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Version of 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2003) (Video Game)
CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder (2006) (Video Game)

Edited into 

The Real CSI (2004) (TV Mini-Series)

Spin-off 

CSI: Miami (2002) (TV Series)
The Miami CSIs are introduced in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Cross-Jurisdictions (2002).
CSI: Cyber (2014) (TV Movie)
This is a CSI spin-off.

Referenced in 

The Chubbchubbs! (2002) (Short)
TV show mentioned in alternate lyrics to "Respect"
Saturday Night Live: Senator John McCain/The White Stripes (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sleeper (2002) (TV Episode)
Xander says, "Figure it out in a cold, impersonable, CSI-like manner."
The Sopranos: Calling All Cars (2002) (TV Episode)
After Janice Soprano questions Bobby Bacala with regard to visiting his wife's grave, he refers to Janice as "Marge Hingenbrender" , which is a mangling of the name of Marg Helgenberger.
The Perfect Pitch (2002) (TV Movie)
Love Object (2003)
Mystic River (2003)
When Brendan Harris first comes into Jimmy's store, there is an issue of "People Magazine" with the CSI-cast on the cover, visible on the rack in the background.
Hollywood and the Muslim World (2003) (TV Movie)
I Love the '70s (2003) (TV Series)
NCIS: One Shot, One Kill (2004) (TV Episode)
Carl talking about it
Decoys (2004)
"Who made you "CSI: New Brunswick", man?"
Chris Rock: Never Scared (2004) (TV Movie)
joke
High Chaparall: Lorenzo Lamas (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Trekkies 2 (2004)
A commentator mentions that you will not see fan clubs for "ER" or "CSI" in the distant future, but you will for "Star Trek."
Getaway: Getaway Goes to Hollywood (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a story on TV program and movie locations.
5ive Days to Midnight (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
In the first hour Sikorski references the show in dialog with Neumeyer.
Order in Chaos: Making Millennium - Season One (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Most Extreme Elimination Challenge: CSI/Forensics vs. Children's Entertainment (2004) (TV Episode)
Character names, background music, and the series title are mentioned several times
Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth (2004) (TV Special)
references the show in a joke
Whitecoats (2004)
title mentioned by character
Entourage: New York (2004) (TV Episode)
William Peterson mentioned in reference to CSI
The Wire: Straight and True (2004) (TV Episode)
Kima tells Bubbles that he's getting "all CSI" on her.
Veronica Mars: Ruskie Business (2005) (TV Episode)
"Who will play Dead Hooker Two on C.S.I. this week?"
The Simpsons: The Seven-Beer Snitch (2005) (TV Episode)
Chief Wiggum says, "Give that can the 'CSI' treatment!"
Queer as Folk: Episode #5.8 (2005) (TV Episode)
While watching Blue Murder, Carl says crimes are never solved in an hour by a detective who looks like a runway model, prompting Deb to say "that's why there's no CSI: Pittsburgh."
The Pick Up (2005) (Short)
It's mentioned on screen
George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing (2005) (TV Special)
title mentioned
Doogal (2006)
upon discovery of the hidden tunnel zeebad says "well, someones been watching csi"
The Sopranos: Luxury Lounge (2006) (TV Episode)
Tony says that he saw "CSI"
The TV Set (2006)
Seen on TV schedule board.
Saturday Night Live: Julia Louis-Dreyfus/Paul Simon (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the monologue and Weekend Update
Joey: Joey and the Big Move (2006) (TV Episode)
Alex says all the victims on this show looked like her.
Click (2006)
When Michael asks his kids if they want to watch Dragontales, they say "No, that's for babies. We wanna watch CSI."
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.215 (2006) (TV Episode)
all Double Jeopardy! categories have titles inspired by TV shows, including "See 'S-I'"
John Wang's Nebraska (2006) (Video)
During acting class, Randy asks a question about CSI.
The Wire: Refugees (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Game K N B: Episode dated 10 October 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of the answers.
Torchwood: Everything Changes (2006) (TV Episode)
PC Andy refers to CSI as ridiculous, and mockingly mentions "CSI: Cardiff".
Postcards: Episode #8.31 (2006) (TV Episode)
When Glen visits the Plunkett winery, he asks why the place is so special, and suggests that it may be because it looks like the set of CSI.
Outrageous Fortune: The Indifferent Children of the Earth (2006) (TV Episode)
Munter mentions it.
Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? (2006)
mentioned by narrator
Wild Thing: I Love You: Puffins (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Confession of Pain (2006)
in the scene where Takeshi imagines how the murders took place
Weirdsville (2007)
mentioned in dialogue
How She Move (2007)
"you need to run some 'CSI' shit on that boy"
Los Serrano: Las fases del amor (2007) (TV Episode)
CSI is mentioned in the beginning of the episode.
Drive Thru (2007)
Mentioned in character's dialogue.
Rocky + Drago: Nya Zeeland (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue.
Peep Show: Gym (2007) (TV Episode)
Mark says "I should know how to kill someone by now, I've watched enough CSI."
Postcards: Episode #9.11 (2007) (TV Episode)
After Glen Moriarty asks why the Plunkett Winery is so special, he suggests that it may be because it looks like a set from CSI.
Death Proof (2007)
In the magazine stand a magazine advertises the series
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode dated 7 June 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Conan and Marg converses about this show.
Los Serrano: Dos mujeres y un Serrano (2007) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned during this episode.
Psych: Zero to Murder in Sixty Seconds (2007) (TV Episode)
Crim Student mentions it.
EastEnders: Episode dated 14 August 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Ian says to Jane, "You've been watching CSI again, haven't you?".
Superbad (2007)
Police officer in the car driving Fogell says 'This job is not really like CSI or something'.
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
a cop complains about the CSI Effect to Patrick
Weeds: Bill Sussman (2007) (TV Episode)
Shane says solving his murder mystery is like an episode of CSI
TNA Impact! Wrestling: Episode #3.44 (2007) (TV Episode)
Kurt Angle says, "I watch CSI, Law & Order and 24."
Shark: In Absentia (2007) (TV Episode)
Raina says that "Anyone who's ever watched CSI knows that the first thing you do is dump the knife and the clothes."
Without a Trace: Where and Why (2007) (TV Episode)
Gil Grissom of the Las Vegas CSI team comes to New York to help the FBI conclude the search for a kidnapper. The pursuit begins on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Who and What (2007).
Aspe: Gestolen dood (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Van In
Kathy Griffin: Straight to Hell (2007) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in reference to Emmy nominees.
St. Trinian's (2007)
Quotes title
Furnace (2007)
"those CSI guys"
Screenwipe: Review of the Year 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Brooker.
Blonde and Blonder (2007)
series is mentioned
27 Dresses (2008)
Someone comments that Jane and Kevin look like CSI guys.
Nip/Tuck: Candy Richards (2008) (TV Episode)
Candy Richards says she had a role on "CSI"
The Wire: Clarifications (2008) (TV Episode)
"those CSI shows"
Day of the Dead (2008)
Salazar refers to "that CSI bullshit".
Hrysa koritsia: Episode #1.16 (2008) (TV Episode)
dialogue
The Middleman: The Manicoid Teleportation Conundrum (2008) (TV Episode)
Wendy: "It's got that CSI vibe."
The Middleman: The Cursed Tuba Contingency (2008) (TV Episode)
Cecil Rogers identifies himself as a CSI, has a jacket labeled "CSI", and is later described as "a forensic specialist from Las Vegas".
As the World Turns: Episode #1.13336 (2008) (TV Episode)
Dani: "Watching all those CSI shows on French TV is how I learned the language."
General Hospital: Night Shift: Family Values (2008) (TV Episode)
"CSI: Flower Unit"
Spaceballs: The Animated Series: Watch Your Assic Park (2008) (TV Episode)
Dot Matrix mentions CSI
Saturday Night Live: Anna Faris/Duffy (2008) (TV Episode)
One of McCain's favorites shows according to Bill Clinton
New York, I Love You (2008)
Mitzie talks about the handsome, young detectives on CSI
90210: Hollywood Forever (2008) (TV Episode)
Ryan's date says she was a corpse on this show
Saturday Night Live: Jon Hamm/Coldplay (2008) (TV Episode)
John Hamm mentions it in the opening monologue.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.38 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $4,000 question
Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/David Cook (2008) (TV Episode)
C.S. Oy is mentioned on Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '08 (2008) (TV Movie)
Bill Clinton (Darrell Hammond) mentions that John McCain watches this show.
Frankie Boyle: Live (2008) (Video)
Frankie Boyle says that there should be a Glasgow version of the show, CSI: Glasgow.
Leverage: The Miracle Job (2008) (TV Episode)
used by Nathan to describe the Vatican's "apostolic visitation" miracle investigators
Screenwipe: Review of the Year 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Brooker compares Fox News to this show.
Animals (2008)
Mentioned in dialogue between Vic and the convenience-store-clerk.
United States of Tara: Pilot (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Jason Mraz (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as CSI Shamwow
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
A billboard advertising this TV show can be seen in New York City.
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009) (TV Movie)
Russell states that he thinks "CSI: Fish and Wildlife" would be a good TV show.
The Crocodiles (2009)
Mentioned in dialogue several times by the kids while investigating the burglaries.
The Big Bang Theory: The Dead Hooker Juxtaposition (2009) (TV Episode)
Alicia auditions for a part on "CSI."
I Get That a Lot (2009) (TV Series)
Referenced by name.
Family Guy: Three Kings (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Mother (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
Have I Got News for You: Episode #37.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
A featured headline reads "Q. How do you get your own back on estate agents? A. Make them villains in CSI".
The Proposal (2009)
When Margaret talks on the phone in the opening scene, she says that people don't want to watch C.S.I, they want real life stories on Oprah
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.163 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $100,000 question
Across the Hall (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
Come Dine with Me: Leicester: Russell (2009) (TV Episode)
Dave mentions the show by name.
Castle: Deep in Death (2009) (TV Episode)
Castle mentions CSI's habit of using music during lab work "in poorly lit rooms".
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a $1,600 clue in the category "Produce"
Saturday Night Live: Megan Fox/U2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the mom in the "Talking to Megan Fox" segment
Grey's Anatomy: Tainted Obligation (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.31 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Who"
The League: The Draft (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
CSI: Miami: Bone Voyage (2009) (TV Episode)
Raymond Langston comes to Miami in the first part of the CSI Trilogy that continues on CSI: NY: Hammer Down (2009) and concludes on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: The Lost Girls (2009).
CSI: NY: Hammer Down (2009) (TV Episode)
Raymond Langston comes to New York in the second part of the CSI Trilogy that begins on CSI: Miami: Bone Voyage (2009) and concludes on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: The Lost Girls (2009).
Viande d'origine française (2009) (TV Movie)
Mentioned.
NCIS: Los Angeles: Ambush (2009) (TV Episode)
Hetty says that Macy ended up working in a Quonset hut in Djiobuti. Lousie Lombard was in CSI, where two of the characters ended up in the Congo building a hut.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.50 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jay says that John McCain will play a guest corpse on the show
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.92 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $10,000 question
Archer: Killing Utne (2010) (TV Episode)
Sterling mentions the show by name.
The Cleveland Show: Buried Pleasure (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Donna
Cougar Town: Turn This Car Around (2010) (TV Episode)
When Ellie and Laurie identify Jules tongue as purple and question if she's been drinking wine, she excuses herself and asks them if it's C.S.I.
Wheel of Fortune: Going Green 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
TV Title puzzle "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
Hiccups: Thanks for Nuttin' (2010) (TV Episode)
Millie suggests to cross reference the addresses from the cards and create a search grid because she's seen that on CSI once.
Justified: The Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Ghostfacers: CSI: Maggie (2010) (TV Episode)
title reference
Justified: Blind Spot (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue, when Mr. Duke talks to Red in the cabin about his favorite gun.
The Simpsons: To Surveil, with Love (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Glee: Dream On (2010) (TV Episode)
Jesse wants to do "a real investigation, like CSI real".
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.163 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by guest expert Bill Weir as he answers a $10,000 question about "CSI: Miami"
Sons of Tucson: The Debate Trip (2010) (TV Episode)
Gary mentions CSI, to which Ron responds by calling him "Grissom".
Leverage: The Jailhouse Job (2010) (TV Episode)
As Sophie is flipping through the folder on Billie, you see another case folder behind it, with the name "Haskell, Nathan" written on it.
Hot in Cleveland: Who's Your Mama? (2010) (TV Episode)
Show mentioned when they talk about collecting DNA samples
Entourage: Bottoms Up (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ari
The Town (2010)
Doug mentions this show when he tells Claire he watches a lot of TV.
Small Town Murder Songs (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Dennis Gets Divorced (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Law & Order: UK: Confession (2010) (TV Episode)
DI Chandler mentions the show when they speculate about the crime scene cleanup.
Dexter: Hello, Bandit (2010) (TV Episode)
"He's CSI'ing me"
Better with You: Better with Ben (2010) (TV Episode)
"C.S.I.: Christmas Scene Investigators"
30 for 30: Fernando Nation (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by an interviewee
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.82 (2011) (TV Episode)
Justin Bieber talks about acting on the show
The Big Bang Theory: The Cohabitation Formulation (2011) (TV Episode)
Leonard and Howard discuss the CSI series of shows.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.97 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says that Justin Bieber's character on the show was gunned down on last night's episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.103 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says he saw "CSI" all over television -- not the crime show, but "Charlie Sheen Insanity"
Chuck: Chuck Versus the A-Team (2011) (TV Episode)
After hearing Sarah's explanation of how they will obtain Casey's handprint, Chuck says "Ugh! Sounds like a CBS show." (in reference to that series).
Mad: HOPS/Naru210 (2011) (TV Episode)
The Cop was asked if he was from this show.
Bridesmaids (2011)
Rhodes asks Annie if she watches this show
Community: For a Few Paintballs More (2011) (TV Episode)
Shirley says, "Can we move this along? I'm missing 'CSI.'"
Deadliest Catch: Thick as Thieves (2011) (TV Episode)
Derrick mentions the title of the show in reference to an investigation he wants to do
Blue Crush 2 (2011) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Tom mentions the show when the penguins make nests
Shark Night 3D (2011)
"CSI Lake Crosby"
The Closer: Star Turn (2011) (TV Episode)
Flynn makes a joke about the series.
Victorious: Tori Tortures Teacher (2011) (TV Episode)
Tori offers to watch the series on television with a rabbit
Mad: TransBOREmores 3: Dark of the Blue Moon/The Walking Fred (2011) (TV Episode)
CSI Transformers listed on Shia LaBeouf's resume.
America's Next Top Model: Anthony Zuiker (2011) (TV Episode)
The models visit the set of CSI and audition for a role on the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: President Barack Obama/Yo-Yo Ma & Friends (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a newspaper grid with the following episode plot summary for the show: "A killer murders a man"
Hung: The Whole Beefalo (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Simpsons: The Ten-Per-Cent Solution (2011) (TV Episode)
Annie asks Homer if he would like to "play a bloated corpse on 'CSI.'"
Der Tatortreiniger: Ganz normale Jobs (2011) (TV Episode)
Schotty and Maja talk about
Sherlock: The Reichenbach Fall (2012) (TV Episode)
CSI: Baker Street
Genesis Week: Carboniferous People (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ian.
Smash: Let's Be Bad (2012) (TV Episode)
John mentions the show by name.
The Cleveland Show: B.M.O.C. (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Roberta
True Blood: Everybody Wants to Rule the World (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Sam
Dave's Old Porn: Kathy Griffin/Tom Byron (2012) (TV Episode)
Dave Attell tells Kathy to turn of the CSI investigation
Dave's Old Porn: Artie Lange/Vanessa Del Rio (2012) (TV Episode)
Dave Attell asks: 'What is this, CSI?'
Survivor: Reunion (2012) (TV Episode)
Jeff mentions CSI when talking with Malcolm
Bunheads: I'll Be Your Meyer Lansky (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ginny
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.90 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay contrasts the show, which emphasizes DNA evidence, with "Cannon" and "Mannix", which emphasized hunches
CSI: NY: Seth and Apep (2013) (TV Episode)
D.B. Russell comes to New York in the second part of a two-part crossover with CSI: NY (2004) that begins on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: In Vino Veritas (2013).
Face Off: Alien Apocalypse (2013) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Home & Family: Episode dated 22 March 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Robert David Hall talks about the show
Jessie: To Be or Not to Be (2013) (TV Episode)
Cyril Lipton boasts of being a recurring actor on a fictional franchise of the series.
The Nostalgia Critic: Paranoia: DVD (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic - "Boy, the CSIs' are as stupid as...the show CSI".
The Brannigan Account (2013)
Shirley tells Steve she knows how to examine dead bodies because of CSI. But she really doesn't know how.
The Killing: Scared and Running (2013) (TV Episode)
"CSI: Seattle"
Drop Dead Diva: The Real Jane (2013) (TV Episode)
Jane mentions it.
Tosh.0: Furries Kid (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.155 (2013) (TV Episode)
Fortune mentions that a gay version of the show would be set in West Hollywood.
Pastor Mike Online: Casting Down Imaginations (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Oh My English!: Hello America (2014) (TV Movie)
Mazlee says there's a CSI class in the high school
Eretz Nehederet: Episode #11.3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Lihi Hashtag talks about "CSI Kfar Chabad"
The Pre & Post Debate Commentary Live: Post-Debate (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Terry.
Eretz Nehederet: Episode #11.7 (2014) (TV Episode)
Yohanan Danino says because of Police TV series like "CSI" people except the police to be at that level
Creation Today: Is It Time for a New Kind of Evangelism? (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Eric.
Creature Comforts America: Great Outdoors/Pet Peeves/Talent Show (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the police dogs

Featured in 

The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2002) (TV Special)
clips
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV Special)
clips
Frontline: The Persuaders (2004) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005) (TV Special)
A small clip was presented as part of some of the nominated series.
Screenwipe: Screenwipe USA (2006) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
I Love the New Millennium: 2000 (2008) (TV Episode)
Shown on the 2000 episode
20 to 1: All Time Favourite TV Themes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Who Are You.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #15.75 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.45 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
Frontline: The Real CSI (2012) (TV Episode)
Scenes featured to show the typical dramatic TV depiction of forensics
De wereld leert door: Episode #1.11 (2013) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.

Spoofed in 

South Park: Lil' Crime Stoppers (2003) (TV Episode)
When the boys are summarizing the whole murder plot, it parodies the crime scene flashbacks of CSI
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
When they determine which are the right rings.
Robot Chicken: Toyz in the Hood (2005) (TV Episode)
bloopers
CSI: Cock Scene Investigation (2005) (Video)
gay porn parody
CSI: Iowa (2005) (Short)
A spoof of the CSI franchise
C.S.I.: Cum Swappers Incorporated (2006) (Video)
porn parody
SSI: Sex Squad Investigation (2006) (Video)
parody of this show
Grand Theft Auto IV (2008) (Video Game)
There's a spoof series advertised named 'Science of Crime'.
Two and a Half Men: Fish in a Drawer (2008) (TV Episode)
Show parodies CSI; written by CSI staffers.
An American Carol (2008)
The crime-lab scene is spoofing csi
Stargate: Atlantis: Vegas (2008) (TV Episode)
The "extreme close up" shots of the episode's teaser, the autopsy scene, and elsewhere mimic the familiar style of the CSI series.
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Jason Mraz (2009) (TV Episode)
Seth Myers said CBS made an infomercial spin off called csi shamwow
Hollywood's Nailin' Palin (2010) (Video)
spoofed as "CSI: Wasilla" with Tori Black and Anthony Rosano
CIS: Chaoten im Sondereinsatz (2010) (TV Movie)
The movie spoofs the new wave of scientific crime solving series in general and especially CSI, hence the title of the film.
Mad: Avaturd/CSiCarly (2010) (TV Episode)
One of the topics parodied in this episode ("CSiCarly")
Saturday Night Live: Miley Cyrus/The Strokes (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the CBS crime drama ad
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.80 (2012) (TV Episode)
Spoof promotion for "GleeSI:"
Mad: S Cape from Planet Earth/The X-Mentalist (2013) (TV Episode)
CSI: Cyclops Scene Investigation is a spoof of this show.

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