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Behind Mansion Walls

All Episodes 2011 - 2013

  • Ended
  • Investigation Discovery
  • 2011-06-06T00:00:00Z
  • 60 mins
  • 1 day, 3 hours, 30 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, Special Interest
"BEHIND MANSION WALLS" tells the stories of crime, mystery, and murder that unfold behind the veil of wealth and privilege. Secret affairs, hidden accounts, and false identities are just the tip of the iceberg in a world clouded by money that could lead to murder. Hosted by society columnist Christopher Mason, this series uses expert testimony, stylized recreations, and narration from the victim's first-person perspective, escorting viewers behind picture perfect facades, where greed leads to murder and no one is above the law. (Source: Investigation Discovery)

39 episodes

1x01 Death in Palm Beach

  • Series Premiere

    2011-06-07T02:00:00Z — 40 mins

Palm Beach is Florida's classic playground of the rich. Exclusive country clubs, millionaire mansions, and a high society open only to the 'right' kind of people. But where the money flows, greed and envy, and even murder will follow close behind.

1x02 The Perfect Crime

  • 2011-06-14T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

There's a sense of entitlement that can come with growing up in a wealthy family. But what if you think you're smarter than the cops and someone who can commit the perfect crime?

1x03 Fatal Dynasty

  • 2011-06-21T02:00:00Z — 40 mins

The Du Ponts are one of the great American dynasties, a family built on historic wealth and reputation. But the family name would be tarnished after it was connected to two shocking murders with extraordinary stories behind them.

1x04 The Enemy Within

  • 2011-06-28T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

With children, what's the worst an average parent can expect? A temper tantrum? Rich kids can take brat behavior to a deadly level. All their lives, these children were given everything they wanted. When they heard the word 'no', they reached for guns.

1x05 Rich Justice

  • 2011-07-05T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

When people acquire a fortune, an arrogant attitude can come with it. These individuals can sometimes turn into criminals for the sake of money. The murderers in this episode are all united by one desire - to keep their lifestyle at any cost.

1x06 The Wayward Son

  • 2011-07-12T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

There is an old saying that is whispered in the exclusive parties where the wealthy socialize. The grandfather will make a fortune, the father will build on it, and the son will squander it. These sons did more than lose money, they also took lives.

1x07 Fatal Greed

  • 2011-07-19T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

When you're already wealthy beyond most people's wildest dreams, why would you need more? And why would you risk everything by killing to get it? Greed drove these people to the brink, and they committed horrifying acts in order to fulfill their desire.

1x08 A Family Feud

  • 2011-07-26T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

All families have their moments of madness around the dinner table. When the family fortune runs into the millions, a passing rivalry can flare up into a lethal conflict. Nothing tears at the gilded fabric of a wealthy life like a bitter family feud.

1x09 Husbands & Wives

  • 2011-08-02T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

When these couples said "I Do", it was more than a union of love, it was a union of wealth and dreams. But money did not buy happiness, it bought death and despair. These husbands and wives had dream marriages that ended in murder, prison and disgrace.

1x10 Secret Lives

  • 2011-08-09T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Socialites who went into hiding to conceal their crimes and protect their wealth

1x11 Beverly Hills Kids

  • 2011-08-16T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

When rich kids run out of money, they make sure they don't have to ask daddy to sign another check.

1x12 The Hired Help

  • 2011-08-23T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

The wealthy buy services including hired help for murder.

1x13 The Thoroughbred Heiress

  • 2011-08-30T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

The power of big money clouds the truth of open and shut cases.

2x01 A Toxic Inheritance

  • Season Premiere

    2012-06-08T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Being born into wealth can be a curse instead of a blessing; families are torn apart by greed, jealousy, and murder.

2x02 The Killer Inside

  • 2012-06-15T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

A property dealer orders employees to torture and kill; a wealthy businessman is murdered in broad daylight.

2x03 Sex, Money, Death

  • 2012-06-22T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

A wife has an affair and vanishes after dropping off her kids with her estranged husband; a man living a double life hatches a sinister plan.

2x04 Kiss or Kill

  • 2012-06-29T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

A woman is stabbed 23 times when her fairytale marriage turns sour; police find blood in the home of a missing man.

2x05 Hidden Desires

  • 2012-07-06T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

A woman is found dead in her bathtub; a man fails to return home following a business trip.

2x06 Death Before Divorce

  • 2012-07-13T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

One doctor lies dead after a stabbing and another is guilty of murder.

2x07 A Killer's Smile

  • 2012-07-20T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

A man posing as a doctor kills a woman and then buries her body at his home; all is not as it seems when a family is found dead.

2x08 Born to Win

  • 2012-07-27T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Two brothers grow up to make millions, but darkness follows as both end up the victims of cold-blooded murder.

2x09 Daddy Dearest

  • 2012-08-03T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

His millions give them all they could ever want, but in reality the man meant to be their greatest protector becomes their greatest enemy.

2x10 Devils in Disguise

  • 2012-08-10T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

A perfect family man and a treasured member of the community hide dark secrets.

2x11 Money Mysteries

  • 2012-08-17T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Shocking crimes that rocked the world; stories of murder, greed, royal connections.

2x12 The Price of Love

  • 2012-08-24T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

These women thought they had found their modern day fairytale - the man, the house and the millions. But as the pages turned, their fairytale soon became a nightmare ending in murder.

2x13 Family Ties

  • 2012-08-31T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

These families are driven by passion and money.

3x01 Above Suspicion

  • Season Premiere

    2013-05-24T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Killers believe that when the trail is cold, they are above suspicion

3x02 Dark Secrets

  • 2013-05-31T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Fairytale weddings make a splash in the social pages, but some matches are far from perfect.

3x03 Mask of Lies

  • 2013-06-07T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Family members disregard kinship over money matters.

3x04 Flesh & Blood

  • 2013-06-14T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

People are willing to kill for wealth.

3x05 Heir to Misfortune

  • 2013-06-21T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Wealthy heirs destroy human lives.

3x06 Never Enough

  • 2013-06-28T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Affluent people kill to further increase their wealth.

3x07 Kill for Cash

  • 2013-07-12T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Extortion is inflicted only on the rich, often when a friend or relative is greedy for money.

3x08 A Bankrupt Heart

  • 2013-07-19T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

When falling out of love leads to splitting assets worth millions, spouses kill to cut their losses.

3x09 Lord and Master

  • 2013-07-26T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Refusing to obey the ``Lord of the Manor'' can have deadly results.

3x10 Rough Diamonds

  • 2013-08-02T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Millionaires fall for lower-class workers who turn out to be greedy killers.

3x11 Spoiled Rotten

  • 2013-08-09T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Rich, pampered children become ruthless killers.

3x12 Covet and Kill

  • 2013-08-16T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Jealousy turns into an obsession when less-fortunate people kill the wealthy in order to walk in their shoes.

3x13 Blood Money

  • 2013-08-23T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Wealthy people hire hit men to dispose of troublesome loved ones.