Follow the pioneers of criminalistics across four centuries, be a witness to groundbreaking discoveries that forever changed the world of crime-fighting. From fingerprints to forensic ballistics, from Vidocq to Pinkerton.

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4   3   2   1  
1992   1991   1990   1989  

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 Castilho / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Advocate Hummel / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Lucas / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1991)
Ladislav Potmesil ...
 Agent Kalina / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1991)
Pavel Pípal ...
 Balthazard / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1992)
(3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Gustav Bubník
(3 episodes, 1989)
Ladislav Frej ...
 Attorney Decous / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Holly Hobdayová / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Coco / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Giulio Canella / ... (2 episodes, 1990-1992)
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 Paolo Narvi / ... (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Inspector Kubes / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
Milos Vávra ...
 Adam Luczek / ... (2 episodes, 1990-1992)
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 Captain Pioterek / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
Miroslav Moravec ...
 Detective Martens / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Bendzo Emerson / ... (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Jecmínek / ... (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Charles / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Bojarski / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
Pavel Skrípal ...
 Ital Mario / ... (2 episodes, 1990-1992)
Frantisek Svihlík ...
 Bookma / ... (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Adam Hobday / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Mother / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Gardner / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Da Costa / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Dikmanová / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Charles Ross / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Journalist Michnik / ... (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Bailiff / ... (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
Jan Bonaventura ...
 Chairman / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
Jirí Klem ...
 Inspector Legrand / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Cooker / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Agneszka / ... (2 episodes, 1990-1992)
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 Antiquarian Malipieri / ... (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Alfred / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Gerhard / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
Otto Lackovic ...
 Old Emcke / ... (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Dr. Bardou / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
Ladislav Kazda ...
 Eberman / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Governor / ... (2 episodes, 1991)
Vlastimil Zavrel ...
 Army / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
Valérie Zawadská ...
 Inkeeper in Chapelle / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
Alexej Pysko ...
 Koenigstein's Advocate / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
Viktor Vrabec ...
 A. Bandiera / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
Josef Vetrovec ...
 Doctor / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
René Pribil ...
 Fossard / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Dr. Benot / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Judge / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
Emil Konecný ...
 Druggist Eyssartier / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Osipov (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
Jirina Jelenská ...
 Rachejtle (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Adolf Filip
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 Commitee Foreman / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
Milan Sandhaus ...
 Atkin (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
Stanislav Tríska ...
 Golubowski (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Velitel (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Inspector Forst / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Gabriela de la Pivardiere / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Barman McGregor / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Ferry / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Inspector Schütz / ... (2 episodes, 1989)
Ladislav Lakomý ...
 Jeweller Milton (2 episodes, 1990)
Bohumil Svarc ...
 Mayor Kenneth (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Zdenek Dolanský ...
 Benhamou collegue (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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Thrilling tales from the history of criminology. The heroes aren't famous detectives, but the discoverers of scientific methods used in solving crime. Each episode, filmed in the appropriate period setting and starring leading Czech and German actors, has its own story to tell. The series, covering the period between the mid 16th and early 20th centuries, shows the birth of toxicology, court medicine, ballistics, dactyloscopy, identification practices and other methods. Written by CeskáTelevize

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Genres:

Crime | History

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1989 (Czechoslovakia)  »

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Adventure in Criminological Investigation  »

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1.33 : 1
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