CSI: Miami

Curse Of The Coffin

Season 5, Ep 6, Aired 10/23/06
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  • Episode Description
  • When strange accidents occur in the lab, the CSI team is spooked during a death investigation involving voodoo. As Halloween is near everyone starts to think that the lab is cursed.

  • Cast & Crew
  • David Caruso

    Lieutenant Horatio Caine

  • Emily Procter

    Calleigh Duquesne

  • Adam Rodriguez

    Eric "Delko" Delektorsky

  • Jonathan Togo

    Ryan Wolfe (Episodes 54+, Recurring Previously)

  • Khandi Alexander

    Chief Medical Examiner Alexx Woods

  • Fan Reviews (30)
  • All time favourite

    By ferriswheel01, Feb 13, 2008

  • Wow!! That was ... ridiculously STUPID!

    By JaneDoe2007, Oct 29, 2007

  • One of the best episode in this series.

    By Danny2312, Mar 24, 2008

  • Poor Ryan lol

    By moggiye16, Oct 24, 2006

  • Voodoo and curses and coffins oh my!!

    By missmenace, Oct 17, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (13)

    • Natalia: I guess you just... you never know when death is coming. Horatio: No, we don't, and that's why we shouldn't live in fear of it.

    • Ryan:You know, all this bad stuff started happening when I touched that coffin. You don't think that that's a coincidence,do you? You know, like Alissa was cursed by it and now I am? Calleigh: Don't be silly.I belive in science. Ryan: Yeah, I do too, I'm just, I'm just saying it's kinda weird. Calleigh: It's not weird. We're just here to pick up Alissas computer. It's right here, we'll shut it down, bring it to the lab, and have Cooper analyse the harddrive. It's very simple. ( The computers goes up in flames on it's own) Ryan: Coincidence?

    • Calleigh: You see, I don't think this place is so scary in the daytime, do you? Ryan: What? Nah, come on, I wasn't scared. Calleigh: You know I listened to the entire tape, don't you, Ryan? Ryan: So, there was an accomplice here? Calleigh (laughs): Way to change the subject.

    • Cooper (about putting together the non-melted components of the victim's computer): So I frankensteined this little contraption together you see before your eyes. It's my little monster. It's kinda fitting for the case, don't you think? Calleigh: Yes, it's very cute. In fact, I can't believe you put all of this together today; it took me a week to set up my TiVo.

    • Eric (after Ryan falls onto a dead body): You okay Wolfe? Ryan: I hate this case. Eric: Yeah tell me about it.

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    Notes (5)

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Prokletá rakev (Cursed Coffin)

    • Dondre T. Whitfield's wife Salli Richardson appeared in the show's first season as a lab tech named Laura.

    • International Air Dates: Norway: September 11, 2007 on TVNorge Portugal: May 4, 2008 on SIC Czech Republic: October 7, 2008 on TV Nova

    • Featured Music: Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing by Chris Isaak Dragula by Rob Zombie - played during the promo for this episode.

    • This episode was watched by 17.5 million viewers.

    Allusions (2)

    • Cooper: So I frankensteined this little contraption you see before you. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel by Mary Shelley first published in 1818. It tells the story of the creation of a working ‘man’ by the cobbling together of parts of various corpses, in the same way Cooper has cobbled together computer parts to access the damaged hard-drive.

    • Horatio: Burn baby, burn The lyrics Burn Baby, Burn are from the chorus of Disco Inferno is a single by The Trammps from the eponymous album. It gained much greater recognition once it was included on the soundtrack to the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever. It was also notably covered Tina Turner in 1993 and by Cyndi Lauper in 1999.

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