An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Nick Stokes (335 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 Greg Sanders (333 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 Al Robbins (328 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 Jim Brass (317 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 Sara Sidle (296 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 David Phillips (288 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 Catherine Willows (265 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 David Hodges (247 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Gil Grissom (199 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 Warrick Brown (185 episodes, 2000-2015)
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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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Follow the Evidence. Again and Again. See more »


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Real life prosecutors have complained about something known as the "CSI Effect" where juries have unrealistic expectations about forensic science, either expecting copious amounts of forensic evidence in even routine cases or expecting an unrealistic level of accuracy and specificity from the tests presented. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits of Season 1, there is a quick glimpse of someone (probably Warrick Brown) playing blackjack. Three sets of cards are visible - the one in the player's hand, scratching the table (calling for a hit) and two hands immediately to that player's left. Because blackjack is played from the dealer's left to right, the two hands to the player's left have not yet been played, yet the cards are face-down between their respective bets and the dealer. In a real game, the cards would have been dealt on the far side of the chips (toward the player). If the hands were in play, the cards would either be in the player's hand or under the chips (indicating a stand). As it is, the cards would never be in the position they are in. (Even if Warrick were playing all three of the hands, they would be dealt in alternating location - one in front of the chips and the next behind, never two consecutive hands in front of the chips.) Also, one of the hands is laid on the table such that it is partially covering its bet - something the casino would not allow because of the constant surveillance of the players' bets. See more »

Quotes

Catherine Willows: Hey, you.
Warrick Brown: Hey.
Catherine Willows: How uh... are you holding up?
Warrick Brown: I'm fine.
Catherine Willows: You sure?
Warrick Brown: Yeah.
Catherine Willows: ...you're in the women's bathroom.
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Referenced in Postcards: Episode #9.11 (2007) See more »

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Written by Pete Townshend
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Spectacular!
7 October 2000 | by (Marblehead, MA, USA) – 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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