The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science (TV Series 1996–2005) Poster

Episode List


Season 4

24 Nov. 1998
Lethal Obsession
Blind ambition, rage, and desire can lead to murder.
17 Nov. 1998
Traces of Guilt
The smallest clues can solve a case.
29 Dec. 1998
Electronic Witness
As technology becomes more advanced, people can't help but leave electronic traces wherever they go.
8 Dec. 1998
Dead Wrong
Criminals often attempt to change crime scenes to hide a crime. Forensics can detect how.
1 Dec. 1998
Lasting Impressions
Sometimes killers leave behind unintentional traces, like shoe treads and fingerprints.
26 Jan. 1999
Women Who Kill
Though women kill in less violent ways, they're equally as deadly as men.
15 Dec. 1998
Deadly Dealings
Why some killers hire others to kill for them.
22 Dec. 1998
Body Count
The New Detectives examines several disturbing cases of serial killers including the Hillside Stranger (Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono) in Los Angeles, the Trailside Killer (David Carpenter) near San Francisco, and the Interstate Killer (Larry Eyler) who dumped bodies along Interstate 294 in Illinois and Indiana.
2 Feb. 1999
A Taste of Poison
Those who poison must first put their victims at ease and earn their trust.
23 Mar. 1999
Grave Discoveries
The passage of time can convince people to talk and coupled with new technologies can help to solve old cases.
30 Mar. 1999
Texas Rangers
The New Detectives looks at several crimes investigated by the Texas Rangers including the murder of Billy Staton who tape recorded his own death, the rape and murder of seventy-two year old Lydia Schumacher by Charles Supak Jr., and a body discovered in Cooke County that eventually leads to Terry Brown a truck driver and multiple murderers.
6 Apr. 1999
Bad Medicine
How forensics can be used to crack drug rings.
13 Apr. 1999
Unlikely Sources
Some of the best clues com from the least likely places. Baffling crimes betrayed through evidence provided by insects, beer bottles and other seemingly meaningless objects.
27 Apr. 1999
True Crime
How forensics can be used to crack drug rings.
18 May 1999
Coroner's Casebook
Two noteworthy coroners describe their job and its importance in solving cases.

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