An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.
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Complete series cast summary:
 Nick Stokes (335 episodes, 2000-2015)
 Greg Sanders (333 episodes, 2000-2015)
 Al Robbins (328 episodes, 2000-2015)
 Jim Brass (317 episodes, 2000-2014)
 Sara Sidle (296 episodes, 2000-2015)
 David Phillips (288 episodes, 2000-2015)
 Catherine Willows (265 episodes, 2000-2015)
 David Hodges (247 episodes, 2003-2015)
 Gil Grissom (199 episodes, 2000-2015)
 Warrick Brown (185 episodes, 2000-2015)


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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Under the glass top of Grissom's desk is a photo of the series' executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer. See more »


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 »


Greg Sanders: I, am a genius.
Warrick Brown: Let me guess, you ran the DNA and got a hit?
Greg Sanders: No.
Gil Grissom: You ran the DNA and something distinctive came up?
Greg Sanders: No.
Warrick Brown: You rolled out of bed and managed to dress yourself?
Greg Sanders: No.
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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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