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Forensic Files 

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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 396 episodes, 1996-2011
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

No Witnesses. No Leads. No Problem.

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Documentary | Crime

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site | Tru TV

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mystery Detectives See more »

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Production Co:

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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Trivia

The narrator often mispronounces words such as "origin" "Coroner" and "Oregon." See more »

Goofs

Several episodes of "Forensic Files" explain inductively coupled plasma (ICP) as a means for detecting metals according to their rate of evaporation. In fact, ICP is a spectrophotometric technique that measures the intensity of specific wavelengths of light emitted by each trace metal as they are heated to a very high temperature by a plasma. It has nothing to do with evaporation. See more »

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Show reminds you that there is no perfect crime.
6 November 2016 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

This show tells true crime stories of how the use of forensic evidence, from the identification of fingerprints to examining hair, and from tracking barcodes to tracking phone records, can lead to the location and capture of suspects. Each half-hour episodes start off with a mystery of an unsolved crime - intriguing and suspenseful. It then leads to a thrilling hunt of the criminal and the forensic attempts at tying the evidence to a suspect.

Peter Thomas does a great job in narrating each episode, making each story foreboding. It's sad to see the evil acts a person inflicts on another, but with forensic evidence, it comes to show that there is no perfect crime and certainly these criminals can't get away with murder.

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