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Who Shot Sherlock?

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Series: 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation'
Episode Title: 'Who Shot Sherlock?'
Episode Number: 0511
Synopsis: "The CSIs investigate the murder of a Sherlock Holmes enthusiast in his perfectly re-created Victorian Era Baker Street study. While the initial evidence leads the team to believe this was a suicide, Grissom discovers a clue that indicates the death was indeed murder. Meanwhile, Nick and Warrick investigate the death of a car accident victim who went over an embankment in the desert."

Original Airdate: January 06, 2005
Fan Rating: 8.4/10 (Full Poll Results)


Written By: David Rambo & Richard Catalani
Directed By: Ken Fink

Guest Stars:

  • David Berman as David Phillips
  • Wallace Langham as David Hodges
  • Jose Zuniga as Detective Cavaliere
  • Archie Kao as Archie Johnson
  • Marc Vann as Conrad Ecklie
  • Ted Rooney as Dennis Kingsley/Sherlock
  • Rod McLachlan as Nelson Oakes/Dr. Watson
  • Sebastian Roche as Josh Frost/Moriarty
  • Catherine Dent as Kay Marquette/Irene
  • Lisa Waltz as Jean Kingsley
  • Steve Heinze as Biker
  • John Krasinski as Lyle Davis
  • Gus Buktenica as Player


  • Reportedly revolves around the death of Joe Bell, the leading figure in a Sherlock Holmes role-play society. (November 20, 2004 - CSI Files)

  • Eric Szmanda: "It's a real fun case where we find a dead body dressed like Sherlock Holmes -- it's a pretty kind of campy episode but it's a pretty heavy episode for me." (January 06, 2005 - CSI Files)


Poll Results

How would you rate 'Who Shot Sherlock?'
9-10 53.7% - (504 Votes)
7-8 25% - (235 Votes)
Wasn't able to see it 9.6% - (90 Votes)
5-6 6% - (57 Votes)
3-4 2.4% - (23 Votes)
Didn't want to see it 1.6% - (15 Votes)
1-2 1.3% - (13 Votes)

Total Votes: 937

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