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Series: 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation'
Episode Title: 'Snakes'
Episode Number: 0512
Synopsis: "When a dead baby rattlesnake is found in the throat of a decapitated female head, the CSIs are thrust into the dangerous world of narcocorrido, a Mexican music/lifestyle underworld that glamorizes violence and brutality. Meanwhile, a body is found in the front seat of a handicapped van in a casino parking structure where Sofia and Greg find evidence that the shooter may have been confined to a wheelchair."

Original Airdate: January 13, 2005


Written By: Dustin Lee Abraham
Directed By: Richard Lewis

Guest Stars:

  • David Berman as David Phillips
  • Louise Lombard as Sofia Curtis
  • Geoffrey Rivas as Detective Vega
  • Doan Ly as Jesse Menken
  • Chad Donella as Vincent Decarlo
  • Michael A. Pena as Barback (Juanito Concha)
  • Yancey Arias as Rafael Salinas
  • Joe Nieves as Javier Lileez
  • Miguel Perez as Eduardo Maytorena
  • Tony Plana as Elindio Zapata
  • Verne Watson Johnson as Manager
  • George Murdock as Stuart Manslow
  • Anna Berger as Betsy Lewis
  • Reid Scott as Dax Blanchard
  • Chris Flanders as Room Manager
  • David Correia as Store Owner
  • Julian Rodriguez as Newspaper Kid
  • Benjamin Burdick as Yak #1
  • Matthew Yang King as Yak #2
  • Ken Weiler as Yak #3
  • Daniel Wisler as Yak #4


  • When a journalist's severed head turns up in a newspaper bin, the trail of her murder leads Nick and Catherine into the seedy underworld of Mexican drug culture. (November 26, 2004 - CSI Files)

  • This episode was originally repeated on the 26th of May, 2005.


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