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CSI: NY 

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CSI head Detective Mac Taylor and his team solve crimes using forensic science in New York City.
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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 12 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Gary Sinise ...  Mac Taylor 197 episodes, 2004-2013
Carmine Giovinazzo ...  Danny Messer 197 episodes, 2004-2013
Hill Harper ...  Sheldon Hawkes 197 episodes, 2004-2013
Eddie Cahill ...  Don Flack 197 episodes, 2004-2013
Anna Belknap ...  Lindsay Monroe 172 episodes, 2005-2013
Robert Joy ...  Sid Hammerback 165 episodes, 2005-2013
A.J. Buckley ...  Adam Ross 141 episodes, 2005-2013
Melina Kanakaredes ...  Stella Bonasera 140 episodes, 2004-2010
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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 ...

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Trivia

Real-life prosecutors have complained about something known as the "CSI Effect", where juries have unrealistic expectations about forensic science, either expecting copious amounts of forensic evidence, in even routine cases, or expecting an unrealistic level of accuracy and specificity from the tests presented. See more »

Goofs

"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 »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Dr. Sheldon Hawkes: [after making an interesting discovery about a case] I do love being in the field.
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Connections

Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #20.115 (2015) See more »

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Baba O'Riley
Written by Pete Townshend
Performed by The Who
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I like how the show has developed.
6 November 2005 | by cherbruck56See all my reviews

When I watched the first episode, I was sadly disappointed. I was already a fan of CSI, Las Vegas and was expecting something similar only in NYC. I didn't necessarily want a clone, but I did want some of the same features that I enjoyed in CSI, Las Vagas and other shows I enjoy as well.

What I didn't see in this show when it first started was a sense of teamwork. The plot was good, the actors were good, but it seemed to me that all the other actors revolved around Gary Sinise's character. There was no sense of a group of professionals working together for a common goal.

One night several weeks ago, I watched it again and was pleased to see that the only thing I didn't like about the show had changed. The show had become a story about 4 people, and now 5 with Anna Belknap, working together to solve a situation. Now I watch it every week and feel a sense of satisfaction at the end of an hour.


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22 September 2004 (USA) See more »

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