Michael Peterson dialed 911 in panic on December 9, 2001. He reported that Kathleen, his wife, was bleeding from the bottom of their staircase. He claimed that she had fallen down the stairs. The rest of the story was a year-long saga for Peterson. Here are the details on The Staircase Episode 7.
He was charged with first-degree murder, faced with a high-profile case, had bizarre theories about an Owl, was discredited by a blood-spatter analyst, and was finally released in 2017. There were dozens of true crime podcasts and a popular documentary. There’s an HBO Max dramatization with Toni Colette and Colin Firth.
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This eight-episode miniseries follows Peterson (played here by Firth) from his arrest to his trial and onward to the production of the documentary about him. The HBO Max premiered the first three episodes on Thursday, May 5, while episode 4 aired on Friday, May 12. Each Thursday at 3:00 a.m., the remaining episodes will be available.
How many episodes of The Staircase 2022?
The newest show is an eight-episode long miniseries that follows Peterson (played by Firth) through his arrest, trial, and the making of the documentary about his story.