A British police procedural, which follows the team from a forensic pathology facility that conducts scientific research to help solve crimes.

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Tara Fitzgerald ...  Eve Lockhart 6 episodes, 2011
Keith Allen ...  D.I. Hale 6 episodes, 2011
Wunmi Mosaku ...  Rosa Gilbert / ... 6 episodes, 2011
Mark Bazeley ...  Mike 6 episodes, 2011
Finlay Robertson ...  Oggy 6 episodes, 2011
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A British police procedural, which follows the team from a forensic pathology facility that conducts scientific research to help solve crimes.

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13 September 2011 (UK) See more »

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The Body Farm See more »

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This series is a spin-off of Waking the Dead (2000). Forensic scientist Eve Lockhart (Tara Fitzgerald) appeared in 42 episodes in total. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.20 (2011) See more »

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disappointing
21 September 2011 | by pd_keeperSee all my reviews

as a spin off from "waking the dead" simply one of the best and consistent BBC dramas ever i was expecting this to be somewhat better. clearly not by the same team that wrote waking the dead, this is a good idea for a series but poorly executed.

the episode plots are sound in principle, but the body farm scientists are supposed to be just that, scientists - so why are they doing interviews, involved with arrests etc? And the science is hardly integral to the episodes - we start off with a hook, but the rest of the episode involves lots of contrived and implausible police work by a lone detective, interviewing everyone either at the body farm or in public, backed up by moralistic team of clichéd scientists, who love to talk about what is right and wrong and throwing opinions (not scientific facts) around and who spend very little time doing what they might be expected to do, (a couple of DNA samples here and there, a couple of hairs found here and there), but what about the body farm itself, where we might expect that some of the research there might play a part in the unfolding episodes. well the body farm barely gets a mention, and plays little part in the science or plot unfolding.

there's little evidence to suggest this will be picked up for a second series!


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