Forensics: The Real CSI

The BEST episodes of Forensics: The Real CSI

Every episode of Forensics: The Real CSI ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Forensics: The Real CSI!

Multiple cameras follow serious crime investigations in real time, revealing the crucial role cutting-edge forensic science now plays in bringing criminals to justice.

Last Updated: 11/29/2022Network:BBC Two
The Harvest
11 votes

#1 - The Harvest

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/1/2019

Cameras follow serious crime investigations in real time, revealing the crucial role cutting edge forensic science plays in bringing criminals to justice. In the opening episode, the forensics team must identify an unknown gunman from evidence left at the scene of a shooting, and determine the cause of death of a body found under suspicious circumstances.

Every Contact Leaves a Trace
14 votes

#2 - Every Contact Leaves a Trace

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/15/2019

In the final episode, crime investigators use forensics to try to find a suspect after a teenage girl is raped by a stranger in a park in central Newcastle. Alongside the traditional forensic search for body fluids, DNA and fibres, the police also deploy the rapidly evolving skills of their digital forensic team. Last in the series.

Mixed Profiles
10 votes

#3 - Mixed Profiles

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/8/2019

A man is violently assaulted and stabbed in his home by two unknown assailants in Newcastle, and rookie Nicola has to examine the crime scene for clues to identify the attackers. Meanwhile in Sunderland, a woman reports being raped in a block of flats, and Intimate samples are immediately taken to provide the best chance of identifying the unknown suspects and bringing them to justice. With two different, and as yet unknown people's DNA present in the samples, identifying individual DNA profiles for comparison with the national DNA database is no simple matter.

An Admission Of Murder
8 votes

#4 - An Admission Of Murder

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/9/2021

On a Monday afternoon in an affluent Birmingham suburb, a husband rings 999 to say he has killed his wife. The man is covered in blood when he is arrested outside his home but when he is brought to police custody and interviewed, he initially claims not to remember anything. Both houses are sealed off and it’s the job of crime scene coordinator Jo Ward to lead the search for forensic clues that could prove or disprove the suspect’s account. Forensic scientist Phil Field goes to the scene to carry out Blood Pattern Analysis to help map out the sequence of events surrounding the attacks. The investigation takes a significant turn when digital forensics experts manage to crack the suspect’s mobile and an insight into his motive is revealed.

Murder At The Party
8 votes

#5 - Murder At The Party

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/23/2021

When a man is murdered for no apparent reason by a guest at a party, it’s down to traditional and digital forensics experts to identify a suspect and bring them to justice.

Stabbed In The Park
12 votes

#6 - Stabbed In The Park

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/16/2021

When a 15-year-old teenager is fatally stabbed in a park in Coventry, the forensics team must identify the murderers through evidence left behind at the crime scene.

Fatal Weapon Unknown
5 votes

#7 - Fatal Weapon Unknown

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/6/2021

Forensic Investigators from West Midlands Police piece together the evidence in a complex murder inquiry after they find two dead men with unusual wounds.

Standard of Evidence
5 votes

#8 - Standard of Evidence

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/20/2021

When the victim of a knife attack is unable to tell the police what happened because he is in a medically induced coma, they attempt to use forensic evidence to identify his attacker.

Indecent Exposure
6 votes

#9 - Indecent Exposure

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/13/2021

Forensic scene investigator Drew Birtles leads the search for evidence after a woman in her 50s alleges a man installing a smart meter at her home has indecently exposed himself.

Killer in the Car Park
5 votes

#10 - Killer in the Car Park

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/6/2021

West Midlands Police need forensics to identify the killer of two men found dead in a car.

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