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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Follow the Evidence. Again and Again. See more »


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Trivia

You often hear the characters referring to a four-nineteen, or sometimes a 4-45. These are the Las Vegas Metro 400 Event codes. The often-used 419 stands for "deceased person", while the less-used 445 is "explosive device threat". See more »

Goofs

We see the CSI's constantly ask the detectives working with them to put out APB's (All Points Bulletins) or BOLOs (Be On the Look Out) to bring suspects and witnesses in. When found LVPD just walk up to people and place them in the squad car, taking them to the station for the CSI's to interview even though it's pretty clear they didn't want to come. If there is no probable cause for an arrest or an active arrest warrant, the police can't make you go anywhere against your will. Once in a while, a wealthy or educated person will assert this and ask a lawyer to be present but this is rare. See more »

Quotes

[talking to a suspect about a broken mirror at the crime scene]
Sara Sidle: You know that's seven years bad luck.
Captain Jim Brass: More like seven to ten.
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Referenced in The Proposal (2009) See more »

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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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