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  • The Butchering Art Book Trailer - Duration: 5 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    • 17,644 views
    It’s my great pleasure to unveil the trailer for THE BUTCHERING ART. A great deal of love, thought, and care has gone into its production. As someone who relishes the visual elements of the past, I...
  • The Phrenology Head - Episode 16 - Under The Knife - Duration: 4 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 14,006 views
    In Episode 16, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris talks about phrenology, a popular pseudoscience that emerged in the early 19th century that put forth the idea that a person’s personality could be understood b...
  • Dead Men’s Teeth - Episode 15 - Under The Knife - Duration: 4 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 16,112 views
    In Episode 15, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris explores the horrible reality behind dental practices from the past, including how dentures used to be made from the teeth of executed criminals, exhumed bodies...
  • The Dissected Criminal - Episode 14 - Under The Knife - Duration: 5 minutes, 33 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 25,534 views
    In Episode 14, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris discusses how the executions of thousands of people fed the anatomy schools in the 18th and 19th centuries. Warning: heads will roll!

    You can now pre-order Li...
  • The Reusable Condom - Episode 13 - Under The Knife - Duration: 5 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 23,199 views
    In Episode 13, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris discusses the history behind reusable condoms, and the terrible diseases that made them necessary in earlier centuries.

    You can now pre-order Lindsey’s upcomi...
  • The Dead House - Episode 12 - Under The Knife - Duration: 4 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 19,552 views
    In Episode 12, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris explores the grim reality facing medical students in earlier centuries when they first entered the dissection room, or “dead house,” as they called it.

    You ca...
  • Lincoln's Corpse - Episode 11 - Under The Knife - Duration: 6 minutes, 11 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 49,570 views
    In Episode 11, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris explores the origins of the modern funeral industry beginning with the American Civil War and the unusual embalming & burial of President Abraham Lincoln.

    You...
  • Al Capone's Grave - Episode 10 - Under The Knife - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 24,518 views
    In Episode 10 of Under The Knife, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris hits the road to visit the grave of the infamous American gangster, Al Capone. Learn about Capone’s torturous descent into madness caused by ...
  • The Barber’s Pole - Episode 9 - Under The Knife - Duration: 5 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 22,879 views
    In Episode 9 of Under The Knife, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris discusses the history of the barber’s pole, and how it relates to a bloody practice from our medical past. Learn how the barber’s pole got its...
  • Under The Knife - Reboot! - Duration: 57 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 6,771 views
    Under The Knife - rebooted! It’s been 18 months since Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris filmed an episode. Where has she been this whole time? Watch the trailer to find out, and stay tuned for a NEW episode c...
  • Corpse Medicine - Episode 8 - Under The Knife - Duration: 5 minutes, 46 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 30,383 views
    In Episode 8 of Under The Knife, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris discusses how drinking blood and eating flesh used to be accepted medical practice in the past. Learn all about corpse medicine!

    Please watc...
  • Medieval Urine Wheels - Episode 7 - Under The Knife - Duration: 5 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 29,800 views
    In Episode 7 of Under The Knife, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris discusses how a pot of pee used to be a crucial diagnostic tool in the past. Learn all about piss prophets and medieval urine wheels!

    Please...
  • Bodysnatchers vs Vampires - Episode 6 - Under The Knife - Duration: 4 minutes, 1 second.

    • 3 years ago
    • 27,082 views
    In Episode 6 of Under The Knife, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris takes on an internet myth involving iron cages, old graveyards, and the undead. Learn all about the history of mortsafes!

    Please watch in HD...
  • Human Skin Books - Episode 5 - Under The Knife - Duration: 7 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 42,045 views
    In Episode 5 of Under The Knife, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris discusses the dark history behind anthropodermic bibliopegy, or binding books with human skin. Why was it done? And how exactly did tanners us...
  • Support Under The Knife! - Duration: 2 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 5,956 views
    After failing to turn on the microphone during a daytime shoot, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris jumps a wall to film a video in Ecton Graveyard... all in an attempt to win your support for Under The Knife!
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  • 'Twas the Night Before Christmas - Episode 4 - Under The Knife - Duration: 116 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 18,947 views
    In Episode 4 of Under The Knife, we take on a Christmas classic and give it a morbid twist. Using the talents of Adrian Teal (artwork), Joel Mishon (animator), and the vocal stylings of Alex Anstey...
  • Relic Face Off (Trailer) - Duration: 49 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 4,161 views
    In Relic Face-Off, contestants will be invited onto the show and asked to bring with them an object related to a chosen theme. Dr Lindsey Fitzharris will then try to 'one-up' them with an object of...
  • Victorian Anti-Masturbation Devices - Episode 3 - Under The Knife - Duration: 7 minutes, 33 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 60,587 views
    In Episode 3 of Under The Knife, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris discusses the medical thinking behind Victorian anti-masturbation devices, and the surprising history of one of the world's most beloved break...
  • The Plague Doctor - Episode 2 - Under The Knife - Duration: 7 minutes, 15 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 41,372 views
    In Episode 2 of Under The Knife, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris discusses the history of bubonic plague and that notorious beaked mask that has come to symbolise one of world's most terrifying diseases.

    Pl...
  • The Clockwork Saw - Episode 1 - Under The Knife - Duration: 3 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 48,418 views
    In Episode 1 of Under The Knife, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris discusses the clockwork saw, a 19th-century instrument that was a massive fail in our medical past.

    Please watch in HD!

    And please consider...
  • Under The Knife - Opening Sequence - Duration: 15 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 8,317 views
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