In Autopsy: The Last Hours of… doctors investigate the tragic deaths of celebrities. Fact is separated from fiction by reconstructing the final hours of life. Using medical evidence from the actual autopsies, along with interviews with friends and family, the series provides in-depth context to the many factors that contribute to the untimely passing of these well-known stars.
The next episode turns its attention to Rue McClanahan, who stole hearts as Blanche Devereaux, the Southern belle of The Golden Girls. She won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on the show, and her glorious 50-year career was propelled by her sharp tongue and comedic timing. At age 76, McClanahan died after suffering a massive stroke. Thanks to this intriguing series, we’ll have a better understanding of what led up to this surprising and heartbreaking loss.
Season 10 will also feature hour-long episodes focusing on the last hours of Christopher Reeve, John Candy, Michael Clarke Duncan, and many others. Don’t miss Autopsy: Rue McClanahan, this Sunday at 8/7c on REELZ (Ch. 238).