CSI: Miami

CBS (ended 2012)
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  • Episode Guide
  • S 10 : Ep 19

    Habeas Corpse

    Aired 4/8/12

  • S 10 : Ep 18

    Law & Disorder

    Aired 3/25/12

  • S 10 : Ep 17

    At Risk

    Aired 3/18/12

  • S 10 : Ep 16

    Rest In Pieces

    Aired 3/11/12

  • S 10 : Ep 15

    No Good Deed

    Aired 3/4/12

  • Cast & Crew
  • David Caruso

    Lieutenant Horatio Caine

  • Emily Procter

    Calleigh Duquesne

  • Adam Rodriguez

    Eric "Delko" Delektorsky

  • Eva LaRue

    Natalia Boa Vista (Episode 98+ Recurring Previously)

  • Omar Benson Miller

    Walter Simmons (Episode 173+ recurring previously)

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  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation took television by storm in 2000 with its innovative and cutting-edge updating of a standard series concept – in this case, the cop show. Suddenly, instead of simply whodunit, solving crimes was a matter of howdunit, and with what size shoe, and whether anyone left behind traces of evidence that the blue ALS light could pick up. Now that gritty approach to crime known as forensic science makes its way from Las Vegas to the streets of Florida in CSI: Miami. A whole new team of crime scene investigators is on hand to probe the seamy underside of what some refer to as Cuba North and others call Georgia South. Consider it a tropical blend of people, culture, nightlife and, of course, the occasional killing or two. Just as you do in Vegas, come for the crime, stick around for the clues. And there's always a clue. The Team Horatio Caine is the lead criminologist, sort of the Grissom of the spin-off. But he's got a dangerous edge and a "blind allegiance to justice." Tim Speedle was a young, well-educated criminalist who did his job in honor of his high school friend, who died two years after he was paralyzed in a snowmobile accident. He died on duty when he was shot in a jewelry store while investigating a murder. Eric Delko is a funny and lovable character, now working as a CSI, specializing in underwater recovery. Alexx Woods is a young coroner. Alexx has the education that has earned her the nickname "knowologist," and she often challenges the other CSIs. She is known to talk to the victims. Calleigh Duquesne is the team's ballistics expert, sometimes known as the "bullet girl." Ryan Wolfe is the newest member of the team. He is young and often thinks outside the box to help solve cases.moreless

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  • Quotes (1355)

    • Eric: What does she think? She can waltz in here after six months of being gone and just take over? Speed: You know ... you're an ass. Eric: What did I say? Speed: She lost her husband. What did they give her...two weeks off? She needed a little bit of time. Big deal. Eric: Man, I didn't know. Speed: Yeah, well, there's a lot you don't know.

    • Jim Tigerfish: What the hell is this? Speed: That's a warrant to search the premises. Jim Tigerfish: For what? Speed: For items looted from an air-crash site. What'd you think, you were going to sell them on e-bay?

    • Horatio: ...But that's not what brought the plane down. Eric: No... mmm... actually the shoe hit the fan, I found a piece of leather in the N°2 engine. (Megan cuts into their conversation) Megan: Let me guess, red suede $450 a pair, right?

    • Megan: Nice thing about hair, it grows at an even rate, about a half an inch a month. Speed: Gives us a nice time line. Megan: Yeah, she'd been using antidepressants for the past year, Prozac and Zoloft, six months ago she smoked some pot. Speed: And they say blonds have more fun

    • (Alexx is going over the bodies) Alexx: How are we doing on survivors? Horatio: Not good. How many have you got in here? Alexx: Four or five, depending on what pieces match.

    • (Calleigh look over the crash site) Calleigh: Is it as bad as it looks? Horatio: It's actually worse than it looks.

    • Horatio: Calleigh, the bullet? Calleigh: There was no bullet. Horatio: Well how did the pilot get shot? Calleigh: He didn't. (A close up of a rivet loosening appears. The pressure fires it through the cockpit where it hits the pilot.) Horatio: A rivet runs through it.

    • NTSB guy: Oh I heard of you you're the uh bullet girl right? Calleigh: And what does that make you air plane boy?

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    Notes (670)

    • This episode uses an entirely different mix of the theme song then what used in the remaining 230 episodes.

    • International Episode Titles: Germany: Absturz (Crash) Brazil: Princípios Morais (Moral Principles) Czech Republic: Zlatý padák (Golden Parachute)

    • Featured Music: Come by Lemon Jelly Liar by Ill Nino Massive by Simon J. Hunter

    • The theme song of CSI: Miami is called Won't Get Fooled Again. It was written by Pete Townshend and is sung by The Who.

    • Grissom doesn't share any lines or scenes with any of the Miami team. This is because William Petersen was against CSI spin-offs and asked the producers of CSI not to put him in any scenes with the Miami cast.

    • While Horatio and Catherine are investigating a limo driver who was possibly involved in a set of murders, the driver says he was "Picking up the Corwins" at the airport. This could possibly be a reference to Jeff Corwin, a herpetologist, who was featured in a future episode of CSI: Miami.

    • The CBS network and CSI producers decided to create the spin-off series CSI Miami (& later CSI: NY) because they wanted to beat other potential CSI copycat shows to the punch.

    • Although credited, Eric Szmanda (Greg Sanders) does not appear in this episode.

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    Trivia (423)

    • Goof: In the beginning when Delko is on the phone, he has his left hand covering his ear, but when the shot changes his hand is down. When the shot changes again his hand is back up to his ear.

    • Horatio is 45 years old.

    • Goof: At the beginning as they start their investigation, Horatio and Megan go through a whole list of what people need to do in order to be safe from biohazards, including double-gloving and wearing Tyvek overalls at all times, plus no shift being longer than 20 minutes. Yet throughout the scenes that follow, nobody except Alexx wears the special stuff and they bend over and look at all the bodies with no masks or anything, even though they are decomposing and have just come from a Level 2 biohazard. And there's no way they've done all they've done in just 20 minutes.

    • Calleigh's nickname is the "Bullet Girl".

    • During the opening credits, the actors' names morph out of equations: 4y − 1 = 3b(Nh) becomes David Caruso 3a1 − x = (A9Xy) becomes Emily Procter 3b + N = 7bn1(6A) becomes Adam Rodriguez X − T4a = (7h)3XyNh becomes Khandi Alexander A1b + B2c = R4 becomes Kim Delaney

    • Goof: One scene was very flawed. They pull a man out of the swamp who they believe is still alive, but not breathing, and they sit there pounding on his chest. Not only did they not check for a pulse to determine that chest compressions were necessary, but no one was giving mouth to mouth or doing rescue breathing.

    • It's fine that the American wife of the victim didn't know about the other, but how could possibly Lauriana (the one from Colombia) be without the slightest hint? Whoever brought her the news of the gruesome death of her husband (a death that was prominently featured on tv, too) had to tell her at least WHERE he died, if not all the circumstances. It is not reasonable that her husband dying "at home" in a house she didn't even know of couldn't lead her to be at least a bit suspicious!

    • Eric's mom was pregnant with him when she and Eric's father came from Cuba to America

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    Allusions (141)

    • Horatio: A rivet runs through it. Spoken as they discover the pilot wasn't shot in a conventional way. An obvious allusion to the novella A River Runs Through It by Norman Maclean, published in 1976 and later made into a film directed by Robert Redford.

    • Wet Foot/Dry Foot This episode's title is a reference to the American/Cuban immigration policy which states the Coast Guard can arrest any Cuban immigrant trying to enter the US illegally if they are apprehended in the ocean, but once they make it onto dry land they are considered safe.

    • Speedle: You know what that means? Elian. He is referring to a freedom run from Cuba, but the Elian is an allusion to the famous Elian Gonzales case, which was something of a political nightmare in working out whether the child could remain in the US or should be returned to Cuba.

    • Alexx: I think we're going to need a bigger body bag. Alexx was referring to the bagging of the whole shark to examine in the lab, but it was a riff on the popular Jaws quote "I think you're going to need a bigger boat" (after Brody gets the first glimpse of the sharks).

    • Horatio: Therein lies the rub, my friends. It's a misquote, but it's an allusion to the famous phrase uttered by Hamlet in Shakespeare's play of the same name. The original says 'there's the rub'. Rub in this case means the obstacle or sticking point.

    • When Horatio tells Eric he incarcerated "many a jewel thief" in another life, he was refering to the fact that he was a cop on NYPD Blue.

    • The title of this episode Ashes to Ashes is also the name of a David Bowie hit, as is Ch-Changes from the original CSI.

    • Horatio: The answer, my friend ... is blowin' in the wind. This is a line from the Bob Dylan song, Blowin' in the Wind.

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  • Fan Reviews (467)
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    By vsaiz, Sep 21, 2015

  • Mixed feelings

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