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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

weather: cloudy
outside: 7°C
mood: *yawn*
music: Paganini - Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3, 2nd Movement
We finished watching the second half of the first season of CSI on DVD. I'm a loser, can't catch it on TV and watch it for free like everyone else.

Anthony Zuiker is on crack.

Or his writing crew is. I quite enjoyed the first half of the first season, but this second half felt So Messed Up™ to me. The main characters were taking turns making no sense. Nevermind the actors, I was hollering, "What's the motivation?", "Where did that come from?!" and "You're bloody kidding me, right?".

Several times, I shouted, "WHERE ARE YOUR GLOVES?!?!".

I've noticed that Jorja Fox/Sara Sidle started a certain intonation in her speech that reminds me of condescension. It's not bothering me though, I'm just noticing the inflections. Kinda like when an author uses a certain word over and over again in her novel. Even if they only use it twice, it jumps out at you.

George Eads/Nick Stokes is pretty cute, though I feel like taking a file to both sides of his jaw. I'm glad the hooker situation took care of itself. I had no sympathy there. I would have expected Nick to be more intelligent about it too.

What the fork is Catherine Willows doing with a city Engineer that looks and acts like a used car salesman? Maybe I just have an unfounded neurotic fear of men who are nothing but teeth when they smile and have a striking resemblance to Gaston.

Husband Guy seems to think there was nothing wrong with it. Maybe I'm just too crabby for this. Although, Brother-In-Law Dude says CSI: Miami is worse. So, maybe I should go watch that for a while, then come back to the original and it will, relatively, feel better.

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bride
Apr. 1st, 2003 02:43 pm (UTC)
Sara is supposed to be kind of snarky ... women in "men's fields" who have adopted that kind of attitude as a defense mechanism.

I can believe that, but I don't think she's that snarky... sometimes, she's just _stupid_.

Okay, this David Caruso guy is getting a real bum wrap =D
magicwoman
Apr. 1st, 2003 01:51 pm (UTC)
CSI - Las Vegas
Is much much better than CSI - Miami (and it has nothing to do with my dislike of David Caruso). The seasons get better for CSI - Las Vegas (we had misssed the first half before we realized it was even on).

Of course some episodes are better than others. . .

I have that same deal - where if I'm feeling less than 100%, that will color how I feel about a movie, etc.

Susan
bride
Apr. 1st, 2003 02:35 pm (UTC)
Re: CSI - Las Vegas
I think I'm just too old and crabby for TV and movies in general =) There aren't very many that I've liked, good mood or not =P

I'll continue to watch CSI: Las Vegas though. If _you_ say it gets better, I'll give it a chance. I trust you =)
magicwoman
Apr. 2nd, 2003 05:22 am (UTC)
Re: CSI - Las Vegas
Oh no, I'm feeling the pressure. I have ecclectic tastes - no doubt about it. :)

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