CSI Season 13 Review “Play Dead” – How Nick Stokes Got His Groove Back

After many weeks of cool, standoffish Nick, he returned to form in "Play Dead," this week’s episode ofCSI, which is to say that he stopped pretending he could ever be detached and cynical and went back to being the dude who bonds with kids and dogs.

Honestly, don’t we prefer him that way? No one wants to see Nick moping…he’s from Texas, for goodness sake! Texans don’t mope; they face their problems head on with a shotgun. I never liked that new, darker twist he was trying to take even though I understood that losing Warrick and then all of the stuff with McKeen damaged something inside of him. Believe me, I appreciated that the writers acknowledged the emotional impact of those events, but quite frankly it’s hard to get me to believe that someone who kept it together after being buried alive and nearly eaten by fire ants would have their back broken by a mere straw like McKeen. Read More...



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