CBS Releases 'Compulsion' Promo

By Carolina
March 4, 2005 - 11:04 PM

See Also: 'Compulsion' Episode Guide

CBS yesterday released the full trailer of the upcoming CSI episode, "Compulsion".

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.

The 20-second trailer for the episode is now available on the official CBS site. For those of you with slower connections, here's a transcript:

'Compulsion' - copyright CBS[A plane flies through the skies.]
[From afar, we can see a flight attendant walking down a hallway.]
[She stops in front of a door.]
[Someone creeps in from behind and attacks her; she screams.]
[Text-over: 'Thursday'.]

SOMEONE'S GROUNDING FLIGHT ATTENDANTS

[A flight attendant stops at a ticket counter and smiles at the agent.]
[A woman is lying on a bed, struggling as a hand covers her mouth.]
[The shadowed attacker struggles with her, but he's clearly in control.]
[The CSIs arrive at the scene to find the woman on the bed, her wrists tied together.]

PERMANENTLY

[Back at the lab, Grissom studies some evidence.]
[Close-up of Dr. Robbins.]
Dr. Robbins: "The attack was brutal."
'Compulsion' - copyright CBS[Brass interrogates a man, Jesse Acheson, played by Stephen Baldwin.]
Brass: "What were you doing in Sue Stein's hotel room?"
[Flashback: A man breaks into a room.]
[Jesse addresses Brass.]
Jesse: "You won't believe me."

GUEST STARS STEPHEN BALDWIN AS NOT YOUR USUAL SUSPECT

[Close-up of Jesse.]
[Text-over: 'Stephen Baldwin'.]
[Jesse is walking out in public; the camera takes a black and white snap shot of him.]
[Black and white mug shot of him. The plate reads 'Las Vegas Metro Police Department'.]
[Text-over: 'Fasten Your Seatbelts'.]
[At the crime scene, a man rolls the police tape out.]
[Flashback: A woman lays in bed, in her underwear. A hand grabs her shoulder.]
[Close-up of Grissom.]
Grissom: "He's killed more than once. Killer was never apprehended"
'Compulsion' - copyright CBS [Sara walks around a room, she's only visible behind the blinds.]
[Back at the lab, Catherine examines some evidence.]
[Close-up of a bloody fingerprint.]
[Grissom examines something with his flashlight.]
[Two policemen struggle to arrest a man.]
[Sara talks to Ecklie.]
Sara: That was then, this is now."

A NEW CSI. THURSDAY

[Text-over: 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. New Episode – Thursday 9/8c'.]

The full promo can be seen as a 20-second streaming RealMedia file at CBS's official CSI web site.

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