Recently, for some reason, I've been very interested and have seen all three movie versions to try and suss out what happened and why it happened. I think a lot of people other than being drawn in by the sordidness of it all just wanted to know, especially at the time that it happened, how something so bizarre could occur. The Long Island Lolita Story with Alyssa Milano are pretty good and well acted but feel kinda like the "tabloid" version in the way all parties involved are treated. In the AM version, Joey is depicted as a harmless victim and Amy like a psycho sex-pot and kinda manic.
Early life[ edit ] Fisher was born in Merrick , New York , on Long Island ,  to Elliot and Roseann Fisher;  her father was Jewish while her mother's family, Fisher said, was "a mixture of a lot of different things, including English. Eventually the then year-old Fisher shared with Buttafuoco her idea of murdering her. According to Fisher, Buttafuoco helped her plan the shooting and told her about his wife's habits and when she was usually home. With the aid of Peter Guagenti, Fisher obtained a. Fisher later explained to the police that she had expected Guagenti to carry out the shooting, but he refused. When Mary Jo Buttafuoco answered the door, Fisher told her that Joey Buttafuoco was having an affair with Fisher's imaginary younger sister, providing a T-shirt advertising Buttafuoco's auto body shop for her "proof.