Casts : George Eads, Paul Guilfoyle, Eric Szmanda, Marg Helgenberger, Robert David Hall, Jorja Fox, William Petersen, David Berman, Gary Dourdan, Wallace Langham
A world-famous poker champion drops dead in the middle of a game. He appears to have had a heart attack. Outside of the city, Nick and Catherine investigates the death of a young street racer.
Tom Haviland, a famous actor, is on trial for the murder of a woman found dead in his hotel bed. Her throat is cruelly slit be a cork screwed. Evidence shows that there is another victim whose body is yet to be found. Haviland uses money to his advantage, hiring a famous lawyer who has her own TV show. He also hires Grissom’s mentor, an ex-CSI, to observe the workings of the team. The defendant calls for a quick trial, during which the team members’ personal problems are used in court to discredit their findings.
The owners of a house placed on sale is found dead. Their bodies were discovered by two interested buyers. Sara is working solo on the death of a cheerleader at a high school.