Galileo

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4.8
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Enjoyable crime drama
    This show was good enough that I makes me want to track down season 2 and the spin-off movies.

    PLOT - Good

    Each episode involves some complicated crime that involves science. Some are quite convoluted though, but roll with it. For example, using an electrorheological fluid (ER fluid) to prop up 2 beams so a girl can pretend to hang herself on it... A bit over-contrived, but interesting all ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    He's got science on the brain and gum on his shoe!
    Galileo is an exciting, funny and well written crime drama with interesting and unusual crime cases, which are often spectacular and mostly have a scientific explanation. On a superficial level it may look a lot like NUMB3RS, but the episode scenarios are quite different and instead of a mathematical formula explaining everything, the solution is usually explained by the use of natural sciences ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    A scientific explanation
    Another crime drama with fun characters and story. The crimes are "QUITE INTERESTING" and how it's explained and solved is educational as well. Season 2 isn't available CR, you'd have to watch it on HULU, which I highly recommend.

    You can never solve how it's done before the professor. Once he's done writing, it's game over. Watch to find out.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Stand back! He's going to do SCIENCE!
    This series reminds me of the American series Numb3rs, but with a Sherlockian mystery vibe. Utsumi is a rookie detective who, following the advice of her Sempai, seeks the help of Yukawa- a brilliant physics professor- to help solve mysterious cases.

    Yukawa is generally uninterested in helping out, and much like Dr. House has to find a case interesting before he is willing to help. Utsumi is ...
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