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Forensic Files

8.8200620 Seasons13+

Forensic Files profiles intriguing crimes, accidents, and outbreaks of disease from around the world. Follow coroners, medical examiners, law enforcement personnel and legal experts as they seek the answers to baffling and mysterious cases, which have been ripped from the headlines. Forensic Files puts a new spin on the "whodunit" genre and will satisfy the most ardent

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Peter Thomas
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Episodes (33)

  1. 1. Plastic Puzzle
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    June 1, 2005
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    In this classic episode of Forensic Files, the longest running true crime series in television history, a man riding a bicycle is fatally injured, and police believe he is the victim of a hit-and-run accident. Tiny clues found at the scene create a picture of the vehicle that struck him... and lead police to its driver. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 3.
  2. 2. Tagging a Suspect
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    August 10, 2005
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    Bombings are difficult to solve, because the perpetrator isn't usually at the scene, and the evidence goes up in smoke. But there are clues if investigators know where to look. In this case, pieces of plastic the size of grains of sand held the key to a man's murder. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 10.
  3. 3. Strong Impressions
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    August 17, 2005
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    The wife of an Air Force officer was found dead in her bed, with a plastic laundry bag near her face. At first glance, it appeared she'd been doing laundry, fell asleep, rolled onto the bag, and suffocated. But further investigation proved that the scene had been staged. Her death wasn't an accident; it was cold-blooded murder. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 11.
  4. 4. Cereal Killer
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    August 24, 2005
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    When a fire destroyed most of a home and a young boy went missing, police organized the largest search in the history of their small town. First the boy's backpack was discovered five miles from home, and then his body was found 50 miles away. But the killer had been careless, and the evidence he left behind would lead police directly to him. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 12.
  5. 5. A Leg Up On Crime
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    September 7, 2005
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    The decomposed body of a young woman was discovered in a Bakersfield irrigation canal. If there was trace evidence, it had been washed away. Another victim was found in that same canal a year later; this time, the perpetrator had been careless. The shoe prints found at the scene would lead police to the most unlikely of killers. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 14
  6. 6. Gold Rush
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    October 12, 2005
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    Emergency dispatch received a call from a man saying his girlfriend shot and killed herself. Police found the victim in the caller's house, lying in a pool of blood with the gun next to her on the floor. The autopsy revealed the gunshot wound was not self-inflicted, and the evidence found on her body gave police a golden opportunity to catch her killer. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 19.
  7. 7. Four on the Floor
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    October 19, 2005
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    A Native American woman was brutally killed in the desert of New Mexico, and the crime scene was rich in evidence: tire tracks, shoe impressions and even the murder weapons. The site was less than 10 miles from another crime scene where a male Native American was murdered two years earlier. Police began to wonder: Was a serial killer on the loose? Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 20.
  8. 8. Cop Out
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    November 30, 2005
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    A college student was found dead, and the evidence suggested he knew his killer. Three hairs and some microscopic cells helped police to unravel a web of lies, and find the motive for murder. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 26.
  9. 9. Summer Obsession
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    December 7, 2005
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    In an affluent suburb of Philadelphia, police were called to the scene of what appeared to be an accidental drowning. The investigation gradually focused on one person, a suspect who had more than a million reasons to want the victim dead. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 27.
  10. 10. Moss, Not Grass
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    December 21, 2005
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    A young woman was found dead on a golf course in the Bahamas. The grass on that course was so distinctive that it had evidentiary value. The evidence led police to two suspects. Each blamed the other, and they had to find out who the killer was. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 29.
  11. 11. Material Witness
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    December 28, 2005
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    A teenager went missing after an evening of horseback riding; her body was found a month later, three miles from her home. The killer unknowingly left trace evidence behind, tiny but unmistakable clues that pointed to him and him alone. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 30.
  12. 12. Garden of Evil
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    January 4, 2006
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    When a popular disc jockey was found murdered in a community garden, police swung into action. A sniffer dog and a blood spatter expert led police to the killer... and he'd been much closer than they realized. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 31.
  13. 13. Bump in the Night
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    January 25, 2006
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    The crime scene was awash with blood. The victim had been brutally murdered as he slept in his own bed. There were no foreign fingerprints in his home, but investigators did find a shoe impression in the mud outside... physical evidence they hoped would lead them to the killer. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 34.
  14. 14. Murder on the Menu
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    February 8, 2006
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    When the head chef of a historic Philadelphia restaurant was found dead, investigators interviewed the usual suspects: family, friends and co-workers. As they sifted through the evidence, police uncovered a chilling tale of debt and deceit. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 36.
  15. 15. Hot on the Trail
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    February 15, 2006
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    A serial arsonist was on the loose in Washington, DC. Each of the fires was started with the same type of incendiary device. The perpetrator was very careful, and seemed to leave no evidence behind... but there were clues in the ashes and it was up to forensic scientists to find them. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 37.
  16. 16. High 'n' Dry
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    February 22, 2006
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    When a woman was found dead in her bathroom, the evidence pointed to suicide. But a coroner's inquest and a unique application of forensic science gave investigators a different explanation for her death. It was a theory that, if true, could turn the grieving husband into the prime suspect. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 38.
  17. 17. To the Viktor
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    March 1, 2006
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    Three homicides on two continents looked like professional executions. Investigators on both sides of the Atlantic needed to find out if they were related and, if they were, who or what they had in common. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 39.
  18. 18. Wired for Disaster
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    March 8, 2006
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    A 29-year-old woman was killed instantly when a bomb exploded in her home. The device was so powerful that shrapnel was imbedded in houses across the street. The bomber had not only knowledge and skill, but also a motive for murder. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 40.
  19. 19. Wood-be Killer
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    March 15, 2006
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    A killer tried to incinerate and destroy everything that could link him to his crime. But in doing so, he inadvertently created new forensic evidence - evidence that came to light with a technique never before used in a criminal investigation. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 41.
  20. 20. Marked for Life
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    July 6, 2005
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    It was 1957, and California police were looking for a man who had committed numerous crimes in one night - including murder. They followed thousands of leads but, ultimately, the case turned cold. Almost fifty years later, with the help of modern computer technology and handwriting analysis, investigators proved that you can run, but you can't hide. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 2.
  21. 21. Up in Smoke
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    July 13, 2005
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    When an elderly couple died in a suspicious house fire, their son became the number one suspect. The son urged his innocence; he said he tried to extinguish the fire by pouring water on it, but that only made it worse. Investigators turned to forensic science to determine if the fire had been set on purpose, or if it was truly an unfortunate accident. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 4.
  22. 22. Soiled Plan
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    July 20, 2005
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    Police instituted a search when the mother of two young children went missing. Less than a day later, they found her body. The evidence was little better than circumstantial, and the case turned cold. Twenty years later, advances in technology allowed investigators to see the evidence in a new light, and to learn that it pointed directly to the killer. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 5.
  23. 23. Headquarters
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    July 27, 2005
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    When hunters reported a skull in a Texas canyon, police quickly began an investigation. At the scene, they found clothing, a shoe, some bones, and a strand of hair. An anthropologist determined the victim was a Caucasian woman and that she'd been stabbed repeatedly. Eventually, police learned who she was. Now all they had to do was track down her killer. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 6.
  24. 24. One for the Road
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    September 21, 2005
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    A married couple decided to escape the cold of winter with a vacation in Key West. The wife went missing and police searched every inch of the island; they found nothing but a pair of sandals that may have belonged to her. Then two pieces of video surfaced and investigators started to wonder if they should be searching for a missing person or a murderer. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 7.
  25. 25. Army of Evidence
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    September 28, 2005
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    A mother of two young children was found dead in her bedroom. It seemed she had killed herself; there were suicide notes near her body and a pistol was in her hand. Her death was ruled a suicide - but when investigators discovered she had almost died in a house fire three years earlier, they decided to take a deeper look at the evidence. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 8.
  26. 26. Deadly Valentine
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    October 5, 2005
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    An obstetrician returned home from the hospital and found his wife on the floor of the bathroom. She was covered with blood and not breathing. He tried to save her, staining his clothes with her blood in the process. But his version of events was not supported by the blood spatter evidence in the bathroom. Investigators had to determine why. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 16.
  27. 27. Picture This
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    November 2, 2005
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    A California teenager goes missing. There is no sign of a struggle in her home, and police suspect she simply ran away. That is until her naked, bruised body is discovered in a ditch twenty miles away. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 17.
  28. 28. Oily in the Morning
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    November 9, 2005
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    When police recovered the submerged car of a man reported missing, they expected to find his body - but it wasn't there. His broken eyeglasses were on the floor of the vehicle and the interior was coated with motor oil. The investigation which followed would uncover an obsession turned deadly, and the motive for murder. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 18.
  29. 29. A Clean Getaway
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    November 16, 2005
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    An employee of a drycleaner was raped and killed in the store, and investigators thought themselves fortunate to have two witnesses. Their descriptions were similar but not identical, and the prime suspect didn't come close to resembling that person. Police turned to forensic science for the answers they were looking for. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 22.
  30. 30. Prints Among Thieves
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    December 14, 2005
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    The murder of an eccentric millionaire was not really unexpected; he showed off his wealth and cared little for personal security. The evidence at the crime seemed to lean towards robbery, but investigators questioned if there was something more. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 23.
  31. 31. Unholy Alliance
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    February 1, 2006
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    When a young woman disappeared, police feared she was the latest victim in a series of similar crimes. But the MO wasn't quite right. A pair of bloody gloves, strange tire tracks and ordinary grass and pine needles provided investigators with some astonishing clues. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 24.
  32. 32. Elemental Clue
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    July 19, 2006
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    When two women from the same town were killed in the same way, police feared a serial killer was on the loose. At first they thought the victims had nothing in common until they found very small clues linking them to one man. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 28.
  33. 33. Sole Searching
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    July 26, 2006
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    If a fingerprint can link a killer to a crime, what can a shoe print do? Armed with little to no evidnece, police hope the shoe impressions found at a Lansing, Michigan crime scene will put their investigation of Audrey Nichols' murder back on track. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 35.

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