An infamous 'psychic' abandons his public persona, outing himself as a fake, to focus on his work as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation in order to find "Red John," the madman who killed his wife and daughter.
The Naval Criminal Investigation Service's Office of Special Projects takes on the undercover work and the hard to crack cases in LA. Key agents are G. Callen and Sam Hanna, streets kids risen through the ranks.
Dr. Cal Lightman teaches a course in body language and makes an honest fortune exploiting it. He's employed by various public authorities in various investigations, doing more when the ... See full summary »
The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.
S. Epatha Merkerson,
Jesse L. Martin
The team travel to Las Vegas to investigate the abduction and subsequent murder of 5-year old Ethan Hayes whose dead body was found in the desert but in a visible location, newly clothed and seemingly starved during his abduction phase but somehow with nutrients in his body without visible evidence of an I.V. marking on his body. Another adolescent, Michael Bridges, has been abducted but assumed not yet dead. The tie between the two abductions is that the killer has contacted both sets of parents telling them they are the cause of their child's abduction. This case is especially difficult for Reid whose hometown is Las Vegas and whose mother has been institutionalized there for the better part of her adult life. In addition, he has been having nightmares of late of himself and the team chasing the killer of a six-year old child. However, this child is seemingly someone he may have known from his own childhood. Written by
During the funeral service, the minister uses the Roman Catholic form of the sign of the cross, but invokes the "Holy Ghost", which is Protestant terminology (Catholics use the term "Holy Spirit"). See more »
[Walking into a messy crime scene in the middle of the desert]
It's not exactly a well preserved scene.
It's the crime scene investigators. They wanna play cop instead of just being scientist. And they end up trampling on everything.
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usually i appreciate this show, (even if think that mandy patinkin was the most interesting character) but this season, they're really going down. apparently, to copy the scenario from the "csi"/"fbi without a trace" crossover in the "catching out" episode wasn't stupid enough so now, they set the investigation in Las Vegas, and criticize the crime scene lab ! if they want csi success, they should get good writers, first, it will be more fair play and second they would be less ridiculous. i'm very very angry !!! if they keep on going down this road, they won't just be less and less interesting, they'll get boring. i hope that they'll soon make progress, or they'll just become like csi Miami, my substitute for a sleeping pill !
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