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According to Marc Scott Taylor as accurate as can be humanly possible for a TV show. Taylor, QME technical assistant, and actor, admits that it wasn’t always easy getting the right person to handle the medical equipment and procedures in an accurate representation. But if removal and dissection of a lung or liver during part of an autopsy was filmed, writers and prop people would use something the approximate size and shape of a liver for on-camera shooting in the lab. While the physical examinations at the lab, DID NOT depict any gross incisions, body component removals, or corpses, the show did provide detailed technical language indicating what was to be done during an autopsy exam. nnnn

This says a lot considering the time and audience the show catered to in the mid-70s through the early 80s. Thus, Quincy has stood the test of time and helped set the stage for today’s more modern medical contemporaries like Chicago Hope, ER and others; not to mention forensic investigation such as CSI, Crossing Jordan, and others. nnnnnnnnnn

According to Marc Scott Taylor as accurate as can be humanly possible for a TV show. Taylor, QME technical assistant, and actor, admits that it wasn’t always easy getting the right person to handle the medical equipment and procedures in an accurate representation. But if removal and dissection of a lung or liver during part of an autopsy was filmed, writers and prop people would use something the approximate size and shape of a liver for on-camera shooting in the lab. While the physical examinations at the lab, DID NOT depict any gross incisions, body component removals, or corpses, the show did provide detailed technical language indicating what was to be done during an autopsy exam. nnnn

This says a lot considering the time and audience the show catered to in the mid-70s through the early 80s. Thus, Quincy has stood the test of time and helped set the stage for today’s more modern medical contemporaries like Chicago Hope, ER and others; not to mention forensic investigation such as CSI, Crossing Jordan, and others. nnnnn