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Lady Heather's Box
WriterJosh Berman,
Ann Donahue,
Bob Harris,
Anthony E. Zuiker
DirectorRichard J. Lewis
Original AirdateFebruary 13, 2003
Previous Episode: One Hit Wonder
Next Episode: Lucky Strike

Lady Heather's Box is the fifteenth episode in season three of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.


Grissom and Brass pay another visit to Lady Heather when one of her employees is found dead in a local club. Meanwhile, Catherine is faced with a crisis.


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Main Cast

Guest Cast

  • Melinda Clarke as Lady Heather
  • Timothy Carhart as Eddie Willows
  • Madison McReynolds as Lindsey Willows
  • Geoffrey Rivas as Detective Sam Vega
  • Leslie Bega as Leah
  • Archie Kao as Archie Johnson
  • Michael Riley as Steven McCormick
  • Amy Pietz as Rebecca McCormick
  • Elizabeth Berkley as Renée, Foam Dancer
  • Pauley Perrette as Candeece / Pink Hair
  • Sam Ball as Zed Kiner
  • Alimi Ballard as Music Producer
  • Benjamín Benítez as Sound Engineer
  • Rick Pasqualone as Club Owner
  • Shayne Anderson as Club Security
  • Kata Dobó as Chloe Samms
  • David Fogg as Lord Create DJ
  • Tomiko Fraser as Tall Party Girl
  • Rib Hillis as Croix Richards
  • Patricia Bethune as Teacher
  • Sandra McCoy as Hot Chick
  • Jennifer Gabbert as Cage Dancer (uncredited)

Major Events

  • This episode marks the final appearance of Eddie Willows (portrayed by Timothy Carhart), because he was murdered by a gunshot.


[After Catherine runs into the interrogation room and threatened a suspect in the case of her dead ex-husband.]
Sara (to Catherine): What the hell are you doing? Do you know where you're at right now?
Catherine: I've been here a lot longer than you.
Sara: Then you should know better.
Catherine: And I wouldn't have to be here if you were doing your job properly!
Sara: There is a difference between me doing my job and you wanting to do it for me. You don't want to get the job done. What you want right now is revenge.
Catherine: You're gonna tell me what I want, huh?
Sara: Go home, Catherine. Be with your daughter she's the one that needs you. [Sara walks away]


  • Darkest Dreaming by David Sylvian.
  • Closer by Nine Inch Nails.


  • Catherine breaks the car window and throws away the tool she used. From a different angle she picks up her daughter with the tool in her hand.
  • When "Rebecca McCormick" is seen dead on the stairs, in the first shot, her mouth is closed. In the next shot her mouth is open.


  • This is the first CSI episode to run 90 minutes including commercials, directed by Quentin Tarantino, the story of which ran for two hours including commercials and was shot as two episodes.
  • In this episode, Lady Heather tells Grissom that she runs and owns a pornographic website. She informs him that the site is located at Visitors to the site are redirected to the official CSI site.
  • The first appearance of Alimi Ballard as Music Producer, but later Kevin Crawford in season 12.
  • Pauley Perrette made her a special guest as Candeece or Pink Hair in this episode, then she played as Abby Sciuto from NCIS.
  • Elizabeth Berkley made her a special guest as Renee in this episode, then she played as Jessie Spano from Saved by the Bell, also a spin-off series as Julia Winston in CSI: Miami.

See Also

CSI:Las Vegas Season 3
Revenge is Best Served ColdThe Accused is EntitledLet the Seller BewareA Little MurderAbra-CadaverThe Execution of Catherine WillowsFight NightSnuffBlood LustHigh and LowRecipe for MurderGot Murder?Random Acts of ViolenceOne Hit WonderLady Heather's BoxLucky StrikeCrash & BurnPrecious MetalA Night at the MoviesLast LaughForeverPlay with FireInside the Box