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Sawbones Society Working With Blood

Welcome back! Did you enjoy watching the first season of the Sawbones Society? Were you shocked at the amount of blood in this season? (so were we!) Watch the video below if you want to know how we worked with fake blood to create all those shocking scenes. Or click here to learn more and browse our other Sawbones Society content.

Special credit to Larisa Pakalns for footage and creating this video.

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Sawbones Society Behind the Scenes/Bloopers

Interested to know more about the production and acting of Sawbones Society season 1? Are you craving more Sawbones content now that season 1 has finished? Get ready to peak behind the curtain and become one of the crew as you witness the countless dialogue flubs, the long filming hours, and the techniques used to create what you’ve all enjoyed on screen!

Special credit is acknowledged to Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum staff member Larisa Pakalns for some of her behind the scenes filming used in this Sawbones feature.

Want more behind the scenes content? Check out our other post: “Last Day of Filming with The Sawbones Society

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Sawbones Society Episode Six

Welcome back to the Sawbones Society for the final episode!

Since you last saw these malpracticing medics, Nurse Clara Form has been away on holiday. Meanwhile, the remaining “professionals” become perplexed at the lack of fatalities. Has someone been shirking work or is there more to the “exploding face disease” that threatens each of Nurse Clara Form’s patients? Will the truth emerge or are the Sawbones in danger of contracting this “disease” themselves?

Watch the last episode to find out!

Eager to learn more about Victorian nursing and the inspiration behind Nurse Clara Form? Stay tuned to the end of the episode for a historical note by Emily Pickard (a.k.a. Nurse Clara Form).

This episode was filmed on site of the Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum.

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Sawbones Society Episode Five

Welcome back to the Sawbones Society!

This week, panic descends upon the Sawbones Society when a fearsome visitor comes to call.  How long will the Sawbones be able to evade this menacing newcomer?

Later, Mr. Sy A. Nide finds himself in an upended world during an unfortunate game of croquet. Will he be stuck in this horrifying world forever?

Watch episode five to find out!

Once, your curiosity is satisfied, learn about body snatching, grave digging, and resurrectionists during the Victorian Era with Marshall Hamilton (a.k.a. Mr. Nide).

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Sawbones Society Episode Four

It’s been a quiet week at the Sawbones Society.  During their downtime, Dr. Morphine and Mr. Ether enjoy a friendly game of “chess”.  After too much idle time, it’s up to Mr. Ether to bring back the “customers” which he attempts in a variety of humorous ways. 

This week, Melissa Tralla (a.k.a. Abby Sinthe) brings you a historical look at apothecaries. 

This episode was filmed at the Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum in the Woodrow Homestead and around the grounds. 

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Sawbones Society Episode Three

Mystery abounds with the news of an escaped mental asylum patient! Dr. Heroin investigates her colleagues, and Dr Morphine and Mr. Ether get trapped in the fearsome “pit”.

Watch to the end to learn about the fascinating alienist profession with Shayleigh Plant (a.k.a. Dr. Heroin).

For more information about the Sawbones Society, click here.

Sawbones Society was filmed on location, at Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum in the Woodrow Homestead.

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Last Day of Filming with The Sawbones Society

In anticipation of the last episode coming out tomorrow, we bring you some exclusive behind the scene footage of The Sawbones Society.

This footage comes from the last day of filming on set at the Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum.

Enjoy!

(P.s. As you can tell, there was some improvisation with regards to costumes…)

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Sawbones Society Episode Two

Filmed at Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum, the Sawbones Society as part of Steampunk online welcomed their newest associate, Mr. Sy A. Nide. In chapter 4, the malpracticing medics (in a vicious misunderstanding) compete for the favour of Dr. Vera Morphine, their domineering head physician.

Tune in to the end for a historical note on Victorian era surgery with Dan Ford (a.k.a. Mr. Ether).

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Sawbones Society Episode One

Last Thursday August 6, Steampunk online released the first episode of the Sawbones Society Season One which was filmed at Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum in which the nefarious malpracticing medics try their hand at some fundraising for their somewhat shady ‘cottage hospital’.

Stay tuned to the end of the episode for a historical note on Victorian physicians and hospitals with Sarah Pickard (a.k.a. Dr. Vera Morphine).

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Coldwater Welcomes The Sawbones Society!

Earlier this summer, CCHM welcomed members of the Sawbones Society to allow them to film a mini-series for the Steampunk Festival.  The series was shot in the Woodrow Homestead, the Eady Slaughterhouse, as well as outdoors on our beautiful grounds.  The series will be six episodes that feature a historical note at the end and can be found on the Steampunk Festival TV channel on YouTube and will be released every Tuesday and Thursday this August. 

The Sawbones Society features a group of malpracticing medics; including the uptight physician Dr. Morphine, the eccentric surgeon Mr. Ether, the snide alienist Dr. Heroin, the uncanny apothecary Abby Sinthe, and the mysterious Nurse Clara Form.  

Stay tuned for behind the scenes pictures and videos!

Click here to check out the article by Frank Matys from Simcoe.com for further information.