Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.
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 Professor Leo Dalton / ... 107 episodes, 2002-2017
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 Dr. Harry Cunningham / ... 96 episodes, 2002-2012
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 Clarissa Mullery / ... 60 episodes, 2013-2018
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Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

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21 February 1996 (UK)  »

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Testemunha Silenciosa  »

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

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The series was the subject of a famous spoof by comics Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders called "Witless Silence." See more »

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Referenced in Britain's Got More Talent: Episode #10.1 (2016) See more »

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A fine example of British drama
15 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

I always enjoy this show for the following reasons: It gives a wonderful insight, if simplified, into the world of forensic pathology, an area in which I would love to work.

Each new case is original, well constructed and thoughtfully presented. They remain topical, without the feeling of an after-school special relating to current affairs.

Unlike shoddy American drama, the focus is on the storyline and character development. The reason that dialogue is not snappy and constant is because it would turn the characters into one of the "Friends" brigade - where cheap laughs are more important than the integrity of the character.

The show is challenging - plots and subplots intertwine cleverly, meaning it's not a "background" show, but one which is completely consuming for the viewer.

The honest make-up/autopsy scenes. These just fit, without being sensationalist, and add to the realistic feeling of the show.


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