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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 

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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.
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Nominated for 6 Golden Globes. Another 65 wins & 120 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Nick Stokes 335 episodes, 2000-2015
...  Greg Sanders 333 episodes, 2000-2015
...  Al Robbins 328 episodes, 2000-2015
...  Jim Brass 317 episodes, 2000-2014
...  Sara Sidle 296 episodes, 2000-2015
...  David Phillips 288 episodes, 2000-2015
...  Catherine Willows 265 episodes, 2000-2015
...  David Hodges 247 episodes, 2003-2015
...  Gil Grissom 199 episodes, 2000-2015
...  Warrick Brown 185 episodes, 2000-2015
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This show follows the nights of the detectives working at the Las Vegas Police Department Crime Scene Investigations bureau. Being the second busiest crime lab in America, CSI officers use the best scientific and technical methods to solve puzzles and catch criminals. Written by Steve Richer

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6 October 2000 (USA)  »

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Trivia

You often hear the characters referring to a four-nineteen, or sometimes a 4-45. These are the Las Vegas Metro 400 Event codes. The often-used 419 stands for "deceased person", while the less-used 445 is "explosive device threat". See more »

Goofs

"The CSI Effect": In many episodes the CSI's are shown taking photos from crime scenes, then enlarging and enhancing them to get clues that let them solve that weeks crime. But in many instances, the original photo is blurry and out of focus and no matter how much you enlarge and enhance it you would not get the clear image of the clue that they always get on CSI. See more »

Quotes

[after Gil Grissom lights up a pickle in the lab]
Gil Grissom: You know this is how I cooked my hot dogs in college.
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Connections

Featured in I Love the New Millennium: 2000 (2008) See more »

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Who Are You
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Written by Pete Townshend
Performed by The Who
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Entertainment on steroids
4 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

The hugely popular "CSI" is no less than a contemporary entertainment marvel. Finding its stride in season 2 with a formula which pushes the envelope while still being doable, this series packs ample portions of entertainment into 40 minute episodes while staying fresh, delivering palatable doses of science didactically, and, most of all, manifesting a strong sense of social responsibility in all of its subliminals. While most entertainment aims for the crotch, the gut, or the heart, "CSI" goes for the most difficult target, the head, as it teaches forensics and the empirical process while remaining cooly detached from sensationalism and melodrama all the while using the "truth is stranger (and more interesting) than fiction" thesis to its and our advantage. The results are fun and interesting lessons in everything from dwarfism to Down syndrome to anatomy to ballistics to etc. all the while maintaining a social conscience. Whether explaining how S&M is not necessarily perversion to simply dissing Don King, "CSI" is one sweet sugar coated education with solid mainstream values. My favorite lines? CSI1:"There's a sucker born every minute." CSI2: "Yeah. And they all come to Vegas." Truer words....


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