CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is an American police procedural series created by Anthony E. Zuiker for CBS. It ran from October 6, 2000 to September 27, 2015 for fifteen seasons. It has three spin-off series: CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, and CSI: Cyber.

Series summary Edit

A team of crime scene investigators working for the Las Vegas Police Department get to the bottom of complex, strange and gruesome murder cases by using state-of-the-art forensic techniques.

Spin-offs Edit

  • "Cross Jurisdictions" was the backdoor pilot to CSI: Miami and introduced the CSI: Miami cast and began a storyline that was concluded in the first episode of CSI: Miami.
    • CSI: Miami "MIA/NYC NonStop" was the backdoor pilot CSI: NY.
  • CSI: Immortality was the finale film of the series.
  • "Kitty" was the backdoor pilot to CSI: Cyber.

Westphall connections with CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Edit

"Who and What" concluded in Without a Trace "Where and Why".

Westphall connections to CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Edit

The team in Bones "The Woman in the Sand" investigated a tip-off from a prostitute at the Tangiers Hotel; the same hotel used in "The Lost Girls".

Brand link Edit

Red box Morley cigarettes, first appearing in Beverly Hills, 90210 and smoked by the Cigarette Smoking Man in The X-Files, are also smoked by CSI's Warwick Brown as well as characters in several other shows: Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lois in Malcolm in the Middle, and Madeline Westen in Burn Notice.

Westphall disconnection Edit

In the episode "Two and a Half Deaths", Jon Cryer, Charlie Sheen, and Angus Jones from Two and a Half Men appeared as themselves.