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Crime Scene University - Netflix

By: Editor On: Wed 19 June 2019
In: netflix
Tags: #netflix #Documentary #English

Forensic students at Penn State University work to solve fictional crimes.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: None

Crime Scene University - Raymond Langston - Netflix

Dr. Raymond Langston is a fictional character on the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, portrayed by Laurence Fishburne. He joined the show in season 9, after the departure of Gil Grissom, played by William Petersen. His last name is taken from Fishburne's son, Langston who was in turn, named after the great African American writer Langston Hughes. Between the middle of season 9 and the end of season 11, he appeared in every episode, with the exception of “418/427” from season 11. He appeared in 59 out of 60 episodes. In June 2011, it was announced that Fishburne did not renew his contract with the show, making the season 11 finale his final appearance.

Crime Scene University - Background - Netflix

Raymond was an Army brat born in Seoul, South Korea, and consequently calls the sport of soccer by its more widely recognized name, football. His father, a decorated soldier and a veteran of the Korean War, was a violent man, often involved in brawls off the battlefield; as a result, Langston's childhood was a painful one. Raymond eventually obtained a medical degree and became a pathologist at a Delaware hospital. A co-worker at his hospital was an Angel of Death, murdering 27 patients. While Langston saw the evidence, he was never able to put it together. He ultimately wrote a book about the experiences, titled In Front of my Eyes, which was read by not only Gil Grissom but also Archie Johnson and Dr. Tom Loman (of CSI: Miami). Afterward, Langston became a professor at West Las Vegas University, but continued to do pro bono work as a surgeon. It was in this capacity that he came into contact with the CSI team, as they were investigating a series of murders attributed to serial killer Nate Haskell, who Langston interviewed for the course. After the case's conclusion, Grissom encouraged Langston to join the Las Vegas Crime Lab as a Level 1 investigator.

Crime Scene University - References - Netflix


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