The Best Episodes of CSI: NY

Snow Day

#1 - Snow Day 8.51

Season 3 - Episode 24

After Flack makes an enormous drug bust, and locks it up at CSI, the drug lords infiltrate the building at gunpoint to get them back. Now the team must resolve the hostage situations, all the while with Mac, Stella, and Hawkes trapped inside.

Directors: Duane Clark
Exit Strategy

#2 - Exit Strategy 8.29

Season 7 - Episode 22

Mac tries to find a little girl missing since 2002 who saw the murders that took place at the time of a burglary.

Directors: Allison Liddi-Brown
Pay Up

#3 - Pay Up 8.25

Season 5 - Episode 25

When transferring Robert Dunbrook's son from prison to court, the NYPD is ambushed by a group of professional kidnappers who kill a member of the team and one of the CSI's lives hangs in the balance.

Directors: Rob Bailey
Flash Pop

#4 - Flash Pop 8.17

Season 8 - Episode 14

Mac and the team are deeply affected as they must investigate the murder of one of their lab techs who found murdered on the stairs of a vacant brownstone. The building was the scene of an unsolved murder of a famous socialite in 1957 and the scene was staged so that everything matches the previous case. Also, Mac's relationship with Christine continues to grow as he joins her for a family party


#5 - Unwrapped 8.11

Season 8 - Episode 17

The CSIs are called to a Brooklyn housing project to investigate the murder of a successful businessman who still felt the pull of his old neighborhood.

Down the Rabbit Hole

#6 - Down the Rabbit Hole 8.08

Season 4 - Episode 5

The latest murder case takes Detective Taylor to a whole new world and he must figure out why Cheryl Duncan looks so life-like. They also discover something shocking about the murderer while online.

Directors: Christine Moore
Raising Shane

#7 - Raising Shane 8.08

Season 3 - Episode 11

After a bartender is murdered The CSI team must prove that Hawkes did not commit the murder. That only becomes more difficult when the team is pulled off the investigation.

Directors: Christine Moore
Means To An End

#8 - Means To An End 8.08

Season 8 - Episode 9

When an important witness turns up dead, Det. Jo Danville is caught up in the dangerous investigation of the suspected rapist who was freed on her and her colleague's Frank Water's (Michael Weston, left) watch in D.C.

Sleight Out of Hand

#9 - Sleight Out of Hand 8.07

Season 3 - Episode 18

Illusionist Luke Blade may have to defend the art of magic after an illusion is thought to have killed two women. Back in Montana Lindsay will need to take herself back to the time when she was fourteen to help her remember the crime that killed four friends in order to help convict of the person that killed them.

Directors: Rob Bailey

#10 - Indelible 8.04

Season 8 - Episode 1

The tenth anniversary of 9/11 proves a wrenching but clarifying passage for Mac, who suffered a terrible loss on that day. Meanwhile, an open-and-shut robbery/homicide proves more complicated than anyone had anticipated.

Directors: Frederick E.O. Toye
Do or Die

#11 - Do or Die 8.04

Season 7 - Episode 17

When a popular student and star pupil at Manhattan's most elite private school is murdered, the CSIs find themselves immersed in the highly competitive world of over-privileged youth.

Directors: Matt Earl Beesley
Identity Crisis

#12 - Identity Crisis 8.03

Season 7 - Episode 18

Jo's adopted daughter is a witness to an attack on the subway and learns the truth about her real mom.

Directors: Mike Vejar Jr.
Cavallino Rampante

#13 - Cavallino Rampante 8.03

Season 8 - Episode 3

When the body of a beautiful young woman is found in a stolen Ferrari, the investigation leads to a family of car thieves, but the CSIs must find the murderer before the rest of the family meets the same fate.

Directors: Nathan Hope
You Only Die Once

#14 - You Only Die Once 8.02

Season 4 - Episode 3

After a series of heists in the city (one including Det. Chief Sinclair's house) one of the "super spies" involved is robbed of his life. The team works to solve the robberies and the murder, as both are obviously connected.

Directors: Jonathan Glassner
Keep It Real

#15 - Keep It Real 8.01

Season 8 - Episode 2

When an awkward teen is found dead, the team discovers that his efforts to win a sexy punk rock chick's heart may have gone a step too far.

Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
She's Not There

#16 - She's Not There 8.01

Season 5 - Episode 14

A Russian tourist is found stabbed to death and the CSIs come face to face with the frightening realities of human trafficking. Solving this case becomes personal when it directly affects a prominent member of the NYPD

Directors: Nelson McCormick
Murder Sings The Blues

#17 - Murder Sings The Blues 8.00

Season 3 - Episode 7

A young woman dies after she starts bleeding from the eyes, nose, and mouth while at a party aboard a subway train. Mac originally believes she is the victim of a biological attack. Later, it is revealed that Sheldon knew the victim. Across town, a wealthy playboy is found dead in an indoor lap pool in his penthouse suite. The investigation reveals that he was murdered and his last maid was fired two days earlier.

Directors: Oz Scott
Charge of this Post

#18 - Charge of this Post 8.00

Season 2 - Episode 24

In the season finale Mac Taylor has a lot on his plate. He must come to grips with having let a marine die in Beirut in 1983. Also the team must stay one step ahead of a bomber.

Directors: Rob Bailey
Life Sentence

#19 - Life Sentence 8.00

Season 7 - Episode 21

After a hail of gunfire tears through the crime lab, Mac and his ex-partner become part of a vendetta 17 years in the making.

Directors: Jeffrey Hunt

#20 - Yahrzeit 7.99

Season 5 - Episode 22

The most exclusive jewelry auction of the year ends abruptly when an appraiser is killed during the event. The investigation takes an emotional turn when the CSIs must confront one of the greatest tragedies in human history - the Holocaust.

Directors: Norberto Barba

#21 - Help 7.98

Season 5 - Episode 12

Young brides-to-be fight over a killer dress at the biggest wedding gown sale of the year and one of the shoppers winds up dead. The unusual clues of this case force Dr. Hawkes to confront a painful chapter from his past.

Directors: David Barrett
Blood, Sweat & Tears

#22 - Blood, Sweat & Tears 7.97

Season 1 - Episode 14

The body of a young trapeze artist is found folded into a box on Coney Island, leading Mac and Stella to the circus where they find themselves embroiled in a real-life Romeo and Juliet story between the dead contortionist, Lukas, and a trapeze arist, Anasuya. Danny and Flack find a woman's body in a laundry chute and learn that she was actually the former sorority sister of the woman who lived in that building, and turn their suspicion to the abusive husband the woman was hiding from.

Directors: Scott Lautanen
Death House

#23 - Death House 7.96

Season 6 - Episode 10

A frantic 911 call sends the CSIs into a vacant penthouse; however, instead of finding the caller, they unearth a nearly 100-year-old corpse and find themselves navigating their way through a booby-trapped house.

Directors: Norberto Barba

#24 - Boo 7.95

Season 4 - Episode 6

The CSI team goes to a haunted house to solve more than just the latest case. Before they can solve the crime Lindsay is told something will happen to her if she doesn't leave soon.

Directors: Joe Dante
Officer Involved

#25 - Officer Involved 7.95

Season 8 - Episode 4

A night out for a friendly drink takes an unexpected turn when Danny and his rookie cops are caught up in a shooting.