A series featuring detailed accounts on how notable crimes and diseases were solved through forensic science.

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Paul Dowling
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Peter Thomas Peter Thomas ...  Narrator 390 episodes, 1996-2011
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Police increasingly utilize scientific laboratory analysis to solve crimes. This program reviews and re-enacts dramatic cases from around the world in which forensic scientists find and examine previously undetectable evidence. Through their hard work, criminals are brought to justice and the innocent are set free. Written by Anonymous

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No Witnesses. No Leads. No Problem.

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Documentary | Crime

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Official Sites:

Official site | Tru TV

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 1996 (USA) See more »

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Mystery Detectives See more »

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Medstar Television See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Episodes of the series have been used by the United States Department of Justice to help train their personnel. See more »

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The narration frequently uses the word " ironic " , when describing something coincidental. See more »

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great show hope it runs forever
23 March 2002 | by dtucker86See all my reviews

I had previously written about how much I enjoyed Quincy and this show certainly reminds me of it. A great episode every week about the wonderous advances in science that allows us to put people away. It wasn't so many years ago that a lot of the perpetrators on this show would never have been convicted. Each episode is crisp and compact and the guy who narrates it has the best storyteller voice that I have ever heard. The only thing is that this show makes you realize that there are some pretty sick people in the world who do terrible things. One episode was about a woman named Peggy Carr whose soda was poisoned by her nieghbor. He gave her a poison that destroys the central nervous system and is one of the few of its kind for which there is no effective antidote. She died the most painful death you can possibly imagine and her whole family became sick as well.


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