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Series: 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation'
Episode Title: 'Paper Or Plastic?'
Episode Number: 0414
Synopsis: "The entire team investigates when a robbery at a grocery store turns into a shootout, leaving five people dead, one of whom is a police officer. The evidence leads Grissom to doubt the story of the other police officer at the scene."

Original Airdate: February 12, 2004
Rerun: September 29, 2004
Fan Rating: 7.9/10 (Full Poll Results)
Nielsens Rating: 18.3/27 (Full Report)


Written By: Naren Shankar
Directed By: Kenneth Fink

Guest Stars:


  • Reportedly revolves around a shooting in a grocery store, which leaves five people dead, including a police officer. (November 22, 2003 - CSI Files)

  • This is CSI's highest-rated episode to date. (February 22, 2004 - CSI Files)

Poll Results

How would you rate 'Paper or Plastic'?
9-10 47% - (55 Votes)
7-8 23% - (27 Votes)
5-6 14.5% - (17 Votes)
Wasn't able to see it 7.6% - (9 Votes)
1-2 3.4% - (4 Votes)
Didn't want to see it 2.5% - (3 Votes)
3-4 1.7% - (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 117


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