'CSI': Marg Helgenberger is not going out quietly


As befits someone who's been with one of the longest-running and most popular series on TV since day one, Marg Helgenberger is getting one heck of a storyline to exit "CSI."The first half of the two-part story aired Wednesday night (Jan. 18), and it put Helgenberger's Catherine Willows through the wringer. An episode that starts with the execution of a lawyer Catherine knows and ends with her diving out of the way of bullets provides a great setup for Helgenberger's departure next week.The case -- a twisty one even by "CSI" standards -- involves an old friend of Catherine's (Annabeth Gish), her powerful husband (go-to sinister guy Titus Welliver), the FBI (in the form of Grant Show and Matt Lauria), professional assassins, even some flesh-eating bugs. Each successive step puts Catherine more out of sorts, and when Gish's character is apparently killed -- although, does anyone else think there might be more to it than...



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