Presumed Innocent

Plot hole: They found seminal fluid left in Caroline Polhemus. Why didn't they subject it to DNA testing, which would have been a powerful indicator of Sabich's guilt? Fertility (or otherwise) has nothing to do with it - as well as non-motile sperm (which contain DNA anyway) the seminal fluid would contain discarded skin and blood calls in abundance. DNA testing was first used in a criminal case in 1985 and was in fairly common use by 1988.

Continuity mistake: When Rusty is at the restaurant with his family, he is talking to his son. The son has a glass of milk in his hand and then immediately, he has a fork and knife. It alternates like this several times.

Lynette Carrington

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