CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000– )

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

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 Nick Stokes (320 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 Greg Sanders (318 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 Captain Jim Brass (317 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 Dr. Al Robbins (311 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 Sara Sidle (280 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 David Phillips (272 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 Catherine Willows (264 episodes, 2000-2013)
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 David Hodges (231 episodes, 2003-2014)
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 Gil Grissom (198 episodes, 2000-2013)
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 Warrick Brown (184 episodes, 2000-2013)
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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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Wallace Langham and Liz Vassey proposed to the writers the romance between their characters. See more »

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While often the science and technology portrayed in the series (as well as the other CSI series) is accurate or mirrors sound scientific principle, there have been times when methods have led to results simply not possible in the real world. This is commonly known as "the CSI effect". See more »

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Sara Sidle: Clothing, $85. Earrings, $30. Latte, $4. Getting away with murder...
Gil Grissom: Priceless.
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Original and entertaining
4 September 2002 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

CSI is one of the best TV series of the last few years (with Law and Order: Special Victims unit and That 70's show). Not only is it original and exciting, but the acting is top shelf as well. The producers and the people from casting, most famously represented by Jerry Bruckheimer, really did a great job in bringing together a perfect team of actors. The two most famous to me were Marg Helgenberger (Catherine Willows) and Paul Guilfoyle (Jim Brass) who have had a couple of minor roles in some films I saw. The rest of the crew are William L.Petersen (Gil Grissom), Jorja Fox (Sara Sidle), Gary Dourdan (Warrick Brown) and George Earls (Nick Stokes)

The main characters from CSI, although flawed, like all human beings, are all likeable in their own way, including Greg Sanders (portrayed by Eric Szmanda). Despite the fact that all of the characters like their work and seem a bit obsessed by it, all characters are unique. Grissom is the wise, well educated loner, who seems to be the tough yet soft mentor to the rest of the crew. He likes to play with bugs and at times he seems not to forget what it means to be social. Sidle portrays some kind of a younger version of Grissom. She is eager to be the best, dedicated to her work night and day and quite the loner as well. Willows plays the modern woman. Dedicated to her work, but also a mother, which seems hard to balance at times. Warrick and Stokes are the manly men in the series, always competing to prove themselves and showing the other one who is the best.

The characterizations of the persons portrayed along with everyones way of conduct and the great stories provide and interesting, humane and charming show, to be enjoyed by many people for a long time (I hope). Tune in and get your own opinion. Here is mine.

9 out of 10 (because I do not give a 10)


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