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Series: 'CSI: New York'
Episode Title: 'Rain'
Episode Number: 107
Synopsis: "A Chinatown robbery by three men goes south when one security guard is killed and the other mistakenly fires shots at a gas tank, burning two of the robbers alive. While investigating the heist, Stella uncovers a kidnapping plot involving the bank’s manager. Also, the team must find new clues when the kidnappers' ransom drop spot is blocked by an unannounced police terrorist response drill."

Original Airdate: November 17, 2004
Rerun: January 19, 2005


Written By: Pam Veasey
Directed By: David Grossman

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  • The CSIs investigate an explosive bank robbery at a bank in Chinatown. It appears the robbers had someone on the inside, a theory which is confirmed when it is revealed the bank manager's baby had been kidnapped. (October 10, 2004 - CSI Files)

  • Scenes from this episode were filmed on location in New York. While filming in the city, the producers of the show and star Melina Kanakaredes were caught in a rain storm near Central Park. An unannounced police terrorist response drill allowed the producers to create new scenes and incorporate New York’s finest into the filming of the show.


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