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A Kiss Before Frying 

While the team searches for a killer who is killing his victims with an electric chair, Greg falls for a classic film noir "femme fatale" who may be connected to the case.


Brad Tanenbaum


Anthony E. Zuiker (created by), Evan Dunsky




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Laurence Fishburne ... Raymond Langston
Marg Helgenberger ... Catherine Willows
George Eads ... Nick Stokes
Jorja Fox ... Sara Sidle (credit only)
Eric Szmanda ... Greg Sanders
Robert David Hall ... Al Robbins
Wallace Langham ... David Hodges
David Berman ... David Phillips
Paul Guilfoyle ... Jim Brass
Dita Von Teese ... Ellen Whitebridge / Agnes
Andrew Howard ... Johannes Desmoot
Archie Kao ... Archie Johnson
Jon Wellner ... Henry Andrews
Tim Aslin ... Young Uni
Kathleen M. Darcy ... Nice Lady on Tour


When a man is found by the roadside with oddly distributed burns, which ultimately kill him by infection, resulting from electrocution, Lagnston comes up with an amateur chair execution theory, soon confirmed by new, fatal victims. While road cameras help identify the truck they were dumped from, Greg solves the mystery that they have nothing in common, thanks to his knowledge of early mob-controlled las Vegas. Written by KGF Vissers

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Release Date:

20 January 2011 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Dita Von Teese, who plays Ellen the burlesque dancer, is a highly regarded burlesque dancer in reality. The martini glass act she performs in the night club is her real life signature performance. See more »


David Phillips: Why can't people die closer to the road?
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Andrew Howard as a South African
21 January 2011 | by jjlacaSee all my reviews

As an ex-South African who has been living in Los Angeles for over 24 years, I thought Andrew Howard did an outstanding job depicting a South Arican, so I was curious to see if he is South African. Apparently not - born in Cardiff, Wales, without any mention of his having spent time in South Africa at all. So how did he know to use the term "oke" when referring to the unidentified man to whom he said he had sold his truck? This is only a term a South African would know and I don't think I have ever heard it used in a non-South African show which depicts South Africans.

Good job, oke!

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