Conman Vincent Thomas Avery is fatally shot in a parking lot, probably by hi gateway driver, after cheating Matt and Cindy Orton. He was also a cocaine mule for drug lord Keith Driscoll, who as also shot in the apartment he shared with Brass's estranged daughter Ellie, so Jim has to hand the case to detective Sam Vega. Orton was an alias for masterly counterfeiters, which Treasury special agent Beckman handles. Written by
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and Marg Helgenberger
only make cameo appearances in this episode as they were busy filming scenes for later episodes in the series. Ironically, "Ellie" became the first CSI episode to hit number one in the ratings. See more
When Capt. Brass is looking up Ellie's car information on his in-car computer, it shows as a 1976 Camaro. When he spots it and calls for backup, he identifies it as a "'78 red Camaro". See more
Acting supervisor? What about Nick? He's got seniority. Or Sara? She'd jump at the chance
If it was about seniority, I'd ask Nick. If I needed someone to stay up for three straight days, I'd ask Sara. Instead, I want you.
"Set It Off"
Written and Performed by P.O.D. See more