The body of the witness Julia Winston paid off in Horatio's son's trial is found in a swamp, but Horatio's investigation is interrupted by his extradition to Brazil to face murder charges. Meanwhile, Calleigh is kidnapped.



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[Part 1] Students Bart and Duncan go fishing with explosives in the Everglades and accidentally find the corps of Kathleen Newberry (the witness against Horatio's son Kyle bought-off by his mother Julia Winston) tied up in her drowned car. A fingerprint on the tape is from Julia's now suspiciously wealthy assistant Pamela Osborne. Someone switched the memory card with pictures on Calleigh's camera for use on laid-off CSI analyst Dan Cooper's website, exposing her allegedly systematic CSI bumbling. Delko and sergeant Frank Tripp trace Kathleen's stolen SunPass to trucker Ted Wallace. He says he found it in a toilet with traces of chloroform and the blood of ex-con Ron Saris, once Julia's fraud accomplice. After Horatio refuses Kyle's plea to let off Jula, she finds a legal way to get rid of her ex, all the way to Brazil. [Part 2] The Rio branch of the Mala Noche believed to enjoy executing Horatio, legally extradited on a false murder charge, in a manhunt, but he soon turns the tables ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Eric Delko: [pounding on the door; door breaks open] Where is she?
Dan Cooper: I don't know!
Eric Delko: What the hell are you doing, huh? What are you doing, Cooper?
[shoves Cooper to the ground]
Dan Cooper: I was just having a little bit of fun, man, all right? Little Miss Perfect needed to be taken down a notch or two. So I videotaped her. So what?
Eric Delko: Videotape? You've been harassing her on the website, and now she's missing.
Dan Cooper: Well, Calleigh's a big girl; she can take care of herself.
Eric Delko: She can take care of herself? You posted her new number on ...
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A Great First Of Two-Part Story; Very Intense
17 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ambush Other than Horatio being extradited to Rio for the murder of the man who murdered his bride, and Calleigh apparently being kidnapped, there isn't too much dramatic going on this episode!

Wow! Those two things happen late in this episode, which sets it up for a Part II. Like probably most viewers, I didn't know this was a two-part story but that's okay since I'm watching this on DVD. I would hate to watch this episode live and then have to wait a week to see what happened! This is a good stuff, an extremely intense and involving story.

This is the continuing tale of Horatio's ex-girlfriend "Julia Winston" (Elizabeth Berkley) and the mother of his son "Kyle." She is an evil woman and got away with something big the last time we saw her two weeks ago. Then, we saw she had a woman murdered or, at least, we assume that. The latter, who was paid a million bucks to not show up at a custody hearing and then leave town, is found in the opening scene. She's been dead for a week inside her car at the bottom of some swampy lake. Her hands had been tied with duct tape to the steering wheel and she drowned. What a horrible death. It's an even more gruesome picture when one of her arms floats to the surface, much to the horror of the guys who spotted the appendage and then the woman trapped inside her car at the bottom of the lake.

There are a lot of subplots in this story, too many to into here......such as an ex-CSI employee "Dan Cooper" (recently fired), who harasses Calleigh through the Internet.

Suffice to say, this is one of the more intense episodes, so intense I am surprised they didn't finish the season with it. Instead, there are still 8-9 episodes left.

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