Episode 315
Lady Heather's Box

Thursday, 13 February 2003

Episode Synopsis
In the first, Grissom discovers that the murders of a party guest at a nightclub and a man who was working out in his apartment are related. The deaths were similar and both victims were employees of Lady Heather (Melinda Clarke), a dominatrix who penetrates Grissom's cold exterior to reveal his vulnerability. The second case involves Catherine's ex-husband, Eddie (Timothy Carhart), who vanishes after his car crashes while he's traveling with their daughter. Sara leads the investigation, but Catherine quickly becomes displeased with the way it's being handled.
Episode Notes
This episode is 90 minutes long. Elizabeth Berkeley guest stars.
Staff
Written by:
Anthony E. Zuiker, Ann Donahue, Josh Berman, Andrew Lipsitz, Carol Medelsohn, Eli Talbert, Naren Shankar, Bob Harris
Directed By:
Richard J. Lewis
Ranking
Ratings Position: 1
Average Score: 8.05 /10
Number of Votes: 95
Starring
Gary Dourdan as Warrick Brown
George Eads as Nick Stokes
Jorja Fox as Sara Sidle
Marg Helgenberger as Catherine Willows
Paul Guilfoyle as Jim Brass
William Petersen as Gil Grissom
Elizabeth Berkley as Foam Dancer
Melinda Clarke as Lady Heather
Guest Starring
Alex Paez as
Alimi Ballard as Sound Engineer
Amy Pietz as Rebecca McCormick
Geoffrey Rivas as Det. Sam Vega
Leslie Bega as Lea
Madison McReynolds as Lindsey Willows
Michael Riley as Steven McCormick
Pauley Perrette as Candeece
Samuel Ball as Kiner
Timothy Carhart as Eddie Willows
Video
Title: Lady Heather's Box Promo
Size: 2.12Mb
Length: 37 Seconds
Music
Title: Darkest Dreaming
Artist: David Sylvian
Album: Dead Bees on a Cake
Scene: At the end when Catherine is with her daughter and Grissom drives past Lady Heather's House.
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Comments
margmad 03 June 2003  Vote: 7/10
This was good, but not as good as I hoped! Sara was as mean as possible in this one! When Cath got that call, did you see Nick's face, he is definetely in love with her, and not just on the show! My favourite part was when Cath got in the car and started racing off to find her daughter, I already knew Eddie was gonna die, and Lindsey was trapped in a sinking car, but the way cath saved her, it would have been better with witnesses but still! Although I think it's unfair, whenever something bad happens to Cath, nobody cares, and her so-called best friend - Sara, just has a go at her, and doesn't even end up solving the case! She should really start something with Nick, and Sara and Greg are so perfect for each other!
margfan 30 July 2003  Vote: 10/10
this was so good! it was the best episodes i have ever seen!! and marg played so good!!! and when she cry i almost got a little tear in my eye!!! she was so good!!!!!!!and the episode also!!
marghelgenberger 06 March 2004  Vote: 10/10
Oh god! Poor Catherine. All that stuff with her family! Sorry Cath...
JeeHell 30 March 2004  Vote: 10/10
Ooooooh! Lady Heather is so cute........... Is it possible to make her come in others episodes??? ... ooooh I believe I m in LOVE!!!!
jessica1984 06 May 2004  Vote: 5/10
je n'aime pas Lady Heather, je veux que Grissom aille avec Sara et pas avec cette folle!!
enaida 20 April 2004  Vote: 10/10
This is one of my most favorite episodes to date. I really enjoyed the way the writer's dipped into Grissom's personal life, letting us know he is not just a scientist/bug geek. Marg's acting was top-notch in this one, so much going on in her character
Texczech 08 May 2004  Vote: 8/10
Gil should go to LH and tell her, "I' m sorry are just words too, just like "stop"--but I come to you to show you with more than words." This is a real relationship and should be cultivated. She is unique enough for his special needs. The other women i
Spacejammies 26 May 2004  Vote: 5/10
Liked the chemistry between Grissom and Lady Heather, just didn't think too much of the plot. A pro like Grissom should have never crossed the professional boundaries he did with her. You wait until the case is closed, then pursue the relationship.
Stephania 18 June 2004  Vote: 10/10
One of my favorite episodes of all time. I adore Lady Heather, and did Grissom spend the night with her??? Go Gris!!! YAY!
cory6 01 June 2004  Vote: 10/10
Cath turned in a wonderful performance. Her panic on the phone trying to find Lindsay was palpable. Great chemistry btwn Nick and Cath. LH & Griss had wonderful chemistry together!
CSIrox 10 June 2004  Vote: 10/10
Loved it loved it loved it! how could you not!!!! great plot, GREAT story with lady heather...... ah my heart melted for cath and just all around wonderful episode!!!
rantaknu 13 June 2004  Vote: 9/10
Great episode. The second right after The Finger. Catherine was great again.
Cath-girl-90 01 July 2004  Vote: 10/10
This is a very emotional episode. I love it!
GuiaO 31 July 2004  Vote: 9/10
Cool to see Gris have someone get under his skin. I thought only Cath could do that, being a good friend (She was there when he has going to have the ear surgery, remember?) . SpaceJammies had it right, Gris shouda waited for the case to close before he
FoxRox 06 August 2004  Vote: 6/10
I like Melinda Clark as an actress but didn´t care much for the plot. It was too unrealistic that Gris would get romantic in the middle of a case- if he was prepared to do that why hasn´t he acted on his feelings for Sara already? And too much of the ep w
iwantgrissom 15 August 2004  Vote: 9/10
I loved this episode i just watched it for the first time it was great! my fave ep!
Imadethis2004 07 July 2004  Vote: 10/10
SUPERB!
simonkilford 12 July 2004  Vote: 10/10
this episode was superb and great story with lady heather this episode was a good from season 3
Appollonia Corleone 06 August 2004  Vote: 9/10
Great episode ! I liked its dark atmosphere. Although, or perhaps because Lady Heather is not a moral character, she is quite fascinating and even Gris feels attracted to her. They both occupy a kind of social outsider position and they play on an equal i
2ms.mnm22 12 September 2004  Vote: 10/10
My absolute Fav. I love LH and Gris Chemistry.but i dont think she will come back cuz she is on the O.C. on Fox now. but Cath's plot was so GOOD. she rocks!
GSsweetie 10 September 2004  Vote: 7/10
It was ok but not one of my favorites. I really like Cath's role in this one thought!
sns 28 September 2004  Vote: 10/10
I have mentioned that I love the Lady Heather eps. They are awesome. This was so good.
DTenchi 05 August 2004  Vote: 10/10
x.x gawd Lady Heather's actress is very attractive o.o wonder if she is single..
Trillian 08 August 2004  Vote: 5/10
Not very realistic
stef 15 October 2004  Vote: 10/10
excellent is all that i can say
mortisha_jezabel 14 December 2004  Vote: 10/10
i love this episode more than life it's self
partofme 14 December 2004  Vote: 9/10
One of the best
mal_ganis 14 December 2004  Vote: 8/10
I thought this was a great eppi....made me sooo scared when i seen lindsey in the car even though u know she didnt die i was still on the edge ...had great cases and storylines.....I haop that wasnt the end of Lady H and mr g .....they make a great coupl
zupa_fly 23 December 2004  Vote: 1/10
grr
iluvnick 02 November 2004  Vote: 9/10
I like it, actioned packed! Not to ention, Grissom and Lady Heather, coollllll.....
CuteCatherine 04 February 2005  Vote: 10/10
That was the best character-based episode so far!
duhman 30 January 2005  Vote: 10/10
thought provoking
imi18 14 February 2005  Vote: 10/10
grissom and lady heather were soooo cute in this one..
CSIrush 15 February 2005  Vote: 2/10
Nothing to enjoy. Grissom's acting cheap.
Rebecca Watson 12 February 2005  Vote: 10/10
I can't beleive you gave Sara a case involving Catherine's HUSBAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AND her DAUGHTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
dusties 02 March 2005  Vote: 10/10
All episodes are great, but the OC ladies in CSI. That was hot.
michelene23 25 January 2005  Vote: 10/10
I love Grissom in this episode.
CSILuver229 07 March 2005  Vote: 8/10
why does all the bad stuff happen to cath???her best friend dies sometime and eddie dies and her daughetr almost does to.....whats with that?
showhat 19 March 2005  Vote: 10/10
Well i haven't seen this one and i'm waiting to because there is a CSI marathon on Spike TV all next week and this one is on!!!!!and from what i hear it's pretty good except from allforsara
REITHEL 26 March 2005  Vote: 10/10
Dominating the dominatriz? Does this show us that it takes more than plain vanilla sex to interest the ever-preoccupied Griss? Ssspank me!
csi_sk8rgurl 26 March 2005  Vote: 6/10
hmmm . . . . for some reason i didn't really like this one =\ it was kinda "ehh" cept for the part with Catherine's family . . . so emotional
csi_best_show 02 April 2005  Vote: 8/10
ew grissom and lh ? thats just too gross for me .. he was staring at her lips cause he couldnt hear what she was saying!!
CsI 02 April 2005  Vote: 5/10
Poor Catherine i think she needs a hug....from grissom :D
pigstuff 08 April 2005  Vote: 8/10
i like this episode. grissom found a match...but in a positive way. wow! people really do these kind of stuff. what do they get from it?
Silver 186 14 April 2005  Vote: 6/10
This was an okay episode. I was glad to see Lady Heather come back, but it seemed out of character for her to be upset at Grissom for thinking she was a killer. I did like when Catherine had to save Lindsey, I thought that was good. I wanted to slap th
MeagCSIFan 17 April 2005  Vote: 8/10
Poor Cath! I can only imagine how she must have felt hearing Lindsay panic over the phone. Come on Grissom! You and Lady Heather should SO hook up. Finally someone who understands Gris and he blows it!!!
Linwe Mel 19 April 2005  Vote: 9/10
woah, one of the best epis ever....i found it revolved mostly around the characters and not sp much the cases, but it was nice. I was having a heart attack when Lindsay was in the car. loved it!
julz_hutchie 20 April 2005  Vote: 10/10
I totally love this one! My heart broke for Cath. and Sara was a complete biatch Cath yeah I agree why would you give Sara the case with Cath's ex and her daughter! At the end when Linds was consoling Cath it was so touching! It's definelty one of my favo
AllforSara 05 March 2005  Vote: 1/10
Damn I hated that chick and Cathy. Worst of CSI.
James Corck 23 March 2005  Vote: 6/10
This is supposed to be the CSI movie. But is not that good. I preffer other CSI episodes than this one. Too long, not full well made, but the scene of Catherine rescuing her daughther is lovely. Lovely?
Vicky 08 May 2005  Vote: 9/10
Fantastic! I'm a huge Sara fan and I felt horrible when Cath treated her like crap. On the other hand I loved how Cath went to save her little girl
elm231 23 April 2005  Vote: 9/10
absolutely loved lady heather and grissom. showed he was into more than just bugs. the scene where he holds her face is incredible!!! fell in love with grissom that day....sigh. i hope they bring back lady heather - she's so hot!
CathWillows81 06 May 2005  Vote: 10/10
loved this ep...def one of my all-time favorites. cath's emotion was so believable. loved the gris/lady heather plot though if for no other reason then it means sara isn't the one who got him!
GuenivereShakesphere 16 May 2005  Vote: 10/10
Lady Heather Really shows Gil's Vunerable side in this one , shows that maybe his is part human , just not all Nerd . That He can feel , I just wish that it would have played out a little longer , maybe showing a love relationship between them , That wou
adri123 17 June 2005  Vote: 8/10
This episode was great! I understand that Sara had to be a tough nuggy though and figure out what happend. My heart broke when I saw cath crying and lindsey came to her and said "its ok mommy..."
csi_fanatic_068 04 June 2005  Vote: 10/10
I love this episode! I can't believe I'll see the day that Grissom will meet someone who'll touch his sensitive side.... Is there a love blossoming? Well, that's for the writers to know and me to find out, unfortunately... And... does Nick and Cath have
genocide2st 22 June 2005  Vote: 9/10
that's really 'more than words' for cath.
desirodan 27 October 2005  Vote: 9/10
Hope they continue the Lady Heather/Grissom thing!
greg_sanders_girl 08 June 2005  Vote: 5/10
this ep was good. Loved it when Cath saved Lindsay from the car, i also think it would off been better with a witness. I know Cath was bitchy to Sara but its understandable, she just lost her ex and her little girl almost drowned.its stress and like no on
crazybec 21 November 2005  Vote: 9/10
One of the best episodes ever made
csi-emily 03 November 2005  Vote: 10/10
this eppy was great! i feel so sad for cath, her ex just died, her daught just faced death and sara is giving her crap that she shouldnt be involved with the cast, it's cath flippin' life! i think nick cares alot about cath and i want to see them hook up.
emydragon 24 November 2005  Vote: 9/10
this is a prime example of why you should watch the eps in ORDER...Ive almost finshed season five and I didn't know Eddie was dead! Very dramatic...Good on Sara for controlling Catherine. What DID Grissom do with Lady Heather? I'll have to re-watch but i
CSIchik 02 January 2006  Vote: 9/10
great ep. gotta love grissom...wish he didnt spoil things with lady heather, although now he can hook up with sara!
Sunshine Fan 28 December 2005  Vote: 3/10
crazy episode. didn´t like it
byte366 06 January 2006  Vote: 8/10
Finally we see something of Grissom other than just the workaholic he usually is... still wish they had shown more with him and lady heather but it was a good way to keep you watching...hard to say if anything happened between them or not:(
missdark 14 February 2006  Vote: 10/10
I loved how nicely they portrayed the majority of the BDSM community. Good show.
csicathwillows 15 August 2006  Vote: 10/10
OMG! This is one of my all time favorite episodes. I felt so bad for Catherine, especially when she was crying. I love lady heather (melinda clarke) especially since i love the oc, well not anymore its bad now. Grissom and Lady heather compliment each
leggo_my_greggo 30 January 2007  Vote: 10/10
whoa!! didnt see that coming with griss n lady heather! he was all over her!! that was sooo sad with lindsey n cath!!!
LadyH 16 March 2006  Vote: 10/10
I love it, I love it, I love it!!! The chemistry between Gil and LadyH burned up the screen. My favourite epi so far.
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