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Series: 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation'
Episode Title: 'Ch-Ch-Changes'
Episode Number: 0508
Synopsis: "The CSI team investigates a transgender woman found brutally stabbed and mutilated. This leads the team into the fringe world of sex changes and transgenders in order to catch a killer."

Original Airdate: November 18, 2004
Rerun: April 07, 2005


Written By: Jerry Stahl
Directed By: Richard Lewis

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  • The one hundredth episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (October 10, 2004 - CSI Files)

  • Reportedly deals with the death of Wendy Clancy, a transgendered woman found brutally stabbed in her car by the side of the highway. (October 10, 2004 - CSI Files)

  • Although CSI was an unproven quantity when it premiered in 2000, series creator Anthony Zuiker was always sure the 100-episode milestone was going to be reached. Executive producer Carol Mendelsohn: "He was brand new to television and was already talking about the 100th episode from the first few episodes of the first season. We were looking at him like he was crazy." (November 19, 2004 - CSI Files)

  • Wendy Jones, the transgendered woman found murdered by the side of the road in this episode, was played by actress Sarah Buxton. "My voice is low and I have strong features. It's funny, because this summer I got very close to getting a role as a transsexual in a movie. I guess I'm different looking. I never wanted to play boring girlfriend roles anyway." (November 19, 2004 - CSI Files)

  • Watched by over 31.4 million viewers, CSI's largest audience to date. (November 20, 2004 - CSI Files)


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