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The Evidence 

The story of Sean Cole, a top detective who is haunted by the murder he could never solve - that of his wife.
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Orlando Jones ...  Cayman Bishop 8 episodes, 2006
Rob Estes ...  Sean Cole 8 episodes, 2006
Martin Landau ...  Dr. Sol Goldman 8 episodes, 2006
Martha Christianson Martha Christianson ...  Detective 8 episodes, 2006
Amanda Krampf Amanda Krampf ...  Katie Capshaw 8 episodes, 2006
Anita Briem ...  Emily Stevens 7 episodes, 2006
Samantha Ferris ...  Lt. Alexa Brenner / ... 7 episodes, 2006
Christie Will Wolf ...  Julia Cole 7 episodes, 2006
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe ...  Officer Jackie Kazaris 5 episodes, 2006
Carl Anthony Payne II ...  Anthony Bishop 4 episodes, 2006
Kira Clavell ...  Ellie / ... 4 episodes, 2006
Henry O Henry O ...  Ming Sey / ... 3 episodes, 2006
Stephen Chang ...  Lan Huang 3 episodes, 2006
Al Cacioppo ...  Officer 3 episodes, 2006
David Alan Poe David Alan Poe ...  Foo Fighters Fan / ... 3 episodes, 2006
Donn Andrew Simmons ...  Concert Goer / ... 3 episodes, 2006
Jason Lewis ...  Inspector Rourke / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Noelle Beck ...  Inspector Jessica Sykes 2 episodes, 2006
Mark Adair-Rios ...  Tooth Fairy 2 episodes, 2006
David Pearl ...  CSI Detective / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Rob Bruner ...  Bilgrad 2 episodes, 2006
Christina Grandy Christina Grandy ...  Christine 2 episodes, 2006
C. Andrew Nelson C. Andrew Nelson ...  Construction Worker 2 episodes, 2006
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The story of Sean Cole, a top detective who is haunted by the murder he could never solve - that of his wife.

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2006 (USA) See more »

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Nicky Katt was originally cast in the role of Sean Cole. The finished pilot was screened to test audiences, who did not respond well to the character. The episode was eventually re-shot with Rob Estes in the role. See more »

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On "The Evidence"... "CSI: San Francisco is the weakest of the CSI's… this is a CSI isn't it?"
25 March 2006 | by BenWydevenSee all my reviews

The Evidence One Hour Crime Drama Premiered 9pm Wednesday, March 22, 2006 on ABC *

"Not since NCIS has their been a more idiotic rip off of CSI" "CSI: San Francisco is the weakest of the CSI's this is a CSI isn't it?"

That's what I have to say in a nutshell about The Evidence.

The only thing that intrigues me about this new crime drama is that it's not on CBS like all the other who-done-it crime dramas on television these days (except for NBC's Law and Order).

Orlando Jones (Make 7 up yours) and Rob Estes (Gilmore Girls) star as crime fighting buddies in The Evidence, a crime drama that brags of only one original idea: present the evidence at the beginning of the show. Sounds potentially interesting right? Sure, but try as they may, The Evidence is all they have.

The first downer I noticed about this show was that the cinematography was out of whack in an NCIS kind of way- jump cuts from one side of a person's face to the other, very distracting and very un amusing for the eye. The other bad thing I noticed, and this is a big bad thing, they copied CSI (and all its many clones) right now to the fuzzy flash backs and helicopter establishing shots. OK?

To make things worse, the dialog is awful, the acting stale and uncomfortable; Jones is still breathing his 7 up days and it's hard to ignore. Estes does little better, his incompetent, sober character (I lost my wife to a killer I can't find) is clinched and played by an actor who should be kicking Jones's ass by now. Where is the feeling? No one grits their teeth or cares about this dead girl's killer. The realism is not there!

Original, die hard CSI watchers know what a good crime show looks and feels like, and will probably be unamused by this ABC wannabe and go back to their CBS chalk lineup. My prediction is that this show will be about as successful as the remake of Dragnet starring Ed O'Neil and Ethan Embry. However, NCIS is still on the air, and The Evidence is just as idiotic so you never know what America will sucker into.

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