12 episodes

For Melissa Moore, 1995 was a nightmare. That’s the year the teenager learned her father, Keith Hunter Jesperson, was a serial killer. It’s also the year Melissa Moore’s doubt spiral began: When you look like your father, and you share his intelligence and charisma, how do you know you’re not a psychopath, too? Happy Face is the story of Keith Hunter Jesperson, his brutal crimes, and the cat and mouse game he played with detectives and the media. But it’s also the story of the horrific legacy he gifted his children. Join Melissa Moore as she investigates her father’s crimes, reckons with the past, and wades through her darkest fears as she hunts for a better future.

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For Melissa Moore, 1995 was a nightmare. That’s the year the teenager learned her father, Keith Hunter Jesperson, was a serial killer. It’s also the year Melissa Moore’s doubt spiral began: When you look like your father, and you share his intelligence and charisma, how do you know you’re not a psychopath, too? Happy Face is the story of Keith Hunter Jesperson, his brutal crimes, and the cat and mouse game he played with detectives and the media. But it’s also the story of the horrific legacy he gifted his children. Join Melissa Moore as she investigates her father’s crimes, reckons with the past, and wades through her darkest fears as she hunts for a better future.

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
6.6K Ratings

6.6K Ratings

Sweetttttt!!!??!?? ,

Enough with the music

Good story. I get the advertisements but why so much filler with music? So annoying

Pkabalan ,

Could have been great!

Started strong then a few episodes in it dwindles into a story about Melissa’s exaggerations in the little things and glazing over the big things.
It’s not a story about the happy face killer, it’s about what Melissa believes she remembers... though most of what she remembers seems to be what she’s been told for so long by family, she now believes those memories are hers.
Great concept but slightly missed the mark. I wish Melissa healing and hope she finds what she’s looking for but I don’t think what she should be looking for is podcasts and documentaries.

Jack_McCoy ,

Pitch Black

This show is one of the darkest I’ve ever heard. It is ridiculously depressing.

While I appreciate what it’s trying to do, it is also ethically dubious and relentlessly dreary... it should’ve been just 4 or 5 episodes instead of 12... it goes on and on hitting the same beats.

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