Explores the past of con man “Dirty” John Meehan and his trail of manipulation that led to a dangerous end with Debra Newell and her family. Features exclusive interviews with former girlfriends and law enforcement who speak out for the first time.
Debra Newell has a seemingly perfect life: she’s successful, beautiful and lives in one of California’s most desirable coastal cities, Newport Beach. The only thing missing is love. So when Debra finally meets charming and handsome doctor John Meehan, she’s quickly swept into a whirlwind romance, much to her daughters’ dismay.
Debra and John revel secretly in their newlywed bliss, as Veronica, Terra, and Toby hatch a plan to prove their suspicions about their mother’s new man.
Debra discovers John’s criminal record. In the past, John starts his first family.
Debra confronts John in the present, while we learn more about Arlane’s past.
John gets clean for Debra. Terra learns John’s back. John puts his sister through the ringer.
Debra makes a decision about John. In Ohio, John captures the attention of Detective Dennis Luken.
A look at how John operates while Debra tries to move forward.
John and Debra's relationship comes to a head in an unexpected way.
Betty thinks she can't be divorced by her rich lawyer husband without her consent.
Through medical school, law school and many pregnancies, Betty supports Dan until he hits it big.
A worried Betty takes a desperate step to save her marriage, and it works. Until it doesn’t.
Betty sees her life has been a sham for years.
Fighting her new reality, Betty goes on the offense.
Betty faces Dan in divorce court, and it sends her past a point of no return.
Having lost her sense of identity, Betty can only see her own pain and turn it outward.