In March 2010, Barbara Beach Hamburg was found bludgeoned to death near her home in Madison, Connecticut. Murder on Middle Beach on HBO Max is a true-crime docuseries created by Barbara’s son Madison Hamburg in an attempt to make sense of the brutal crime and find closure. While filming, Madison uncovers unsettling information about his family and their connections. Will he manage to learn the truth about his mother’s death?
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How Many Episodes Are in Murder on Middle Beach?
There are four episodes in Murder on Middle Beach. The runtime of the episodes averages 56-92 minutes. You can check the complete list of Murder on Middle Beach episodes and their release dates below.
- “Mom’s Dead”: November 15, 2020
- “Tables and Rooms”: November 22, 2020
- “Sisters”: November 29, 2020
- “Reasonable Doubts”: December 6, 2020
What Are the Critics Saying About Murder on Middle Beach?
Murder on Middle Beach has an official critics rating of 100% and an average audience score of 82% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Ashlie D. Stevens from Salon writes, “It doesn’t have a tidy ending, but grief rarely does. Filmmakers could learn a lot from how Madison Hamburg focuses on the emotional ripple effects of crime, and the very human toll that loss takes on a family and community.”
The Hollywood Reporter’s Dan Fienberg says, “The Serial-style mystery rarely comes together in as traditionally satisfying a whodunit way as you might hope for… but the way the series gels is as the latest meta examination of why we’re attracted to true crime in all its forms.”
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Is Murder on Middle Beach Suitable for Kids?
Murder on Middle Beach is TV-MA, which means it is meant for viewing by mature audiences only. The content material is not suitable for children under 17.