CSI: NY (2004–2013)
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The clues in Bonasera's puzzle lead Mac back to Chicago, where he must confront a traumatic event from his youth. Bonasera also discovers that her admirer is directly connected to the case.


Anthony Hemingway


Anthony E. Zuiker (created by), Ann Donahue (created by) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Sinise ... Mac Taylor
Melina Kanakaredes ... Stella Bonasera
Carmine Giovinazzo ... Danny Messer
Anna Belknap ... Lindsay Monroe
Hill Harper ... Sheldon Hawkes
Eddie Cahill ... Don Flack
A.J. Buckley ... Adam Ross
Robert Joy ... Sid Hammerback
Kerr Smith ... Drew Bedford
Erin Daniels ... Det. Brennan
Frank Grillo ... Jimmie Davis
Mykelti Williamson ... Chief Brigham Sinclair
Bryan Becker ... Bobby Toole
Eddie Driscoll ... Hal Weston
Walker Curry Walker Curry ... Young Mac Taylor


Based on the clues that Mac's stalker provides him, he goes to his hometown, Chicago and there he gets more clues which help him realize that the whole thing stems from a moment in his youth. Based on DNA evidence, Mac suspects it's his friend who's behind it but he denies it. Meanwhile back in New York the team is placed in danger by the stalker. Because of the DNA evidence Mac says the only possible suspect is his friend's brother but he doesn't know what happened. Mac later realizes his friend's brother and Stella's suitor Drew Bedford are the same. So he goes looking for him but is captured. So the team tries to find him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Release Date:

28 November 2007 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


As evidenced with a scene filmed on a bridge that spans the Chicago River, filming also took place in Chicago, Illinois. See more »


When Mac draws his Glock while opening the door, you can tell by the trigger position that the gun is not cocked. Police officers normally carry their handguns cocked, and in any event, it is unlikely that a cop going into a potentially dangerous situation would neglect to cock his gun first. See more »

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