CSI: NY: Season 3, Episode 2

Not What It Looks Like (27 Sep. 2006)

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Three women identically dressed as the Audrey Hepburn character "Holly Golightly" rob a jewelry store; a mummified woman is found in a building slated for demolition.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Eve Demming
Patrick Lantana
Holly #1 / Beth Larson
Jeremy Bloomfield
Holly #3 / Dana


Three women identically dressed as the Audrey Hepburn character "Holly Golightly" rob a jewelry store; a mummified woman is found in a building slated for demolition.

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The Apple iPod that Stella found showed the song title "Moon River", which is the signature song by Henry Mancini, from the film 'Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)'. This keeps with the theme of the 'Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)' theme of the episode, where 3 women dressed in the famous Holly Golightly outfit to rob a jewelry store. Holly Golightly is the name of the character Audrey Hepburn played in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)'. See more »


A bullet pulled out of the mattress was referred to as "41 mm". That would be almost 1.75 inches in diameter. Most likely they intended it to be .41 caliber. The .41 AE caliber is not a very common round, however. See more »


Detective Danny Messer: [goes over to her as she puts on a bulletproof-vest] What do you think you're doin'?.
Detective Lindsay Monroe: Danny, I'll be fine.
Detective Danny Messer: We have undercovers who can do this, alright. It's not our job
Detective Lindsay Monroe: Well it is now. We're out of time. You heard what she said, if we don't get in there in four minutes her friend dies.
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References Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) See more »


Written by Mark Sayfritz
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Who Were These 'Holly Golightly' Thieves?
12 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The beginning to this episode was one of the coolest I've seen. Three women, all dressed like "Holly Golightly" in the classic film "Breakfast at Tiffany's," enter a jewelry store and rob it. How they smashed all the glass at once was cool and how the escaped was pretty good, too. Unfortunately, a man got shot and killed accidentally in the holdup, so it turns into much more than just a robbery. Most of the CSI team works on this case.

The secondary story involves a woman who mummified in a fairly short period and was found in the walls of a high-rise that was just in the middle of demolition. How she got into that state and who killed her are the questions. Mac is the main player on this one.

This was a good episode and think it would have been a season-opener than last week's story.

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