The Thing About Helen & Olga

The Thing About Helen & Olga

The Thing About Helen & Olga

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
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. November 05, 2021
    2 min
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    Introducing: The Thing About Helen & Olga
    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-an…
  2. November 16, 2021
    31 min
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    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.
  3. November 16, 2021
    32 min
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    2 – “The Girls”
    An insurance investigator’s hunch leads law enforcement to assign a task force to tail two little old ladies.
  4. November 16, 2021
    37 min
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    3 – Silk Pajamas and a Flimsy Nightgown
    The Granny Task Force conducts simultaneous early-morning raids at the homes of Helen and Olga.
  5. November 16, 2021
    34 min
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    4 – Girl Talk
    Detectives leave Helen and Olga alone together in a room wired for sound. Old resentments boil over.
  6. November 16, 2021
    28 min
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    5 – Just a Little Red Paint
    The investigation goes into high gear with the discovery of the murder weapon.
  7. November 16, 2021
    38 min
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    6 – The Bottom Line
    Fireworks and finger pointing in court as two little old ladies do whatever it takes to beat a murder rap.
  8. January 06, 2022
    2 min
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  9. April 18, 2022
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  10. June 07, 2022
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    Introducing: The Seduction
    As a bonus for you, we’re sharing the trailer of The Seduction, a new podcast from Dateline NBC and Keith Morrison.     It’s a twisted love story that unspools like a film noir, where lust and obsession lead to…
  11. June 14, 2022
    3 min
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    BONUS: The Seduction
    As a bonus for you, we’re sharing a special preview of The Seduction, a new podcast from Dateline NBC and Keith Morrison.It’s a twisted love story that unspools like a film noir, where lust and obsession lead t…

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