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Series Premiere

Evil Genius: Season 1

1x01 Part 1: The Heist

  • 2018-05-11T04:00:00Z on Netflix
  • 48 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, Crime

On Aug. 28, 2003, a strange bank robbery in Erie, Pennsylvania, ends in a grisly, unpredicted manner as the perpetrator -- an amiable neighborhood pizza delivery man named Brian Wells -- dies when an explosive device locked around his neck detonates while news cameras are rolling. The case becomes FBI major case No. 203, and its many strange elements fascinate Erie: Wells' odd behavior that was captured on bank security cameras; a note Wells was carrying that was to lead him on a "scavenger hunt"; a subsequent death that seems as if it may be connected. But which of these are red herrings? And is there a "mastermind" behind the case? Then a tip is called in about a body in a freezer...