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CSI: NY: The Ripple Effect

When the CSIs investigate two seemingly unrelated deaths, their separate trails of evidence lead to a surprisingly connected conclusion.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x13
Airdate: Friday February 10th, 2012

Director: Oz Scott
Writer: Trey Callaway

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 5) Apr 21, 2012
CA (CTV) Jul 20, 2012
AU (Nine Network) Feb 21, 2013

  • Currently 7.6/10
7.6/10 (5 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Megan Dodds
As Christine Whitney
Alex Weed
As Scott Perfito
Bill Zasadil
As Nicholas Bristow
Connor Barrett
As Toby Delafont
Dale Gibson
As Jimmy Philbrook
Tim Barraco
As Greg Barbera

Co-Guest Stars
Main Cast
Gary Sinise
As Detective Mack "Mac" Taylor
Sela Ward
As Jo Danville
Carmine Giovinazzo
As Danny Messer
Anna Belknap
As Lindsay Messer
Robert Joy
As Dr. Sid Hammerback
A.J. Buckley
As Adam Ross
Hill Harper
As Dr. Sheldon Hawkes
Eddie Cahill
As Detective Donald "Don" Flack, Jr.


The scene opens on a busy New York street, where we see an enraged guy walking down the pavement and cut a tree with a saw and run away. Meanwhile, as we see another boy expressing his irritation, he is chased by a man, wearing a red jacket, who comes out of the building. Next, we see the team examining the dead body of the boy who was being chased, Greg Barbera. Don informs Jo and Taylor that Greg has been charged earlier for stealing wallets. He also mentioned that there were eye-witnesses, who saw the guy chasing Greg and described him. As they stand pondering whether Greg had fallen down 130 steps or was he pushed, Taylor says, “Looks like we have to back up a few steps to figure that out.” Next, we see the team collecting evidences from the crime scene. ..

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