CSI: Vegas

10 Best Episodes of CSI: Vegas

Facing an existential threat that could bring down the Crime Lab, a brilliant team of forensic investigators must welcome back old friends and deploy new techniques to preserve and serve justice in Sin City.

Written by Sophie and last updated on may 20, 2023.

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CSI: Vegas - S2E5

#15 - In Harm's Way (Season 2 - Episode 5)

After all the guests attending an upscale fundraising soiree for the science department at a local university fall ill, the CSI team gears up to investigate. Also, Catherine enlists Grace’s roommate to help her find clues after Grace disappears.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 355 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S1E7

#14 - In the Blood (Season 1 - Episode 7)


An abandoned horse covered in blood leads the CSI team to a halfway house for convicted murderers. Also, Grissom and Sara begin to circle their prime suspect in the David Hodges case.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 530 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S1E4

#13 - Long Pig (Season 1 - Episode 4)

The CSI team investigates when a body is dug up in the luau pit of a Hawaiian-themed hotel. Also, Internal Affairs begins to question Grissom and Sara's return to the crime lab.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 561 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S2E20

#12 - Shell Game (Season 2 - Episode 20)


The CSI team investigates a case where an ambitious investigative reporter is found dead at a peanut factory. Also, everyone in the crime lab buzzes over who Max will promote to day shift supervisor.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 161 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S2E4

#11 - Koala (Season 2 - Episode 4)

When three masked assailants invade a home and murder an entire family, including a pregnant woman, the CSIs are called to the scene to investigate. Catherine leads the team through the emotional case, which intensifies her own longing to reconnect with her estranged daughter, Lindsey.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 375 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S2E15

#10 - Ashes, Ashes (Season 2 - Episode 15)


A silver ink note threatening Maxine Roby's life is found at the crime lab, sending the entire CSI team to crack who is behind the notes and how they connect to other murder case.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 273 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S2E9

#9 - In the White Room (Season 2 - Episode 9)

When the bodies of two Regency Romantic Festival attendees are discovered, the CSI team uncovers a shocking link between their murders and previous cases.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 194 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S1E9

#8 - Waiting in the Wings (Season 1 - Episode 9)


The CSI team looks closely at the eccentric world of sideshows when a couple of performers are discovered burned in a pit. Also, Hodges mulls a plea deal as his criminal trial kicks off, while Max, Grissom and Sara search for evidence to exonerate him.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 495 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S2E11

#7 - Trinket (Season 2 - Episode 11)

When a young, non-verbal boy is found hiding in a stranger’s garage, the CSI team searches for his missing mother. Also, Max receives a strange letter with symbols in silver ink that Folsom and Allie recognize from prior crime scenes.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 283 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S1E6

#6 - Funhouse (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Max puts CSI on lockdown when evidence in a new murder tips Grissom and Sara to a new suspect in the crime lab. Also, Folsom and Allie investigate a series of chilling killings at a dilapidated clown-themed hotel.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 548 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S1E5

#5 - Let the Chips Fall (Season 1 - Episode 5)

As Grissom and Sara close in on who framed Hodges, the CSI team investigates a lock room murder mystery at 30,000 feet, when a cargo plane lands autonomously at McCarran Airport and everyone on board has been killed.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 563 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S1E8

#4 - Pipe Cleaner (Season 1 - Episode 8)


When the CSIs are called to investigate human remains found in a convention center owner’s bathtub, Sara and Grissom use the case to get close to attorney Anson Wix’s star forensic expert witness, just days before David Hodges’ trial begins

The episode was rated 7.78 from 477 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S2E17

#3 - The Promise (Season 2 - Episode 17)

When the body of a young girl who was killed over 40 years ago is discovered at the bottom of Lake Mead, Max Roby promises her mother, Raquel Williams, that the CSI team will finally find justice for her daughter. Also, Greg Sanders brings his quirky humor as he returns to the crime lab.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 268 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S2E21

#2 - Dying Words (Season 2 - Episode 21)


The CSI team investigates a murder case that hits close to home for Folsom. When he is forced to sit this investigation out, he does his own digging with help from Trey. Worried Folsom will do something he regrets if he gets his hands on the killer, the team find themselves racing to arrest the suspect first.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 75 votes.

CSI: Vegas - S1E10

#1 - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Season 1 - Episode 10)

When David Hodges goes missing, the entire CSI team searches for any piece of evidence that can help locate him, clear his name and save the reputation of the entire crime lab.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 478 votes.

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