CSI: NY

The BEST episodes of CSI: NY

Every episode of CSI: NY ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of CSI: NY!

The third edition of the "CSI" franchise sets up shop in the Big Apple, where taciturn Detective Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) and his partner, Detective Stella Bonasera (Melina Kanakaredes), lead a crime-solving team. Like his counterparts in Las Vegas and Miami, Taylor knows that people may lie, but the evidence rarely does.

Last Updated: 9/29/2022Network:CBS
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The Real McCoy
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7.87
400 votes

#1 - The Real McCoy

Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/7/2012

The CSIs investigate a 1920s-inspired speakeasy when one of its owners is murdered and $10,000 goes missing. Meanwhile, Adam spends his day off in an unexpected way.

Writer: Sarah Byrd
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Pay Up
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7.84
519 votes

#2 - Pay Up

Season 5 - Episode 25 - Aired 5/14/2009

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
Watch Now:Amazon
Flash Pop
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7.82
648 votes

#3 - Flash Pop

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/30/2012

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Dead Inside
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7.77
433 votes

#4 - Dead Inside

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/12/2008

The team investigates the brutal murder of a house relocator who was found dead inside a Victorian house that he was about to move from Staten Island to The Upper East Side.

Directors: Christine Moore
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Exit Strategy
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7.76
1182 votes

#5 - Exit Strategy

Season 7 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/13/2011

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Prey
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7.75
457 votes

#6 - Prey

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/8/2009

While investigating the shooting of a voice coach in an empty theater, Stella realizes that the crime scene is oddly familiar and staged.

Directors: Marshall Adams
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
She's Not There
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7.72
487 votes

#7 - She's Not There

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/11/2009

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
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Means To An End
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7.71
719 votes

#8 - Means To An End

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/2/2011

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 watch in D.C.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Crushed
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7.68
721 votes

#9 - Crushed

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/11/2011

A video of a high school party causes the team to wonder if too much weight on a porch caused the death of a girl. Jo has to deal with her former partner bringing memories of her last F.B.I. case.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
My Name is Mac Taylor
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7.68
416 votes

#10 - My Name is Mac Taylor

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/19/2008

In the one hundredth episode of CSI: NY Mac faces his most deadly foe yet. There is a serial killer loose in New York City killing people with the name Mac Taylor making Mac a target.

Directors: Rob Bailey
Writer: Pam Veasey
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Today Is Life
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7.68
412 votes

#11 - Today Is Life

Season 9 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/22/2013

Unrest erupts in a community where an unarmed man was shot by police which means the CSI team needs to work as fast as possible to solve the case.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Crossroads
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7.66
774 votes

#12 - Crossroads

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/18/2011

As the CSIs investigate the assassination of a judge, Jo comes face to face with a criminal from her past.

Directors: Jeff T. Thomas
Writer: John Dove
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Down the Rabbit Hole
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7.66
372 votes

#13 - Down the Rabbit Hole

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/24/2007

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
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
2,918 Miles
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7.66
560 votes

#14 - 2,918 Miles

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/12/2012

The CSIs race to San Francisco in search of a 16-year-old girl who may already be dead, and the case hits home for Jo.

Directors: Vikki Williams
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Keep It Real
star
7.64
868 votes

#15 - Keep It Real

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/30/2011

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
Writer: Bill Haynes
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Cavallino Rampante
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7.64
886 votes

#16 - Cavallino Rampante

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/7/2011

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
Writer: Adam Targum
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Unwrapped
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7.64
507 votes

#17 - Unwrapped

Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/4/2012

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.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Help
star
7.63
383 votes

#18 - Help

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/14/2009

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
Writer: Sam Humphrey
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Officer Involved
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7.63
781 votes

#19 - Officer Involved

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/14/2011

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Misconceptions
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7.62
613 votes

#20 - Misconceptions

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/26/2012

Mac investigates a 20-year-old case involving a missing boy when the prime suspect is found murdered on the anniversary of the boy’s disappearance. Meanwhile, Flack’s day off helps him deal with some lingering family issues.

Directors: Nathan Hope
Writer: John Dove
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Hostage
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7.62
492 votes

#21 - Hostage

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/21/2008

When a man takes hostages during a failed attempt to rob a bank, Mac offers himself in exchange for a hostage. Only condition is that he must prove that the bank robber did not kill the bank manager, whose body is found lying in a pool of blood in the vault. On the outside of the bank, the rest of the team works to process the evidence that Mac finds and stop the SWAT team from making matters worse.

Directors: Rob Bailey
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Clue: SI
star
7.62
519 votes

#22 - Clue: SI

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/9/2012

When a psychiatrist’s patients are being systematically murdered, the CSIs are forced to play along in a game of CLUE in order to catch the killer.

Directors: Oz Scott
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Dead Reckoning
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7.61
795 votes

#23 - Dead Reckoning

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/14/2009

Incriminating DNA evidence contradicts the confession of a scorned woman claiming to have brutally murdered her cheating husband.

Directors: Scott White
Writer: John Dove
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Who's There?
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7.61
746 votes

#24 - Who's There?

Season 8 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/13/2012

A home invasion investigation becomes more complicated when the victim's family turns out to be less perfect than they originally seem.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Unspoken
star
7.59
479 votes

#25 - Unspoken

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/19/2012

The CSIs race to catch a shooter when Lindsay is injured during the attempted murder of a political candidate, and the events in the aftermath lead to a child’s death.

Directors: Duane Clark
Writer: Pam Veasey
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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