CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Season 3, Episode 1

Revenge Is Best Served Cold (26 Sep. 2002)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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A world-famous poker champion drops dead in the middle of a game. He appears to have had a heart attack. Outside of the city, Nick and Catherine investigates the death of a young street racer.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Del Nagro
Mr. Del Nagro (as Cliff DeYoung)
Thumpy G
Doyle 'Candyman' Pfeiffer
Michelangelo (as J.P. Pitoc)


Nick's car expertise proves valuable when the local street race champion is found shot dead in his car in the desert, apparently during a duel. The motive is to be found is his automotive past. A poker champion died from a lead overdose while playing. Grissom works out how and why. Written by KGF Vissers

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Greg's comment to Sara about the eye-drops in a previous case is a reference to the Pilot. Hooker Kristy Hopkins used an eye-drop bottle to drug people before robbing them. See more »


After Nick and Catherine get the bullet out of Jace's car, they present it to David who asks "You got this out of a CRX?" Jace's Honda is a Civic, not a CRX. See more »


Catherine Willows: [loud music blaring from Thumpy G's car] Hey! You deaf?
Thumpy G: Thanks a lot. What's up? I'm Thumpy G.
Catherine Willows: A jackhammer is about 50 decibels quieter.
Thumpy G: Y'know, the only way to beat a jackhammer is to bust 15,000 watts of Run-DMC's "Dumb Girl," or, or LL Cool J's "Going Back To Cali?"
[from offscreen, a friend calls to him; Thumpy G answers]
Thumpy G: What up, dog?
Catherine Willows: Yo, Thumpy, you blow out a lot of eardrums?
Thumpy G: Try to.
Detective Cyrus Lockwood: You know this cat, Jace Felder?
[shows Thumpy G photo]
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