CSI Character Profile – Julie Finlay | CSI Under the Microscope
Julie Finlay, known by Finn or Finlay to most of her co-workers, Finn has on the show has to be the relationship between her and DB Russell. The current cast, Ted Danson (D.B. Russell), Jorja Fox (Sara Sidle), Jon Wellner ( Henry Andrews), David Berman (David Phillips), Wallace. Elisabeth Shue as Julie Finlay, Russell's deceased best-friend (archive footage) Ramirez and Nelson begin a relationship, Mundo learns his father has cancer, and Series debut of: Ted Danson as D.B. Russell (on CSI: Cyber). . Market hack case, and FBI Director Silver terminates Avery's hacker-for-hire program.
They finally return to the crime lab after Catherine tells him about the reason she became a CSI in the strip club she formerly worked inhiding in body bags—a plan devised by Russell. Catherine reveals she never planned to resign; it was a trap created by the assassins trying to kill her. In the end, Catherine takes a job with the FBI after her final case is closed.
Russell strongly supports her in her decision. She holds a "family meeting" with all the team having a very emotional goodbye.
Following Willows' departure, Russell found himself heading up the team alone for the first time, and as such contacts Catherine regularly for moral support.
Noting his need for a strong number two, a particularly bloody murder provides D. Offering Finn a position on his team, Russell gains both a confidante and a skilled blood spatter analyst. This staffing decision was not without its setbacks, however. Some initial hesitation on the part of Finlay meant that Russell was forced to establish a number of ground rules to ensure a civil working relationship, much to the delight of his wife Barbara, with whom Julie had grown close.
Forensic duo back on the case
Russell continues to work on cases-of-the-week with the CSI team for the rest of the twelfth season, until he comes into contact with Jeffrey McKeen, the former Under-Sheriff who was responsible for the death of Warrick Brown. It is thought that McKeen had been using his son to commit crimes from within prison.
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Russell taunts McKeen about this death, and, as revenge, McKeen orders the kidnapping of Russell's granddaughter. The Las Vegas Crime Lab is placed under the supervision of an outside federal agency in order to ensure proper procedure is maintained following the McKeen investigation, whilst Ecklie is gunned down, and Finlay is kidnapped.
Season 13 Season thirteen begins with Russell on the hunt from his granddaughter, after Jeffrey McKeen informs him that both Kaitlyn and Finlay are being held captive, for ransom. As a result of the extreme pressure placed on him by the kidnapping, Russell not only imagines murdering McKeen, but also removes his firearm from a lock-box, with intent to use it.
Kaitlyn is eventually located by the CSIs, though Russell and Finlay's friendship is put under extreme pressure in the process. Also this season, Russell is forced to investigate the murder of his sons basketball coach in "Pick and Roll" and examine a mass-grave linked to his and Finlay's past in Seattle in "CSI on Fire," which leads to truths about Julie and his previous working relationship being revealed. In "In Vino Veritas" Russell is revealed to be friends with CSI Mac Taylorand the two investigate the kidnapping of the latter's girlfriend in a case that forms part one of a two part crossover, and in "Backfire," he has to connect emotionally to a 6-year-old girl who is involved in a murder investigation.
Russell faces his first foe in Las Vegas during the season thirteen finale, "Skin in the Game," during which murders following the pattern of Dante's inferno take place. Throughout the course of this season, Russell's home life is put under strain due to the events following the McKeen investigation. Barbara and his daughter leave Las Vegas for a short time, with only the latter returning.
Season 14 Season fourteen begins with D. Russell develops a strong bond with the shooter during their time together, and is visibly shocked when the child is shot by armed officers. This episodes is the first time D. The two quickly become friends, and she introduces him to the darker side of the web, and builds upon the cyber-themes threaded throughout "The Fallen". Season 15 In contrast to the previous seasons, season fifteen focuses heavily on Russell's past and his relationships within the team.
The season begins with Finlay trapped in a car rigged to explode, whilst D. Russell agrees to re-open this investigation in exchange for Finlay's life, saving Finn but risking his wider team's safety.
During the former, Russell is shown to be deeply emotionally affected by Greg and Sara being exposed to a deadly pathogen, whilst in the latter a shooting at a conference provides Russell with the opportunity show case his forensic talents, helping to save the lives of Finn, Sara, and Morgan.
A ‘CSI’ surprise
The Gig Harbor Killer returns several times throughout the season, and flashbacks reveal that following a struggle with Russell and the Gig Harbour Killer, the Unsub was shot by Finn in Seattle, however this was not the real killer. It is revealed that the actual killer has been blackmailing Shaw, and the killers are in fact twin brothers Paul and Jared, as D.
Shaw kills Jared, though Paul survives, and in a final showdown, attacks Finlay, leaving her unconscious in a car trunk.
At the end of the season, Russell convinces Nick Stokes to accept a supervisor position at the San Diego crime lab. Immortality In "Immortality" Russell announces he is leaving Las Vegas in order to " head East " and pursue new challenges.
He allows Sara to run his final case, opting to focus instead on the accompanying cyber forensics. Russell also reveals that Finlay has died following her altercation with the Gig Harbor Killer, though he states that, wherever he goes, she will go too.
He takes with him a plaque dedicated to Finn's memory, reading "In memory of Julie Finlay.
Avery states that she has spent the last of the management budget building D. Russell immediately becomes interested in the workings of cyber crime, purchasing a drone, pacifiers, and electronic cockroaches, which he and Ryan test to their amusement "Why-Fi". It is later revealed that Russell's son has moved East, and he and his wife have divorced "Heart Me".
He begins online dating in "Heart Me", securing his first date in "Red Crone". I am having a great time. Then, all of a sudden, the real world cracks into my family with this kidnapping and we see his fury, fear and the impact it has on his family.
Our scenes focus on how work has started to impact on our family. And she is revelling in her role. Sometimes you have to be some place else for family reasons and they can write another character into your scene because we are experts at everything, the CSIs know everything, so I do love that part of it. I usually play darker colours of myself, so this is fun.
Every once in a while, I have to remember to ground my character. But I am always trying to balance it slightly because I do get excited about things and have to remember there is a dead body next to me. I always remember that. As for whether Helgenberger gave her a few tips on playing a blood spatter expert, Shue shares: I would love to sit down and talk to her.
So maybe one day. Maybe they will write her back in for an episode and we will be able to sit down and talk. I go to Seattle to try to solve an unsolved case from my past, which led to me being fired way back when.
So my ex-husband is in Seattle and we get to spend some time together and we get to make-out at the end.