Thursday, April 13, 2006
CSI--who's your favourite?
When CSI first started I didn't think they'd ever improve the package, but I was wrong. Although I am very fond of Gil I absolutely love Gary Sinise and David Caruso.
I had a massive crush on David Caruso when he was in NYPD Blue and was devastated when he left. I know Jimmy Smits was a fabulous replacement, but it wasn't the same.
I love the glamour and bright, hot feel to CSI Miami. And the cast is good, although that blonde woman's voice... and then the ME always processes the crime scenes in her high heels (my DH is always moaning about that and now it is starting to bug me too). And these guys often have the best crime plots, because they are not 100 % obvious from the get go.
But my favourite, my absolute favourite CSI is CSI NY. Part of it is the city itself. I mean who can resist the seedy streets of New York?
But mainly it is the cast. Gary Sinise plays a wonderfully controlled and contained leading man. Mac Taylor lost his wife in the 9/11 terrorist attacks and if that isn't giving a character a wonderful backstory I don't know what is (I'm not reducing terrorist attacks to fiction fodder BTW, but fiction reflects life for authenticity). Then there is Stella, my favourite female character in all the CSIs, and Danny--who's cool and Montana--who's refreshing. But the all-star pick of the whole CSI gang has to be Eddie Cahill. You can decide why :)