The franchise offers three brand new episodes this week, featuring the return of Nate Haskell, Mac’s former colleague and a man whose life is a lie. Official plot details and cast lists can be found after the jump.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is back on the trail of a serial killer in “Father of the Bride” on Thursday at 9:00pm ET/PT:
Following his escape, Nate Haskell, the notorious “Dick & Jane” killer, resurfaces when he e-mails a disturbing video to the father of one of his brides, threatening to take her life.
Frank Waldeck directed two previous episodes of CSI, including this season’s “418/427”. Evan Dunsky has 12 writing credits for the series, most recently “A Kiss Before Frying” from earlier this season.
The following guest stars will appear in the episode:
- Archie Kao as Archie Johnson
- Jon Wellner as Henry Andrews
- Bill Irwin as Nate Haskell
- Larry Sullivan as Officer Akers
- Bruce Davison as Avery Tinsdale
- Roxanne Hart as Jean Tinsdale
- Louise Lombard as Dep. Chief Sofia Curtis
- Tawny Kitaen as Lydia Kole
- Tony Bozeman as Attorney (Brad Lewis)
- Kate Blumberg as Vivian Tinsdale
- Raymond J. Barry as Farmer (Arvin Thorpe)
- Shy Pilgreen as Nurse Teagan
- Shelli Bergh as Officer Shelley
- Amanda Wyss as Tina Vincent
- Tracee Ellis Ross as Gloria Parkes
- Dean Norris as Phil Baker
Archie Kao, Jon Wellner and Larry Sullivan are reprising established recurring roles. Louise Lombard is a former series regular who is returning as Sofia Curtis for the first time since the season eight premiere, “Dead Doll”. Tracee Ellis Ross was introduced as Dr Langston’s ex-wife Gloria in “All That Cremains” this season, and Dean Norris played Gloria’s new husband Phil. Bill Irwin is back as serial killer Nate Haskell, who was last seen in “Targets of Obsession” earlier this year. Kate Blumberg also appeared in “Targets of Obsession” as Haskell’s fiancée Vivian, and Amanda Wyss was in the episode as well. Raymond J. Barry was in the season three episode “The Accused Is Entitled”. Shelli Bergh guest-starred in several previous episodes of CSI (most recently “All In”) and had a recurring role on CSI: Miami (“Double Jeopardy”). Bruce Davison was in the Miami episode “Dead Air” during the show’s fourth season. The other actors are new to the franchise.
On Friday, CSI: New York introduces a man from Mac’s past in “Nothing For Something” at 9:00pm ET/PT:
The CSIs investigate a woman’s death as the work of a serial killer, and Mac reconnects with his first partner after an ex-con they put away begins stalking him.
Director Eric Laneuville helmed three previous episodes of New York, most recently “To What End?” from earlier this season. This is the fourteenth writing credit for John Dove, whose episodes include this season’s “Justified”.
“Nothing For Something” will feature the following guest stars:
- Peter Fonda as William Hunt
- Clifton Collins, Jr. as Raymond Harris
- Josh Randall as Charles Martin
- Troy Ruptash as Vincent Marino
- Ronnie Gene Blevins as Mark Fields
- Najarra Townsend as Patricia Kelly
- Himself as Rex Ryan
- Himself as Mike Tannenbaum
Peter Fonda starts a two-episode arc as Mac’s former partner William Hunt. Josh Randall was in the Miami episode “After the Fall” during season three. Troy Ruptash appeared in “Toe Tags” during CSI’s seventh season, and Ronnie Gene Blevins guest-starred in season nine’s “Hog Heaven”.
CSI: Miami rounds out the week with “G.O.” on Sunday at 10:00pm ET/PT, and the team searches for the truth in the penultimate episode of the season:
When Horatio chases down a mysterious murder suspect, he discovers that the man’s entire life is an elaborate charade.
The following actors and actresses will appear in guest-starring roles:
- Christian Clemenson as Dr. Tom Loman
- Wes Ramsey as Dave Benton
- Josh Malina as Neal Marshall
- Nicole Cannon as Jenny Marshall
- Ian Kahn as Dean Marshall
- Moran Atias as Olivia Hunter
- Melora Hardin as Wendy Colton
- Robert Parks-Valletta as Braden Wilkins
- Alexander John as Scott Pendleton
- Ethan Stone as Bartender
- Joni Kemper as Long Legs
Christian Clemenson and Wes Ramsey are reprising established recurring roles. Nicole Cannon was in several episodes of CSI, most recently this season’s “418/427”. Josh Malina appeared in the CSI episode “Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda” during season nine, Melora Hardin was in season five’s “Big Middle”, and Alexander John guest-starred in “The Lost Girls” last season. Moran Atias was in the New York episode “Rest in Peace, Marina Garito” during the show’s sixth season, and Robert Parks-Valletta appeared in the season three episode “Love Run Cold”.
“Father of the Bride”, “Nothing for Something” and “G.O.” begin airing April 28 on CBS.