CSI: NY: Season 4, Episode 19

Personal Foul (7 May 2008)

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CSI investigates the poisoning death of a fan at a basketball game, moments after making a million-dollar half-court shot. Meanwhile, the taxicab killer strikes again, and the team finds more clues about the killer's identity.



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CSI investigates the poisoning death of a fan at a basketball game, moments after making a million-dollar half-court shot. Meanwhile, the taxicab killer strikes again, and the team finds more clues about the killer's identity.

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When the paramedics try to shock the victim on the basketball court, they apply the paddles while his shirt is still on. For the treatment to do any good, the paddles must be applied directly to the skin. Furthermore, using a defibrillator on cloth could cause fire and burning. See more »


Detective Don Flack: [Danny and Flack are at the basketball game talking about the guy winning $1 million] Never gonna happen!
Detective Danny Messer: Why, you think you could do it?
Detective Don Flack: You're kidding me? Boom, nothing but net, baby!
Detective Danny Messer: Oh, I think he can do it!
[after the name drawing]
Detective Don Flack: No, he can't!
Detective Danny Messer: Wanna make a little wager?
Detective Don Flack: Fifty bucks?
Detective Danny Messer: I hate to take a colleague's money but for you, I'll be happy to make an exception! Come on!
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Kiss Me Deadly
1 December 2008 | by (Lockport, NY, United States) – See all my reviews

The Taxi Killer" story is dragged on for at least another week as it not solved and another victim, which we see early on, is dumped somewhere in the same tarp with the same letters and numbers scratched on her dead body. Real progress, however, is being made and it looks like it could be wrapped up in the next episode.

However, it also looks like Mac's annoying reporter/adopted-like son "Reed" might be the next victim! That's okay with me; the kid is a royal pain in the butt. I doubt if the writers will kill him off, though.

Meanwhile, the major case of this episode is solving who killed a season-ticket holder of a New York pro basketball team. (They use some other name than the real-life Knicks). The guy had just had his "lucky number" called and went down to the court to try a half-court shot for a million bucks. Shortly after making the shot, he drops dead. CSI workers discover he was poisoned by one of the cheerleaders. Someone had deadly lipstick!

Another subplot involves the continuing saga of Danny and Lyndsay as the latter now plays hard to get after being disappointed several weeks earlier by Danny, who showed he wasn't really that interested in getting serious with her. The writers aren't overdoing this angle, which is good......just giving us a little bit at a time.

Overall, another interesting episode that went by very quickly.

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