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Series: 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation'
Episode Title: 'Compulsion'
Episode Number: 0517
Synopsis: "When a serial killer strikes again, the CSIs dig up evidence from a prior killing in the hopes of using new technology to make a match. The fingerprint is linked to Jesse Acheson, who becomes the prime suspect in the case. Meanwhile, when a teen boy is found dead in his bedroom, the Las Vegas Police Department elicits a confession from his brother, but the evidence leads the CSIs in another direction."

Original Airdate: March 10, 2005
Rerun: July 21, 2005
Fan Rating: 8.4/10 (Full Poll Results)


Written By: Josh Berman and Richard Catalani
Directed By: Duane Clark

Guest Stars:


  • Guest actor Wil Wheaton: "Walter has this dangerous volatility to him, that is a result of the voices in his head. Walter uses drugs and alcohol to quiet those voices in his head . . . but it's not working as well as he hoped it would. In fact, it's kinda making it worse." (February 19, 2005 - CSI Files)


Poll Results

How would you grade the latest CSI episode 'Compulsion'?
9-10 51.6% - (122 Votes)
7-8 27.1% - (64 Votes)
Wasn't able to see it 11.8% - (28 Votes)
5-6 5% - (12 Votes)
3-4 2.5% - (6 Votes)
Didn't want to see it 1.6% - (4 Votes)
1-2 0% - (0 Votes)

Total Votes: 236

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