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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 1 Episodes

23 Episodes 2000 - 2001

The first season of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation begins with a shakeup in the Las Vegas crime-lab unit, with overnight-shift supervisor Gil Grissom (William L. Petersen) appointed head of the unit after former skipper, Capt. Jim Brass (Paul Guilfoyle), made a misfired decision that brought about the death of rookie criminalist Holly Gribbs (Chandra West). New team member Sara Sidle (Jorja Fox) is brought in from San Francisco to aid in the investigation of Gribbs' death, causing friction between Grissom and his second-in-command, Catherine Willows (Marg Helgenberger). Meanwhile, the friendly rivalry between team members Warrick Brown (Gary Dourdan) and Nick Stokes (George Eads), both of whom are jockeying for a promotion, serves to accelerate the resolutions of many of the crimes the team investigates.

Episode 1

Pilot

Fri, Oct 6, 2000 60 mins

The unit investigates the apparent suicide of a distraught man, a shooting death that may or may not have been self-defense, and a robbery at a casino hotel. Also, a rookie (Chandra West) endures a rough first night that ends in bloodshed. Grissom: William Petersen. Catherine: Marg Helgenberger. Brass: Paul Guilfoyle.

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Episode 2

Cool Change

Fri, Oct 13, 2000 60 mins

The death of a jackpot winner is investigated. Meanwhile, Warrick blames himself for a rookie CSI getting shot.

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Episode 3

Crate 'n Burial

Fri, Oct 20, 2000 60 mins

Grissom and Sara investigate when the wife (Jolene Blalock) of a millionaire is kidnapped and buried alive in the desert; Catherine and Warrick probe a hit-and-run accident that left a 14-year-old girl dead. Jack: Erich Anderson. Chip: Hamilton Von Watts. Moore: John Beasley. James: Samuel L. Jones III. Cannon: John Livingston. Lindsey: Madison McReynolds. Grissom: William Petersen. Sara: Jorja Fox. Catherine: Marg Helgenberger.

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Episode 4

Pledging Mr. Johnson

Fri, Oct 27, 2000 60 mins

A woman's severed leg is found in a lake; Sara and Nick investigate a fraternity student's apparent suicide.

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Episode 5

Friends & Lovers

Fri, Nov 3, 2000 60 mins

A teen's death in the desert is investigated; Catherine and Nick probe a Catholic school dean's murder; Sara tries to figure out how a woman who was buried a week earlier ended up in a dumpster.

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Episode 6

Who Are You?

Fri, Nov 10, 2000 60 mins

A murdered woman's skeleton is discovered in a cement slab underneath a house, and Grissom must figure out who she was and what happened to her. Also, Catherine's ex-husband is charged with raping a stripper; and a police officer is suspected of lying to investigators about his role in what was at first thought to be a suicide. Grissom: William Petersen. Catherine: Marg Helgenberger. Brass: Paul Guilfoyle.

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Episode 7

Blood Drops

Fri, Nov 17, 2000 60 mins

Grissom's team tries figure out who's behind the quadruple homicide in a suburban neighborhood.

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Episode 8

Anonymous

Fri, Nov 24, 2000 60 mins

The investigation of an apparent suicide leads to a search for a serial killer.

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Episode 9

Unfriendly Skies

Fri, Dec 8, 2000 60 mins

Grissom and the team investigate the suspicious death of an airplane passenger.

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Episode 10

Sex, Lies and Larvae

Fri, Dec 22, 2000 60 mins

Grissom tries to find out the truth of what happened to the woman who was shot dead and found bloodied and bug-infested.

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Episode 11

The I-15 Murders

Fri, Jan 12, 2001 60 mins

Grissom gets to the bottom of the case of a woman who was left for dead in a public restroom with a message from the assailant.

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Episode 12

Fahrenheit 932

Thu, Feb 1, 2001 60 mins

A death-row inmate asks for Grissom's help in clearing his name. Meanwhile, Nick and Catherine investigate the murder of a teenager.

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Episode 13

Boom

Thu, Feb 8, 2001 60 mins

Grissom and Catherine investigate the bombing of a Las Vegas business building, and Nick becomes the chief suspect when a prostitute he hired is murdered.

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Episode 14

To Halve and to Hold

Thu, Feb 15, 2001 60 mins

Grissom and Catherine piece together clues while assembling parts of a skeleton that was apparently cut up with a saw and then scattered on a mountain; Warrick and Sara investigate the death of a male stripper who died shortly after performing at a bachelorette party. Greg: Eric Szamanda. Dr. Robbins: Robert David Hall. Terri: Pamela Gidley. Rose: Eileen Ryan. O'Riley: Skip O'Brien. Lynn: Lisa Dean Ryan. Meg: Dorie Barton. Catherine: Marg Helgenberger. Grissom: William Petersen.

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Episode 15

Table Stakes

Thu, Feb 22, 2001 60 mins

Grissom and Catherine suspect a brash couple in the death of a young woman discovered floating dead in a swimming pool at an elegant Las Vegas mansion; Warrick investigates a shooting---possibly by a hit man---in a hotel lift.

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Episode 16

Too Tough to Die

Thu, Mar 1, 2001 60 mins

Sara gets a little too personally involved when she investigates the rape and shooting of a young woman who was left for dead, but who still fights for her life in a nearby hospital; Catherine and Warrick try to determine whether a fatal shooting involving two neighbours was committed in self-defense.

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Episode 17

Face Lift

Thu, Mar 8, 2001 60 mins

Grissom investigates the murder of a man who was apparently killed while robbing a store; Catherine searches for a girl who was kidnapped several years earlier; Warrick and Sara probe the strange death of a woman who was reduced to ashes while sitting in her house.

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Episode 18

$35K O.B.O.

Thu, Mar 29, 2001 60 mins

Catherine investigates the collapse of an apartment building which resulted in the death of three elderly people; and a couple is attacked and killed after walking out of a fancy restaurant to their car, but when the team arrives on the scene, the only eye-witness is a young man who stayed behind to give his statements.

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Episode 19

Gentle, Gentle

Thu, Apr 12, 2001 60 mins

Grissom finds it difficult to control his emotions when he investigates the alleged kidnapping of a baby from a wealthy Las Vegas family, especially when the evidence begins pointing to various family members who may be involved in the disappearance.

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Episode 20

Sounds of Silence

Thu, Apr 19, 2001 60 mins

An apparent vehicular-manslaughter case turns into a murder investigation when Grissom discovers that the victim, who was deaf, was actually killed before a car hit him. Also, a shoot-out at a coffee shop, which may have been a professional hit, leaves five people dead, including a local high roller.

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Episode 21

Justice Is Served

Thu, Apr 26, 2001 60 mins

Grissom investigates the brutal death of a jogger who was apparently killed by a mountain lion or a large dog and then had his organs removed with a scalpel; Catherine becomes convinced that a 6-year-old girl's death inside an amusement park was no accident.

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Episode 22

Evaluation Day

Thu, May 10, 2001 60 mins

Grissom is puzzled when a severed head discovered in the trunk of a car doesn't match a headless body found in another location---a body that may not even be human; Warrick tries to help a young inmate who is falsely accused of murdering a gang member.

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Episode 23

Strip Strangler

Thu, May 17, 2001 60 mins

Grissom and his crew search for a serial killer who's strangling women in their homes and leaving not a trace of evidence behind him.

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