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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 

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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.
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This show follows the nights of the detectives working at the Las Vegas Police Department Crime Scene Investigations bureau. Being the second busiest crime lab in America, CSI officers use the best scientific and technical methods to solve puzzles and catch criminals. Written by Steve Richer

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Though not requested to do so by the producers, Marg Helgenberger attended actual autopsies over the course of the series for personal research purposes. The most "memorable" aspect of the experience was the stench, according to Helgenberger's account on BBC's Breakfast (November 3, 2011). See more »

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"The CSI Effect": The series does not show the less glamours side of forensic science as real life CSI's get messy with blood,fingerprints, etc. As one real world forensic scientist quoted, "After several hours on the scene it looks like I have taken a bath in fingerprint powder." See more »

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[after telling Grissom something that Grissom already knows]
Greg Sanders: I guess I should stop trying to impress you.
Gil Grissom: That would impress me.
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Spectacular!
7 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

I love it! I took a course on forensic chemistry in college and found it to be a whole lot of fun, and this show just took me back. In addition to seeing all the cool ways the crime scene unit can place you at the scene and ultimately prove you did the crime, it has gallows humor/sarcasm and edge. I hope they don't cancel it.


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