AMEN, Smokey! and what's funny? If it was Eric going through this, instead of George, his fans would be the same way and feel the same way about the show or should I say, the out of tune show-runner and the writers. Personally, all the veteran cast should stand up for their characters, then maybe they wouldn't be written out of character. And CSI is only number 1 in the time slot, because something stronger is not against it. I have always like the show and was going to watch it, even if George decided not to renew his contract. No matter how bad the writing is, because I like the forensics. But after the show-runner is destroying this show by supporting the writers and the bad writing and punishing George for speaking the truth, and not support the veteran cast that has made the show a success (not the newbies or these writers), I have a problem with that. And if you're a fan of the veterans and don't have issue with that, well, that's you. This show needs to go back to what made it great. Not this Hodges/Morgan/Greg/Elizabetta crap. Hell, even Greg deserves better than that. I'm glad Nick isn't part of that and if they were going to make him part of that love triangle, good for him to speak up. This is a crime procedural show, not a soap opera.