The Tinseltown Murder Of Thelma Todd

A Hollywood starlet struck down in her prime- was it an accident, suicide or murder? This episode contains sensitive subject matter pertaining to suicide. If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health or self-harm, there are resources available online to speak directly with a trained professional or to find local community outreach services If you're in the US, you can visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org or call them at 1-800-273-8255.
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Komente

  1. BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network2 muaj më parë

    Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

  2. Uchiba Uki

    Uchiba UkiMuaj më parë

    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network poor Shane and Ryan they don’t have haircuts 💇 maybe because of pandemic 🤦🏻‍♀️

  3. Evelyn Patino-florese

    Evelyn Patino-floreseMuaj më parë

    I love that music...background....

  4. Fishcakes the Umbrella

    Fishcakes the UmbrellaMuaj më parë

    Do you think she pissed off the mob? #postmortem

  5. Arthina Selchow

    Arthina Selchow2 muaj më parë

    I was thinking, what if West got mad at her, beat her up some, and then locked her in the garage. Then she, drunk, cold and upset, got in her car and turned it one where she then passed away. Just a thought I had and wanted to share. Love the show!

  6. Stephanie Ulloa

    Stephanie Ulloa2 muaj më parë

    Obviously she was killed, but if you had to fake your death, how would you do it?

  7. Ignacio Rodriguez

    Ignacio Rodriguez4 orë më parë

    Shane makes the disheveled look trendy.

  8. Hhhannah 123

    Hhhannah 1236 orë më parë

    Thelma todd is an ancestor of mine, I can’t remember exactly but I think she may have been my great great aunt or something like that on my mums side, and my great aunt is acc named Thelma after her. I feel glad to have a relation to her, but knowing she died this way is horrible :(

  9. ꪖડrꪖ ꪖꪶꪀꪖzꪖꪖr

    ꪖડrꪖ ꪖꪶꪀꪖzꪖꪖr8 orë më parë

    ` ` T H I C K ` ` 🖐🏻 🤚🏻 - Shane Madej, 2020

  10. Tom Giants fan

    Tom Giants fan9 orë më parë

    you guys should do the conspiracy of Kurt Cobains death and the things suggesting that he didn't shoot himself

  11. Sigurlaug Marteins

    Sigurlaug Marteins13 orë më parë

    I was born 16 desember

  12. Rohan N

    Rohan N15 orë më parë

    Do the freeway phantom murders

  13. Aniket Srivastava

    Aniket Srivastava15 orë më parë

    Hey, I'm from India. I've been following you guys from a lot of time. I request you to cover the death of a famous bollywood actress, Sridevi. Her death is a big mystery, so please look into this case.

  14. Syafiqah Nazri

    Syafiqah Nazri18 orë më parë

    Shouldn’t there be fingerprints on the car door / handle / garage door, maybe hers if it was suicide or a suspect if it was murder? I’m sure it was murder, nobody would dare break two ribs and a nose of their own😳

  15. Kristina Adame

    Kristina AdameDitë më parë

    Did u forget that she had a coat how was it cold

  16. Alicia Nyblade

    Alicia NybladeDitë më parë

    Thelma Todd, a woman who stuck to her personal morals, knew that beauty isn't just about physical looks, AND liked her whiskey. What a badass lady. I may pour out some Jameson in her honor tonight. Whatever happened to her and wherever her spirit is now, I hope she's at peace. Cheers, Thelma, and blessed be. )O(

  17. Laras Saelan

    Laras SaelanDitë më parë

    "SORRY A LITTLE EXTRA SAUCE ON THIS ONE FOR YOU" HAHAHA ewwww <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="296">4:56</a>

  18. Ruza Hel

    Ruza HelDitë më parë

    Why would you introduce us to an amazing lady with such a tragic end. T.T

  19. Jaz Watson

    Jaz WatsonDitë më parë

    I think quarantine has gotten to shane

  20. EliteSpark 6947

    EliteSpark 69472 ditë më parë

    The Hangover 4: Trouble in Hollywood

  21. Avid Angel

    Avid Angel2 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="100">1:40</a> i laughed so hard lmao

  22. Remiii

    Remiii2 ditë më parë

    Ryan: "i dont ive never been accused of murder-" Shane "YET"

  23. Jenna Durham

    Jenna Durham3 ditë më parë

    Shane's body positivity single handedly cured my dysmorphia

  24. ritvik

    ritvik3 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="637">10:37</a> look at Shane's hair when he talking about hair *f i r m*

  25. Gerrie Bii Good

    Gerrie Bii Good3 ditë më parë

    😂😂😂 <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="277">4:37</a> .....LIKE WHYYYYY 😂😂 y'all a mess

  26. Zoe Jones

    Zoe Jones4 ditë më parë

    Ryan looked so satisfied when he looked into the camera and said "I don't care about you" to shane lmaoooo

  27. Danikah munoc

    Danikah munoc4 ditë më parë

    How could she open the garage if you need your torso to open the door which is broken.

  28. Nicola Bevington

    Nicola Bevington4 ditë më parë

    Whoever did this did not mean to murder her! Yes there was an argument and he hit out a little to hard but he didn’t mean to kill her! He panicked and turned on egnition closed the garage door and ran off that’s what I think

  29. Major Anna

    Major Anna4 ditë më parë

    Shane: very firm, firm... Ryan: yes,yes *silence* Shane: F I R M

  30. katherine collins

    katherine collins5 ditë më parë

    Such a fascinating case, full of amazing information and interesting theories. The banter between Shane and Ryan is brilliant

  31. Mohammed Parker

    Mohammed Parker5 ditë më parë

    Check the lady who replaced her on the big production she signed. Something to see there.

  32. Andreia Janeiro

    Andreia Janeiro6 ditë më parë

    Shane is being so remus lupin this season

  33. Aurelio Rubio

    Aurelio Rubio6 ditë më parë

    It was the chauffeur

  34. Ghaz

    Ghaz6 ditë më parë

    OKAY WTF happened to them...they never used to make dirty jokes and stuff but now...

  35. Ghaz

    Ghaz6 ditë më parë

    ...Do they Live together ...i mean aren't they in Quarantine and stuff...?

  36. Fnaf Fnatic

    Fnaf Fnatic6 ditë më parë

    I feel like this case would make a good Netflix series

  37. dumbbrowngirl

    dumbbrowngirl6 ditë më parë

    Thelma Todd and The Black Dahlia are two people involved in Unsolved cases and both of them have the same birthday as me omg

  38. dumbbrowngirl

    dumbbrowngirl6 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1258">20:58</a> I KNEW the name Gloria Vanderbilt from somewhere, imagine my surprise realizing that she was Anderson Cooper’s mom!

  39. Average Alien

    Average Alien7 ditë më parë

    My theory is that it was the mob, or the person sending threatening letters. They ambushed her, knocked her unconscious, put her in the car and turned the engine on for a silent and almost unsolvable death. Makes the most sense.

  40. The Lord Doctor

    The Lord Doctor7 ditë më parë

    I bet they're self isolating together

  41. Cherry Black

    Cherry Black7 ditë më parë

    I really like how they are so amazed by the three fingers. I've drank a whole bottle my sweeties.

  42. Jesus

    Jesus7 ditë më parë

    “Love your body everyday” don’t worry we do 😉

  43. Psychroclasm

    Psychroclasm8 ditë më parë

    Wait, why was the chauffeur not a suspect? An hour and a half is a huge window of time unaccounted for. Maybe he tried to take advantage of her drunkenness and she resisted.

  44. Lumorniel Sycamore

    Lumorniel Sycamore8 ditë më parë

    The thing is, the mob thing sounds the most probable one but then at the same time it seems kind of... shady? I mean if what the mob was really after was money why kill her? Threatening her would've worked way better. Additionally, isn't the point of mob killings over money like that to set an example so others would be willing to pay up without much resistance with the mob using the threat of 'You don't want to end up like Todd'. Or something like that? So then why would they go through so much trouble to make it look like a suicide. I feel like if this was a mob killing they would've made it an obvious greusome murder in order to shock and set an example.

  45. TY

    TY9 ditë më parë

    Forget her, I see luciano in the thumbnail and I click.

  46. Katrina Whiting

    Katrina Whiting9 ditë më parë

    thicc

  47. Katrina Whiting

    Katrina Whiting9 ditë më parë

    firm.

  48. Anna Molina

    Anna Molina9 ditë më parë

    shane: "me, i don't like talking to people i care about, that's my personal preference." ryan: "wait, you never talk to me. do you care about me?" shane: "yeah! clearly!" me: :) ryan: "that's crazy bc i don't care about you." me: :(

  49. Zach Brown

    Zach Brown9 ditë më parë

    Ryan says he’s drinking 10 fingers of rye. *stacks 8 fingers together.

  50. hailey grey

    hailey grey9 ditë më parë

    I'm 5 minutes in and Thelma Todd seems very awesome ♥️

  51. rivoli carvalho

    rivoli carvalho10 ditë më parë

    Thelma Todd thought way ahead of her time and I respect her for it

  52. Ladnavar

    Ladnavar10 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="784">13:04</a>

  53. Madison

    Madison10 ditë më parë

    f i r m

  54. Harriet McCabe

    Harriet McCabe11 ditë më parë

    I believe that she was had a lover/ boyfriend and he beat her and she couldn’t handle it any more and killed her self

  55. Hunter_sama UwU

    Hunter_sama UwU11 ditë më parë

    This so lacked any class or respect for the woman that it was about

  56. Susanna Banana

    Susanna Banana11 ditë më parë

    Suspects tend to engage themselves in to the investigation

  57. GRAY

    GRAY11 ditë më parë

    Quarantine edition.

  58. Maxwell Shedlock

    Maxwell Shedlock11 ditë më parë

    Could you make a caylee anthony unsolved.

  59. Astro Wolvez

    Astro Wolvez11 ditë më parë

    Hell blacklisting still happens, like brandon fresher spoke out about being sexually assulted and for about ten years wasn't in any movies. And just recently is finally back.

  60. Bella Metoyer

    Bella Metoyer11 ditë më parë

    TRIGGERING: Is it possible that since she was a beautiful young actress who was somewhat incapable of defending herself, because of her size, she could have been raped and beaten (broken ribs) and she felt so ashamed and alone that she went and did the unthinkable. It would explain why she was quieter than usual in the car ride home.

  61. Gaming Lunala

    Gaming Lunala11 ditë më parë

    Mixing business and pleasure gets you FakeTaxi

  62. Sara Moore

    Sara Moore11 ditë më parë

    Shane kinda looks like Remus Lupin

  63. Redora Cameron

    Redora Cameron11 ditë më parë

    I think the reason they killed her is because she mention the casting couch n if she didn't mention the casting couch she will be alive today.

  64. Howdy Yall

    Howdy Yall12 ditë më parë

    todd carmen and west were obviously polyam

  65. xX_SpillThe-OrgansSis_Xx

    xX_SpillThe-OrgansSis_Xx12 ditë më parë

    i cant be the only one who thinks of DC jason todd when he says her last name ._. but fr she sounded epic

  66. Esther Lüscher

    Esther Lüscher12 ditë më parë

    I like her.

  67. Loura Marks

    Loura Marks13 ditë më parë

    agent with UNDERWORLD connections hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

  68. Loura Marks

    Loura Marks13 ditë më parë

    "I'd eat free food off a-well nevemind I don't want to get into it" w h a t d o y o u m e a n s h a n e ,w h a t a r e h i d i n g ,s h a n e

  69. xxxexpired lol

    xxxexpired lol13 ditë më parë

    Dang she was a thotty. Das tuff! She one of those🤣

  70. Bi Cycle

    Bi Cycle13 ditë më parë

    "Firm, firm." "Yes yes." "Firm."

  71. Pigzlikebacon

    Pigzlikebacon14 ditë më parë

    I literally just listened to the podcast My Favorite Murder and they were talking about this, which is funny because its pretty much the female version of this

  72. Young SAV

    Young SAV14 ditë më parë

    The car was a transformer but he didn’t realize there was a person in him while he was transforming and broke her ribs and nose

  73. Алена Абросимова

    Алена Абросимова14 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="99">1:39</a>

  74. Slater Gaming

    Slater Gaming14 ditë më parë

    I wonder what happened to the presents. Were they delivered? Were they thrown out? Were they returned? I guess we’ll never know. 😕

  75. Angela Pfeil

    Angela Pfeil14 ditë më parë

    Rest In Power Thelma

  76. jose deleon

    jose deleon14 ditë më parë

    Are they under covid house arrest? Looks like they never left the office

  77. L2 BBOC

    L2 BBOC14 ditë më parë

    BTW...three fingers of rye is NOT bourbon.....rye whiskey is made from rye....bourbon is made from corn...completely different tastes.

  78. Satan

    Satan15 ditë më parë

    The only Lucky Luciano I know wears a pink polo and khaki shorts.

  79. Zach Hurd

    Zach Hurd15 ditë më parë

    Why was this never addressed - carbon monoxide poisoning can cause seizures which is not uncommon to break your ribs from the convulsions. She could have easily broken her nose and ribs from carbon monoxide poisoning. I'll take it from here bois ... mystery solved.

  80. piece of shit

    piece of shit15 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="100">1:40</a> 👏👏👏✊

  81. WarriorWolfeh

    WarriorWolfeh16 ditë më parë

    Firm, firm..........FIRM

  82. James Durrant

    James Durrant16 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="370">6:10</a> 420 haha lol

  83. nikkie

    nikkie16 ditë më parë

    it could be that the cracked ribs came from coughing, maybe, if not a fall.

  84. KH Marie

    KH Marie16 ditë më parë

    Not realizing Lucky Luciano was a mobster before the "I had to do it to'em" meme, sent me to another astral plane

  85. Catelin Russin

    Catelin Russin16 ditë më parë

    he slept in a trunk?