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The Best Episodes of CSI: Vegas

Every episode of CSI: Vegas ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the 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.


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The best episode of "CSI: Vegas" is "The Promise", rated 8.2/10 from 474 user votes. It was directed by Brad Tanenbaum and written by Anthony E. Zuiker, Alex Berry. "The Promise" aired on 3/30/2023 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Heavy Metal".

  • The Promise
    8.2/10 474 votes

    #1 - The Promise

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 2023-03-30

    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.

    Director: Brad Tanenbaum

    Writer: Anthony E. Zuiker, Alex Berry

  • Heavy Metal
    8.0/10 113 votes

    #2 - Heavy Metal

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2024-05-12

    The CSI team investigates the death of a local antique shop owner who died from an apparent gunshot wound that is missing one important clue - the bullet. Also, Max makes an important breakthrough in the ongoing case with Ocho from the robotics factory.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered
    7.9/10 465 votes

    #3 - Signed, Sealed, Delivered

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-12-08

    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.

    Director: Kenneth Fink

    Writer: Jason Tracey, Craig S. O'Neill

  • Atomic City
    7.9/10 148 votes

    #4 - Atomic City

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2024-04-21

    The CSI team investigates a radioactive crime scene that left a father and son dead.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Artist Is Present
    7.9/10 116 votes

    #5 - The Artist Is Present

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2024-05-05

    The CSI team investigates when a plastinated nervous system is found hanging above a local car dealership. Also, Chavez and Max search for a missing source in their ongoing investigation of the robotics factory.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Waiting in the Wings
    7.8/10 430 votes

    #6 - Waiting in the Wings

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-12-01

    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.

    Director: Christine Moore

    Writer: Jason Tracey, Craig S. O'Neill

  • Tunnel Vision
    7.8/10 94 votes

    #7 - Tunnel Vision

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2024-05-19

    After an explosion in a bio lab, the CSI team races to determine which nerve agent left one of their own unconscious, while the others explore a dangerous underground tunnel to find another CSI who got kidnapped during the blast.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Trinket
    7.7/10 325 votes

    #8 - Trinket

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2023-01-12

    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.

    Director: Ruben Garcia

    Writer: Safia M. Dirie

  • Health and Wellness
    7.7/10 160 votes

    #9 - Health and Wellness

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2024-03-17

    As the CSI team investigates the death of a man visiting Las Vegas for a health and wellness convention, a fiery explosion traps Allie Rajan in the basement of an abandoned hospital.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Coinkydink
    7.7/10 123 votes

    #10 - Coinkydink

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2024-04-28

    When a fitness guru is found dead in a gym sauna and his soon to be son-in-law is found dead from an apparent hunting accident, the CSI team investigates to see if these deaths are unrelated tragic accidents or if they're connected.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Pipe Cleaner
    7.6/10 431 votes

    #11 - Pipe Cleaner

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-11-24

    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

    Director: Benny Boom

    Writer: Safia M. Dirie, Sam Humphrey

  • Ashes, Ashes
    7.6/10 308 votes

    #12 - Ashes, Ashes

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2023-03-02

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Honeymoon in Vegas
    7.5/10 630 votes

    #13 - Honeymoon in Vegas

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-10-13

    Gil Grissom and Sara Sidle come to the aid of a former colleague who is implicated in tampering with evidence. Maxine and the rest of the CSI team work the murder of a couple slain on their wedding day, following the evidence to the salacious underbelly of the Las Vegas elite.

    Director: Nathan Hope

    Writer: Jason Tracey

  • Funhouse
    7.5/10 489 votes

    #14 - Funhouse

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-11-10

    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.

    Director: Benny Boom

    Writer: Sam Humphrey

  • We All Fall Down
    7.5/10 308 votes

    #15 - We All Fall Down

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2023-03-09

    Medical examiner Sonya's life is in jeopardy when she is exposed to a mysterious poison as the CSI team races to find the antidote and the silver ink murderer who appears to be targeting the Crime Lab. Max's ex-husband, Daniel, returns to make sure that she and their son are safe.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • It Was Automation
    7.5/10 158 votes

    #16 - It Was Automation

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2024-03-24

    When a mechanic is found murdered in a dark factory, the CSI team investigates whether the perpetrator was human or a humanoid robot with an AI operating system.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Legacy
    7.4/10 818 votes

    #17 - Legacy

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-10-06

    An attack on Jim Brass kicks off a twisted conspiracy targeting the Las Vegas crime lab.

    Director: Uta Briesewitz

    Writer: Jason Tracey

  • Let the Chips Fall
    7.4/10 519 votes

    #18 - Let the Chips Fall

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-11-03

    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.

    Director: Kenneth Fink

    Writer: Graham Thiel

  • In the Blood
    7.4/10 461 votes

    #19 - In the Blood

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-11-17

    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.

    Director: Christine Moore

    Writer: Marisa Tam

  • Grace Note
    7.4/10 336 votes

    #20 - Grace Note

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2022-12-08

    Catherine’s frustration intensifies when a lead suspect in Grace’s disappearance is found murdered. The team exhausts all their skills to figure out who killed the suspect, and if his death will lead them to Grace.

    Director: Gina Lamar

    Writer: Erika Vázquez, Siena Butterfield

  • In the White Room
    7.4/10 314 votes

    #21 - In the White Room

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2022-12-15

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

    Director: Kenneth Fink

    Writer: Graham Thiel, Marisa Tam

  • Eyeballs
    7.4/10 330 votes

    #22 - Eyeballs

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2023-01-05

    A social media influencer party ends with the brutal murder of a popular guest. Chris Park's side hustle makes him uniquely qualified to lead the CSI team in their investigation.

    Director: Allison Liddi-Brown

    Writer: Ryan Lee

  • The Reaper
    7.4/10 210 votes

    #23 - The Reaper

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2024-02-18

    With their respected colleague Josh Folsom under arrest for the death of Kahn Schefter – the man responsible for killing Folsom’s mother – the CSI team combs through every crumb of forensic evidence to determine his innocence or guilt.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Scar Tissue
    7.4/10 186 votes

    #24 - Scar Tissue

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2024-02-25

    With a new piece of evidence at play, Catherine Willows reopens an investigation from her past that never got solved after a violent attack left her hospitalized. Internal affairs begins questioning Folsom.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Under the Skin
    7.3/10 561 votes

    #25 - Under the Skin

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-10-20

    Grissom and Sara's investigation into charges against David Hodges heats up as Internal Affairs joins the hunt. Also, pressure rises for the CSIs when a video game developer's body is found floating in a fountain before a huge gaming tournament.

    Director: Nathan Hope

    Writer: Craig S. O'Neill