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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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Nick Stokes (317 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 Captain Jim Brass / ... (317 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 Greg Sanders (315 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 Dr. Al Robbins (310 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 Sara Sidle (277 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 David Phillips (271 episodes, 2000-2014)
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 Catherine Willows (264 episodes, 2000-2013)
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 David Hodges (229 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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Storyline

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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While the majority of the techniques and technologies used in the show are accurate and true to reality, the writers and crew readily admit that they "time cheat". Tests that take seconds in the show often take days or even weeks in real life. See more »

Goofs

Although the CSIs are also detectives, this is exceedingly rare in actual life. It is considered an inappropriate and improbable practice to allow CSI personnel to be involved in detective work as it would compromise the impartiality of scientific evidence and would be impracticably time-consuming. See more »

Quotes

[Sara storms in, obviously angry]
Sara Sidle: You weren't in your office.
Gil Grissom: And good morning to you too, Miss Sidle.
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Referenced in Blue Crush 2 (2011) See more »

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Who Are You
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Written by Pete Townshend
Performed by The Who
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Entertainment on steroids
4 August 2004 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

The hugely popular "CSI" is no less than a contemporary entertainment marvel. Finding its stride in season 2 with a formula which pushes the envelope while still being doable, this series packs ample portions of entertainment into 40 minute episodes while staying fresh, delivering palatable doses of science didactically, and, most of all, manifesting a strong sense of social responsibility in all of its subliminals. While most entertainment aims for the crotch, the gut, or the heart, "CSI" goes for the most difficult target, the head, as it teaches forensics and the empirical process while remaining cooly detached from sensationalism and melodrama all the while using the "truth is stranger (and more interesting) than fiction" thesis to its and our advantage. The results are fun and interesting lessons in everything from dwarfism to Down syndrome to anatomy to ballistics to etc. all the while maintaining a social conscience. Whether explaining how S&M is not necessarily perversion to simply dissing Don King, "CSI" is one sweet sugar coated education with solid mainstream values. My favorite lines? CSI1:"There's a sucker born every minute." CSI2: "Yeah. And they all come to Vegas." Truer words....


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