“WHY WOMEN KILL” SEASON ONE LOGLINES
Episode 101: “Murder Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry” (Airdate 8/15/19)
Series premiere. One Pasadena, Calif. house serves as the focal point for three decades worth of marital strife. In 1963, Beth Ann’s (Ginnifer Goodwin) life as a doting housewife is upended when she learns of her husband Rob’s (Sam Jaeger) infidelity. In 1984, socialite Simone (Lucy Liu) is blindsided by her husband Karl’s (Jack Davenport) devastating secret. In present day, high-powered lawyer Taylor (Kirby Howell-Baptiste) has an open marriage with husband Eli (Reid Scott). Alexandra Daddario, Sadie Calvano, Alicia Coppola and Leo Howard also star. Katie Finneran guest stars.
Episode 102: “I’d Like to Kill Ya, But I Just Washed My Hair” (Airdate 8/22/19)
A usually reserved Beth Ann attempts to spice up her marriage. Simone turns to Naomi’s (Katie Finneran) son Tommy (Leo Howard) for solace after finding out Karl hasn’t been as good at covering his adulterous tracks as he let on. Eli checks an item off of his sexual bucket list, but his happiness is short lived when he realizes there’s more to Taylor and Jade’s (Alexandra Daddario) relationship than he initially thought.
Episode 103: “I Killed Everyone He Did, But Backwards and In High Heels” (Airdate 8/29/19)
Beth Ann comes up with a scheme to keep Rob away from April (Sadie Calvano) but ends up growing closer to her husband’s mistress in the process. Simone and Karl try to keep up appearances at a gala but cooler heads do not prevail when Tommy gets jealous. Taylor and Eli run into Jade’s former lovers, forcing Taylor to confront the true nature of her feelings. Katie Finneran guest stars.
Episode 104: “You Had Me at Homicide” (Airdate 9/5/19)
Beth Ann takes a walk on the wild side with April, leading to an interesting evening at a dinner party with Rob’s boss. Tommy wants to put a label on his relationship with Simone but a visit from Simone’s daughter Amy threatens to derail everything. Life in the throuple gets rocky for Taylor, Jade and Eli when they get mixed up with Jade’s crazy ex-boyfriend. Li Jun Li guest stars.
Episode 105: “There’s No Crying in Murder” (Airdate 9/12/19)
Beth Ann’s budding friendship with April leaves her feeling conflicted, just as she is beginning to win back Rob’s attention. Simone and Tommy get stuck in a precarious situation, leaving Simone to call on an unexpected source - Karl - for help. With Taylor out of town, Eli and Jade’s relationship enters new territory when she helps him with his script. Katie Finneran guest stars.
Episode 106: “Practically Lethal in Every Way” (Airdate 9/19/19)
Beth Ann and Rob throw a housewarming party to introduce themselves to the neighborhood, but something seems to be amiss with neighbors Mary and Ralph. Hijinks ensue and secrets come to light when Simone and Karl have dinner with Amy’s conservative future in-laws. Tensions rise in the throuple after Taylor begins to question the living arrangement and reveals a dark truth about Eli. Li Jun Li, Analeigh Tipton and Scott Porter guest star.