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C.S.I. head Detective Mac Taylor and his team solve crimes in New York City.
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Cast

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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C.S.I. head Detective Mac Taylor and his team solve crimes in New York City.

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22 September 2004 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Danny Messer claimed that he had a short-lived career in the music business, and that he quit baseball when he broke his wrist in a fight. Carmine Giovinazzo, who played Danny, admits that he quit baseball because of a back injury, and that he often brought his guitar to the set and played for his co-stars. See more »

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Throughout the series, probably to avoid copyright infringement issues, incorrect references are made to the New York Subway system. On subway entrances, the 1, 2, and 3 lines are shown in yellow, when they are actually red. A character blames his lateness on the fact that the Q train was changed to an express, whereas in real life the Q is normally an express. See more »

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Det. Stella Bonasera: [after finding out that a mattress that they know a girl died on has no bloodstains on it] What do you do when you can't get to sleep?
Det. Mac Taylor: Work.
Det. Stella Bonasera: What do *normal* people do when they can't get to sleep?
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Better than CSI:Miami
19 May 2005 | by sfbearcopSee all my reviews

Despite the fact that all three of the CSI franchise shows exaggerate the roles and scope of crime scene investigators, I enjoy them in varying degrees. As a retired cop, I've worked with CSIs on cases many times. They are mostly good, solid professionals who do their previously unsung job and help detectives solve cases. The CSIs on the CBS shows do far more than that and far more than they would be allowed to do in real police departments. I'll suspend disbelief and allow the wide dramatic license when I enjoy a TV show.

All of that aside, I was looking forward to CSI:NY for a variety of reasons, not the least its being set in my other home town. It also boasted Gary Sinise, a great actor, in the lead role. I think I still prefer William Peterson's Grissom, but Sinise as Mac Taylor is so far above Caruso as Cain that comparisons are hard to make. Yes, he is somewhat cold, but in police work it is rare to see someone who wears his heart on his sleeve. Cold professionalism is the hallmark of most cops. Add to that the loss of his wife in the tragedy of 9/11 -- which I do not think the show exploits; it is a legitimate plot point in the development of a character in NY and motivates Taylor to find justice wherever he can, something his wife was denied -- and his quiet demeanor makes sense.

If Emily Proctor leaves CSI:Miami, I'll quit watching. That will leave the original and this gritty, dark spin-off. With CSI:NY on hand, I won't miss Miami for a moment.

I just watched the season finale and am looking forward to next season. I agree that the spate of spin-offs shows a lack of creativity, but when it is done well -- as it is in CSI:NY and in Law and Order: SVU and Law and Order: Trial by Jury -- it can be good viewing. (I'd like to add Law and Order,: Criminal Intent -- I like D'Onofrio a lot -- but I just couldn't get into the show, try as I might.)With the loss this year of both Third Watch and NYPD Blue, we are left with only a couple of good cops and robbers shows. CSI:NY is one of them.


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