Cold Case Files

  • 1999
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Detectives reconstruct investigations of cases that took years to solve, discussing forensic evidence and crime scenes.

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Bonus: Steve and Tina
00:39 — A detective explains Steve's abuse of Tina in this bonus clip from "She Never Came Home."
Bonus: Bucky's Claim
00:42 — Bucky is not an example of a truthful witness in this bonus clip from "A Family Secret."
Bonus: Shotgun Testing
00:51 — Officers test shotguns to try to match the barrel of the murder weapon in this bonus clip from "Officer Down."
Bonus: The Carpet Cleaner
00:51 — A neighbor spots a van being cleaned in this bonus clip from "A Family Secret."

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  • Premiered: January 1, 1999
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Detectives reconstruct investigations of cases that took years to solve, discussing forensic evidence and crime scenes. (more)

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