Director: Jet Wilkinson

    Writer: J.L. Tiggett

  • Here She Shall See No Enemy
    7.1/10 141 votes

    #16 - Here She Shall See No Enemy

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-02-02

    Markus tries getting to the bottom of a shocking discovery. Eva makes a startling confession to Poppy.

    Director: Bille Woodruff

    Writer: Darla Lansu, Rebecca Dameron

  • Never Take Your Eyes Off Her
    7.1/10 139 votes

    #17 - Never Take Your Eyes Off Her

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-02-09

    With the clock ticking, Poppy desperately looks for clues to Trini's whereabouts, leaning on Eva as a resource.

    Director: Bille Woodruff

    Writer: Michael Kastelein, Lisa Michelle Payton

  • Freedom Is Never Given; It Is Won
    7.1/10 143 votes

    #18 - Freedom Is Never Given; It Is Won

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2023-02-16

    Poppy reveals her suspect to Markus—and risks her career with a bold tactic. Shreve's confrontation with a politician leads to an arrest.

    Director: Alrick Riley

    Writer: Darla Lansu, Henry 'Hank' Jones

  • Lanterman-Petris-Short
    7.0/10 195 votes

    #19 - Lanterman-Petris-Short

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-10-01

    Rose tells Poppy about Micah’s past. A protective Holt goes to extreme measures, with violent consequences.

    Director: Alexis Ostrander, Fred Toye

    Writer: Darla Lansu

  • Brick by Brick It Also Falls
    7.0/10 202 votes

    #20 - Brick by Brick It Also Falls

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-10-14

    Poppy’s pursuit of a suspect leads to a horrific confrontation. The truth about Poppy’s childhood with Miss Shirley is revealed.

    Director: Kat Candler

    Writer: Michael Kastelein

  • Last Exit...Oakland
    7.0/10 218 votes

    #21 - Last Exit...Oakland

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-10-21

    Season finale. Grappling with the aftermath of the attack, Poppy interviews Micah on her podcast and gets to the bottom of the case.

    Director: Mikkel Nørgaard

    Writer: Michael Kastelein, Matthew Montoya

  • Unto the Sweet Bird's Throat
    7.0/10 182 votes

    #22 - Unto the Sweet Bird's Throat

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2023-01-19

    Poppy focuses her next podcast on the neglected issue of missing Black girls in Oakland as she tries to locate a friend’s teen daughter.

    Director: Mikkel Nørgaard

    Writer: Maisha Closson

  • Her, Armed With Sorrow Sore
    7.0/10 152 votes

    #23 - Her, Armed With Sorrow Sore

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2023-01-26

    Poppy takes the investigation into her own hands and grapples with whether she can trust Eva.

    Director: Mikkel Nørgaard

    Writer: Jamie Rosengard, Henry 'Hank' Jones

  • The Luxury in Self-Reproach
    7.0/10 126 votes

    #24 - The Luxury in Self-Reproach

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2023-03-02

    Eva bares her soul to Poppy. Markus spirals out of control. Poppy and Aames uncover more evidence about the suspect in custody.

    Director: Fred Toye

    Writer: Jamie Rosengard, Madeleine Pron

  • A Kiss Not Mine Alone
    7.0/10 123 votes

    #25 - A Kiss Not Mine Alone

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2023-03-23

    Reeling in the aftermath of the attack, Poppy sets her sights on locating a suspect on the run. Markus seeks help from Shreve.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A