Silent Witness (1996– )

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Various pathologists spend as much time solving crimes as practising the post-mortal arts.

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William Gaminara ...
 Professor Leo Dalton / ... (106 episodes, 2002-2013)
Tom Ward ...
 Dr. Harry Cunningham / ... (96 episodes, 2002-2012)
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 Dr. Nikki Alexander / ... (96 episodes, 2004-2014)
Amanda Burton ...
 Sam Ryan (44 episodes, 1996-2004)
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Various pathologists spend as much time solving crimes as practising the post-mortal arts.

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

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Silent Witness is a must-see crime drama!

Amanda Burton's Professor Sam Ryan is a clever, highly-intelligent and sometimes intimidating coroner and professor at London University. Her professional qualifications set her apart from other coroners in the area, and so she is regularly called upon to assist the police at homocide crime scenes and in subsequent autopsies. In the style of a murder-cop show starring someone besides a cop, Professor Ryan manages to solve all of the cases herself, only occasionally calling on the aid of one of the actual police officers. This series is very often intense and graphic during some of the autopsy scenes, but it is consistently well-written and well-acted. Very little of Sam Ryan's private life leaks into the series, and the series' primary focus on the murder in question is somewhat unusual to this genre. When a glimpse of Professor Ryan's personal life is revealed to the audience, it leaves them curious for more. Silent Witness is a very well-written show and I highly recommend it when it next appears in reruns!


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