‘CSI: Vegas’: Sara Sidle Fills in Jim Brass on Catherine and Gil’s Whereabouts in Sneak Peek

by Anna Dunn
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A new CSI: Vegas clip just dropped where Sara Sidle fills in Jim Brass on the whereabouts of Catherine and Gil. Sara and her former boss have a lot of catching up to do, but in the clip, Sarah lets him know why Gil and Catherine aren’t a part of the mini-reunion.

The new CSI sequel comes out on October 6th. And as you can tell, there are a ton of returning players. So how does Sidle explain the absence of Gil and Catherine to brass?

“Catherine would be here, you know if she could,” Sidle explains in a new sneak peek released by TV Line.

“Yeah, she’s got a little grandbaby in Dublin.”

But her excuse for where Gil is is a bit strange.

“I sent him for jellyfish samples in the Panama Basin,” she explains. “there are no flights from his boat. Believe me, I checked.”

During the scene, Sidle is very concerned with the fact that Jim Brass told nobody about his Fuchs corneal disease, leaving him to deal with it alone. He also implies that there may be some people after him.

The New ‘CSI: Vegas’ Season Follows the Team investigating a Corrupt Member of the Crime Lab

We still don’t know why Brass even called upon Sara and the old group to meet with him. It likely has something to do with the plot of the season. It’s been teased that when CSI: Vegas returns, the team will have to hunt down someone corrupt whose been working with the crime lab for decades. Could it be someone from the original series? Or is it going to be someone new?

This controversy causes an “existential threat” for the crime lab. The old characters join up with the new to save the crime lab and its reputation, as well as keep thousands of criminals from getting released. It’ll pick up in real-time, exactly six years after the 2015 CSI finale.

Matt Lauria, Mel Rodriguez, Mandeep Dhillon, and Jamie McShane are all joining the cast this year. Them, alongside the returning actors, should bring a brand new show that still stays true to the feel of CSI. One of the new characters is named Hugo Ramirez. He has a fantastic mustache and is referred to as the “Mastermind of the Morgue.”

Another character, Maxine Roby, is played by the one and only Paula Newsome. She’s the head of the Crime Lab now, and as the reputation of the lab tanks, she’s the captain of the sinking ship, but she’s not going down without a major fight. It’ll be interesting to see how Roby gets along with our old characters like Gil and Sarah, who are returning to the crime lab after so many years away. There’ll likely be some new customs and practices that they’ll have to get used to.

If you want to catch the episode, markdown October 6th at 10/9 Central on CBS.