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Title: CSI: Vegas (Season 14 - 2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on September 28, 2013, 07:53:00 pm
CSI: Vegas (Season 14)



Episode 1: The Devil and D.B. Russell (
Title: Re: CSI: Vegas (Season 14 - 2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on September 28, 2013, 07:55:34 pm
The Devil and D.B. Russell

Completely forgot about last seasons cliffhanger and even with the recap, I was still somewhat lost. The big twist for this episode wasn't all that surprising. I actually figured out midway through the episode that the one behind the kidnapping and murders would of course turn out to be Brass' on own daughter Ellie. Seems a little too far fetched and that they decided to make her the puppet master at the last second.
Title: Re: CSI: Vegas (Season 14 - 2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on October 27, 2013, 04:34:59 pm
Frame by Frame

I'm still watching CSI, just not reviewing it as I use to. This weeks episode was particularly interesting and really good. It was the 300th episode and this brought back Marg Helgenberger via 'flashback' sequences involving a case that has remained unsolved going back the year 2000, just prior to the show. Special guest star was Jason Preistely. I really enjoyed the story and it was a good twist tying the previous crime scene to that of the current crime scene (same residence). This being the 300th episode made the epilogue all the more sweeter seeing a montage of a lot of scenes from the history of the show and seeing Grissom was awesome.....even if it was just old footage.

Side note:

I thought it was odd that George Eads was missing from the episode and I realized that he was gone from last weeks as well. So, did a little digging to find out that he has been suspended from appearing on the show for the first half of this season due to an argument he had with a show runner about his character. If he doesn't come back, this may be the final straw for the show that has already lost key actors from the series. It's not even close to the same and that's why it was a hoot to see the montage because it was a reminder of what the show use to be.
Title: Re: CSI: Vegas (Season 14 - 2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on May 02, 2014, 02:40:01 pm

Yes....still watching CSI. Before even going into this episode, I saw a 15 second promo hyping that Patricia Arquette was guest-starring. Even with the barest of details about what the episode would be, my first thought screamed "Backdoor Pilot". So, I settled into was Kitty and the more it played, the more I SCREAMED "Backdoor Pilot" and I couldn't have been happier. I seriously miss having Arquette on TV. I miss Medium. She's not playing the same type of character though. She is a Cyber Detective and the case that she is currently working on takes her to Vegas and more importantly, face to face with the gang that makes up the CSI team. I really enjoyed the episode and her character. It's definitely a show I would be interested in watching if this is in fact a new series. Gonna have to check on that......
Title: Re: CSI: Vegas (Season 14 - 2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on May 02, 2014, 02:42:36 pm
'CSI' ratings up for Patricia Arquette's pilot: Should it get a series order? (

So far it doesn't look like a series order has been placed. I think this was just a way to gauge audience reaction to see if they should proceed further. I say 'Yes'.
Title: Re: CSI: Vegas (Season 14 - 2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on September 27, 2015, 11:22:38 pm
Season 16 (Two Hour Series Finale)
Immortality: Part 1 & 2


The episode I have been waiting for years to happen finally came to fruition. It was great seeing William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger and Paul Guilfoyle returning to their iconic roles to share screen time with Jorja Fox and Eric Szmanda. This alone should have made this an easy 5 Star episode. But it's two omissions that made this very incomplete. Where the f*ck was Elizabeth Shue? Sure, she wasn't part of the original cast, but she was a great addition for the past few seasons. But the biggest omission was the no-show by George Eads who has been with the series from the start. This is a hollow reunion because of that. Sucks. Oh well.

As for the the Two-hour Series Finale, as great as it was to see most of the gang together again, the story episode was put together poorly. Highlighting that Melinda Clarke was returning as Lady Heather in the heavily promoted TV Spots all but ruined her "surprised" death scene when she hasn't even shown herself on camera yet. So, I knew it was someone else posing as her. The other big blunder was seeing that out of all the suspects being questioned, there was Doug Hutchison in the middle of the pack. Pretty much gives away who the villain is mid-way to the ending. But that's not the biggest issue I have. You can't bring back an actor that has already appeared on the show and was killed off 10 years ago or however long ago it was. I hate it when shows do this because it breaks the "reality" of said show. Overall, with these quibbles I have, it was a decent send off for the series. At least Grissom and Sara got their happy ending and rode off into the sunset together.