An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.
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Cast

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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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All of the equipment in the lab is fully functional, and was purchased outright, donated, or loaned to the show for product placement. See more »

Goofs

"The CSI Effect": After lifting a fingerprint from a crime scene, and scanning it into a computer the results invariably comes up with a conclusive match to a suspect, This isn't the case in real life as much of the comparisons are done by comparing fingerprints by sight. See more »

Quotes

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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Referenced in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sleeper (2002) 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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