|Writer||Anthony E. Zuiker|
|Original Airdate||December 6, 2001|
Ellie is the tenth episode of season two of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
When Grissom has to go to a conference, and Catherine is off to Reno, Grissom leaves Warrick in charge of the graveyard shift's investigation of the murder of a con man. Things get personal for Brass when he learns his estranged daughter Ellie is one of the suspects.
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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
- Geoffrey Rivas as Detective Sam Vega
- Eric Stonestreet as Ronnie Litre
- Marc Vann as Conrad Ecklie
- Nicki Aycox as Ellie Brass
- Geoffrey Blake as Matt Orton / Special Agent Conners
- Nancy Everhard as Cindy Orton / Special Agent Tessari
- Daniel Dae Kim as Special Agent Beckman
- Rodney Eastman as Keith Driscoll
- Sandra Thigpen as Driscoll's Attorney
- John Fugelsang as Vincent Thomas Avery / Con Man
- Liesl Lombardo as X-Ray Technician
- Joel Stoffer as Marty Gable
- Anthony E. Zuiker as Casino Cashier
- Due to Grissom leaving to attend a conference and with Catherine in Reno, Warrick becomes the temporary head of the graveyard shift.
- Ellie Brass, Brass's daughter is introduced for the first time.
- It's revealed that Ellie is not Brass' biological daughter; it's implied that she might be the product of an affair his wife had.
- William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger only make cameo appearances in this episode as they were busy filming scenes for later episodes in the series.
- This was the first CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode to hit number one in the weekly ratings.
- This is the first cameo appearance of series creator Anthony E. Zuiker. He appears briefly as the casino clerk.
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