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How characters changed over the seasons in these crime shows

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 88: LOS ANGELES - AUGUST 20: "Redwood" -- When a girl is found covered in blood while holding the murder weapon that killed her best friend and unable to remember anything, Jane (Simon Baker), engineers a risky maneuver to spark her memory and prove her innocence, on THE MENTALIST, Tuesday, Oct. 28 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Cliff Lipson/CBS via Getty Images); UNITED STATES - JULY 22:  CASTLE - Nathan Fillion stars as Rick Castle on ABC's "Castle."  (Photo by Michael Desmond/ABC via Getty Images)

Let’s look at how characters from crime shows such as “The X-Files,” “Castle” and “NCIS” have changed (or not) over the course of the series.

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