CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Fur and Loathing - S4-E5

Audio problem: When the Ranger is talking about shooting a coyote he says, "I took care of him." The shot is from behind and slightly to the right of the Ranger. When he says this line, his mouth is not moving.

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Dead Ringer - S4-E20

Audio problem: When Sarah is interrogating the police woman, there are some shots from the left side of the woman when she is speaking and her mouth/jaw movement do not match the words that she is saying.

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Factual error: In a number of episodes people are shown eating and drinking in the laboratories. For instance, in "Miss Willows' Regrets" Nick and Greg are seen eating fried chicken in the lab, and in "Overload" Sara eats a sandwich while watching Grissom experiment with her deli pickle. There are other examples. No reputable laboratory (which this is supposed to be) would allow its staff to eat or drink while in the lab. It is basic scientific protocol to prevent contamination of samples or the person picking up toxins on their food.

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Trivia: Anthony Zuiker chose to set the series in Las Vegas because that city's crime lab is the second most active in the United States, behind the FBI lab in Quantico, Virginia.

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Play with Fire - S3-E22

Question: Why would Catherine take the blame for the lab explosion? If anyone was to blame it was Hodges. Since he accidentally turned on the hot plate and even admits that sometimes it gets switched on by others accidentally, if he had bothered to make sure he didn't switch it on before leaving the room, the explosion never would have happened.

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