The writers have done a fantastic job this season as far as bringing in more action, and making the show more than just Federal agents catching and beating up the bad guys. This season deals with who these agents are outside of the workplace.
CBS has more shows about geniuses than any other network ever -- forensic and detective shows, threat-of-the-week shows, The Big Bang Theory -- at least a dozen programs, dwarfing the number of CBS shows about idiots (Big Brother).
When you make it real, applicable to real life, you touch the hearts and minds of America's youth and young workforce. Make it hands on, and show young people the correlation to real life and they will learn way more and advance academically.