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'If I Had A Hammer' Official Details

By Rachel
April 22, 2009 - 4:47 AM

See Also: 'If I Had A Hammer...' Episode Guide

The flagship series airs the only new episode this week.

On Monday at 10:00pm ET/PT, CSI: Miami was preempted by a repeat of The Mentalist.

CSI: New York will not air on Wednesday at 10:00pm ET/PT. Instead, CBS will air two episodes of Criminal Minds from 9:00-11:00pm ET/PT.

Thursday finds the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation team looking into the past in "If I Had A Hammer" at 9:00pm ET/PT:

Catherine revisits one of the very first cases she worked as a CSI when the convicted felon in the murder (guest star Henry Thomas) claims the verdict was based on faulty evidence.

Brad Tanenbaum has directed three previous episodes of CSI, including "Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda" earlier this season. The story for this episode was written by Daniel Steck, who has no previous credits for the series. Allen MacDonald and Corinne Marrinan wrote the teleplay. MacDonald has written twelve episodes, most recently "Kill Me if You Can", and Marrinan has two writing credits for CSI, including "Deep Fried and Minty Fresh".

"If I Had a Hammer" will feature the following guest stars:

  • Archie Kao as Archie Johnson
  • Marc Vann as Conrad Ecklie
  • Henry Thomas as Jeremy Kent
  • Charlotte Ross as Sabrina Owen
  • Adolphus Ward as Thomas Harrott
  • John Prosky as ADA Vanderpool
  • John Bain as Tyler Owen
  • Mark Totty as Clint Owen
  • Steve Seagren as Middle-Aged Detective
  • Brooke Newton as Sabrina Littee

Archie Kao and Marc Vann are reprising established recurring roles. John Prosky was in the CSI: NY episode "Necrophilia Americana". Mark Totty also appeared on New York, in "Murder Sings the Blues". The other actors are new to the franchise.

"If I Had a Hammer" airs April 23 on CBS.

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