Metascore
68

Generally favorable reviews - based on 4 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Hank Stuever
    Nov 11, 2019
    80
    Sharply told and often riveting documentary miniseries.
  2. Reviewed by: Sophie Gilbert
    Nov 13, 2019
    70
    The series is the rare documentary excavation, though, where more distance would help. Everyone interviewed has some kind of profound connection with the case itself, when the more intriguing questions at this point involve the people who watched from the sidelines. ... The Preppy Murder offers just enough analysis to tease these kinds of deeper reckonings, but it’s ultimately up to viewers whether they choose to dig further.
  3. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Nov 12, 2019
    63
    Exhaustive without ever being quite comprehensive, "Death" is still a solid, sane overview.
  4. Reviewed by: Dan Fienberg
    Nov 13, 2019
    60
    The Preppy Murder is a decent retelling of a harrowing moment for New York, the media and the justice system, but it could surely be something better.
User Score
5.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. Dec 15, 2019
    5
    Lot of repetition to stretch this out to a series vs. a 90 minute doc. And of course it had to become a #metoo moment even though this guy wasLot of repetition to stretch this out to a series vs. a 90 minute doc. And of course it had to become a #metoo moment even though this guy was psycho and not remotely representative of average men, let alone in power. I thought her ginger friend was peculiarly gross in trying to turn her friends murder into some feminist cause so she could gain some kind of notoriety. Full Review »