The team investigates the death of a passenger aboard a commercial airliner. Grissom, Sara and Nick explore the evidence on the aircraft while Catherine and Warrick interview the passengers... See full summary »

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The team investigates the death of a passenger aboard a commercial airliner. Grissom, Sara and Nick explore the evidence on the aircraft while Catherine and Warrick interview the passengers. They soon realize that the the forensic evidence and passenger statements don't quite add up. An autopsy reveals that the dead passenger had a serious medical condition. But who, or what, killed him? Written by garykmcd

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The deceased, Tony Candlewell's, age is given as 30. One shot shows a close up of his drivers license which shows his date of birth as 06-18-75. This episode was from 2000 meaning he was only 25! See more »

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Catherine Willows: More flies with honey.
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References Cops (1989) See more »

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Who Are You
by Pete Townshend
Performed by The Who
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An early gem
4 November 2009 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Ah, I can for once write a spoiler-free review since another user has provided us with a spoilerific review! Only nine episodes in and CSI delivers big time with this thought-provoking episode. Unlike run-of-the-mill episodes with Grissom's legendary bad jokes before the opening credits, this one makes us - or at least I *hope* most who will see this will - think about the thought experiment presented to us by Grissom. His dialog paints a deeply discomforting picture of the Human Condition and *suggests* that we think: can we *become* better humans? (This is not a spoiler since I am neither revealing his actual words nor their context.) Only time will tell.

You can't get much deeper into the philosophy of the Human Condition in the Real World. A full 10/10 if there ever was one.


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