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How Sherlock Changed the World

How Sherlock Changed the World

Examine the impact of the fictional Sherlock Holmes on real criminal investigations.

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107m 55s

How Sherlock Changed the World

TV-14

The fictional Sherlock Holmes was a scientist who used chemistry, bloodstains and minute traces of evidence to catch criminals. In an era when eyewitness reports and “smoking gun” evidence were needed to convict criminals, Sherlock Holmes’ crime-scene methods were revolutionary.

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