Dr. G: Medical Examiner

The WORST episodes of Dr. G: Medical Examiner

Every episode of Dr. G: Medical Examiner ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Dr. G: Medical Examiner!

Dr. G: Medical Examiner documents cases handled by deputy chief medical examiner Dr. Jan C. Garavaglia (aka Dr. G) of Florida's District Nine Medical Examiner's Office. Each episode features two or three cases Dr. G has handled in the Orlando area, and also in Bexar County, Texas and Jacksonville, Florida where she was previously employed. Some portions of the show have been dramatized and some names have been changed to protect the dignity of individuals and their families

Last Updated: 12/24/2021Network: Investigation Discovery
Share:
Crossing the Line
star
0.00
0 votes

#1 - Crossing the Line

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/3/2009

A 43-year-old man takes a nap at his parents house, and is later found dead in bed. The man had several conditions that put his health at risk, including morbidly obesity, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea. However, Dr. G is hesitant to jump to conclusions when her autopsy findings dont quite add up, so she opts to wait for the toxicology results before closing the case. A 53-year-old woman is found dead on her couch. The woman was obese and a smoker, her son notes that she had suffered an episode of intense eye pain the day before, and Dr. G finds signs of trauma on the womans lower body. With many potential suspects, only Dr. Gs autopsy will narrow down the cause of death.

Watch Now:Amazon
Lethal Intake
star
0.00
0 votes

#2 - Lethal Intake

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/26/2009

A 29-year-old man dies after three-day spell of nausea and vomiting. While he was still alive, the man told his sister he believed he had gotten food poisoning from a fish sandwich he had eaten four days prior to his death. Dr. G knows that deaths from food poisoning are rare, but having a read a recent press release reporting a fish poisoning outbreak, she must investigate the possibility. A 42-year-old woman sustains fatal injuries in a car accident involving a drunk driver. In order for the drunk driver to be held accountable for the woman's death, it must be confirmed that the woman was not responsible for the crash. Dr. G's role in the case is to autopsy the victim in order to investigate the possibility that the woman suffered a medical condition, such as a heart attack or stroke, that caused her to lose control of her car. By the end of the investigation, Dr. G makes an unexpected and shocking discovery.

Watch Now:Amazon
Last Gasps
star
0.00
0 votes

#3 - Last Gasps

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/2/2009

A four-month-old baby is found dead in his crib. Not only must Dr. G find out what caused this baby's untimely death, she must also find out if the baby's twin sister is also at risk of dying in the same manner. A 23-year-old father collapses on the floor while at home with his children. Because of the man's age and history of marijuana use, Dr G. suspects that he may have used and subsequently overdosed on harder drugs.

Watch Now:Amazon
Deadly Science
star
0.00
0 votes

#4 - Deadly Science

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/9/2009

A 78-year-old grandfather falls on the sidewalk while visiting his family. He seems fine at first, but he collapses and dies hours later. Dr. G's review of the background information is inconclusive, and an autopsy is needed to determine the cause of death. However, the man's family objects to an autopsy for religious reasons. Will Dr. G be able to convince the family of the importance of an autopsy, or will the man's cause of death forever remain a mystery? A 39-year-old florist collapses and dies in her shop while meeting with clients. Given the woman's young age and lack of known medical conditions, Dr. G anticipates that this will be an unusual case.

Watch Now:Amazon
Fatal Twist
star
0.00
0 votes

#5 - Fatal Twist

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/23/2009

A four-month-old baby is found unresponsive in his crib, and cannot be revived at the hospital. Dr. G must investigate the possibility of child abuse as she searches for the cause of death. A 36-year-old woman has a seizure and dies on a city bus. The woman had gone to the hospital the night before, complaining of chest pain and lightheadededness, and had been diagnosed with bronchitis. Also of concern is that the woman lived in a group home for the mentally disabled. Was the woman a victim of neglect or foul play in the group home, did the hospital make a fatal misdiagnosis of her condition, or did she die from something else entirely? It's up to Dr. G to find out.

Watch Now:Amazon
Body Burn
star
0.00
0 votes

#6 - Body Burn

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/31/2011

A woman is found dead in her home with severe burns after a violent argument with her fiancé; was she murdered? Plus, Dr G investigates the death of a bipolar man.

Watch Now:Amazon
Desperate Measures
star
0.00
0 votes

#7 - Desperate Measures

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/13/2012

After a long battle with addiction, a woman falls ill and dies; did her drug abuse kill her? Plus, Dr G investigates the execution of a man in his home.

Watch Now:Amazon
Deadly Holiday
star
0.00
0 votes

#8 - Deadly Holiday

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/20/2012

A disorientated 58-year-old man slips into a coma and dies; was he infected with rabies? Plus, Dr G investigates a peculiar and fatal case of choking.

Watch Now:Amazon
Fatal Feud
star
0.00
0 votes

#9 - Fatal Feud

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/27/2012

Natalie is found dead in her bed after a vicious row with her brother-in-law; did he kill her? Plus, Dr G is mystified by the death of a seemingly healthy teenager.

Watch Now:Amazon
Clue Game
star
0.00
0 votes

#10 - Clue Game

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/3/2012

A depressed 69-year-old widow is found dead on her porch; did she commit suicide or has she been murdered? Plus, a young woman dies in her sleep; what killed her?

Watch Now:Amazon
Deadly Mistake
star
0.00
0 votes

#11 - Deadly Mistake

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/10/2012

A pregnant teen is admitted to a mental hospital after threatening suicide and is found dead two days later; did she kill herself? Plus, Dr G investigates a murder.

Watch Now:Amazon
A Shot in the Dark
star
5.00
1 votes

#12 - A Shot in the Dark

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/29/2005

While at the apartment of a longtime friend, a 24-year-old man is shot in the head. The friend claims they were examining his gun collection when a gun was knocked off the ironing board and went off when it hit the floor. Everyone in the apartment was intoxicated at the time of the shooting. It is up to Dr. G to determine whether this was in an honest mishap or an intentional shooting. Dr. G shares professional insights about the causes of car accident fatalities including speeding, improper use of seatbelts, and intoxication. A 32-year-old man suffers a heart attack at the hospital and dies a week later. The hospital finds traces of amphetamine (also known as speed) in the man’s urine and concludes that the man’s heart attack was due to amphetamine abuse. The man’s mother claims that he would never use illegal drugs. Dr. G must find out whether drug abuse actually played a role in the man’s death.

Watch Now:Amazon
Prescription For Change
star
5.00
31 votes

#13 - Prescription For Change

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/19/2005

A 42-year-old woman dies at a friend’s house. The woman was depressed and abusing prescription drugs. Her supply of pills was depleted when her body was found, so it seems to be a suicide attempt. Dr. G must determine whether the woman’s death was an accident or a suicide. Paramedics respond to a man’s 911 call to find his 55-year-old wife unconscious in a hotel room. The woman inexplicably dies on the way to the hospital. The woman has no medical history, but Dr. G can tell that she was not in good health. There is also a narcotic ulcer on the woman’s foot indicating a bacterial infection. Only Dr. G’s autopsy will reveal what caused the woman to die.

Watch Now:Amazon
The Things Men Do
star
5.00
1 votes

#14 - The Things Men Do

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/7/2005

An overturned pickup truck is discovered by the side of the highway with a deceased 24-year-old man inside. The victim was not wearing his seatbelt, but the external trauma does not seem fatal. Dr. G expects to find serious internal injuries, but is surprised by the results of her autopsy. In the Texas desert north of the Mexican border, two men flag down a motorist and flee after leading him to the decaying body of a 20-year-old man. No suspicious items on are found on the body other than a bag of an illegal drug called dipyrone from Mexico. Other belongings found with the victim indicate that he was on a hiking trip in the desert. Dr. G must find out whether or not the man met with foul play. Also, a look at the techniques and routines of Dr. G’s medical investigators.

Watch Now:Amazon
The Desperate Crossing
star
5.00
1 votes

#15 - The Desperate Crossing

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/23/2006

A 39-year-old quadriplegic woman is found dead in a park over 100 feet away from her wheelchair. Marks on the ground indicate that she may have been dragged across the park. It’s up to Dr. G to determine whether the woman was a victim of foul play of if she died of something else. A 50-year-old man dies en route to the hospital. Then man was diabetic and had a bad heart, but he had recently been suffering from back and shoulder aches and a sore throat. Dr. G. must find out whether he died from a long term health problem or complications from his recent ailment.

Watch Now:Amazon
A Fatal Mistake
star
5.00
1 votes

#16 - A Fatal Mistake

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/29/2006

A 21-year-old man arrives at his friends’ house, apparently drunk, and spends the night on the couch. The man is found dead the next morning. The man had attempted suicide multiple times in the past, and was known to abuse alcohol and Xanax. Dr. G must determine whether the man killed himself, accidentally died from a deadly combination of drugs, or died from some other cause.A hotel manager is found dead at the bottom of the stairs of his living quarters. At first it appears that the man accidentally fell, but wounds are found that could be consistent with an assault. Adding to the suspicion of investigators, the man was not popular in town. With possible evidence and motive, Dr. G must determine whether foul play was involved in the man’s death.Also, Dr. G accepts a marriage proposal from her old med-school sweetheart.

On The Run
star
5.00
1 votes

#17 - On The Run

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/8/2006

A 32-year-old man dies in a group home for mentally challenged adults on Thanksgiving. The man had a history of seizures. With no obvious clues, Dr. G must conduct an autopsy to rule out foul play and determine what caused the man’s untimely death.A burning car is found on the side of the road in which a body has been incinerated. The car was registered to an Irish immigrant whose visa was about to expire. With only a charred torso to work with, Dr. G must identify the victim and determine whether or not foul play was involved.

Watch Now:Amazon
Old Wounds Run Deep
star
5.00
1 votes

#18 - Old Wounds Run Deep

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/26/2007

A 92-year-old man with dementia is discovered dead in his back yard the morning after an ice storm. His front door is standing open and the man has several severe cuts and bruises. Dr. G must determine whether the man fell off his patio or if he was attacked.A 55-year-old man paraplegic man dies at home a week after leaving the hospital. The man has severely infected bedsores, which are a complication of his paralysis. Because the man’s paralysis was the result of a gunshot he received in his 20’s, his death will be considered a homicide if it resulted from the bedsores. Dr. G must find out whether his death was a complication of his paralysis and therefore a homicide, or the result of natural causes.

Watch Now:Amazon
Dangerous Speeds
star
5.00
1 votes

#19 - Dangerous Speeds

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/6/2007

A 32-year-old man suffers a heart attack at the hospital and dies a week later. The hospital finds traces of amphetamine (also known as speed) in the man's urine and concludes that the man's heart attack was due to amphetamine abuse. The man's mother claims that he would never use illegal drugs. Dr. G must find out whether drug abuse actually played a role in the man's death.Dr. G and field investigators explain how car wreck fatalities are processed at the scene and in the morgue, and how common mistakes that cause vehicle related fatalities can be avoided.A hotel manager is found dead at the bottom of the stairs of his living quarters. At first it appears that the man accidentally fell, but wounds are found that could be consistent with an assault. Adding to the suspicion of investigators, the man was not popular in town. With possible evidence and motive, Dr. G must determine whether foul play was involved in the man's death.

Watch Now:Amazon
Ticking Time Bomb
star
5.00
2 votes

#20 - Ticking Time Bomb

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/8/2007

A 30-year-old man collapses and dies after crashing his car into a fence. He was combative with paramedics just prior to passing out, indicating a head injury. However, Dr. G’s internal examination indicates massive internal bleeding in the abdomen, but she cannot find any trauma. Dr. G must find the cause of the bleeding, and what caused the man to crash.A 65-year-old man is found naked and decomposing at the bottom of the stairs by his landlady in his apartment. The most likely causes of death are injury and natural causes, but the man has no medical history to work with. Dr. G must start the autopsy with a blank slate.

Watch Now:Amazon
Twist of Fate
star
5.00
1 votes

#21 - Twist of Fate

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/23/2008

A 75-year-old woman dies in the hospital four days after a minor car accident. The woman reported that she experienced severe pain in her neck, chest, and back just prior to crashing. Hospital tests do not find any apparent medical conditions or injuries that would have caused the woman to die. Dr. G searches for trauma and natural causes of death that the hospital may have missed.An 81-year-old man dies in the hospital while receiving medical tests to diagnose his abdominal pain. Although the man has an extensive medical history, there is no obvious cause of death. Dr. G does an autopsy to try and find a cause of death for the man's death certificate.

Watch Now:Amazon
Dangerous Games
star
5.00
1 votes

#22 - Dangerous Games

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/13/2008

A 12-year-old boy is found dead in his room with his karate belt wrapped around his neck. The boy had never exhibited suicidal tendencies, but he had been grounded on the weekend of his death for trying to skip school. Dr. G looks for evidence as to whether or not the boy's death was a suicide.A 55-year-old biochemist on sabbatical from Russia collapses and dies while eating lunch with colleagues. When the Russian Embassy and the FBI take interest in the man's death, Dr. G suspects that foul play may be involved.

Watch Now:Amazon
Degrees of Death
star
5.00
1 votes

#23 - Degrees of Death

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/20/2008

A 49-year-old man, reputed for being a drunk, is found dead, hanging by his pants from a neighbor's fence. Police believe the man's death to be an accident, but Dr. G suspects foul play.A 42-year-old construction worker collapses on the job and dies. The man's coworkers report that he was feeling ill before his collapse. The man had a history of abusing drugs, and severe case of psoriasis. Dr. G suspects a drug overdose, but she soon receives an important piece of information her medical investigator that takes the case in a new direction.

Watch Now:Amazon
Whispered Warnings
star
5.00
1 votes

#24 - Whispered Warnings

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/10/2009

A 42-year-old waiter collapses and dies while leaving the restaurant where he works. The man was feeling ill for hours prior to his collapse, but his girlfriend reports that he was perfectly healthy. As Dr. G performs the autopsy, she finds evidence to the contrary, but the clues she finds aren't adding up. Dr. G must use both toxicology reports and microscope slides to piece together the cause of death. A 53-year-old woman is found dead on her bathroom floor, face down in a pool of water and blood. Dr. G suspects that the woman slipped and fell, but the woman had been depressed, making suicide a possibility. However, the true cause of death proves to be more elusive than expected.

Watch Now:Amazon
Deadly Decisions
star
5.00
30 votes

#25 - Deadly Decisions

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/11/2010

An unidentified woman is found brutally murdered by the side of the road. In addition to pinpointing the cause of death, Dr. G must collect evidence from the body that will help investigators identify the victim, and the killer. A 41-year-old man goes out for boat ride; hours later, he is found dead at the bottom of the lake. His boat is found intact, with its engine still idling. It's up to Dr. G find out if the man simply drowned, was intoxicated, was knocked unconscious in an accident, or suffered a medical emergency.

Watch Now:Amazon

Want to see the rest of the rankings?

Episode Ninja is a small business run by one person.
Pro memberships help fund servers and new feature development!