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Daring Capers

Season 2 2001 - 2002

  • 2001-03-24T05:00:00Z on TLC
  • 25 mins
  • 4 hours, 10 mins
  • Crime, Documentary

With dramatizations, news footage and interviews with witnesses and law enforcement officials, Daring Capers takes you down the moral low road into the enticingly dangerous, devilish world of the criminal.

10 episodes

2x01 The Knightsbridge Heist

  • Season Premiere

    2001-03-24T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

An Italian playboy committed the world's largest armed robbery, making off with over $65 million from a safe deposit center London, and triggering a world-class game of cat-and-mouse. The only clue to the thief's identity was a single fingerprint!

2x02 Cops and Robbers

  • 2001-03-24T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Police officers and criminals inhabit the same dark world of scams and schemes. But what happens when the line blurs between the cops... and the robbers?

2x03 Berlin Tunnel Gangsters

  • 2001-09-01T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

A look at a bank robbery in Germany in which thieves disappeared with $3.5 million in German marks by tunneling out of the building.

2x04 90 Second Bandits

  • 2001-09-01T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Bank robbers who used a stopwatch to time their heists in Canada and the U.S

2x05 The Pilfering Professor

  • 2001-11-28T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

An art-theft conspiracy in England that hit at least 27 institutions and got away with over $3 million in antiquities.

2x06 The Brinks Heist

  • 2001-11-29T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Examining the robbery of the Brink's armored-car service in Boston on Jan. 17, 1950, in which seven armed men took $1.5 million in cash in a 20-minute heist.

2x07 Hesse Jewels

  • 2001-12-06T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Examining the theft of the Crown Jewels of Hesse (which included nine diamond-studded tiaras) from Kronberg Castle in Germany.

2x08 Queen of Jewels

  • 2001-12-09T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Profiling a con woman who robbed jewelry stores for 40 years before being caught in Massachusetts.

2x09 Earl Spencer's Best Man

  • 2002-04-26T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

A plot to stage a jewel robbery and collect insurance money results in the arrests of two men.

2x10 Tunnel 57

  • 2002-04-26T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Examining a tunnel dug beneath the Berlin Wall in the mid 1960s that allowed 57 men, women and children to flee East Germany.