If you've already seen Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, you may assume Netflix
took a number of liberties with Ted Bundy
's story. While this is true, some of the more outlandish elements of the serial killer's onscreen trial are 100 percent true to real life. Yes, his teeth played a huge part in his conviction. Yes, he fathered a child while awaiting execution. And no, not even the FBI knows who his first victim was. None of these elements are what made Bundy's final trial a historical moment for the legal system - below are the three reasons this case would be remembered for decades.
It Was 1 of the First Televised Trials
Nowadays, we're used to access into all sorts of major occasions. From royal weddings to funerals, you don't have to physically be somewhere to see events take place. However, in 1979 when Bundy stood trial for the last time,