Jack's uncle, Nate, a deceitful con man, witnesses an arson and goes to see Jack and Dan with information about the people behind it. With the Nate as the only witness, the investigation forces Jack to work alongside his uncle, a man he barely knows or trusts.
Episode number: 1x14 Production Number: 504210-114/S114 Airdate: Friday October 22nd, 2010
The episode opens at Jack Bailey’s apartment at 9:14 PM with a Code 11 in progress (a break-in). The scene flash backs to 14 hours earlier and at the station, Jack and Dan get new desks. Dan is not happy that his desk was replaced. He says that he made love on his old desk and that there were memories, but when he sees that he got a new coffee mug, all is forgiven. They go to the break room to test out their new mugs and meet Samantha. She has been hired as a lab assistant for the CSI unit and can’t wait to get started with fieldwork. Later that night, Jack gets home and finds his Uncle Nate there. Jack is not thrilled by the reunion that has been 15 years in the making. Nate thinks that Jack is upset about the “dog issue” but Jack reminds him that Nate scammed his dad into a deal and they lost everything including the dog. Nate tells Jack that he witnessed a crime. The scene flashes back to one day earlier and a man is walking out of a burning house. Nate says that he didn’t report it because of some “possible” warrants out for his arrest. He admits to insurance fraud and says that the others ran off with the money. Jack doesn’t care and arrests him. ..