An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.
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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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The original name of William Petersen's character was Gil Scheinbaum. He changed it to Gil Grissom because of his admiration for astronaut Gus Grissom. See more »

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In later seasons, the same line pattern (which looks like an off-center 5-pointed arch) is consistently used when the CSI's try to search for a fingerprint match in AFIS. See more »

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Gil Grissom: So, let's see. You surf, you scuba dive. You're into latex, you like fashion models and Marilyn Manson. And you also have a coin collection?
Greg Sanders: Weird, ha?
Gil Grissom: Well, I race cockroaches!
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Outstanding!!!
7 December 2000 | by (Dayton, Ohio) – See all my reviews

C.S.I. is the best new show of the 2000 season! William L. Petersen is the coolest of the cool as Gil Grissom. I've followed his career since I first saw him in To Live and Die in L.A. He's an amazing actor and he heads up a cast of amazing actors as well. This show really keeps you on the edge of your seat as the investigators literally take a crime scene that appears to leave them with nothing to go on. The investigators take nothing and turn it into something amazing as each crime is solved right in front of you and you as the viewer, never see it coming! Wow! I hope this is one show CBS will pick up year after year!


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