Las Vegas criminologists use scientific methods to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic (and hugely popular) drama, which inspired a host of other cop-show 'procedurals.' An immediate ratings smash for CBS, the series adroitly mixes painstaking deduction, gritty subject matter and intriguing characters. The network quickly capitalized on its m (more…)
First Aired: February 10, 2006
A woman's bald, branded and emaciated body is discovered dumped in the desert. The investigation soon reveals that the victim is the estranged daughter of Grissom's one-time friend Lady Heather. The probe also reveals that one of the dead woman's eyeballs isn't her own and belongs instead to a convicted sex offender. When Grissom confronts Lady Heather, she isn't too cooperative, but later she provides Grissom with some astonishing evidence.