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Without a Prayer

Season 1, Episode 114 - Air Date: 6/12/2002
Madalyn Murray O'Hair was America's best known athiest, principally responsible for abolishing prayer in public schools.
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Within A Hair

Season 1, Episode 113 - Air Date: 9/19/2002
In 1996, a serial rapist preyed on women, both young and old, in South Bend, Indiana. Eventually, three victoms identified the same man as the perpetrator.
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Who's Your Daddy

Season 1, Episode 112 - Air Date: 10/11/2002
In 1988, the body of a young woman was discovered in an Ohio river under ice. Most of the evidence found at the crime scene -- hairs, fibers, & fingerprints-- had been washed away.
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Season 1, Episode 111 - Air Date: 8/27/2001
The Steven Hricko Case An evening out to a 'murder mystery' theater performance turns into a real life whodunit when a badly burned body is discovered after the performance ends.
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Where the Blood Drops

Season 1, Episode 110 - Air Date: 11/7/2001
The Susie Mowbray Case When a Texas car dealer was found shot to death in his bed, it looked, at first, like suicide.
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Video Diary

Season 1, Episode 109 - Air Date: 4/22/2001
In 1998, a convience store clerk in Lansing, Michigan, was shot to death during a robbery. No one else was in the store at the time.
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Unholy Vows

Season 1, Episode 108 - Air Date: 3/2/2012
Two decades after Adolf Hitler terrorized Europe, a high-ranking religious figure in the United States, arch-bishop Valerian Trifa, was embroiled in controversy.
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Treads and Threads

Season 1, Episode 107 - Air Date: 2/24/2012
The John Randall Murders The surf and sand of central Florida make this a popular vacation spot. But the area lost some of it's luster in 1995, when a serial killer set up shop.
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Treading Not So Lightly

Season 1, Episode 106 - Air Date: 12/14/2002
The Vicki Lyons Case In 1980, 4 year-old Vicki Lions was found in a parking lot. Unconscience and near death.
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Trail of Truth

Season 1, Episode 105 - Air Date: 9/18/2002
One morning in Anchorage, Alaska in 1987, a mother and her two daughters were found brutally murdered and sexually violated.
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Tourist Trap

Season 1, Episode 104 - Air Date: 2/15/1996
In 1993, the state of Florida was known for more than just swimsuits, sun, and Disneyland. Worldwide attention focused on a rash of robberies, which targeted tourists.
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Tooth or Consequence

Season 1, Episode 103 - Air Date: 11/7/2002
The investigation of the disappearance of a young woman leads police to a suspect who has a history of sexual assault, rape, and kidnapping.
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Time Will Tell

Season 1, Episode 102 - Air Date: 12/16/2002
In this international case of extortion, murder, and stolen identities, a Canadian financier assumed the name of a co-worker as part of a money-laundering scheme.
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The Wilson Murder

Season 1, Episode 101 - Air Date: 1/13/2012
On the night of May 22, 1992; Betty Wilson returned home immediately after her Alcoholics Anonymous meeting.
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The Sniper's Trail

Season 1, Episode 100 - Air Date: 12/13/2002
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The Music Case

Season 1, Episode 99 - Air Date: 4/9/2003
A 12 year-old girl is murdered in her own home. And the case stalls when investigators find litle forensic evidence at the crime scene.
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The Metal Business

Season 1, Episode 98 - Air Date: 9/26/2002
It looked like sixty-two-year-old Phillip Rouss, Jr. had it all: family, friends, and a new business which was the culmination of a life-long dream.
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The Magic Bullet

Season 1, Episode 97 - Air Date: 12/16/2011
At the Dallas 'Pistol & Revolver' club in 1991, Trey Cooley, a young spectator, was watching a shooting competition, seated behind an air gun range.
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The List Murders

Season 1, Episode 96 - Air Date: 6/19/2008
This episode tells the story of John List, who, in 1971, murdered his wife, children, and mother. He managed to elude police until 1989, when the TV show America's Most Wanted devoted a segment to his case.
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The House That Roared

Season 1, Episode 95 - Air Date: 12/19/2007
On a hot summer evening in 1992, neighbors heard the familiar sound of an arguement coming from the Campano residence.
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The Footpath Murders

Season 1, Episode 94 - Air Date: 11/25/2011
English detectives team up with a pioneering scientist to crack a case of sexual assault and serial murder.
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The Dissapearence of Helle Crafts

Season 1, Episode 93 - Air Date: 11/18/2011
On a dark, rainy day in the fall of 1986, Helle Crafts learned from a private investigator that her husband was having an affair.
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The Cheater

Season 1, Episode 92 - Air Date: 10/22/2002
In the 1960s, for lead singer Walter Scott, The Cheater become his signature song and a hit single. But like so many others, Walter Scott was a one-hit wonder--never able to repeat the success with another song.
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The Alibi

Season 1, Episode 91 - Air Date: 4/3/2002
In 1991, a high school girl vanished after attending a party. Her abandoned vehicle was found in the school parking lot near her home.
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Telltale Tracks

Season 1, Episode 90 - Air Date: 10/28/2011
In Philadelphia a woman's car was found abandoned on the side of a busy highway... still running. But the driver was missing.
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Southside Strangler

Season 1, Episode 89 - Air Date: 10/8/1997
Shortly after Thanksgiving in 1987, an intruder broke into the Tucker residence in Arlington Virginia.
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Soft Touch

Season 1, Episode 88 - Air Date: 8/29/2001
The Dawn Bruce Case In 1990, a killer of a 22 year-old girl left an almost indistinguishable mark in a blood stain at the crime scene.
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Sniffing Revenge

Season 1, Episode 87 - Air Date: 11/14/2002
A 34-year-old nurse experiences a variety of flu-like symptoms. None of her doctors are able to discover the cause, until she visits the gynecologist for a routine check-up.
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Sleight of Hand

Season 1, Episode 86 - Air Date: 11/21/2002
In 1981, police found a partial print near a doorknob at a crime scene. But without a suspect, police had no way to compare the print to the one million prints on file.
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Skin of Her Teeth

Season 1, Episode 85 - Air Date: 10/23/2002
The Tina Mott Case In 1996, two young boys fishing in an Ohio lake found what looked like a human skull.
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Sip of Sins

Season 1, Episode 84 - Air Date: 8/26/2002
In Wichita Falls, Texas, police had four unsolved murders-- the worst crime spree in the small town's history.
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Sign Here

Season 1, Episode 83 - Air Date: 4/30/2003
A young woman walked out of a department store, got into a rental car, and was never seen again. The signature on the rental car agreement was a forgery.
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Sibling Rivalry

Season 1, Episode 82 - Air Date: 11/21/2001
The Mitchell Brothers Case This is the story of two brothers who were, at one time, the undisputed kings of pornography in America.
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Shot of Vengeance

Season 1, Episode 81 - Air Date: 6/25/2003
A 34-year-old nurse experiences a variety of flu-like symptoms. None of her doctors are able to discover the cause, until she visits the gynecologist for a routine check-up.
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Shopping Spree

Season 1, Episode 80 - Air Date: 10/30/2002
Lisa Manderach Case They were a beautiul family a striking raven-haired couple with their delightful little girl.
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Shadow of a Doubt

Season 1, Episode 79 - Air Date: 4/30/2003
An unknown assailant walked into a retail store and fired three shots killing the owner. Police had suspects, but all had alibis.
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Second Shot at Love

Season 1, Episode 78 - Air Date: 10/14/2002
Cincinnati heart surgeon Dr. Darryl Sutorius had a second chance at love when he married a pretty, young divorcee, but happiness is sometimes elusive.
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Scratching the Surface

Season 1, Episode 77 - Air Date: 11/29/2002
In 1993, five men were ambushed at work as they got out of their car. One man was killed, two others critically injured.
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Scout's Honor

Season 1, Episode 76 - Air Date: 6/19/2002
Police determine that the human remains found in a discarded box belong to one Edna Posey. But to find out when the murder took place, and whether the man accused of the crime is guilty, investigators turn to insects and the forensic entomologist who can interpret their behavior.
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Root of All Evil

Season 1, Episode 75 - Air Date: 7/15/2011
The Charlotte Grabbe Case For three years, investigators searched for the wife of a prominent farmer, who disappeared from her home without a trace.
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Reel Murder

Season 1, Episode 74 - Air Date: 7/8/2011
When two boys are viciously attacked while fishing in a nearby pond, authorities spring into action.
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Raw Terror

Season 1, Episode 73 - Air Date: 3/8/2002
The E-Coli bacteria live in our meat supply, in our milk and in water. When food is properly prepared and stored, E-Coli is harmless.
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Purr-Fect Murder

Season 1, Episode 72 - Air Date: 6/24/2011
A woman vanished from her home on Prince Edward Island. Her abandoned car was found in a field; inside, the windows were spattered with blood.
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Pure Evil

Season 1, Episode 71 - Air Date: 10/17/2001
Jason Massey Case Creating a 'profile' of a serial killer, is part science and part intuition. The science involves studying criminals who have committed similar crimes, to see what characteristics they all have in common.
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Punch Line

Season 1, Episode 70 - Air Date: 11/14/2001
The Rhoda Nathan Case An elderly woman was found dead in her hotel room. Investigators had a murder on their hands.
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Plastic Fire

Season 1, Episode 69 - Air Date: 1/22/2003
Police say that a car crash, which killed an elderly woman, was murder and arson. The driver, the victom's daughter, insisted it was an accident.
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Planted Evidence

Season 1, Episode 68 - Air Date: 9/26/2003
Early one morning, in a deserted area outside of Phoenix, a motorcylcist discovered the body of a young woman.
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Photo Finish

Season 1, Episode 67 - Air Date: 8/31/2001
The Linda Sobek Case Breathtaking beaches and beautiful bodies explain why Southern California is often the first choice for motion picture and still photographers.
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Pastoral Care

Season 1, Episode 66 - Air Date: 11/28/2001
The Donna Payant Case When the body of a female prison guard shows up in a landfill, investigators immediately view hundreds of prisoners as suspects.
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Partners In Crime

Season 1, Episode 65 - Air Date: 7/17/2002
Firefighters risked their lives to rescue a man from a burning building, but they were too late. The medical examiner found evidence that the victom suffered through more then just smoke and flames.
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Palm Print Conviction

Season 1, Episode 64 - Air Date: 10/3/2002
The discovery of a woman's naked body, covered with bruises, leaves no doubt that she was the victim of foul play.
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Season 1, Episode 63 - Air Date: 4/16/2003
She was home alone, making the dress she planned to wear on her Friday night date, but she had an uninvited visitor.
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Season 1, Episode 62 - Air Date: 4/15/2011
In 1985, 121 people in South Dakota and Minnesota were struck with a mysterious illness. There had only been one outbreak like it, and the last time it happened, medical detectives couldn't figure out the cause.
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Once Bitten

Season 1, Episode 61 - Air Date: 6/11/2003
Ray Krone was known throughout Arizona as the snaggletooth killer. An unusal bite-mark on a murdered woman resulted in his conviction and death sentence.
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Nursery Crimes

Season 1, Episode 60 - Air Date: 4/1/2011
Why did children in a Texas hospital seem to be dying at a higher rate than at any other hospital in the country?
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Naked Justice

Season 1, Episode 59 - Air Date: 3/25/2011
The Leann Fletcher Case The 29-year-old, pregnant wife of a young, successful attorney is found dead in her Michigan home of a gunshot wound to the head.
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Mistaken for Dead

Season 1, Episode 58 - Air Date: 8/27/2001
The Hanson/Hawkins Scam In 1988, a patient in southern California collapsed and died of a heart attack in his doctor's office.
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Missing Pearl

Season 1, Episode 57 - Air Date: 5/21/2001
The Pearl Bruns Case During the winter and fall of 1991, police searched all over New England for a woman who had disappeared from her home in Maine.
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Missing in Time

Season 1, Episode 56 - Air Date: 5/7/2001
The Carolyn Killaby Case In 1995, Carolyn Killaby of Vancouver, Washington got into a heated arguement with her husband.
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Season 1, Episode 55 - Air Date: 5/8/2002
Dianna Green was just 20 years-old and pregnant when she was brutally raped and beaten in her apartment.
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Material Evidence

Season 1, Episode 54 - Air Date: 2/18/2011
In 1982, an 11 year-old girl was abducted in broad daylight from this softball field in Marshallville, Ohio.
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Marathon Man

Season 1, Episode 53 - Air Date: 7/30/2008
On February 14, 2000; Bob Dorotik's body was found on a mountain road near his family's horse ranch.
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Man's Best Friend?

Season 1, Episode 52 - Air Date: 6/4/2001
The John Miller / Debbie Loveless Case In 1989, a 4 year-old girl was rushed to a Texas hospital. An artery in her leg was completely severed.
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Line of Fire

Season 1, Episode 51 - Air Date: 10/3/2001
The Phineas Priests No one was joking in Spokane, Washington on April Fools' Day, 1996. First, a bomb went off outside the office of a local newspaper.
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Legionaires' Disease

Season 1, Episode 50 - Air Date: 3/11/2009
This disease is one of the most famous medical detective stories, especially irritating for its missteps and frustrations.
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Lasting Impressions

Season 1, Episode 49 - Air Date: 2/25/2004
When the decomposed body of a young girl is discovered, police have no clues to her identity. But days earlier, a stabbing victim told them she thought she might have witnessed a murder.
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Last Will

Season 1, Episode 48 - Air Date: 1/29/2003
Seventeen-year-old Shari Faye Smith was abducted in broad daylight, in front of her own home. The kidnapper tormented her family with phone calls, leading them to believe Shari was alive â€" and then they received a letter he'd forced Shari to write, her 'last will and testament'.
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Killer 'Cattle'log

Season 1, Episode 47 - Air Date: 11/15/2002
The Copeland Killings When police in the Great Plains are called to retrieve a dead body, they do a background check on the victim.
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Journey to Justice

Season 1, Episode 46 - Air Date: 4/22/2001
Just after dark on a warm summer evening, five children were walking home along the road. Suddenly, out of nowhere, a pickup truck headed towards them.
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Insect Clues

Season 1, Episode 45 - Air Date: 6/22/2009
Between 1985 and 1988, 18 transients, hitchhikers, and prostitutes were choked, sexually molested, and left for dead in the desert mountains of California.
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House Call

Season 1, Episode 44 - Air Date: 12/12/2002
The murder of a well respected surgeon in an upscale waterfront apartment community left police in St.
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Horse Play

Season 1, Episode 43 - Air Date: 9/15/2004
The Shannon Mohr Case On a warm summer evening in 1980, a young couple took their horses out for a leisurely ride through the woods.
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Hand Delivered

Season 1, Episode 42 - Air Date: 10/5/2005
The Don Hardin Case In 1995, police in San Diego, CA recieved a anonymous letter which identified a pair of severed hands as those of a navy pilot who had been murder.
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Ghost in the Machine

Season 1, Episode 41 - Air Date: 8/28/2002
In 1999 a minister's wife was found dead in an overflowing bathtub in her home in South Dakota. Her cryptic suicide note left questions about her state of mind and her sense of time.
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Frozen In Time

Season 1, Episode 40 - Air Date: 8/29/2002
A young woman stopped her car along a busy highway in California. She was never seen again. For three years, the search for her where-abouts continued, but the trail eventually turned cold.
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Frozen Evidence

Season 1, Episode 39 - Air Date: 8/28/2001
Ontario Shoe Print In 1992 two masked gunmen broke into this home on the Tyendinaga Hohawk territory in Canada.
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Foundation of Lies

Season 1, Episode 38 - Air Date: 10/29/2010
At the age of 12, a boy's testimony helped convict the man who murdered his mother. Five years later, discrepancies in the autopsy lead him to question if the murdered woman really was his mother.
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Forever Hold your Peace

Season 1, Episode 37 - Air Date: 10/22/2010
When a young man confessed to the rape and murder of a woman in a Pizza Hut restaurant, police are convinced the case has been solved.
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Season 1, Episode 36 - Air Date: 7/26/2002
Fishing turns deadly. The pond is the only one who can give answers.
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Fire Proof

Season 1, Episode 35 - Air Date: 12/9/2002
Student by day... Hooker by night. But who was it that killer her?
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Elephant Tracks

Season 1, Episode 34 - Air Date: 10/17/2002
When communities kids get sick in bunchs with lukemia and cancer it's a race against time to find out why.
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Dressed to Kill

Season 1, Episode 33 - Air Date: 9/4/2002
Murdered in your own home. Was it a random attack or a planned one.
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Double Trouble

Season 1, Episode 32 - Air Date: 11/1/2002
A wifes wound from an attack on her husband which left him dead looks like it might be self inflicted.
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Dew Process

Season 1, Episode 31 - Air Date: 3/19/1987
An innocent bystander at a Pistol and Revolver club is killed. Lasers help solve the case.
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Dessert Served Cold

Season 1, Episode 30 - Air Date: 4/2/2003
A woman's body used for soil enhancement. Only the soil experts can tell.
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Death Play

Season 1, Episode 29 - Air Date: 6/18/2001
A highway patrolman responds to a nighttime traffic accident, thinking it?s just another car crash ?
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Deadly Neighborhoods

Season 1, Episode 28 - Air Date: 8/20/2010
Two men were convicted of intentionally shooting and killing a passenger in a moving car, their friend was granted immunity for testifying against them, and the case was closed.
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Deadly Knowledge

Season 1, Episode 27 - Air Date: 10/22/2003
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Cold Storage

Season 1, Episode 26 - Air Date: 8/30/2002
A serial arsonist is on the loose setting fires in Washington DC. He has left no clues behind... Or did he?
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Church Dissapearence

Season 1, Episode 25 - Air Date: 8/30/2001
Will a video and a GPS solve the case of the missing woman heading for Florida on vacation? Did she disappear from her hotel room or did she never leave for her trip.
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Chief Evidence

Season 1, Episode 24 - Air Date: 7/24/2002
The Nancy DePriest CaseOne dead body, one arrested and convicted, and later another one in jail confess' to the crime.
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Cats, Files & Snapshots

Season 1, Episode 23 - Air Date: 11/22/2002
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Burning Ambition

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 7/9/2010
Can the government always be right? Find out in this episode. Watch Forensic Files to get the answer.
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Broken Promises

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 7/2/2010
Anonymous letters sent through the United States mail aren't always untraceable. One such letter, an anonymous 'tip' to police about a murder, mentioned information about the crime that had been withheld from the press.
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Breaking the Mold

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 12/11/2002
The possible suicide of a young woman have blood splatter experts on the case. Watch Forensic Files to get the answer.
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Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 11/1/2002
When a young man disappears after attending a party, forensic cues on duct tape lead investigators to the man who committed the crime.
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Bagging A Killer

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 6/11/2010
A telephone call that cannot be traced may still hold the key to a disappearance.
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Badge of Deceit

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 6/4/2010
America's Most Wanted tv show helped solve this case that was cold for almost 18 years. Watch Forensic Files to get the answer.
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The House That Roared

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 10/10/2001
Could a family fight lead to disappearance of one of the spouses? Watch Forensic Files to get the answer.
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All Wet

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 6/4/2003
The bugs don't lie.
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All Charged Up

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 12/10/2002
The John Randall MurdersThe surf and sand of central Florida make this a popular vacation spot. But the area lost some of it's luster in 1995, when a serial killer set up shop.
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A Wrong Foot

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 7/30/2003
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A Woman Scorned

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 4/30/2010
DNA evidence and psyhcological profiling helped catch a serial killer and set an innocent man free. Watch Forensic Files to get the answer.
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A Vow of Silence

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 10/10/2002
The dead do tell.
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A Voice From Beyond

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 4/16/2010
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A Touching Recollection

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 7/3/2002
A mysterious illness strikes twice. Watch Forensic Files to get the answer.
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A Shot in the Dark

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 6/5/2002
An angel of mercy or an angel of death? Watch Forensic Files to get the answer.
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A Leg to Stand On

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 7/10/2002
A murder that could not be agreed upon by experts of how it was comitted is the main problem in this episode.
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A Clutch of Witnesses

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 3/19/2010
Did the horse that bucked kill or was it a person who did the killing.. Watch Forensic Files to get the answer.
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A Bitter Pill to Swallow

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 9/12/2002
Two decades after Adolf Hitler terrorized Europe, a high-ranking religious figure in the United States, arch-bishop Valerian Trifa, was embroiled in controversy.
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A Bite out of Crime

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 3/5/2010
Don't make a tape recording if you don't want to get caught, especially if it's the 2nd husband that has died mysteriously.
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A Bag of Evidence

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/31/2002
They say smoking call kill... Well a cigarette butt is what did this offender in. Watch Forensic Files to get the answer.
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"X" Marks the Spot

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 1/8/2003
Helle had suspicions that her husband was cheating. She hired a private detective to find out. Then she disappeared.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 2/12/2010
Gum and bugs a perp's worst enemy. What a perp doesn't realise is that what is left behind can be almost as damaging as what is left in view.