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This docuseries examines the facts behind the deaths of famous people, answering questions about their causes of death. The show has looked at the deaths of many celebs, including Elizabeth Taylor, David Bowie, Mindy McCready, Johnny Cash, Mary Tyler Moore, and Muhammad Ali. The series debuted on Channel 5 in the UK and was later aired on the Reelz channel in the United States.

Autopsy: The Last Hours Of... is a Documentary & Biography series that is currently running and has 9 seasons (112 episodes). The series first aired on June 14, 2014. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.2.

Autopsy: The Last Hours Of... is available for streaming on the Reelz website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Autopsy: The Last Hours Of... on demand at HBO Max, Amazon Prime, HBO NOW, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes online.

Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt on Reelz
9 Seasons, 112 Episodes
June 14, 2014
Documentary & Biography
8.2/10
Cast: Marlene Sanders, Donald Bent, Michael Baden, Sol Greenberg
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Autopsy: The Last Hours Of... Full Episode Guide

  • On December 28th, 2016, Debbie Reynolds died, just one day after the death of her daughter, the actress and writer Carrie Fisher. It is discussed whether the shock of her daughter's death played a part.

  • On July 1st, 2004, Marlon Brando died. The cause of death on his death certificate was stated as Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was also diagnosed with congestive heart failure, obesity, diabetes, and an enlarged liver indicating the presence of cancer that may have contributed to the disease that eventually killed Brando.

  • Dr. Michael Hunter analyses the crucial details of Burt Reynolds troubled life to find out what had happened to reduce this former Hollywood hunk to a hunched, unsteady figure, and could it provide vital clues to his eventual death.

  • Dr. Michael Hunter investigates the life and death of TV Pitchman Billy Mays and uncovers some surprising hidden and controversial truths.

  • Dr. Michael Hunter analyzes key moments from Dick Clark's life and his medical history, in order to investigate and find the answers as to why Dick died shortly after what should have been a simple procedure.

  • Dr. Michael Hunter investigates Walt Disney's last days, weeks and months to find out what caused the death of this global icon.

  • Exploring what might have led to actor Larry Hagman's death in November 2012.

  • A look into the life and untimely death of actor David Cassidy.

  • Forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter investigates the final days of Gilda Radner's life, as well as her tragic death.

  • An examination of the final hours and sudden death of beloved television star John Ritter.

  • Bill Bixby was a legendary actor, director and producer who starred in hit shows for four decades with My Favorite Martian in the 1960s, The Courtship of Eddie's Father in the 1970s, The Incredible Hulk in the 1980s and Blossom in the 1990s. But his celebrated performances hid a life of heartache and in his final three years he tried to mask his suffering from prostate cancer. At the time this was a disease that killed a very small percentage of those diagnosed and now renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter investigates why this seemingly fit and healthy man died from such a treatable illness at the age of just 59.

  • With an acting career spanning more than 50 years Adam West, who played the original and classic Batman in the hit 1960s TV series, was a Hollywood legend. He was also acclaimed for his starring role in the animated series Family Guy from the 1990s until his death in 2017. He died just days after being diagnosed with the blood and bone cancer Leukemia. With timely treatment some Leukemia patients can live for five years or more after a diagnosis so what happened to West? Using his death certificate alongside testimonies of those who knew him renowned pathologist Dr Michael Hunter sifts through evidence from West's life to find the answer.

  • Desi Arnaz was famous for playing the beloved character Ricky Ricardo in the 1950s TV series I Love Lucy. Nearly 30 years later in the early hours of December 2, 1986 Arnaz died at 69 years old. Born in Cuba, Arnaz and his family exiled to Miami following the 1933 revolution when he was just 16 years old. Starting from zero his drive to succeed saw Arnaz rise to fame and attract attention as the bongo-playing leader of a Latin orchestra. With his charisma and boyish good looks he soon won the heart of up and coming movie star Lucille Ball. Together they would change the face of TV with I Love Lucy and later form their own production company Desilu where Arnaz became one of the most powerful people in the TV industry. But did his meteoric success and relentless work habits play a part in his downfall? Now, forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter uses the death certificate, first-hand reports and access to vast archives to uncover the facts behind the sad demise of Arnaz and what really led to his passing.

  • Multi millionaire a convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is found dead in his presence so while awaiting trial on charges of sex trafficking of minors; his death is designated as a suicide by hanging but the truth maybe stranger than fiction

  • Dr. Michael Hunter analyzes key moments from Audrey Hepburn's life and her medical history in order to investigate and find the answers as to what caused Audrey's rare cancer and why she couldn't be saved. On the evening of January 20, 1993, actress and style icon Audrey Hepburn died of a very rare form of abdominal cancer, at the age of 63.

  • Friends and Family discuss the circumstances surrounding the deaths of professional wrestling superstar Chris Benoit and his family

  • On May 8, 1999, the world was saddened by the news that actor Dana Plato, died in Moore, Oklahoma. As a child star in the eighties, TV Show ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ Dana Had captured the heart of America playing everyone’s favorite sister, Kimberly Drummond.

  • on March 10th, 1988, just a few days after his 30th birthday, Andy Gibb died. He was the youngest brother of the three Bee Gees Brothers. The cause of his death on his death certificate was given as myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle.

  • Talented Canadian Alan Thicke moves to Hollywood at the age of 23 to embark on a career in the entertainment business; over nearly 50 years he was a writer, director, producer, composer, talk show host and actor.

  • A look at the life and death of Florence Henderson.

  • Spotlighting legendary comedian Garry Shandling, who died at the age of 66 in 2016. Over 40 years on stage and screen, audiences loved his self-analytical and self-deprecating humor. Outwardly, he appeared to be in good health. However, Garry suffered intense stress in his business and personal life and also battled with serious long-term health conditions. Dr. Michael Hunter reopens Garry's medical files to solve the mystery of what caused the fatal blood clot that would claim his life.

  • Spotlighting professional wrestling legend Chyna who died from an overdose in her Los Angeles apartment on April 20th, 2016. Chyna's life unravelled after she left WWE and became infamous as a casualty of drug and alcohol abuse. After a mysterious exile in Japan, Chyna returned to the U.S. intent on reinventing herself, but died alone nine months later. Dr. Michael Hunter unpacks the secrets of Chyna's autopsy report and pieces together the truth about Chyna's tragic death.

  • Spotlighting Aaron Hernandez, who was the youngest player in the history of the NFL. But he was leading a double life. In 2015, he was convicted of murdering the boyfriend of his fiancée's sister. On April 19, 2017, he was found dead in his prison cell. He was just 27 years old. A medical examiner concluded that the cause of death was asphyxia by hanging. Forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter hopes to discover what drove Aaron Hernandez to take the life of others and ultimately his own.

  • On August 6th 2004, the music world was stunned when outrageous entertainer and colourful funk star Rick James was found dead by his housekeeper in his LA home. He was 56 years old. Adored by women, Rick James was an 80s Motown sensation and lived the classic drug-fuelled rock-n-roll lifestyle. However, his excesses took a dark turn when in 1991, he was accused of kidnap and torture, resulting in a prison sentence. Upon release, he turned his life around but something went terribly wrong and things took a turn for the worse. Renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter is investigating Rick James' death and will look into his autopsy report, witness statements and first-hand accounts to reveal why this accomplished, charismatic and popular star died suddenly, alone at home.

  • Uncovering the hidden clues as to why Davy Jones died at just 66 years old using the autopsy and medical examiner's report. On the morning of February 29, 2012, Davy Jones, the front man of the 60s pop phenomenon, The Monkees, died. He had been performing just days before and showed no signs of ill health. He was the first of four to be cast in the whacky TV show about a failing pop band, The Monkees. His sudden death from a catastrophic cardiac failure came completely out of the blue.

  • In 2017 rap legend Prodigy unexpectedly died in a Las Vegas hospital. The 42 year old had famously battled the hereditary blood disorder sickle cell anemia since birth; the pain of which helped him mould the signature hard core rap sound that propelled him to fame. But shortly after his passing, rumours emerged that Prodigy had choked to death. In this episode, Dr. Hunter unravels the details of Prodigy’s life-long condition and seeks to shed light on the reasons for his death.

  • The Doctors address the conspiracy theories that surrounded actor Michael Clarke Duncan's sudden death of a heart attack in 2012 at the age of 54

  • Actor, Producer and Director Michael Landon passed away at his Malibu, California home on July 1, 1991 just three months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

  • The legendary Howard Hughes died at the age of 70 on April 5th 1976. He had unrivalled success as a pioneering business magnate, Hollywood movie producer and a record setting pilot and his visionary achievements changed the course of history. He founded the Hughes Aircraft Company and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and he bought RKO pictures and Trans World Airlines, or TWA as well as owning vast swathes of Las Vegas. He also gained a reputation for dating a string of Hollywood stars including Katherine Hepburn and Ava Gardner. But despite becoming one of the richest men in the world, for the last 20 years of his life Howard Hughes almost completely disappeared from public view and his body went into steady decline. Now world-renowned pathologist Dr Michael Hunter is scrutinising Howard Hughes’ incredibly detailed autopsy to discover the real reason for his mysterious death.

  • On April 25th 2002 Lisa “Left -Eye” Lopes was killed in a mysterious car crash in the depths of the Honduran Jungle. The road was quiet, conditions were dry and initial reports suggest that hers was the only car on the road. Lisa was one third of the phenomenally successful girl band TLC and her death was met with shock and hysteria. Lisa was 5ft tall but her feisty volatile nature often brought her into contact with the law. Yet at the height of TLC’s fame she began to spend more and more time in a mysterious Jungle retreat that was set up by self-proclaimed healer Dr Sebi. Did Dr Sebi’s strict dietary regime have any influence on her tragic accident? In this episode, Forensic Pathologist Dr Michael Hunter looks at the last three weeks in the life on this musical Icon to try to work out how and why she was killed.

  • Forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter pieces together what caused the death of Lucille Ball.

  • Forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter attempts to understand John Candy's cause of death.

  • The death of Christopher Reeve is examined.

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