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The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness

The Ultimate Evil (Season 1, Episode 3)
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TV Episode | 58 min | Documentary, Crime, History

New leads send Maury down a twisted path, investigating a web of cults. As a "satanic panic" grips the nation, he publishes a book.
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Updated May 5, 2021

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May 5, 2021 (United States)
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50 cast members
Name Known for
Paul Giamatti
Maury Terry (voice) Maury Terry (voice)   See fewer
Maury Terry
Self - Author, The Ultimate Evil: The Search for the Sons of Sam (archive footage) Self - Author, The Ultimate Evil: The Search for the Sons of Sam (archive footage)   See fewer
Frank Anthony
Self - Producer, What's Happening America Self - Producer, What's Happening America   See fewer
David Berkowitz
Self - 'Son of Sam' (archive footage) Self - 'Son of Sam' (archive footage)   See fewer
Terry Gardner
Self - Deputy, Ward County Sheriff's Office (archive footage) Self - Deputy, Ward County Sheriff's Office (archive footage)   See fewer
John Wheat Carr
Self - Son of Sam Carr (archive footage) Self - Son of Sam Carr (archive footage)   See fewer
John Santucci
Self - District Attorney, Queens (archive footage) Self - District Attorney, Queens (archive footage)   See fewer
Phil Amicone
Self - Brother-in-Law of Maury Terry Self - Brother-in-Law of Maury Terry   See fewer
Wheat Carr
Self - Berkowitz's Neighbor (archive footage) Self - Berkowitz's Neighbor (archive footage)   See fewer
Joseph Borrelli
Self - Ret. Lead Detective, NYPD Self - Ret. Lead Detective, NYPD   See fewer
Michael Carr
Self - John Wheat Carr's Younger Brother (archive footage) Self - John Wheat Carr's Younger Brother (archive footage)   See fewer
Kevin Murphy
Self - Ret. Detective, Yonkers PD Self - Ret. Detective, Yonkers PD   See fewer
Charlie Ott
Self - Friend of Maury Terry Self - Friend of Maury Terry   See fewer
Robert de Grimston
Self - Founder of the Process Church (archive footage) Self - Founder of the Process Church (archive footage)   See fewer
Gary Lachman
Self - Occult Historian Self - Occult Historian   See fewer
Mary Ann de Grimstone
Self - Founder of the Process Church (archive footage) Self - Founder of the Process Church (archive footage)   See fewer
Timothy Wyllie
Self - Lead Designer of Process Magazine (archive footage) (as Father Micah) Self - Lead Designer of Process Magazine (archive footage) (as Father Micah)   See fewer
Malachi McCormick
Self - Member of The Process (archive footage) (as Father Malachi) Self - Member of The Process (archive footage) (as Father Malachi)   See fewer
Charles Manson
Self - Leader of the Manson Family (archive footage) Self - Leader of the Manson Family (archive footage)   See fewer
Sharon Tate
Self - Murder Victim (archive footage) Self - Murder Victim (archive footage)   See fewer
Susan Atkins
Self - Member of The Family (archive footage) Self - Member of The Family (archive footage)   See fewer
Ed Sanders
Self - Author, The Family (archive footage) Self - Author, The Family (archive footage)   See fewer
Roman Polanski
Self - Film Director (archive footage) Self - Film Director (archive footage)   See fewer
Georgiana Byrne
Self - Former Wife of Maury Terry Self - Former Wife of Maury Terry   See fewer
Raoul Niemeyer
Self - Ret. Captain, Stanford Dept. of Public Safety Self - Ret. Captain, Stanford Dept. of Public Safety   See fewer
Arlis Perry
Self - Murder Victim (archive footage) Self - Murder Victim (archive footage)   See fewer
Ken Kahn
Self - Ret. Detective, Santa Clara PD Self - Ret. Detective, Santa Clara PD   See fewer
Stephen Crawford
Self - Stanford University Security Guard (archive footage) Self - Stanford University Security Guard (archive footage)   See fewer
Nathan Berkowitz
Self - Father of David Berkowitz (archive footage) Self - Father of David Berkowitz (archive footage)   See fewer
Michael Zuckerman
Self - Fmr. Reporter, Gannett Newspapers Self - Fmr. Reporter, Gannett Newspapers   See fewer
Stacy Moskowitz
Self - Murder Victim of Son of Sam (archive footage) Self - Murder Victim of Son of Sam (archive footage)   See fewer
Ron Sisman
Self - Murder Victim (archive footage) Self - Murder Victim (archive footage)   See fewer
Don Mounts
Self - Ret. Detective, NYPD Self - Ret. Detective, NYPD   See fewer
Elizabeth Platzman
Self - Murder Victim (archive footage) Self - Murder Victim (archive footage)   See fewer
Roy Radin
Self - Producer (archive footage) Self - Producer (archive footage)   See fewer
Melonie Haller
Self - Actress (archive footage) Self - Actress (archive footage)   See fewer
Neysa Moskowitz
Self - Mother of Stacy Moskowitz (archive footage) Self - Mother of Stacy Moskowitz (archive footage)   See fewer
Maury Povich
Self - Host, The Maury Povich Show (archive footage) Self - Host, The Maury Povich Show (archive footage)   See fewer
Mary Murphy
Self - TV Reporter Self - TV Reporter   See fewer
Jane Pauley
Self - Host, Today (archive footage) Self - Host, Today (archive footage)   See fewer
Tom Brokaw
Self - Host, NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw (archive footage) Self - Host, NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw (archive footage)   See fewer
Wayne Darwen
Self - Journalist Self - Journalist   See fewer
Geraldo Rivera
Self - Host, The Geraldo Rivera Show (archive footage) Self - Host, The Geraldo Rivera Show (archive footage)   See fewer
Kurt Jackson
Self - Occult Specialist (archive footage) (as Detective Kurt Jackson) Self - Occult Specialist (archive footage) (as Detective Kurt Jackson)   See fewer
Richard Bey
Self - Host, People Are Talking (archive footage) Self - Host, People Are Talking (archive footage)   See fewer
Herman Slater
Self - Witch High Priest (archive footage) Self - Witch High Priest (archive footage)   See fewer
Morton Downey Jr.
Self - Host, The Morton Downey Jr. Show (archive footage) Self - Host, The Morton Downey Jr. Show (archive footage)   See fewer
Chuck Scarborough
Self - Co-Anchor, News 4 New York (archive footage) Self - Co-Anchor, News 4 New York (archive footage)   See fewer
Marcos Quinones
Self - Ret. Detective, NYPD Self - Ret. Detective, NYPD   See fewer
Ed Zigo
Self - Detective, NYPD (archive footage) Self - Detective, NYPD (archive footage)   See fewer
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