7 episodes

Helen and Olga are kindly old ladies who open their hearts and wallets to down-and-out men in Los Angeles. In a city named for angels, the two women seem heaven-sent. After one of the men is killed by a hit-and-run driver -- and then another suffers the same fate -- investigators uncover a horrifying and twisted plot that stuns even the most seasoned detectives. All six episodes of this chilling podcast from Keith Morrison and Dateline are available now.

The Thing About Helen & Olga Dateline NBC

    • True Crime
    • 4.7 • 2.2K Ratings

Helen and Olga are kindly old ladies who open their hearts and wallets to down-and-out men in Los Angeles. In a city named for angels, the two women seem heaven-sent. After one of the men is killed by a hit-and-run driver -- and then another suffers the same fate -- investigators uncover a horrifying and twisted plot that stuns even the most seasoned detectives. All six episodes of this chilling podcast from Keith Morrison and Dateline are available now.

    1 – Nothing to Lose. Everything to Gain

    1 – Nothing to Lose. Everything to Gain

    Helen and Olga are on a mission to help homeless men in Los Angeles, when tragedy strikes. Twice.

    • 31 min
    2 – “The Girls”

    2 – “The Girls”

    An insurance investigator’s hunch leads law enforcement to assign a task force to tail two little old ladies.

    • 32 min
    3 – Silk Pajamas and a Flimsy Nightgown

    3 – Silk Pajamas and a Flimsy Nightgown

    The Granny Task Force conducts simultaneous early-morning raids at the homes of Helen and Olga.

    • 37 min
    4 – Girl Talk

    4 – Girl Talk

    Detectives leave Helen and Olga alone together in a room wired for sound. Old resentments boil over.

    • 34 min
    5 – Just a Little Red Paint

    5 – Just a Little Red Paint

    The investigation goes into high gear with the discovery of the murder weapon.

    • 28 min
    6 – The Bottom Line

    6 – The Bottom Line

    Fireworks and finger pointing in court as two little old ladies do whatever it takes to beat a murder rap.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

music44444 ,

Excellent

No one can spin a yard like Keith Morrison! He adds such spice and flavor to every story! This was well paced, engaging and such an interesting story.

Pruzin ,

Gramma

Women can be evil, even old ones

Calibeachsolana ,

What a story!

So crazy. Great podcast. Had to binge.

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