CBS's successful CSI franchise gets transplanted to the Big Apple. Cases involving sewer rats as witnesses, a victim whose head was slammed in a pizzeria oven, and murders of commodities traders, and--of course--a Red Sox fan. CSI: NY is a bleaker, grimmer version of its Las Vegas and Miami cousins. The team is made up of a pleasantly New Yawk but indistinct cast of characters. The teams leader Detective Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise), is a former Marine from Chicago. Mac is a veteran of the NYPD who lost his wife on 9/11, and as such must work to rebuild his personal life while supervising his team. He is organized, efficient, dedicated, and very proper in his management style. His second in command for the first 6 seasons is Detective Stella Bonasera (Melina Kanakaredes), Stella is half-Greek, half-Italian, and entirely New York City. She helped Mac through the impact of his wife's death and has been by his side ever since. She is a savvy investigator, yet she often speaks before she ...
This fall, the producers of CSI: take on the Big Apple.
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Did You Know?
This is not the first time Carmine Giovinazzo
was on a CSI series. He appeared as street racer Thumpy G on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
(2000). Considering that the two series share the same story universe, it could be argued, in fan theory, that he was either working undercover, as Thumpy G, or Thumpy G changed his identity after the events of the episode, and moved to New York. See more
"The CSI Effect": The investigation team routinely photographs the crime scene before allowing evidence to be touched or moved. Many times, however, a piece of evidence is picked up and handled before being photographed. See more
Det. Mac Taylor
Use your head, Stella, not your heart.
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