PLOT: The high-tech series that ran for 15 seasons and spawned several spinoffs is back, this time in Las Vegas, the city where it all began. Facing an existential threat that could bring down the entire crime lab and release thousands of convicted killers onto Sin City’s streets, a team of brilliant investigators (both new and familiar faces from the original CSI ) unite, deploying cutting-edge forensic techniques to crack cases and catch bad guys.
FAVORITE SCENE: “Episode 6: There’s a creepy clown motel— complete with dead clowns!—an ominously
squalid and rattling narcotic- dispensing ice cream truck, origami, and a cast of bountifully quirky characters, including a serial killer! Quite a lot for our CSIs to juggle! Brilliantly penned, shot, lit, directed,
Paula Newsome Maxine Roby, head of the Las Vegas crime lab William Petersen Gil Grissom, quick-witted forensic entomologist who ran the lab in the original series Jorja Fox Sara Sidle, Grissom’s partner in crime solving and beyond
Wallace Langham David Hodges, former lab tech turned expert witness Matt Lauria Joshua Folsom, a high- level investigator who typically takes the lead on the crime of the week Mandeep Dhillon Allie Rajan, a hard- working level-II CSI born in India and educated in the U.S.
From left: CSI Vegas ’ Matt Lauria, Paula Newsome, and Mandeep Dhillon
and edited! ” —Matt Lauria
MAY/JUNE • 2022
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