|Anatomy of a Lye|
|Writer||Josh Berman, |
|Original Airdate||April 25, 2002|
Anatomy of a Lye is the twenty-first episode of season two of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
When a body is found buried in a park, covered in lye, Grissom and Sara discover the man was the victim of a hit and run and bled to death. There was no blood at the grave site, however. the accident is traced to a young lawyer who has just started as an associate with a major law firm. Meanwhile, Nick looks into the death of Stacy Warner who is found in the middle of the desert but is determined to have drowned. She was a an extreme sports enthusiast out on a challenging trek but she seemed ill-prepared for the route she took.
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- William Petersen as Gil Grissom
- Marg Helgenberger as Catherine Willows
- Gary Dourdan as Warrick Brown
- George Eads as Nick Stokes
- Jorja Fox as Sara Sidle
- Paul Guilfoyle as Jim Brass
- Eric Szmanda as Greg Sanders
- Robert David Hall as Dr. Al Robbins
- Eric Stonestreet as Ronnie Litre
- Jeffrey D. Sams as Detective Cyrus Lockwood
- Joseph Patrick Kelly as Officer Joe Metcalf
- David Berman as David Phillips
- Gabriel Olds as Ben Weston
- Anthony Starke as Matt Hudson
- Zachary Quinto as Mitchell Sullivan
- Adam Nelson as Reed Collins, Bob Martin's Roommate
- Paul Schackman as Bob Martin
- J. Marvin Campbell as HazMat Tech
- Cathy Herd as Stacy Warner
- Lyndon Smith as Graham
- This episode is based on an actual event in Fort Worth, Texas in 2001 where a girl who was under the influence of the drug "Ex" ran over a pedestrian and left him in her garage, still lodged in her windshield, over a period of about three days. The victim died and she was sentenced to 50 years in prison.
- The dead woman found in a desert has the same name as Dr. Gregory House's ex-girlfriend (Stacy Warner). In "House M.D." she is played by Sela Ward who is also one of the main characters in CSI: New York.