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.
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.
Jesse L. Martin,
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 »
A string of deaths, including a gamer found dead on his couch and a newly divorced man at the bottom of a pool, instigate a bet among the CSIs as to whether they've "hit for the cycle" - a homicide, a suicide, an accidental and a natural death all in one night. Written by
A homicide, a suicide and an accident, all in one shift. All the CSI people need now is a natural death and they have "hit for the cycle." That's a baseball term for a player hitting a single, double, triple and homer all in the same game.
The CSI personnel wage money on whether they can hit for that cycle or not. There are numerous bets made and numerous fatalities. We go through all of them, so each story is fairly short.
Mixed into the story in an extremely-obnoxious young ME intern from Los Angeles, who winds up figuring into the betting pool.
Did they hit the cycle? You'll have to watch. It's like watching a long fly ball and wondering, "Is it fair or is it foul?"
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