CSI: NY Season 9 Review “The Lady in the Lake”

With fairy tales and fantasy still relatively in vogue between the Snow White movies and TV’s "Once Upon a Time," it was only a matter of time before a show like "CSI: NY" threw its hat into the ring- if it hasn’t already & my memory is just failing me, which is entirely possible. (I know for a fact at least a few crime shows have mined "Alice in Wonderland" for material before.) Anyway, with "The Lady in the Lake," the show gave it the old college try, and if it sort of stretched for connections at times- not to mention verged on overkill by dragging aliens into it- it was still a relatively solid tale reasonably well told.

The show even featured a wrap-around connecting storyline, as Adam (A.J. Buckley) more or less got his day in the spotlight in this character-centric season, serving as the narrator to the story of a fallen princess, which he dictated to a couple of waifs, including Jo’s daughter (Sydney Park). Said princess turned out to be an imposter to the throne of sorts, a former drug addict gone straight who landed a bona fide prince, or at least a really rich New Yorker with a good heart. Read More...



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