Official Details For 'Invasion' & 'Getting Off'

By Caillan
February 23, 2004 - 8:35 AM

See Also: 'Invasion' Episode Guide

CBS recently published official information on next week's episodes of CSI: Miami and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Synopses, creative staff and guest cast listings for CSI: Miami's "Invasion" and CSI's "Getting Off", are available courtesy of TV Guide and Yahoo! TV.


Airdate: February 23, 2003
Directed by: Felix Alcala
Written by: Jonathan Glassner & Brian Davidson

Felix Alcala has directed for numerous prime-time television series, including NYPD Blue, Third Watch and The Shield. In 1995, he was nominated for a Directors Guild of America award for helming the ER episode "The Gift". His only previous CSI credit is "One Hit Wonder".

Consulting producer Jonathan Glassner, previously of Stargate SG-1, co-wrote "Big Brother" and "Blood Moon". Brian Davidson is Miami's script co-ordinator; this is his first credited episode.

Here's how TV Guide describes the episode:

A former surfing star is shot and abducted, his wife bound and their son beaten during a break-in at their plush home. The investigation reveals that some valuable antique statues were taken. It also turns up drugs in the house, which are ready for street sale.

"Invasion" features the following guest actors:

  • Sofia Milos as Detective Yelina Salas
  • Lindsay Frost as Joanne (Marjorie Westcott in "The Accused is Entitled")
  • Brian Patrick Clarke as Ted (Judging Amy, ER)
  • Douglas Smith as Jason (Blast From The Past)
  • James Black as Brody (S Club 7 in Hollywood)
  • Laurence Mason as Maurice (Behind Enemy Lines, Ali)
  • Vincent Ventresca as Zellar (The Invisible Man)
  • Dianna Miranda as Hillary (NYPD Blue, Six Feet Under)
  • Todd Stashwick as Davis (Mark Bunin in "Revenge is Best Served Cold")
  • Brooke Bloom as Cynthia (Cold Case, Chicago Hope)

To view the promo for the episode, check out this news item.

"Getting Off"

Airdate: February 26, 2003
Directed by: Kenneth Fink
Written by: Jerry Stahl

Kenneth Fink is a producer and regular CSI director. His numerous episodes include "Identity Crisis", "Play With Fire" and "Paper or Plastic?".

Jerry Stahl is also a familiar name to CSI fans, having penned many of the show's most infamous episodes, including "Slaves of Las Vegas" and "Fur and Loathing".

TV Guide's synopsis is as follows:

A well-dressed man driving an expensive car is murdered in a drug-infested neighborhood, but robbery apparently was not a motive; a dead clown is discovered stuffed inside of a huge truck tire at an auto junkyard; Grissom learns some surprising news about Dr. Robbins.

The following guest actors will appear in "Getting Off":

  • Kevin C. Carr as Doodles (Duckman, Beverly Hills 90210)
  • Paul Dooley as Buddy (The Practice, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • Heather Kafka as Mindy (Where The Heart Is)
  • Keram Malicki-Sanchez as Jamal (John Q, American History X)
  • Ross Partridge as Burnell (Law & Order, Quantum Leap)
  • James Russo as Sinclair (The Ninth Gate, Beverly Hills Cop)
  • Rocco Sisto as Riley (The Sopranos, Law & Order)
  • Debra Wilson as Divine (The Parkers, Mad TV)
  • Judith Hoag as Merill (Crossing Jordan, The X-Files)
  • Joe Chrest as Al (Runaway Jury, The Ring)

Advance plot details can be found in this news item.

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