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CSI: NY (2004–2013)

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

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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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This is not the first time Carmine Giovinazzo has been on a CSI series. He appeared as street racer Thumpy G in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. See more »


"The CSI Effect": In many occasions, when arresting a suspect, Taylor's team is able to exact a confession but never the Miranda's right are read to the suspect, which can and will be used to render the confession unusable in a court of law. See more »


Det. Stella Bonasera: That's it? No butler?
Det. Don Flack: No.
Det. Stella Bonasera: Too bad. I thought we could wrap this one up quick.
Det. Don Flack: What?
Det. Stella Bonasera: Mansion like this, it's always the butler. Didn't you ever play Clue?
Det. Don Flack: I was a Monopoly guy.
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Better than CSI:Miami
19 May 2005 | by (Albuquerque, NM) – See all my reviews

Despite the fact that all three of the CSI franchise shows exaggerate the roles and scope of crime scene investigators, I enjoy them in varying degrees. As a retired cop, I've worked with CSIs on cases many times. They are mostly good, solid professionals who do their previously unsung job and help detectives solve cases. The CSIs on the CBS shows do far more than that and far more than they would be allowed to do in real police departments. I'll suspend disbelief and allow the wide dramatic license when I enjoy a TV show.

All of that aside, I was looking forward to CSI:NY for a variety of reasons, not the least its being set in my other home town. It also boasted Gary Sinise, a great actor, in the lead role. I think I still prefer William Peterson's Grissom, but Sinise as Mac Taylor is so far above Caruso as Cain that comparisons are hard to make. Yes, he is somewhat cold, but in police work it is rare to see someone who wears his heart on his sleeve. Cold professionalism is the hallmark of most cops. Add to that the loss of his wife in the tragedy of 9/11 -- which I do not think the show exploits; it is a legitimate plot point in the development of a character in NY and motivates Taylor to find justice wherever he can, something his wife was denied -- and his quiet demeanor makes sense.

If Emily Proctor leaves CSI:Miami, I'll quit watching. That will leave the original and this gritty, dark spin-off. With CSI:NY on hand, I won't miss Miami for a moment.

I just watched the season finale and am looking forward to next season. I agree that the spate of spin-offs shows a lack of creativity, but when it is done well -- as it is in CSI:NY and in Law and Order: SVU and Law and Order: Trial by Jury -- it can be good viewing. (I'd like to add Law and Order,: Criminal Intent -- I like D'Onofrio a lot -- but I just couldn't get into the show, try as I might.)With the loss this year of both Third Watch and NYPD Blue, we are left with only a couple of good cops and robbers shows. CSI:NY is one of them.

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