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The Best Forensic Files Episodes  

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List of the best Forensic Files episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Crime show fans wil also enjoy the best Cold Case Files episodes and the best true crime TV shows. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Forensic Files episodes of all time are. Fans of Forensic Files are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

Since its 1996 debut on TLC as Medical Detectives, Forensic Files broadcast 400 episodes in 15 seasons with four new episodes in 2016. 

List features episodes like "Burning Ambition" and "Killer Fog." What is the best Forensic Files episode of all time? Look below and find out. Forensics fans can use this guide for which episodes to watch. 

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Speck Of Evidence is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Forensic Files Episodes
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Speck Of Evidence

On September 17, 1984, in a suburb of Tucson, Arizona, eight-year-old Vicki Hoskins left home on her pink bicycle to mail a letter for her mother. She never returned, but her slightly damaged bicycle was found nearby. Investigators turned to forensic science, in the hope it would tell them not only what happened to Vicki, but also who was responsible. Originally aired as Season 3, Episode 11. ...more on Wikipedia

Season: Forensic Files - Season 3

Original Airing: Jan 07 1999

Episode Number: 11

Previous Episode: Crime Seen

Next Episode: Broken Bond

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Hell's Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Forensic Files Episodes
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Hell's Kitchen

It appears a victim had accidentally fallen and hit her head at the bottom of the stairs. But the odd position of her shoes and the absence of blood spatter leads police to suspect the scene had been staged... luminol proves they are right. ...more on Wikipedia

Season: Forensic Files - Season 13

Original Airing: Aug 13 2010

Episode Number: 33

Previous Episode: Hear No Evil

Next Episode: Three's a Crowd

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Burning Ambition is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Forensic Files Episodes
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In this classic episode of Forensic Files, the longest running true crime series in television history, a Seattle policeman’s home is destroyed by an arsonist. One month later, the officer arrests a low-level drug dealer, who confesses to the arson. But when the suspect vanishes, investigators begin to question the authenticity of his confession. Originally aired as Season 5, Episode 5. ...more on Wikipedia

Season: Forensic Files - Season 5

Original Airing: Oct 10 2000

Episode Number: 5

Previous Episode: A Voice from Beyond

Next Episode: Memories

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Forensic Files Episodes
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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. ...more on Wikipedia

Season: Forensic Files - Season 10

Original Airing: Nov 16 2005

Episode Number: 25

Previous Episode: Unholy Alliance

Next Episode: Cop Out

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