Silent Witness (1996– )

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Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

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William Gaminara ...
 Professor Leo Dalton / ... (106 episodes, 2002-2013)
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 Dr. Nikki Alexander / ... (104 episodes, 2004-2015)
Tom Ward ...
 Dr. Harry Cunningham / ... (96 episodes, 2002-2012)
Amanda Burton ...
 Sam Ryan (44 episodes, 1996-2004)
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Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

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(season 1,2,6 - 11) | (Season 3,4,and 5)

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Entertainingly ridiculous
25 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

This show is a favourite of mine. I'm rarely bored watching it, but anyone thinking it's realistic must be high as a kite.

It has good pace and throws enough red herrings in the mix to keep me (usually) unsure as to who did what and how it will all pan out.

However, you do have to swallow the idea of a forensic team that could easily be confused with a posse of rogue policemen. These people don't just do forensic science and make occasional court appearances. They barge past detectives to interrogate witnesses (the detectives never seem to mind this) and chase and tackle suspects. They have guns held to their heads every so often. They get out there and meet all the players, sometimes even date them. Some of them do it all tottering around in high heels. It's utterly ridiculous but the success of the show testifies to its dependable entertainment value. Enjoy with a large grain of salt.


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