(Rashomama) Nick can become emotional under intense stress: he nearly cried when being held at gunpoint (Who Are You), broke down and was on the verge of committing suicide when buried alive in a glass coffin (Grave Danger), and broke down once again in when discussing the death of the victim with Raymond Langston, and how he should have seen the danger signs over the year he had known her, and done something to prevent it (Turn, Turn, Turn).
I’m not afraid to say that.” The Bachelor in Paradise alum also told Us at the time that he was leaning on his loved ones for support amid the breakup.
Nick was nearly killed when he was incapacitated using ether, put inside an acrylic glass coffin and buried underground while an installed web camera provided visuals of his plight to his coworkers who were initially helpless to save him.
It turned out Nick was the target of an attack on the CSI team by a man whose daughter was implicated in a murder case.
("Gum Drops") Afterwards, Sara told Nick that she believed that six months ago, he wouldn't have lost control in the room with the suspect like that.
Nick is dating the nurse he met in the hospital after saving a man. After Grissom left, Nick starts taking classes to become the lab's new "bug guy." ("73 Seconds") Nick seems to have had a very close relationship with his father, Bill Stokes, as they had nicknames for each other, Pancho for Nick and Cisco for Bill, most likely from the famous TV show, "The Cisco Kid" It is seen that he is very protective about his mother, but definitely not a mother's boy. ("Grave Danger") His mother, Jillian Stokes, is a lawyer, and Nick is the youngest of seven children, at least one of whom is male.Jim Brass hears a shot fired and arrives on the scene to find Mc Keen still alive and wounded, and a once-again calm Nick stating coldly that "[he] missed." In "The Grave Shift", after Catherine turned down the offer to move into Grissom's now-vacant office, she offered it to Nick—who accepted after some thought.