15 Criminals Who Hid In Plain Sight: On Your Television

Some of these are the desperate attempts of cold-blooded murderers to sway public opinion by acting as concerned citizens on local news. But some are more subtle, and in some ways, more chilling: the "masterminds" who take a hiatus from crime to appear on a dating show or a televised dart competition, and then get right back to murderin'.


Brynn Omdahl SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE CRACKED CO Phil Hartman was murdered by his wife, Brynn, who appears for a second in his SNL intro sequence. Her earr7 Times Movies And Shows Hid Real Murders Behind The Scenes


Stephen McDaniel LOCAL NEWS Nefile CRACKED COM After a law student went missing, McDaniel, her classmate, thought this interview would cement his innoSource: YouTube


Paul Bateson THE EXORCIST CRACKED CON This extra was an actual X-ray technician, who Cprobably) moonlighted as an actual serial killer. He was later c7 Times Movies And Shows Hid Real Murders Behind The Scenes


Debra Kincy LOCAL NEWS CRACKED COM Kincy told police and local news that she found her friend stabbed to death. In fact, the two were in an argument oSource: YouTube


John Cooper BULLSEYE CRACKEDCON He had murdered two people, four years before his appearance on the dart throwing competition. A month later, he murdeSource: Digital Spy


Patrick Quinn SUPER PASSWORD CRACKEDCO A viewer recognized Quinn as Kerry Dee Ketchum, a con artist who was currently wanted in 3 states. When he shSource: YouTube


John Besh IRON CHEF SHOWDOWN Weeeso CRACKEDCON The restaurateur was accused by 25 employees of sexual harassment. It was such an epic comeuppance thatSource: Mashed


Rodney Alcala THE DATING GAME This freak appeared on the uber-popular game show in the midst of his 5-murder killing spree. He actually won, but the w


The BTK Killer LOCAL NEWS KGN CRACKED.CON Dennis Rader, the absolute doofus behind the bind torture kill'' murders, gave off major Eagle Scout energy


Stephen Port MASTERCHEF CRACKED.COM After appearing in the background of an episode, Port was convicted of serial poisoning, rape, and murder. The epiSource: YouTube


Edward Wayne Edwards TO TELL THE TRUTH Edwards appeared as himself .- a supposedly reformed serial murderer -- in between killing sprees.


Don Vito JACKASS CRACKED.CON Vincent Margera was arrested for groping three very underage girls at an autograph signing event. After unsuccesfully arg


Ryan Alexander Jenkins MEGAN WANTS A MILLIONAIRE CRACKED COM After competing on this dating show, but before it aired, Jenkins married and murdered a


Paul Curry JEOPARDY! CRACKED CON The two-time Jeopardy winner Cand Mensa member -- fancy!) would later be convicted of poisoning his wife, but only afSource: YouTube


Will Hayden SONS of GUNS CRACKEDcO The Discovery Channel star helmed the show for 3 years before being sentenced to 3 life sentences for juvenile rape