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Under the Knife Returns!
The fascinating web series from Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris explores bizarre, quirky, and sometimes outright disturbing stories from the dark corners of medical history.
It’s been 18 months since we got a new episode of Under the Knife from Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris, a medical historian with a morbid sense of humor we can’t get enough of around here. Watch the new trailer to see what’s been holding things up.
Under the Knife Episodes
Previous episodes of the series have included a variety of oddities and anecdotes about the trials and errors of early medical practices, from a single surgery that killed three people, to the unlikely history of a well-known breakfast cereal.
- Episode 1: The Clockwork Saw
- Episode 2: The Plague Doctor
- Episode 3: Victorian Anti-Masturbation Devices
- Episode 4: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
- Episode 5: Human Skin Books
- Episode 6: Bodysnatchers vs Vampires
- Episode 7: Medieval Urine Wheels
- Episode 8: Corpse Medicine
We can’t wait to see what The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice has in store for us next. The new episode is coming next week. Don’t miss it!