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Kingault
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07:44:10 AM Jul 10th 2013
Why does the entry describe it as a trope, when "This entry is trivia, which is cool and all, but not a trope. On a work, it goes on the Trivia tab."?
DrBB
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08:07:24 AM May 10th 2012
Seems like this one cries out for a mention of the Enhance Button trope. Dunno if CSI invented it but they surely are responsible for using it inordinately, and surely it relies on the general population accepting that low res security cams contain infinite amounts of information if you just push that Enhance Button.
ergeis
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05:34:59 AM Mar 13th 2012
Question. Is this the trope to discuss people who assume things about science based off TV shows (cultures, subcultures, psychology, etc) rather than just the legal stuff? Or is that something else?
storyyeller
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05:32:07 PM Apr 26th 2010
I have removed a paragraph claiming no conclusive evidence for the CSI effect in light of an article in The Economist which would seem to contradict this.

"Evan Durnal of the University of Central Missouriís Criminal Justice Department has collected evidence from a number of studies to show that exposure to television drama series that focus on forensic science has altered the American legal system in complex and far-reaching ways. His conclusions have just been published in Forensic Science International."

SomeGuy
11:53:11 AM Apr 27th 2010
You know, if you posted a link to that article on this page it would enrich everyone who read it.
jacktheriffer
05:39:17 PM Feb 2nd 2011
To be honest, I thought it was refering to those idiotic one-lines/sunglass putting-on thing.
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