Modern Marvels

Season 13 Episode 53

Forensic Science: The Crimefighter's Weapon

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Unknown on The History Channel
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Forensic Science: The Crimefighter's Weapon
From informants to detectives, using fingerprints, hair, fibers, skin cells & DNA to solve crimes.
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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (2)

      • The fate of Kirk Bloodsworth hinged on a dried spot of bodily fluid less than one-sixteenth of an inch wide.

      • The owner at the clothing store, Mary's House in Malta, remembered Abdel Basset as a customer in his store because he bought a pair of pants so ugly the owner though they would never sell.

    • QUOTES (0)

    • NOTES (2)

      • Original Air Date: September 28, 1997

      • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Archive footage)

        David Fisher
        Author, "Hard Evidence"

        John Dillinger (Archive footage)

        Paul B. Ferrara, PhD
        Dir. Virginia Division of Forensic Science

        James Earl Ray (Archive Footage)

        Valerian Trifa (archive footage)

        Harold A. Deadman
        FBI Chief Investigator, Atlanta

        Melissa Lee Brennan (Archival Footage)

        Wayne Williams (Archive footage)

        Jack Gilbert Graham (archive footage)

        James C. Ronay
        President, Inst. of the Makers of Explosives

        Muammar al-Qaddafi (Archival footage)

        Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi (Archival footage)

        Lamin Khalifah Fhimah (Archival footage)

        Kirk Noble Bloodsworth
        Freed by DNA Evidence

        Jayne Miller
        Investigative Reporter, WBAL-TV

        Executive Producer: Bob Jaffe
        Supervising Producer: Don Cambou
        Writer: Noah Morowitz
        Producer: Noah Morowitz
        Associate Producer: J.V. Martin
        Associate Producer: Luke Ellis
        Editor: Jane McCord
        Creator: Bruce Nash
        Producer: Bruce Nash
        Narrator: Harlan Saperstein
        Music: Alan Ett
        Senior Production Executive: Jack Seifert
        Production Finance Supervisor: Paul Dzilvelis
        Production Manager: W. Greg Bohnert
        Post Production Supervisor: Mike Parente
        Camera Operator: Paul DOugherty
        Field Audio: Tom Staton
        Researcher: Rick Benavides
        Post Production Coordinator: Brady Heck
        Assistant Editor: Lou Laprocido
        Assistant Editor: Derrick McDaniel
        Online Editor: Don Burt
        Audio Post Production: Alan Ett Music Group, INC
        Audio Post Production: Sam Kaufman
        Audio Post Production: Daniel Colman
        Graphics: Doug Whitney
        Production Assistant: Keith Dols
        Production Assistant: Jason Lenzi
        Footage Consultant: Ted Troll
        Assistant Production Accountant: Linda Scribner
        Assistant Production Accountant: Thia Kulma
        Assistant to Don Cambou: Tim Shell

        Special Thanks:
        Dr. Edward T. Blake, Forensic Science Associates
        Tammy Brannen
        Cellmark Diagnostics
        Thomas Crawford
        Dark Invader "Owl"
        Harold A. Deadman
        Deputy Dist. Atty. Kimberley Dort, San Diego Co., California
        DuPont Company
        Fiarfax County Police Department, Fairfax Co., Virginia
        Federal Bureau of Investigation
        Jefferson County Sheriff's Dept., Jefferson Co., Alabama
        Bill Key
        Barry Lester
        Kevin Lotheridge, American Association of Lab Directors
        Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV News
        Wayne Moorehead Associates
        William Morrow & Co.
        National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Omnichrome
        Sgt. Mike Ozley, Jefferson County Sheriff's Dept.
        J.C. Penney Co., Inc.
        The Perkin-Elmer Corporation
        Printrak International, Inc.
        Sirchie Labs
        WBAL-11 News, Baltimore, MD

        Series Manager: Elyse Miranda
        Executive Producer: Charlie Maday

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