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 (335 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 Al Robbins (330 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 Jim Brass (319 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 Sara Sidle (298 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 David Phillips (290 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 Catherine Willows (267 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 David Hodges (249 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Gil Grissom (201 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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In real-life, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Crime Scene Investigators (CSIs) are not detectives, and are called Crime Scene Analysts (CSAs). Most present day applicants are surprised to discover that the CSAs do not perform most of the tasks depicted on the series. For example, they do not interview suspects, they do not write or execute search warrants, and they do not make arrests. In real-life, they are directed around the scenes by the detectives and supervisors, not the other way around. Detectives are commissioned police officers (sworn personnel). CSAs are civilian personnel, not sworn, and do not have the same arrest powers as police officers. However, they are very skilled technicians, and are a component of the police response to crime. See more »

Goofs

"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 »

Quotes

Greg Sanders: [about orthodontia] I had it all - palate expander, braces, retainer, headgear. Five years of torture, but worth every penny, don't you think?
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Who Are You
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Written by Pete Townshend
Performed by The Who
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User Reviews

Brilliant
5 June 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

C.S.I: Crime Scene Investigation is a truly brilliant show that follows a bunch of investigators of murders who find out how the death happened and possibly find out who did it. The show is excellent on many levels. The characters are very cool and well-developed. The storylines are brilliant. Almost every story is perfect and imaginative. I love this show.

Overall the show is excellent and highly recommended. Rating A++.


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