I am a huge CSI fan. Crime dramas and thrillers have always interested me, but CSI was the first show that highlighted the lab geeks, the scientists – how crimes get committed and solved over whodunnit. It was intriguing.
I’ve caught all the episodes of CSI from Season 1 to its current Season 9, as well as all 4.5 seasons of CSI:NY to date. I used to catch Super CSI Sundays on AXN which showed all 3 CSI shows back to back, which was what tuned me in to NY and Miami, but I’ve never been a big fan of Miami, because Horatio really annoys me, as does Callie’s pitchy voice, though I did grow to like the grittier New York version.
So all in all, that’s almost 200 episodes of CSI (199 now!) and just over 100 CSI:NY episodes (109 to be exact), hell that’s a lot of my life spent just watching CSI!
CSI is one of those trusty favourite shows you can count on. While new glitzy shows like Gossip Girl and Dirty Sexy Money come and go, sometimes thrilling, other times disappointing, you know that after a long day of work, you can always watch an episode of CSI and never really be disappointed.
CSI episodes usually fall back on a certain set formula, though from time to time they do spice things up with a different format to keep things interesting. Here’s what I’ve learnt, from my 300 episodes of CSI: