CSI: NY (2004–2013)

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Series cast summary:
 Mac Taylor (197 episodes, 2004-2013)
 Danny Messer (197 episodes, 2004-2013)
 Sheldon Hawkes (197 episodes, 2004-2013)
 Don Flack (197 episodes, 2004-2013)
 Lindsay Monroe / ... (172 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Dr. Sid Hammerback / ... (168 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Adam Ross (141 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Stella Bonasera (140 episodes, 2004-2010)


CSI Head Detective Mac Taylor and his team solve crimes in New York City.

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The series begins with Mac as a widower and ends with him getting engaged to a new love interest. See more »


Throughout the series it is clear that the show is not filmed in New York as the same set is used for all the streets. See more »


Det. Mac Taylor: I'm just trying to figure out how big a mistake you made.
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7 April 2005 | by (Macedonia, Ohio) – See all my reviews

When most TV shows have spinoffs, they're usually not worth watching because of thing-they are different than the original. I think that is a major reason that many fans don't like CSI:NY. While the original show is set in glamorous Las Vegas, NY is set in a much darker city, giving the show a darker tone and feel than Miami or Vegas.

As for characters, New York has a great cast, and is still working on character development. They have been seen as not having personalities, but people have to give the show a chance to find it's foothold-it's only the first season. It took the original CSI five years to say that Sara's mom killed her dad, so its logical that it will take a few seasons to totally tell these characters backgrounds. Danny Messer and Mac Taylor's pasts have been partially revealed in the premiere "Blink", with the knowledge that Max Taylor's wife was in 9/11, and in "Tanglewood", with Danny's involvement in the Tanglewood boys street gang.

The acting in CSI:NY is just as good as those in the other shows, but most people aren't giving it a chance. Some will like it, some wont, but the least they could do is watch some of the stronger episodes, like "Blink", or "Tanglewood", and not scrunitze its difference from the originals...just give it a chance. Rome wasn't built in a day- it will take a little longer for people to accept this new show, but i think it's doing perfectly, and i can't wait for next season.

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