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Turn of the Screws

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Series: 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation'
Episode Title: 'Turn of the Screws'
Episode Number: 0421
Synopsis: "Grissom, Sara and Nick investigate when a roller coaster derails at an amusement park, leaving six people dead. When it turns out there were only five people on the roller coaster, they suspect foul play. Catherine and Warrick investigate the murder of a 13-year-old girl."

Original Airdate: May 06, 2004


Story By: Carol Mendelsohn and Richard Catalani
Teleplay By: Josh Berman
Directed By: Deran Sarafian

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  • A rollercoaster derails at the Sphinx Amusement Park, killing six people. (March 20, 2004 - CSI Files)

  • Location scenes for the episode were filmed at Pharaoh's Lost Kingdom with about 200 extras required. (March 23, 2004 - CSI Files)

  • Josh Berman: "This season in general we've been focusing on small storylines, but this is a big story. It'll have the highest body count ever." (March 27, 2004 - CSI Files)



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