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CSI: NY: Air Apparent

The CSIs investigate when the recently paroled brother of a young basketball prodigy is implicated in a murder.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x5
Airdate: Friday October 21st, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 5) Feb 25, 2012
AU (Nine Network) Oct 29, 2012

  • Currently 8.2/10
8.2/10 (5 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Kathleen Munroe
As Samantha Flack
Bonnie Burroughs
As Linda Frazier
Christie Ann Burson
As Angela Kelly
Jarold Einsohn
As Nick Blount
Justin Bruening
As Hank Frazier
Matt Medrano
As Guard
Robbie Amell
As Riley Frazier
Scott Lowell
As Coach Dwight Gavin


It’s a clear night in New York city. Cabs can be seen everywhere, people moving, never stopping. An announcer begins his introduction. Riley begins his preparation, taking in the crowd; cheering, chanting for him. His eyes close as his name gets louder and louder, his fingers in the air to his side. Almost as if he can feel their words. Hank, Riley’s brother is incarcerated. He [at the same time] also has his hands in the air to his side as he is being examined by a correctional officer. The officer turns Hank around to examine his back. Hank can now see an inmate down the jail hall mopping the floor. The man nods at Hank; Hank nods back. As Hank goes back to his cell he passes the inmate. The man mopping the floor hands Hank a black object. Hank quickly puts it into his pocket and continues on to his cell. When he gets there he rests a moment. He quickly gets up and advances towards his cell mate, it looks as if Hank is going to take the object and use it against his cell mate, His cell mate quickly and happily moves out of Hanks way as Hank pulls out the object. Hanks cell mate walks over to the cell door and uses his body to cover the small window. Nobody would be able to see in. Hank pulls the antenna out of the black device and turns it on. The radio begins to whistle as Hank tunes it in, to his brother’s high school basketball game. His brother Riley was a superstar...

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