Forensics in Entertainment

Toxicology and Chemistry on TV or in Movies

Chemistry

-NCIS

-NCIS is a naval crime show that only deals with the deaths of naval officers

-Abby, in the TV series NCIS, is a Forensic Chemist who uses her skills in nearly every episode.

Toxicology

-NCIS

-Again NCIS is a naval crime show that only deals with the deaths of naval officers.

-Ducky in NCIS uses toxicology to find drugs, poisons etc. during autopsy's.

Controlled Substance

-Nearly all crime shows have abuse of controlled substances.

-Morphine for instance is used

-It is used to help with severe pain but can be abused to make someone "feel good"

Effects on everyday life

People everyday abuse substances that are supposed to help people. They take them to make them feel good or a way out of a bad situation but just over dosing and killing themselves. we need to control what we let the public use and how they use it so it does not lead the future generations astray.