CSI: Miami (2002–2012)

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The cases of the Miami-Dade, Florida police department's Crime Scene Investigations unit.

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 Lieutenant Horatio Caine (232 episodes, 2002-2012)
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 Calleigh Duquesne (232 episodes, 2002-2012)
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 Eric Delko (221 episodes, 2002-2012)
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 Detective Frank Tripp / ... (187 episodes, 2003-2012)
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 Ryan Wolfe (182 episodes, 2004-2012)
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 Natalia Boa Vista (153 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Dr. Alexx Woods (145 episodes, 2002-2009)
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Horatio Caine, a former homicide detective, heads a group of investigators who work crimes amid the steamy, tropical surroundings and cultural crossroads of Miami. His team includes Calleigh Duquesne, a bilingual Southern beauty with a specialty in ballistics; Tim Speedle, a cocky yet disarming investigator who is well connected on the street, and Eric Delko, an underwater recovery expert who knows all the twists and turns of the Florida waterways. Rounding out the team is Alexx Woods, the no-nonsense, know-it-all coroner. And, after Speedle is killed in Action, Former Patrolman Ryan Wolfe joins the team. Together, these investigators collect and analyze the evidence to solve the crimes and to vindicate those who often cannot speak for themselves -- the victims. Written by Anonymous

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The building used for the CSI headquarters is actually the FAA Credit Union In Hawthorne, CA. The building was also used as the Newport Group's offices in the show The O.C. (2003). See more »

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In many episodes, a suspect is found because a gun was registered to them or someone is threatened with the charge of "possession of an unregistered firearm", or some other reference is made to a firearms registration database. The state of Florida has fairly relaxed gun control laws, and there is no gun registration system anywhere in the state. See more »

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Calleigh Duquesne: French lace. From the window at the Moreno house. It's also used in high-end toupees. Gives a more natural look to the hair line.
Tim Speedle: Lace on a rug?
Calleigh Duquesne: Mmm-hmm.
Tim Speedle: Shoot me if it comes to that.
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With the exceptions of Omar Miller, Sofia Milos, Rex Linn, Eva LaRue and Megalyn Echikunwoke all the actors names morph out of equations: * 4y-1=3b[Nh] becomes "David Caruso" * 3a1-X=[A9Xy] becomes "Emily Procter" * [7b]=6m+[3h] becomes "Jonathan Togo" * 3b+N=7bn1[6A] becomes "Adam Rodriguez" * 2b+4a=[7h]3 becomes "Eddie Cibrian" * [3h]+[7b]=6m becomes "Rory Cochrane" * A1b+B2c=R4 becomes "Kim Delaney" * 2b+4a=[7h]3XyNh becomes "Khandi Alexander" See more »

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CSI Miami - Not the worst show ever made
5 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have not seen every show ever made, but I'm sure that there have been at least 5 or 6 shows in the history of TV that have been worse than CSI Miami.

I saw CSI Miami for the first time last night. I thought it was stupefyingly bad. David Caruso's acting style has been the subject of numerous parodies, the way he punctuates every fifth word with an overplayed dramatic inflection (when he does his lines, he sounds as if he is reading a never ending series of voice overs for incontinence medication commercials) and the famous "taking the sunglasses off when he does the big line" thing. Unbelievably, Caruso did them all, over and over, in the 30 minutes of CSI Miami that I saw (I just could not watch the whole show). Doesn't this show have a director? Can't anyone restrain this guy?

As others have mentioned, the implausibility of the story lines is little too much to take. In one scene, Caruso is in a lab, doing all this time consuming evidence research and in the next scene he is shooting a kidnapper in the head - is the Miami PD that strapped for cash that evidence technicians are out doing the work of SWAT teams? Also, every suspect caved in and confessed when presented with a little bit physical evidence - did anyone see the OJ trial? OJ was confronted with a mountain of evidence, he stuck to his story and he is out playing golf right now. Real criminals don't confess so easily.

Fans of CSI Miami defend the plot holes and improbable story lines by crying artistic license. CSI Miami negotiates the gray area between serious drama and super hero sci-fi so badly that they may as well just give David Caruso a cape and have him fly from scene to scene.

Sorry CSI fans, I think there are better ways to kill an hour.


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