CSI: Miami (season 8)
|CSI: Miami (season 8)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||24|
|Original release||September 21, 2009– May 24, 2010|
It's all change during the eighth season of CSI: Miami as the team face the loss of one of their own and flash back to 1997. Delko departs joining the State's Attorney as an investigator, forcing him to return to the lab undercover, Calleigh finds herself facing death once again, as the spirit of a victim helps her solve his own homicide, Horatio's ex-girlfriend is killed in an explosion, whilst the crime lab comes under siege from hostage takers. It's ultimately high-tech crime that cripples the team this season, however, as they are methodically taken down by a serial killer they are hunting, with one CSI paying the ultimate price.
- David Caruso as Horatio Caine; a Lieutenant and the Director of the MDPD Crime Lab.
- Emily Procter as Calleigh Duquesne; a veteran Detective, the CSI Assistant Supervisor and a ballistics expert.
- Adam Rodriguez as Eric Delko; a CSI Detective and Wolfe's partner. (Episodes 1-5)
- Jonathan Togo as Ryan Wolfe; a CSI Detective and Delko's partner.
- Rex Linn as Frank Tripp; a senior homicide Detective.
- Eva LaRue as Natalia Boa Vista; a CSI Detective.
- Omar Benson Miller as Walter Simmons; an art-theft specialist and CSI Detective. (Episodes 6-onwards,Special Guest Episodes 3-5)
- Eddie Cibrian as Jesse Cardoza; a founding member of the MDPD's CSI team.
- Khandi Alexander as Alexx Woods; a physician. (Episode 1 & 5)
- Malcolm McDowell as Darren Vogel; an Attorney and a nemesis of the CSIs.
- Johnny Whitworth as Jake Berkeley; an undercover MDPD Detective.
- Evan Ellingson as Kyle Harmon; Horatio's son.
- Christian Clemenson as Tom Loman; the team's Medical Examiner.
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||U.S. viewers
|168||1||"Out of Time"||Sam Hill||Tamara Jaron||September 21, 2009||14.20|
|The continuation of last season's story; the team searches for Delko. Meanwhile, there is a flash back to 1997 when H brought the team together.|
|169||2||"Hostile Takeover"||Allison Liddi-Brown||Corey Evett & Matt Partney||September 28, 2009||13.96|
|A gunman attacks the Miami lab and holds four people, including Cardoza, hostage. Horatio is to serve as the negotiator, where the gunman has a rather unique request in exchange for the hostages.|
|170||3||"Bolt Action"||Gina Lamar||Melissa Scrivner||October 5, 2009||13.43|
|Calleigh's testimony before IA may threaten Delko's future. Meanwhile three volleyball players mysteriously die during a game.|
|171||4||"In Plane Sight"||Larry Detwiler||Robert Hornak||October 12, 2009||13.27|
|The CSI team are on the case of a repoman discovering a dead body of a hated business man on the plane he was supposed to repossess for his client.|
|172||5||"Bad Seed"||Matt Earl Beesley||Brian Davidson||October 19, 2009||13.16|
|A lethal outbreak in Miami that is linked to deadly farming practices is investigated as murder. Alexx returns to help the team with the case.|
|173||6||"Dude, Where's My Groom?"||Carey Meyer||Brett Mahoney||November 2, 2009||12.52|
|A groom goes missing, and the CSIs recreate his debauched bachelor party to solve the case and a murder. In the meantime, former lab tech Walter Simmons joins the group as a new CSI.|
|174||7||"Bone Voyage"||Sam Hill||Barry O'Brien||November 9, 2009||14.38|
|CSI: NY and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation that continues on "Hammer Down" and concludes on "The Lost Girls".|
|175||8||"Point of Impact"||Eric Mirich||Krystal Houghton||November 16, 2009||13.26|
|The CSIs investigate a horrible car crash to discover who or what caused it. The probe reveals the darkest secrets of the drivers involved.|
|176||9||"Kill Clause"||Scott Lautanen||Jeremy R. Littman||November 23, 2009||13.22|
|Horatio and his team investigate when deadly jellyfish are used as murder weapons. Meanwhile, a mysterious woman from Jesse's past unexpectedly shows up.|
|177||10||"Count Me Out"||Marco Black||Marc Dube||December 7, 2009||12.72|
|The CSIs investigate the death of a census worker, which leads to a high-speed car chase and an explosion that puts Ryan and Natalia in danger.|
|178||11||"Delko for the Defense"||Gina Lamar||Tamara Jaron||December 14, 2009||14.18|
|The team discovers that Delko is working for an attorney defending a homeless man accused of raping and killing a wealthy woman.|
|179||12||"Show Stopper"||Sam Hill||Corey Evett & Matt Partney||January 11, 2010||13.65|
|When America's sweetheart (Phoenicks) bursts into flames during a concert, the CSIs expose the dark side of pop stardom.|
|180||13||"Die by the Sword"||Matt Earl Beesley||Melissa Scrivner||January 18, 2010||13.16|
|A man is chopped in half, and the lab tries to tie the case to a Japanese mobster, who seeks custody of his biological son, who was adopted by the victim. Meanwhile, Natalia's hearing loss nearly makes her a victim during the investigation.|
|181||14||"In the Wind"||Allison Liddi-Brown||Brett Mahoney||February 1, 2010||13.44|
|Horatio and the CSIs have just 24 hours to find out if a man on death row is truly guilty of killing his wife and young daughter.|
|182||15||"Miami, We Have a Problem"||Sam Hill||Brian Davidson||February 8, 2010||13.46|
|A dead body falls from the sky, and the team discovers that he had been a passenger on a private commercial space flight.|
|183||16||"L.A."||Rob Zombie||Barry O'Brien||March 1, 2010||12.07|
|Horatio and Delko travel to Los Angeles to clear Cardoza of an evidence tampering allegation that threatens the prosecution in a current Miami murder case.|
|184||17||"Getting Axed"||Carey Meyer||Krystal Houghton||March 8, 2010||11.93|
|The team does not have any difficulty finding suspects when a hated receptionist is murdered with an axe and her body is pushed down a elevator shaft. The real difficulty is finding out who did it.|
|185||18||"Dishonor"||Sam Hill||Marc Dube||March 22, 2010||10.80|
|Horatio's son, Kyle, seeks his father's help in solving a murder.|
|186||19||"Spring Breakdown"||Larry Detwiler||Corey Evett & Matt Partney||April 12, 2010||10.78|
|The CSIs work on solving three separate homicides that occurred during Spring Break vacation.|
|187||20||"Backfire"||Don Tardino||Tamara Jaron & Melissa Scrivner||April 19, 2010||11.66|
|The spirit of a victim haunts Calleigh until she is able to solve his murder.|
|188||21||"Meltdown"||Matt Earl Beesley||K. David Bena & Brian Davidson||May 3, 2010||9.62|
|Evidence is stolen from the lab following a diamond heist and Eric Delko returns.|
|189||22||"Mommie Deadest"||Gina Lamar||Krystal Houghton & Brett Mahoney||May 10, 2010||11.10|
|When a suburban soccer mom is murdered, the CSIs uncover her family's dark past, while Delko continues his undercover mission. At the end of the episode, Caliegh confronts Delko of what's going on and an explosions happens soon after.|
|190||23||"Time Bomb"||Sam Hill||Corey Evett & Matt Partney||May 17, 2010||10.52|
|When Horatio's ex-girlfriend is killed in an explosion, the team looks within their own department to find the killer. The team is uneasy as Eric returns to do some undercover investigation and evidence leads to the discovery of stolen diamonds in Ryan's house. They must find the real culprit and exonerate Ryan before things get out of hand.|
|191||24||"All Fall Down"||Joe Chappelle||Barry O'Brien & Marc Dube||May 24, 2010||12.39|
|A serial killer taunts the CSIs by leaving them cryptic hints, and the longer it takes them to decode these puzzles, the higher the death toll rises. In the opening sequence the daughter of the first victim can be heard singing the "Ashes ashes all fall down" chorus from the Grateful Dead's "Throwing Stones".|
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