CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Homebodies - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: When Brass and Grissom are interrogating the stoned nephew, shots of Grissom from the front show him with his head leaning against his right hand and then moving his hand down to the table, then it cuts to a shot from behind and his head is still leaning against his hand. This happens twice during the sequence.

Joel Amos Gordon

Dead Ringer - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: When Nick is showing the burger guy the pictures from the ATM, he holds one up while facing the see-through window. He turns and puts it on the table and it's a completely different picture.

Joel Amos Gordon

Invisible Evidence - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Catherine tells Grisson she liked the tough act (while listening to the guy testify) he said too much, she said not enough. Then he glances over at her. The guy is talking, which indicates a continuous line, even though the shot changes, but Grissom is not looking at Catherine during the shot change, instead he's got his head leaning against the glass.

Joel Amos Gordon

Jackpot - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When Grissom's car window is broken in the first shot where you first see the break there is hardly any glass left in the frame and yet when he is at the gas station there is an almost perfect circle of broken glass and a lot more in the frame.

Bad Words - S4-E19

Continuity mistake: Sam's matchbox, in the interview room, changes from face-forward to back-forward several times.

Assume Nothing (1) - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Grisson gets on the vibrating bed, in the close up shots he is sitting with his neck even to the top of the headboard and no pillow showing. In the wide-angle shot, he's hunched down lower with a lot of the pillow showing above his shoulders.

Joel Amos Gordon

Invisible Evidence - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Brown talks to David, David pulls out a pelvis from a vat of acid, saying he's cleaning it. In one shot the pelvis is hanging off the lower of the tongs, but in the next shot it's clamped between the tongs. This series of shots occurs a couple times during the conversation.

Joel Amos Gordon

Coming of Rage - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: Nick counts the bullet holes in the rabbit sign used for target practice and says there are only 9 holes. It shows a flashback to the guy shooting and he shoots a tenth hole in the sign near the rabbit's right arm. This hole is not shown on the sign Nick looks at.

Joel Amos Gordon

Getting Off - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: When Jamal is been helped out of Ed Burnell's wrecked BMW 7 Series, the wrecked car is a late 80s-early 90s E32 model. However when Burnell was driving it at the beginning of the episode, it was a newer late 90s-early 00s E38 model. Again, the production crew couldn't afford to wreck a brand new car so an older one was substituted.


Show generally

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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Lucky Strike - S3-E16

Nick Stokes: There's a sucker born every minute.
Gil Grissom: Yep, and they all come to Vegas.

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Abra Cadaver - S3-E5

Trivia: This episode featured a guest appearance by Tom Noonan. Noonan and series star William Petersen played villain and hero, respectively, in the film "Manhunter."

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