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The sixth season of CSI: NY originally aired on CBS between September 2009 and May 2010. It consisted of 23 episodes. Its regular time slot continued on Wednesdays at 10pm/9c. The premiere, "Epilogue", concluded the story from the previous season's cliffhanger finale, "Pay Up".

CSI: NY (season 6)
CSI NY, The 6th Season.jpg
Season 6 U.S. DVD cover
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes23
Original networkCBS
Original releaseSeptember 23, 2009 (2009-09-23) –
May 26, 2010 (2010-05-26)
Season chronology
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Season 7
List of CSI: NY episodes

Episode 7, "Hammer Down", was the second part of a three-part crossover with CSI: Miami and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation called CSI: Trilogy.

CSI: NY The Sixth Season was released on DVD in the U.S. on October 26, 2010.[1]




No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUS viewers
1181"Epilogue"David Von AnckenPam VeaseySeptember 23, 2009 (2009-09-23)15.06[2]
Mac's team is recovering from a drive-by shooting that paralyzed Danny's legs a month earlier when they were at a local bar. Stella and Adam have a one-night stand and a few days later say it should not be repeated.
1192"Blacklist"Duane ClarkPeter M. LenkovSeptember 30, 2009 (2009-09-30)13.16[3]
A killer who is bitter toward the health-care industry murders the CEO of a healthcare system and an oncologist. At the lab Adam finds himself against a highly intelligent tech-savvy suspect as he and Mac race against the clock to identify him. The case turns personal for Mac when the suspect calls and taunts him by mentioning the name of Mac's father, who died nearly 20 years earlier.
1203"Lat 40° 47' N/Long 73° 58' W"Matt Earl BeesleyTrey CallawayOctober 7, 2009 (2009-10-07)12.42[4]
A night-shift janitor is found hanged on Ellis Island and the apparent suicide is quickly ruled a homicide. The killer left behind an antique compass as a clue. Later, another compass mailed to Mac points to another murder victim on the opposite end of the city. Mac hires Haylen to work in the lab, much to Adam's dismay.
1214"Dead Reckoning"Scott WhiteJohn DoveOctober 14, 2009 (2009-10-14)13.40[5]
A woman confesses to murdering her cheating husband by stabbing him 17 times, but DNA evidence found at the scene suggests that another woman was involved. The investigation also reveals the mystery lady may be involved in a series of other crimes. Flack freezes during an arrest at gunpoint and his behavior is called into question.
1225"Battle Scars"Jeff T. ThomasBill HaynesOctober 21, 2009 (2009-10-21)13.01[6]
A rising star in the underground world of street-dancing competitions is murdered in his hotel room shortly after winning a contest and his girlfriend is beaten. The investigation rules out robbery as a motive since the victim's prize money wasn't taken. The chief suspect is a rival dancer who placed second in the competition.
1236"It Happened to Me"Alex ZakrzewskiWendy Battles & Pam VeaseyNovember 4, 2009 (2009-11-04)12.00[7]
A software-company executive bleeds to death on the street. Hawkes believes he may be responsible because he attended to the victim just hours before in the park as part of a volunteer medical service and didn't think the man's condition was serious. The investigation takes the CSIs into the underground world of "food sploshing" parties, in which participants use food in sensual ways. Hawkes reveals a surprising secret.
1247"Hammer Down"Scott LautanenPeter M. Lenkov & Pam VeaseyNovember 11, 2009 (2009-11-11)14.51[8]

Ray Langston of the Las Vegas crime lab follows a human-trafficking ring that specializes in black-market organ harvesting to New York, where he assists Mac in attempting to free a hostage taken by the criminal group.

This episode continues a crossover with CSI: Miami and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation that begins on "Bone Voyage" and concludes on "The Lost Girls".
1258"Cuckoo's Nest"Jeffrey HuntZachary Reiter & Aaron Rahsaan ThomasNovember 18, 2009 (2009-11-18)13.62[9]
The "Compass Killer" (Skeet Ulrich) claims his third victim when a body plummets from the 59th Street Bridge. A compass pointing east is discovered near the body. Terrence Davis saves Flack's life on the subway when he is attacked.
1269"Manhattanhenge"Matt Earl BeesleyTrey CallawayNovember 25, 2009 (2009-11-25)12.68[10]
Mac and his team discover the home of the "Compass Killer" and attempt to save the madman's fourth victim.
12710"Death House"Norberto BarbaJP Donahue & Kevin PolayDecember 9, 2009 (2009-12-09)12.96[11]
Responding to a call for help from 911, the CSI's discover a nearly 100-year-old corpse. After Stella narrowly avoids death by the same trap that killed the victim, the CSI's must then figure out the riddles of the penthouse to locate the 911 caller, and the caller's girlfriend.
12811"Second Chances"Eric LaneuvilleJohn DoveDecember 16, 2009 (2009-12-16)13.55[12]
The team learns that a former drug addict, who had been clean for two years, has been hit by a car and it seems that a two million dollar life insurance policy was behind his death. On the other hand, they have a hard time figuring out how a second victim died because of identity theft and if the two deaths are linked.
12912"Criminal Justice"Christine MooreBill HaynesJanuary 13, 2010 (2010-01-13)14.16[13]
While investigating a stabbing, the case takes a turn when the team discovers planted evidence at the crime scene. A person in authority is responsible. Danny's badge is stolen.
13013"Flag on the Play"Jeffrey HuntWendy BattlesJanuary 20, 2010 (2010-01-20)13.54[14]
The quarterback of a women's football team is found murdered in the locker room with traces of lidocaine in her system.
13114"Sanguine Love"Norberto BarbaCarmine GiovinazzoFebruary 3, 2010 (2010-02-03)14.16[15]
The team explore the dark subculture of vampirism after a woman's body is found in Central Park with her blood drained.
13215"The Formula"Matt Earl BeesleyAaron Rahsaan ThomasFebruary 10, 2010 (2010-02-10)12.98[16]
A Formula racing driver is seriously injured after his car explodes during an exhibition race, and later dies in hospital. While the CSIs investigate, they find evidence that the race car had been tampered with. Suspects include his wife, whom he had promised he would retire, his racing rival (Danica Patrick) who had threatened him, a younger racing driver, and his manager.
13316"Uncertainty Rules"Jeff T. ThomasZachary ReiterMarch 3, 2010 (2010-03-03)12.35[17]
A man celebrating his 21st birthday is found walking in the street covered in blood and wielding an axe. The CSIs then find four bodies in a hotel room, but who is responsible for their death?
13417"Pot of Gold"Eriq La SalleTrey CallawayMarch 10, 2010 (2010-03-10)11.07[18]
Two young journalists are murdered while investigating a story about gold fraud on the eve of St. Patrick's Day. The CSIs must find the clue at the end of the rainbow.
13518"Rest in Peace, Marina Garito"Allison Liddi-BrownPam VeaseyApril 7, 2010 (2010-04-07)10.64[19]
Stella is unconvinced after evidence and an autopsy in a case suggest a woman linked to an unsolved murder committed suicide, and risks her life in an attempt to solve the case.
13619"Redemptio"Steven DePaulPeter M. Lenkov & Bill HaynesApril 14, 2010 (2010-04-14)10.85[20]
Hawkes goes to a prison to witness the execution of a death row inmate who murdered his sister. Just as it is about to take place, a guard is killed. This is revealed to be a plot by Shane Casey, who is using the murder as a distraction to escape using Danny's stolen badge. In the process, the prison cells are unlocked, resulting in a prison riot.
13720"Tales from the Undercard"Skipp SudduthAaron Rahsaan Thomas & Steven FidlerMay 5, 2010 (2010-05-05)10.30[21]
A man is found at a construction site, completely encased in fresh concrete. The investigation takes a more dramatic turn when the victim is revealed to be dressed like a Roman gladiator and participated in underground fighting competitions broadcast over the Internet.
13821"Unusual Suspects"Marshall AdamsJohn Dove & Wendy BattlesMay 12, 2010 (2010-05-12)11.36[22]
Mac investigates the shooting of a 14-year-old boy, while he and his younger 12-year-old brother walked home from school. Since the younger brother is the only witness, he points out who did it. However, the suspect can only be charged with stealing the boy's watch, and no evidence points to him committing the shooting. As Flack becomes personally involved in the case, the CSIs learn that the brothers robbed a bank to help their mother pay the rent, and it was another suspect who did the shooting.
13922"Point of View"Alex ZakrzewskiPam VeaseyMay 19, 2010 (2010-05-19)11.30[23]
In a Rear Window-esque episode, Mac recovers in his apartment following a fall from chasing a murderer. During his recovery, he witnesses some mysterious behaviour in the apartment building across the way which leads to a murder involving a former university professor. With the help of visiting Peyton Driscoll, Mac determines the former professor (Gale Harold) is plotting a chemical weapon attack.
14023"Vacation Getaway"Duane ClarkTrey Callaway & Zachary ReiterMay 26, 2010 (2010-05-26)11.96[24]
Shane Casey is found and arrested, but quickly escapes again. While the team attempts to track him down, Danny and Lindsay take their daughter, Lucy, on vacation to Long Island. After Mac discovers that Casey has murdered his former cell-mate, the team determines Danny is his next target. They are able to locate them at a lighthouse. Casey holds Danny at gunpoint, allowing Lindsay to escape. As police surround the lighthouse, Danny is able to disarm Casey and during the struggle, Casey falls into the ocean. Though his body isn't found, it is assumed he drowned. Later, Danny wakes up in the middle of the night to hear his daughter crying. When he enters her bedroom he finds Casey holding her and a gun. The screen goes black and a gunshot is heard.

UK ratingsEdit

CSI: NY airs Saturday nights at various times on Five.

# Episode UK airdate Time Viewers[25]
Five rank[25]
1 "Epilogue" January 9, 2010 9:45pm 3.047 #1
2 "Blacklist" January 16, 2010 9:45pm 2.902 #2
3 "Lat 40° 47' N/Long 73° 58' W" January 23, 2010 10:15pm 2.436 #3
4 "Dead Reckoning" January 30, 2010 9:40pm 2.520 #2
5 "Battle Scars" February 6, 2010 10:20pm 2.134 #3
6 "It Happened to Me" February 13, 2010 9:00pm 2.293 #2
7 "Hammer Down"a February 20, 2010 9:25pm 3.671 #1
8 "Cuckoo's Nest" February 27, 2010 9:00pm 2.475 #4
9 "Manhattanhenge" March 6, 2010 9:00pm 2.540 #3
10 "Death House" March 13, 2010 9:00pm 2.668 #3
11 "Second Chances" March 20, 2010 9:30pm 2.525 #5
12 "Criminal Justice" March 27, 2010 9:40pm 2.612 #3
13 "Flag on the Play" April 3, 2010 9:00pm 2.238 #4
14 "Sanguine Love" April 10, 2010 9:10pm 2.168 #4
15 "The Formula" April 17, 2010 9:30pm 1.932 #4
16 "Uncertainty Rules" April 24, 2010 9:10pm 2.362 #6
17 "Pot of Gold" May 1, 2010 9:00pm 2.355 #4
18 "Rest in Peace, Marina Garito" May 8, 2010 9:10pm 2.325 #2
19 "Redemptio" May 15, 2010 9:00pm 2.288 #4
21 "Unusual Suspects" May 22, 2010 9:10pm 1.751 #5
20 "Tales from the Undercard" May 29, 2010 9:30pm 2.331 #3
22 "Point of View" June 5, 2010 10:00pm 2.102 #6
23 "Vacation Getaway" June 12, 2010 9:30pm 2.530 #2
Average viewers (millions) 2.440 #3

* Overnight ratings
a Broadcast as CSI Trilogy: NY

  • In the UK episodes 20 and 21 were originally aired in reverse order. Episode 20 aired on May 29 at 9:30pm, while episode 21 aired the week before on the 22nd.


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