An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.
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This show follows the nights of the detectives working at the Las Vegas Police Department Crime Scene Investigations bureau. Being the second busiest crime lab in America, CSI officers use the best scientific and technical methods to solve puzzles and catch criminals. Written by Steve Richer

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Trivia

Grissom and company use the Nikon F5 fitted with a multi-control back for photographing crime scene elements. As of the fifth season, this is no longer true. Most have different cameras. For example, Warrick uses either a Nikon D70 or Nikon D100. See more »

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"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

[suspect shows Cath a picture of a guy]
Suspect: I have THIS guy keeping me at home.
Catherine Willows: Ahhh, did you get that picture from your wallet? I mean, when you bought it?
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Spoofed in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) See more »

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Who Are You
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Written by Pete Townshend
Performed by The Who
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Outstanding!!!
7 December 2000 | by (Dayton, Ohio) – See all my reviews

C.S.I. is the best new show of the 2000 season! William L. Petersen is the coolest of the cool as Gil Grissom. I've followed his career since I first saw him in To Live and Die in L.A. He's an amazing actor and he heads up a cast of amazing actors as well. This show really keeps you on the edge of your seat as the investigators literally take a crime scene that appears to leave them with nothing to go on. The investigators take nothing and turn it into something amazing as each crime is solved right in front of you and you as the viewer, never see it coming! Wow! I hope this is one show CBS will pick up year after year!


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