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Adam Ruins Forensic Science is the fourth episode of Season 1 in Adam Ruins Everything. In this episode, Adam uncovers the scary truth behind unreliable methods used as evidence in criminal cases. He exposes the flaws of fingerprinting, hair strand matches and bite mark analysis - which often send innocent people to jail.

Plot

Adam uncovers the scary truth behind unreliable methods that are commonly used to build evidence in criminal cases. He explains why polygraph machines are pseudoscientific hokum, demonstrates why your memories cannot be trusted, and exposes the flaws of forensic sciences like fingerprinting, hair strand matches and bite mark analysis - which often send innocent people to jail.

Cast

Main

Experts

  • Simon Cole as Himself
  • Elizabeth F. Loftus as Herself
  • M. Chris Fabricant as Himself

Guest

  • Carlos Alazraqui as Jack Nash
  • Caleb Bark as Jester / Crossfit Coach / Officer Tim
  • Alison Becker as Liz Cormack
  • Raphael Bob-Waksberg Cleve Backster
  • Declan Churchill Carter Young Nash
  • Mel Cowan as Brandon Mayfield
  • Jon Gabrus as Executioner / Crossfit Coach / Officer Tim
  • Julian Gant as Trevard
  • Larry Hankin as Larry
  • Larry Herron as Officer Jon
  • Adam Lustick as John Larson / Sir Francis Galton
  • Pam Murphy as Witness
  • Jae Suh Park as Maya Cho
  • Tim Sitarz as Brock
  • Siobhan Thompson as Macie McGee




References


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