CSI: NY (season 7)

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CSI: NY (season 7)
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The Seventh Season US Boxset
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 22
Original channel CBS
Original run September 24, 2010 (2010-09-24) – May 13, 2011 (2011-05-13)
Home video release
DVD release
Region 1 September 27, 2011 (2011-09-27)
Region 2 January 9, 2012 (2012-01-09)[1]
Region 4 March 13, 2013
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List of CSI: NY episodes

The seventh season of CSI: NY originally aired on CBS between September 2010 and May 2011. It consisted of 22 episodes. Its regular time slot moved to Fridays at 9pm/8c. The premiere, "The 34th Floor", concluded the story from the previous season's cliffhanger finale, "Vacation Getaway".

The season introduced a new regular character, Jo Danville, after regular Stella Bonasera moved to New Orleans to head up their crime lab. Melina Kanakaredes, who played Bonasera, did not renew her contract.[2]

CSI: NY The Seventh Season was released on DVD in the U.S. on September 27, 2011.[3]

Series regulars[edit]

Character Portrayed by Main cast
Mac Taylor Gary Sinise entire season
Jo Danville Sela Ward entire season
Danny Messer Carmine Giovinazzo entire season
Lindsay Messer Anna Belknap entire season
Sid Hammerback Robert Joy entire season
Adam Ross A. J. Buckley entire season
Sheldon Hawkes Hill Harper entire season
Don Flack Eddie Cahill entire season


No. in
No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
141 1 "The 34th Floor" Duane Clark John Dove & Pam Veasey September 24, 2010 (2010-09-24) 10.35[4]
Following the cliffhanger of "Vacation Getaway", Lindsay Monroe kills Shane Casey. Five months later she is awarded a Combat Cross. She and her team return to the crime lab where Stella Bonasera's replacement, Jo Danville has found the body of Sarah Nelson, a secretary in an architect's office on the floor below the crime lab. They determine she was killed by a pair of scissors. Later, they hear of a second victim from the office, Theodore Westwick, who survived an attack. After finding a dropped pair of scissors, the CSIs match the fingerprints to a high-end thief. When Danny and Flack catch him, he claims that he broke into the office and witnessed Westwick murder Nelson, and later defended himself when Westwick attempted to kill him, too. Danville and Hawkes prove the burglars claim. When Mac's team arrives to arrest Westwick he pulls a gun to make Mac and Flack shoot him.
142 2 "Unfriendly Chat" Eric Laneuville Trey Callaway October 1, 2010 (2010-10-01) 9.70[5]
A young woman is strangled to death while she is having an online chat with Adam Ross. The victim is 20-year-old Sass Dumonde, a French music student, who is actually studying in New York City. At the crime scene, the team finds that the murderer took one of her laptops, which belonged to Draga Financial, an investment firm under investigation by the FBI. Hawkes determines the face behind the mask of the killer is an employee of the firm. When Mac arrives at his office he finds him gone and targeting Adam. When the murderer tries to kill Adam, Adam is able to subdue him while the police arrive. In the end, Mac, having learned Adam previously hacked into Draga's system against his permission, puts him on a three-day suspension.
143 3 "Damned If You Do" Christine Moore Zachary Reiter October 8, 2010 (2010-10-08) 9.89[6]
A married couple are found beaten in their home, with the husband dead and wife barely alive. The woman identifies her son, Billy Travers, as the attacker. However, there are a series of complications in the case. First, the mother is suffering from amnesia, and later does not recall who attacked her. Next, a convict facing a life sentence who broke out confesses to the crime; is this a ploy, or is the real attacker still on the loose?
144 4 "Sangre Por Sangre" Eric Laneuville Aaron Rahsaan Thomas October 15, 2010 (2010-10-15) 9.57[7]
Members of El Puño, a Puerto Rican gang, are found murdered only days after the release of its founder, Luther Devarro (Edward James Olmos), whom Mac arrested for murder several years earlier. Believing a rival gang is responsible, Mac asks Devarro for help in solving the murders, concerned that the NYPD may have a gang war on their hands.
145 5 "Out of the Sky" Nathan Hope Christopher Silber October 22, 2010 (2010-10-22) 10.25[8]
Danny's former partner is involved in a jewel robbery at the home of a powerful defense attorney.
146 6 "Do Not Pass Go" David Jackson Adam Targum October 29, 2010 (2010-10-29) 10.44[9]
When a badly decomposed body is found in an abandoned car on a rooftop, Mac and his team must go up against a killer who is using the parents of his victim to manipulate crime scenes.
147 7 "Hide Sight" Alex Zakrzewski Bill Haynes November 5, 2010 (2010-11-05) 10.58[10]
When a rooftop sniper with exploding bullets starts killing, Mac's duty to protect and serve conflicts with his superior's orders concerning civilians' right-to-know. Mac has a history with the main suspect. Sid is injured during an autopsy.
148 8 "Scared Stiff" Marshall Adams Kim Clements November 12, 2010 (2010-11-12) 10.02[11]
A park runner tries to escape from her killer. When her body is discovered an autopsy reveals that she had literally been scared to death. Soon afterward, a second victim who could be connected to the case is discovered, who turns out to be Chief Carver's missing sister.
149 9 "Justified" Jeff T. Thomas John Dove November 19, 2010 (2010-11-19) 10.18[12]
Mac continues to investigate Chief Carver's sister's death, which leads him to suspect the chief himself.
150 10 "Shop Till You Drop" Skipp Sudduth Aaron Rahsaan Thomas December 3, 2010 (2010-12-03) 10.13[13]
A department store manager is found dead inside his store's holiday window display. Several employees had motive.
151 11 "To What End?" Eric Laneuville Pam Veasey & Zachary Reiter January 7, 2011 (2011-01-07) 9.45[14]
A man dressed in a full clown costume shoots a bakery owner. The case connects to an old one of Flack's. Jo's ex-husband shows up.
152 12 "Holding Cell" Scott White Bill Haynes January 14, 2011 (2011-01-14) 9.56[15]
A Spanish club promoter is killed and Mac battles with a detective from Barcelona to solve the case.
153 13 "Party Down" Skip Sudduth Adam Targum February 4, 2011 (2011-02-04) 9.32[16]
When a tractor-trailer is found at the bottom of the Hudson River carrying exclusive party guests, Mac and his team must solve the mystery.
154 14 "Smooth Criminal" Scott White Aaron Rahsaan Thomas February 11, 2011 (2011-02-11) 9.71[17]
When a charming and suave hitman (Ne-Yo) goes loose in the city, a hidden conspiracy involving counterfeit prescription drugs is uncovered.
155 15 "Vigilante" Frederick E.O. Toye Christopher Silber February 18, 2011 (2011-02-18) 10.65[18]
When a serial rapist is found murdered in the same manner as his victims, the CSIs weigh a feeling of justice against their sense of duty to pursue the killer.
156 16 "The Untouchable" Vikki Williams Kim Clements February 25, 2011 (2011-02-25) 10.89[19]
The CSIs investigate the murder of a conspiracy-obsessed woman whose ramblings seem to contain some truth.
157 17 "Do or Die" Matt Earl Beesley Matthew Levine March 11, 2011 (2011-03-11) 10.60[20]
The CSIs dive into a highly competitive world to catch a killer who murdered a popular girl in a Manhattan private school. However, the school is worse than they think it is.
158 18 "Identity Crisis" Mike Vejar, Jr. Pam Veasey April 1, 2011 (2011-04-01) 10.36[21]
When her adopted daughter becomes the key witness in a murder investigation, Jo faces a conflict between her personal and professional lives.
159 19 "Food for Thought" Oz Scott Trey Callaway April 8, 2011 (2011-04-08) 9.75[22]
Mac and his team investigate a murder at a SoHo food festival where Hawkes and his girlfriend are two of many witnesses.
160 20 "Nothing for Something" Eric Laneuville John Dove April 29, 2011 (2011-04-29) 9.19[23]
During a murder investigation the team stumbles on a missing person case. An ex-convict seems to be stalking Mac and it ties to his old partner (Peter Fonda).
161 21 "Life Sentence" Jeffrey Hunt Christopher Silber & Adam Targum May 6, 2011 (2011-05-06) 9.53[24]
The crime lab is attacked. Danny and Mac are investigated by Internal Affairs after killing a suspect. Mac's old partner and the ex-con reveal what happened years earlier.
162 22 "Exit Strategy" Allison Liddi-Brown Zachary Reiter & Bill Haynes May 13, 2011 (2011-05-13) 10.44[25]
After a near-death experience Mac returns to his final unsolved case, a bodega robbery in 2002 that he and Aiden Burn worked on. New evidence suggests a young girl was kidnapped during the crime, so Mac and the team launch a country-wide manhunt to find her. She is reunited with her mother, and Mac tells Jo he believes he has done his share of good.


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