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Forensic Files

8.8200720 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 true-crime buffs.

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Peter Thomas
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Episodes (33)

  1. 1. Shattered Dreams
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    August 9, 2006
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    In this classic episode of Forensic Files, the longest running true crime series in television history, a man and woman are found shot dead in car in a drainage ditch. The windows are broken and shattered glass should be everywhere, but it isn't. A fingertip torn from a latex glove points investigators to both the crime scene and the killer. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 5.
  2. 2. Dockter Visit
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    August 23, 2006
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    A World War II veteran was found dead in his home, and the investigation ground to a halt when the prime suspect had a solid alibi. But a lucky break led to a shady character who wore distinctive boots and had a sweet tooth. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 6.
  3. 3. Capitol Crimes
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    October 4, 2006
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    The driver said he couldn't have hit and killed a pedestrian on a Harrisburg street. The Jeep Grand Cherokee he was leasing around that time had been sold months ago to a buyer in another state. Police were able to find the vehicle. They impounded it, took it apart, and discovered evidence which would tell them what really happened that night. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 12.
  4. 4. Grave Danger
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    November 1, 2006
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    A young man was killed in a mysterious car crash, but the evidence at the scene led investigators to believe it was not an accident. Forensic science revealed what really happened, and the truth devastated three families. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 16.
  5. 5. A Case of the Flue
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    November 15, 2006
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    This robbery/homicide was unusual. The evidence at the scene proved that the perpetrator had been running out of the house, not breaking into it. Tiny clues on the victim's body would tell police what happened that night, and who was responsible. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 18.
  6. 6. Live Wire
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    November 29, 2006
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    The bomb was constructed to cause as much damage as possible... and it did, killing the victim with deadly force and flame. A painstaking search yielded tiny clues, which identified the killer as surely as if he'd signed them. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 20.
  7. 7. A Novel Idea
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    December 13, 2006
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    Emergency Dispatch in Durham, North Carolina received a frantic call from a man who said his wife fell down the stairs; she was unconscious but still breathing. When paramedics arrived, they could do little more than pronounce the woman dead. The number and volume of bloodstains at the scene was greater than usual. Forensic scientists had to find out why. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 22.
  8. 8. Chief Suspect
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    December 20, 2006
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    The wife of a respected police officer was murdered in her own home. The crime went unsolved for more than a decade, and then a newly formed Cold Case Unit took a fresh look at the evidence. A few seconds of a 911 call enabled them to determine not only who was responsible for the victim's death, but also the motive for her murder. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 23.
  9. 9. Shell Game
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    January 3, 2007
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    They thought the fire would cover their crime. But one tiny clue, no bigger than a thumbtack, remained. It held all the information investigators needed to put a trio of cold-blooded killers behind bars. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 25.
  10. 10. Ring Him Up
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    January 10, 2007
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    For ten years, the disappearance of a college co-ed remained a mystery. And then new scientific testing cast a different light on a man who had been a suspect all along. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 26.
  11. 11. Killer Impression
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    January 17, 2007
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    For sixteen years, the death of woman was considered an accident; then someone called police to suggest her husband had murdered her. Before the investigation could begin, the tipster was found dead... in much the same manner as the wife. Was this an unfortunate coincidence, or the MO of a serial killer? Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 27.
  12. 12. If I Were You
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    January 24, 2007
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    His daughter suspected something was wrong... and when she learned virtually everything had been removed from her father's home, she was sure of it. Even though she lived almost a thousand miles away, she took it upon herself to find out what happened and who was responsible. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 28.
  13. 13. A Tight Leash
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    February 7, 2007
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    How did the stalker obtain the security system code for his victim's home? How did he steal her personal photographs? Police needed answers, and they found them in the most unlikely of places: the letters he wrote to frighten the victim and taunt those trying to protect her. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 30.
  14. 14. Muffled Cries
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    February 14, 2007
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    After inspecting storm damage to a home in Tampa, the insurance assessor simply disappeared. Thirty hours later, her body was found in a nearby river. But the killer had been careless, using a murder weapon so unique and leaving behind clues so blatant that police would have no trouble tracking him down. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 31.
  15. 15. Skirting the Evidence
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    February 28, 2007
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    She won $5,000 at the Blackjack tables. Three hours later, she was abducted; a month after that, she was found dead. Then the trail turned cold, until police got a call from a woman whose husband had a criminal past and a fondness for Chevy Berettas. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 33.
  16. 16. Small Town Terror
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    March 7, 2007
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    A small town in Colorado is on edge after a series of deadly bombings, and police race to find the culprit before he strikes again. Ultimately, it was the bombs themselves, along with the tools used to make them, which led investigators to the perpetrator. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 34.
  17. 17. Fresh Heir
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    March 14, 2007
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    Lives changed in the 20 years following an unsolved murder, and so did forensic science. In time, a high-powered microscope and DNA profiling revealed not only a clue no one had seen before... but also the identity of the killer. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 35.
  18. 18. Step by Step
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    March 28, 2007
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    When a wealthy socialite died after falling down the stairs, the eyewitnesses said one thing and the evidence seemed to indicate another. To find out what really happened, investigators turned to forensic science, a physicist and an expert in accident reconstruction. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 37.
  19. 19. Blanket of Evidence
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    April 4, 2007
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    A young woman disappeared after working the late shift in a department store. Days later, her body was found in an isolated ravine. Tiny clues told police a great deal about the killer. He would own olive-colored carpeting, a white blanket, and distinctive bullets made from wax, not lead. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 38.
  20. 20. Fired-Up
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    April 11, 2007
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    When a house burned to the ground and a woman's charred remains were found in the rubble, investigators had to determine if it was an unfortunate accident, or arson and murder. Microscopic clues on a piece of pipe would give them the answers they needed. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 39.
  21. 21. Two in a Million
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    April 18, 2007
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    A millionaire and his family were executed in their own home. For three years, the murders went unsolved... and then a 30-year-old box of ammunition and some fluorescent fibers revealed the ultimate betrayal. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 40.
  22. 22. Bitter Brew
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    April 25, 2007
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    It was one of the most brazen crimes of the 20th century. Adolph Coors, chairman of the Coors Brewing Company, was kidnapped and held for ransom... prompting one of the most intense manhunts in United States history. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 41.
  23. 23. Going for Broke
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    August 30, 2006
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    A very successful stockbroker told his wife he'd be working late, but when he didn't come home she reported him missing. Police discovered his car a few blocks from his office and, two days later, evidence that he had been murdered. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 2.
  24. 24. Just Desserts
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    September 6, 2006
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    The prime suspect had a criminal record, and his driver's license was found at the scene of a brutal, double homicide. That physical evidence alone seemed enough, but it wasn't the only evidence. DNA extracted from a discarded spoon would ultimately guide investigators in a completely different direction. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 3.
  25. 25. Murder, She Wrote
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    September 13, 2006
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    A woman who was known to have suffered from depression seemingly took her own life. But her sister told police that, a year before her death, she said if anything were to happen to her, there would be a note in the china cabinet. Police read the note and found the killer. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 7.
  26. 26. Concrete Alibi
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    September 20, 2006
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    An aspiring model turned up dead and the prime suspect was her boyfriend. When he was eventually cleared, investigators had to take a closer look in order to find the culprit. With the aid of a forensic geologist, they identified the most unlikely suspects. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 8.
  27. 27. Key Evidence
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    September 27, 2006
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    When an off-duty policeman was shot dead, his fellow officers were determined to solve the mystery. They needed clues to find the killer, and they discovered them in small fibres and an asthma inhaler. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 9.
  28. 28. The Gambler
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    October 11, 2006
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    One warm summer afternoon, the town of Verona, Wisconsin, faced its first triple homicide. To solve the case, investigators had to delve into the world of high rollers and offshore betting. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 10.
  29. 29. Weakest Link
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    October 18, 2006
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    The body of a young girl was discovered on a remote farm near Delano, California. She had no ID, but investigators found mailbox and house keys in the pocket of her jeans. With no other clues to follow, they checked the mailboxes of every apartment building in Delano and their persistence finally paid off. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 11.
  30. 30. Undertaken
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    November 22, 2006
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    The medical examiner ruled the death an accident, but the investigators on the case thought the evidence at the scene indicated otherwise. It would take three long years, an exhumation, and a second autopsy to finally conclude who was right. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 13.
  31. 31. Dark Waters
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    February 21, 2007
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    When a hit-and-run boating accident caused the death of a popular young man, police faced the discouraging task of looking for one boat among thousands of others. They asked anyone who had seen the accident to come forward, and the man who responded did much more than witness the crash; he was a passenger in that other boat. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 14.
  32. 32. No Safe Place
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    September 26, 2007
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    A wealthy man and his wife were mugged by three men outside of their luxurious Louisiana home. He was shot dead and she was forced to open their hidden safe. The woman was unable to identify the men because they wore masks. To solve the case, police would have to find out who knew about the concealed safe, and who would benefit from the crime. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 19.
  33. 33. Critical Maneuver
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    October 3, 2007
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    When a hit-and-run accident claimed the life of a young high school athlete, everyone in town mourned his passing. Finding the killer was a long shot at best, but investigators hoped tiny paint chips and bits of plastic found at the scene would direct them to the person who was driving. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 32.

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