CBS's successful CSI franchise gets transplanted to the Big Apple. Cases involving sewer rats as witnesses, a victim whose head was slammed in a pizzeria oven, and murders of commodities traders, and--of course--a Red Sox fan. CSI: NY is a bleaker, grimmer version of its Las Vegas and Miami cousins. The team is made up of a pleasantly New Yawk but indistinct cast of characters. The teams leader Detective Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise), is a former Marine from Chicago. Mac is a veteran of the NYPD who lost his wife on 9/11, and as such must work to rebuild his personal life while supervising his team. He is organized, efficient, dedicated, and very proper in his management style. His second in command for the first 6 seasons is Detective Stella Bonasera (Melina Kanakaredes), Stella is half-Greek, half-Italian, and entirely New York City. She helped Mac through the impact of his wife's death and has been by his side ever since. She is a savvy investigator, yet she often speaks before she ...
In the city that never sleeps, CSI: NY never rests.
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Did You Know?
Much like the other CSI series, many of the cases portrayed are based on real-life crimes. The writers make certain changes, such as names, location, and other details for obvious reasons, but some details, such as manner of death and how the crime was committed closely echo the real crime. See more
CSIs (Crime Scene Investigators) are actually called CSUs (Crime Scene Units) in the City of New York. However, this is most likely a deliberate change to better tie in the series as existing in the same universe as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
and CSI: Miami
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[Aiden tries to pick the pocket of a training dummy without ringing the bell, but she can't
You're such a girl.
[smacking him in the head
Referenced in CSI: Miami: Felony Flight
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