- Starring: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads
- Summary: CSI is an innovative, new type of crime drama because the characters use cutting-edge forensic tools to examine the evidence to solve the case. Rather than a 'whodunnit' cop show (investigating witnesses/suspects), CSI explores the 'howdunnit'. CSI has been the number one scripted series in the Neilsen ratings for four years running. In 2007 nearly 84 million people watched CSI, making it the most watched show in the world. CSI is now in its 10th amazing season.… Expand
- Genre(s): Drama, Suspense
- Show Type: In Season
- Season 2 premiere date: Sep 27, 2001
- Episode Length: 60
- Air Time: 10:00 PM
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Positive: 3 out of 3
Mixed: 0 out of 3
Negative: 0 out of 3
What I've come to appreciate in its second season is that CSI delivers the goods—mysteries that keep viewers guessing, scientific crime-detection techniques worthy of the Discovery Channel and a consistently intriguing character in team leader Gil Grissom.
On CSI, each victim's body is a rich source of detail, a novel in which the investigators read about deception and murder. The lead characters are another matter. They're sexy and likable but self-effacingly undeveloped. The series tosses us a tidbit every now and then--Grissom is a lapsed Catholic, Willows used to be a stripper--but the show is least original when it delves into their private lives.