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The Thing About Helen & Olga

10 episodes - English - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.5K 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.

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Episodes

Preview of “MISSING: Alexis Ware”

August 16, 2022 10:30 - 3 minutes - 2.89 MB

As a bonus for you, we’re sharing a special preview of the latest episode of Dateline: Missing in America, an all-new original podcast series from Dateline.   Dateline’s Andrea Canning tells the story of 29-year-old Alexis Ware. She was last seen around 7:30 p.m. at a 7-Eleven off Highway 29  in Anderson, South Carolina on January 30, 2022. Calls to her phone went directly to voicemail after that. On February 1, Alexis was officially reported missing. Each episode of the series focuses on ...

BONUS Dateline: Missing in America

August 02, 2022 10:30 - 3 minutes - 3.06 MB

As a bonus for you, we’re sharing a special preview of Dateline: Missing in America, an all-new original podcast series from Dateline. In this episode, Dateline’s Josh Mankiewicz tells the story of Keeshae Jacobs, a 21-year-old from Richmond, Virginia, who told her mother she was spending the night at a friend’s house in September of 2016. She never returned home. Subsequent episodes will also each focus on one person’s story, as told by those left behind. Listen carefully to the details, ...

Special Preview: New Podcast Series

January 06, 2022 10:00 - 2 minutes - 2.52 MB

Listen to a special preview of “American Radical”, a new MSNBC original podcast. This five-part series tells the shocking true story of how one woman became a foot soldier in one of the most dangerous movements in America. Listen to the series and subscribe now:https://link.chtbl.com/americanradical_feed

6 – The Bottom Line

November 16, 2021 11:25 - 38 minutes - 35.6 MB

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

5 – Just a Little Red Paint

November 16, 2021 11:20 - 28 minutes - 25.7 MB

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

4 – Girl Talk

November 16, 2021 11:15 - 34 minutes - 31.6 MB

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

3 – Silk Pajamas and a Flimsy Nightgown

November 16, 2021 11:10 - 37 minutes - 34 MB

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

2 – “The Girls”

November 16, 2021 11:05 - 32 minutes - 30.1 MB

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

1 – Nothing to Lose. Everything to Gain

November 16, 2021 11:00 - 31 minutes - 29.3 MB

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

Introducing: The Thing About Helen & Olga

November 05, 2021 14:49 - 2 minutes - 2.12 MB

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.