American Crime Story - Episode Guide

Season 1

From the Ashes of Tragedy

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Feb 2, 2016

From the Ashes of Tragedy

The murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman lead the LAPD to the home of O.J. Simpson.

The Run of His Life

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Feb 9, 2016

The Run of His Life

With O.J. Simpson missing in the white Bronco, Robert Shapiro and Robert Kardashian deal with the fallout, as the D.A.'s office and LAPD scramble to save face and find him.

The Dream Team

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Feb 16, 2016

The Dream Team

Marcia Clark announces that O.J. Simpson has been charged. Robert Shapiro seeks advice from F. Lee Bailey and comes up with a provocative strategy. As Shapiro starts putting together "The Dream Team", he must convince O.J. to hire Johnnie Cochran.

100% Not Guilty

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Feb 23, 2016

100% Not Guilty

Johnnie Cochran brings an energy that transforms the case. As jury selection gets underway, the prosecution and defense seek out the assistance of jury research experts, who come back with some surprising results. Meanwhile, Faye Resnick publishes a tell-all book, complicating the court proceedings.

The Race Card

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Mar 1, 2016

The Race Card

As the trial begins, Christopher Darden and Johnnie Cochran face off in court. Chris has doubts about Mark Fuhrman as a witness. The jury visits the crime scene. directed by John Singleton.

Marcia, Marcia, Marcia

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Mar 8, 2016

Marcia, Marcia, Marcia

As Marcia Clark juggles her home and work obligations, she starts to feel the public scrutiny of her appearance.

Conspiracy Theories

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Mar 15, 2016

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories start to arise around the case. The prosecution debates whether they should have O.J. Simpson try on the gloves in court.

A Jury in Jail

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Mar 22, 2016

A Jury in Jail

Months into the trial, cut off from their families, society and the media, the jurors grow stir crazy and start becoming unlikely targets for the prosecution and the defense. Meanwhile, the country gets an introduction to the science of DNA evidence.

Manna from Heaven

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Mar 29, 2016

Manna from Heaven

Johnnie Cochran and F. Lee Bailey head across the country to get their hands on the Mark Fuhrman tapes. Judge Ito must decide whether the tapes, and the racial epithets they contain, are admissible.

The Verdict

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Apr 5, 2016

The Verdict

In the season finale, the prosecution and defense make their closing statements; the jurors deliberate; and the verdict is given.

Season 2

The Man Who Would Be Vogue

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2018

The Man Who Would Be Vogue

The murder of Gianni Versace turns the eyes of the world onto Miami Beach.

Manhunt

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Jan 24, 2018

Manhunt

Andrew Cunanan arrives in Miami to stalk Gianni Versace.

A Random Killing

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2018

A Random Killing

Chicago real estate tycoon Lee Miglin is murdered in what police describe as a random killing.

House by the Lake

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Feb 7, 2018

House by the Lake

Minneapolis architect David Madson is forced to go on the run with Andrew Cunanan.

Don't Ask Don't Tell

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Feb 14, 2018

Don't Ask Don't Tell

Naval officer Jeffrey Trail meets Andrew Cunanan for the first time, and Gianni Versace reveals his sexuality to the world.

Descent

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Feb 28, 2018

Descent

Andrew Cunanan celebrates his birthday in San Diego as his life starts to fall apart.

Ascent

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Mar 7, 2018

Ascent

Andrew Cunanan leaves behind a troubled family life as Donatella Versace struggles to find her role within the Versace empire.

Creator / Destroyer

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Mar 14, 2018

Creator / Destroyer

A young Andrew Cunanan struggles with his oppressive father as a young Gianni Versace becomes a designer.

Alone

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Mar 21, 2018

Alone

The hunt for spree-killer Andrew Cunanan comes to a frantic end.