CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (season 10)

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (season 10)
CSI The 10th Season.jpg
Season 10 U.S. DVD cover
Starring Laurence Fishburne
Marg Helgenberger
George Eads
Eric Szmanda
Robert David Hall
Wallace Langham
Liz Vassey
David Berman
Paul Guilfoyle
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 23
Release
Original network CBS
Original release September 24, 2009 (2009-09-24) – May 20, 2010 (2010-05-20)
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List of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes

The tenth season of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation premiered on CBS on September 24, 2009, and ended May 20, 2010. The series stars Marg Helgenberger and Laurence Fishburne.

Plot[edit]

Riley Adams leaves the CSI team in turmoil, as Catherine's leadership skills are called into question ("Family Affair"), during the 10th season of CSI. The team, including the newly returned Sara Sidle, continue to investigate the gruesome, the premeditated, and the unusual, including the death of a porn producer ("Ghost Town"), a botched robbery ("Working Stiffs"), a cop-on-cop homicide ("Coup de Grace"), the murder of a football coach ("Blood Sport"), a bizarre revenge plot ("Death & The Maiden"), a death at a bowling tournament ("Lover's Lanes"), and a human trafficking case that leads Ray to both New York and Miami ("The Lost Girls"). Meanwhile, Nick, Greg, and Hodges celebrate Henry's birthday ("Appendicitement") as Catherine comes face to face with Rascal Flatts ("Unshockable"), and Langston begins to investigate a series of murders committed by Dr. Jekyll ("Sin City Blue"), which may lead to his own brutal end ("Meat Jekyll").

Cast[edit]

Changes[edit]

Lauren Lee Smith is no longer part of the regular cast. Liz Vassey and David Berman both become main cast members. Jorja Fox recurs.

Main cast[edit]

Recurring cast[edit]

Guest cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
2071"Family Affair"Kenneth FinkTeleplay by: Bradley Thompson & David Weddle
Story by: Naren Shankar
September 24, 2009 (2009-09-24)16.04[1]
The CSI team investigates the suspicious death of a young actress who was killed in a questionable traffic accident which links with Greg's case of a murder of an old man beaten to death in a motel. Gangsters break into the lab and steal a body, shooting some lab workers. Meanwhile, Sara Sidle makes an unexpected visit to the lab. Ray and Dr. Robbins find something unusual in a body, which will begin an investigation into the disturbing work of "Dr. Jekyll".
2082"Ghost Town"Alec SmightTeleplay by: Dustin Lee Abraham
Story by: Dustin Lee Abraham & Carol Mendelsohn
October 1, 2009 (2009-10-01)15.94[2]
Nick, Greg and Sara investigate when a porn producer and a drug dealer are murdered in an upscale Las Vegas area, and the investigation centers on the members of the affluent neighborhood. The evidence near the peeping hole links to Craig Mason, the adopted son of the deceased bathtub serial killer, Paul Millander. Meanwhile, Ray and Catherine begin to look into the work of "Dr. Jekyll".
2093"Working Stiffs"Naren ShankarNaren ShankarOctober 8, 2009 (2009-10-08)14.90[3]
Two office colleagues plan to rob a casino, but their misguided plot ends in murder.
2104"Coup de Grace"Paris BarclayTeleplay by: David Rambo
Story by: David Rambo & Richard Catalani
October 15, 2009 (2009-10-15)15.37[4]
A police officer kills another police officer, and the CSIs must determine if the shooting was accidental or premeditated. The evidence also suggests the death may have been racially motivated. Sara investigates a gang hit on a young boy suspected of snitching. The CSIs discover that the two cases are connected, after the dead police officer is discovered to have the victim's phone number.
2115"Bloodsport"Jeffrey HuntAllen MacDonaldOctober 29, 2009 (2009-10-29)15.24[5]
Ray, Catherine and Nick investigate the death of a beloved college football coach who was murdered in his home, and his entire team comes under suspicion in the case. The investigation reveals that the death may be linked to Sara and Greg's case of a dead hooker found in a submerged car.
2126"Death & The Maiden"Brad TanenbaumJacqueline HoytNovember 5, 2009 (2009-11-05)15.60[6]
Two seemingly unrelated crimes are discovered to be connected to a bizarre revenge plot.
2137"The Lost Girls"Alec SmightDavid Weddle & Bradley ThompsonNovember 12, 2009 (2009-11-12)17.38[7]

Ray searches for a missing girl being held hostage by human traffickers. He believes the victim may now be part of a Las Vegas prostitution ring.

This episode concludes a crossover with CSI: Miami and CSI: NY that begins on "Bone Voyage" and continues on "Hammer Down".
2148"Lover's Lanes"Andrew BernsteinDustin Lee AbrahamNovember 19, 2009 (2009-11-19)14.91[8]
Catherine, Nick, Sara and Greg investigate when a human head comes out of the ball return machine during a bowling tournament. Meanwhile, Ray re-investigates a murder after the convicted woman, who claimed to be innocent, hangs her herself in prison.
2159"Appendicitement"Kenneth FinkEvan DunskyDecember 10, 2009 (2009-12-10)16.43[9]
Nick, Greg, and Hodges take Henry (Jon Wellner), the lab's toxicologist, to celebrate his birthday at a biker bar, where they uncover a two dead bodies. Meanwhile, Ray and Catherine investigate a double murder which could be committed by "Dr. Jekyll".
21610"Better Off Dead"Jeffrey HuntTeleplay by: Corinne Marrinan & Tom Mularz
Story by: Richard Catalani & Tom Mularz
December 17, 2009 (2009-12-17)15.58[10]
Nick and Greg investigate two fatalities at a gun store shootout. Meanwhile, Catherine and Sara investigate the death of a young woman who was dumped in the woods. The cases are found to be linked after a gun at the store is found to be the same one that killed the female victim.
21711"Sin City Blue"Louis Shaw MilitoTeleplay by: David Rambo & Jacqueline Hoyt
Story by: Daniel Steck
January 14, 2010 (2010-01-14)15.33[11]
Catherine and Greg investigate when two beautiful women are murdered in a Las Vegas hotel and they uncover an unusual killer during their investigation. Meanwhile, Ray and Nick investigate a pick-up truck full of surgical equipment, human organs and a dead body that could link to "Dr. Jekyll".
21812"Long Ball"Alec SmightChristopher BarbourJanuary 21, 2010 (2010-01-21)14.29[12]
A legendary golf pro is murdered during a high-profile tournament. Golfers Natalie Gulbis, Rocco Mediate, Gary McCord, and Duffy Waldorf appear as themselves, as well as former pro David Feherty.
21913"Internal Combustion"Brad TanenbaumJennifer N. LevinFebruary 4, 2010 (2010-02-04)14.49[13]
The CSIs investigate the deaths of two high-school students involved in illegal street racing.
22014"Unshockable"Kenneth FinkMichael Frost BecknerMarch 4, 2010 (2010-03-04)15.59[14]
Catherine, Nick and Greg investigate when the bass guitarist of the country music band Rascal Flatts is shocked during a concert, and recovers with partial memory loss and having different tastes and opinions, much to the bafflement of the CSIs as they investigate possible sabotage. Meanwhile, Ray and Sara investigate when a decomposed man is fished out of Lake Mead, which leads them into a world of governmental conspiracy.
22115"Neverland"Alec SmightTom MularzMarch 11, 2010 (2010-03-11)15.25[15]
The body of a 14-year-old boy is discovered in a field and the investigation reveals the victim has blood under his fingernails that matches a convicted killer who is in prison for murdering his wife. The incarcerated man demands to be released, claiming that someone else with identical blood killed his wife, but Ray believes the prisoner may have had the blood planted at the scene to try to gain his freedom.
22216"The Panty Sniffer"Louis Shaw MilitoTeleplay by: Jacqueline Hoyt
Story by: Richard Catalani & Jacqueline Hoyt
April 1, 2010 (2010-04-01)13.35[16]
Detective Vartann and Catherine pose as a couple during a 24-hour stakeout on a drug operation in an upscale hotel, which gets complicated when Archie stumbles across a dead body, which Langston and Nick have to deal with. Their investigation uncovers her links to a fetish club.
22317"Irradiator"Michael NankinBradley Thompson & David WeddleApril 8, 2010 (2010-04-08)14.97[17]
The team investigates the murder of a married couple and Ray thinks that he has finally found a suspect for Dr. Jekyll, but all is not what it seems.
22418"Field Mice"Brad TanenbaumTeleplay by: Liz Vassey & Wallace Langham
Story by: Naren Shankar & Jennifer N. Levin
April 15, 2010 (2010-04-15)13.19[18]
Hodges and Wendy take a group of students on a field trip through the crime lab. They explain in detail cases the CSIs have done while picturing themselves in the crime investigators' roles. Nick and Greg investigate when several officers start suffering from bacterial symptoms. At the end of the episode, Wendy kisses Hodges.
22519"World's End"Alec SmightEvan DunskyApril 22, 2010 (2010-04-22)13.35[19]
The team investigates the case of a student found dead near Catherine's daughter's school, leading to a world of racism and a dark secret from one of the school crew uncovered. The Rwandan Genocide is a subject in the episode.
22620"Take My Life, Please!"Martha CoolidgeDavid Rambo & Dustin Lee AbrahamApril 29, 2010 (2010-04-29)13.63[20]
Nick and Greg investigate the death of a legendary comedian who appears to have died under mysterious circumstances; Langston, Catherine and Sara try to solve the case of a bullet-ridden corpse.
22721"Lost & Found"Frank WaldeckTeleplay by Corinne Marrinan
Story by: Elizabeth Devine
May 6, 2010 (2010-05-06)14.15[21]
The CSIs assist Brass in helping a family friend to solve the disappearance of her family during a car accident.
22822"Doctor Who"Jeffrey HuntTom MularzMay 13, 2010 (2010-05-13)13.42[22]
A reporter covering the Dr. Jekyll serial murders is strangled to death and the victim's husband accuses Ray of the crime and of other deaths in the past that his wife investigated.
22923"Meat Jekyll"Alec SmightTeleplay by: Evan Dunsky
Story by: Naren Shankar
May 20, 2010 (2010-05-20)14.35[23]
The CSIs attempt to capture the elusive Dr. Jekyll with the help of another serial murderer, Nate Haskell (Bill Irwin), who claims to know who he is.

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