The Out-Laws

July 2017

Season 1 Episode 1 - Blood Ties

3.0 12 x
This exquisite “we dunnit” crime-comedy series masterfully walks the tightrope between “black” and “humor” as it draws us into the lives of the Goethals sisters. Their close bonds have frayed since their fifth sister’s marriage. To remedy this, they plot the murder of their brother-in-law, Jean-Claude, a pain in the ass just asking to be killed. The sisters devise a host of ingenious strategies; but while planning a murder is easy, committing it is another story... As the women soldier on, they...

Season 1 Episode 10 - Coming To An End

4.0 14 x
Jean-Claude is dead at last, but the Goethals sisters can’t rest on their laurels just yet. Eva, Veerle, Birgit and Rebekka feel the Dewitts breathing down their necks. With just two days left to stave off bankruptcy, the brothers are on their last gasp. Unless they can come up with some indisputable evidence of Jean-Claude’s murder, they could face jail time for fraud. When Thomas’s pregnant wife goes into labor, Mathias is forced to take the lead on the most important case of their careers.

Season 1 Episode 2 - Inferno

3.0 12 x
The Dewitts pay a visit to eldest sister Eva, pressing her for details regarding a suspicious fire that burned down the family chalet just 10 months ago. In flashback, Birgit approaches Eva with a ‘practical’ plan for killing their brother-in-law. At first, Eva is horrified by the suggestion, but she starts to have second thoughts after witnessing a particularly troubling incident between Goedele and Jean-Claude at the annual Wijnants & Company staff party. Birgit’s meticulous attention to deta...

Season 1 Episode 3 - Liver Day

4.0 8 x
The sisters reflect guiltily on the trail of destruction their conspiracy has left in its wake, but Eva and Birgit refuse to give up after their failed murder attempt, devising a new plan for which they’ll need Veerle’s extensive medical expertise. Bekka’s hopes of purchasing a massage studio are dashed when the bank denies her application. She later strikes up a deal with Goedele-she’ll rehabilitate Min in exchange for a loan. Jean-Claude grows irritated with the owners of the local Chinese r...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Sparks

3.0 6 x
The Dewitt brothers shift into high gear, stopping at nothing to secure the autopsy they so desperately need. Their investigation reunites Mathias and Bekka, though under unexpected circumstances-they’re shocked to learn of each other’s true identities. Veerle, Eva and Birgit struggle to keep their youngest sister from getting involved in their conspiracies, but to no avail. Bekka quickly catches on, breathing new life and excitement into the plotting. At home, Jean-Claude entertains himself wi...

Season 1 Episode 5 - An Eye For An Eye

3.0 12 x
Mathias tries his best to forget about Rebekka and concentrate on the case at hand. A couple of months earlier, a Goethals family outing resulted in a bloodbath, and the brothers want to question Birgit about some of the details of that day. In flashback, Jean-Claude declares war on his daughter Bloeme’s kitten, and later pulls a mean spirited prank on the local Chinese restaurant proprietor. Meanwhile, his mother Min goes missing again, and Eva finally gives in to co-worker Frederik’s advances...

Season 1 Episode 6 - Noose Spray

3.0 6 x
When Jean-Claude’s body is dug up for examination, the brothers get in an argument over dishonesty, and Mathias seeks comfort from Rebekka. Thomas confronts Goedele about her husband’s unusual medical history, forcing her to admit that the couple struggled with intimacy issues. Last summer she asked her sisters for advice, but she had no idea that Jean-Claude would take it so hard. As it turns out, he didn’t much care for sex with his wife, preferring to focus his energy on securing a promotio...

Season 1 Episode 7 - Professional Help

3.0 11 x
Thomas confronts Veerle with a surprising new lead: why did the sisters hire a private detective last summer? She claims to have suspected her brother-in-law of domestic abuse, but the shrewd Dewitt is unconvinced. A visit to a bruised Goedele at the hospital gives Eva and Birgit misgivings. The failed ‘suicide’ has cast doubt on the future of the sisters’ murder plans. Another attempt too soon would surely raise suspicions against them; their only option now is to enlist the services of a hitm...

Season 1 Episode 8 - Little Chester

4.0 7 x
Having hit a dead end, the Dewitt brothers turn their attention to Jean-Claude’s parents, only to find that both are missing in action. Three months earlier, Jean-Claude set out on the warpath to find out who tried to kill him. His pranks trick Frederik into thinking that their boss is gay, prompting Frederik to make amorous advances towards him. Goedele’s daughter, Bloeme calls her ‘boring’. Hurt, Goedele decides to try and get out more-but this proves more difficult than she first thought.

Season 1 Episode 9 - Two Bodies And One Last Plan

4.0 8 x
Goedele and the Dewitts are called down to Social Services to identify a dazed woman found wandering the streets. Meanwhile, the clan calls an emergency meeting-the Dewitts are closing in on them, and Rebekka’s relationship with Mathias is fast becoming a liability. After her murderous freezer plan fails, Rebekka starst talling her brother-in-law as he attempts to dispose of all evidence of Min’s basement of horrors. She follows him to a graveyard, where she faces a shocking revelation. Meanwhi...