Being a CSI las Vegas fan, I wasn't happy when they made CSI Miami. I picked this up due to the summer break of CSI, I needed something.. and this was my choice! I can honestly say that it was a worthwhile purchase after having watched all of the episodes. True David Caruso is no Gil Grissom, but would you want him to be? The feel of the series is very different with the set being in Miami. The cast is on par with the Las vegas cast. Las Vegas has a more personal feel to it, as many times the originals brin..
There have been constant complaints about CSI: Miami because it is too similar to CSI. People have to realize that this show is not totally disconnected from CSI, but rather it is a spin-off by the same producer, writers, etc... The jobs are similar in crime scene investigations. The characters seem similar at first, but they are worlds apart. Gil Grissom dislikes getting attached to cases in any way, but Horatio Caine is either your best friend (to the victims) or your worst enemy (to the suspects and t..
CSI: Miami is a great "detective" show. The people behind this show tend to do a pretty good job of keeping things realistic and each episode typically features a plausable situation. While the show focuses more so on solving the cases and investigating the crime scene, they do tend to insert small pieces of sub-plot regarding each of the main characters, so the show is not without sufficient character development.